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The RCSLT was generously left £5000 by the family of Penny Harrison, a speech and language therapist.

Part of this fund was allocated to subsidise the delegate fee for RCSLT student/newly-qualified practitioner/assistant practitioner (associate) members attending the RCSLT Conference 2017.

Penny worked closely with the RCSLT over many years: had been involved on projects with assistants; carried-out service reviews on behalf of the RCSLT and attended Council as Chair of TASLTM.

RCSLT student/newly-qualified practitioner/assistant practitioner (associate) member were invited to apply for a subsidy for their RCSLT Conference 2017 early bird delegate fee, from the Penny Harrison Memorial Fund:

  • £50 discount off the RCSLT member one-day rate: £150 inc VAT with grant
  • £75 discount off the RCSLT member two-day rate: £205 inc VAT with grant

The number of subsidised places was strictly limited.

Successful applicants were sent a unique identification code and instructions on how to book a place via Eventbrite. Please note that this code could only be used once, by the authorised recipient.

Terms and Conditions

  • Penny Harrison grants were allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Payment for a Penny Harrison Memorial Fund subsidised place were required at the time of booking.
  • Grants were only awarded to applicants who were registered as an RCSLT assistant (associate), NQP or student member at the time of booking and when the RCSLT Conference 2017 was being held.
  • If applicants did not return the Penny Harrison Memorial Fund booking form within the 2 week period, the subsidised place was offered to another applicant.
  • If the applicant was unsuccessful in gaining a Penny Harrison Memorial Fund subsidy, they were invited to attend at the standard rate member fee of £200 inc VAT (1 day) and £280 inc VAT (2 day).
  • The decision of the RCSLT was final.