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This page contains a list of the academic competitions, prizes and awards available to students at St George's. These competitions are run by leading medical organisations across the country and overseas. Visit their websites to find more information about their competitions and how to apply.
Association for Palliative Medicine: undergraduate students are invited to submit reports of a clinical audit, or an essay on palliative medicine to win prizes worth up to £250.
British Association of Dermatologists: an annual competition inviting entrants to write an essay on a topic related to dermatology. Prizes offered are worth up to £500.
The British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology: prizes awarded for essays on the topic of clinical neurophysiology.
The British Geriatrics Society: grants, prizes and awards to encourage high-quality research and professional development for those interested in older people's healthcare.
The British Holistic Medical Association: an annual essay competition looking for innovative ideas from medical students.
British Society for Haematology: annual essay competition tha centres on haematology.
ENT UK undergraduate essay prize: prizes of up to £500.
The Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management Student Prize: an annual competition that recognises undergraduates with an interest in medical leadership.
The Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Health of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists: a competition for undergraduate students held in memory of a pioneer of family planning, Dr Margaret Jackson.
Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships—Harvard University: pays full Harvard University tuition and provides a stipend to cover living expenses for a single fellow for the academic year.
Guts UK Charity—Dr Falk Awards: a £1,000 prize for the best essay on gastroenterology or hepatology research personally undertaken by medical students.
HealthWatch student prize: a competition that asks students to provide a critical appraisal of hypothetical research protocols.
The Marfan Trust studentships: summer studentships held at Sonalee Laboratory and studentships focused on Marfan syndrome.
The Medical Council on Alcohol: an essay competition run every year.
Medical Women's Federation: travel funds, student grants, elective bursaries and an essay competition.
2020-21 MRC LID Studentships: Medical Research Council-funded PhD studentships are currently available through our MRC LID Doctoral Training partnership, which provides integrated skills training to develop a cohort of scientists with world-class expertise in areas of strategic importance to UK and global medical research. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 1 January 2020. Details of how to apply and available projects can be found at 2020-21 MRC LID Studentships
National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia: awards for outstanding achievement and undergraduate research handed out by the Royal College of Anaesthetists' president.
Pain Relief Foundation: an essay competition focused on an aspect of chronic pain.
The Pathological Society: an essay competition for undergraduates.
Professor Noel Gowing Pathology Exhibition Prize: a prize for the student (or group of students) who submit the most innovative poster or model on the subject of pathology. Awarded by St George's Pathology Museum. For more information, email Dr Carol Shiels.
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists: awards, grants and prizes handed out to medical students working to improve women's health care.
Royal College of Ophthalmologists—Duke Elder Examination: the candidate with the highest mark wins a visit to St John's Eye Hospital in Jerusalem, or a £400 cash prize.
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health—RCPCH Medical Student Prize: the prize entitles an MBBS student to attend the RCPCH Annual Conference as a guest of the RCPCH. You will need to submit a short CV and a personal statement highlighting why you think you should be nominated. To apply or for more information, email Shani Moncrieffe-Plentie.
Royal College of Physicians: offers a variety of awards, prizes and bursaries.
Royal College of Psychiatrists: offers a variety of prizes and awards to attract high-calibre doctors with a psychiatric specialty.
Royal College of Radiologists: prizes for undergraduates, elective bursaries, research prizes and an essay competition focused on clinical radiology.
Royal College of Surgeons of England—Medical Student prizes: an annual national award open to all UK medical students.
The Royal Society of Medicine: offer a variety of awards and prizes.
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