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Faculty of Eating Disorders Prizes and Bursaries

Eating Disorders Section prizes and bursaries


Faculty of Eating Disorders Poster Prize



Bursaries to attend Faculty Annual Meeting



Faculty of Eating Disorders Poster Prize

This prize has been established by the Eating Disorders Faculty for the best poster presentation at its Annual Meeting by a psychiatric trainee. The Faculty wishes to encourage interest in Eating Disorders psychiatry and research in the specialism.


Previous winning posters


Prize:  £250


Frequency:  Annually


Eligible:  Psychiatric trainees CT1-3 and ST4-6, as well as comparable European colleagues.  Presentations specifically invited by the Faculty and work funded by the Faculty are NOT eligible.


Where presented: Faculty Annual Meeting, usually held in November each year.




I.         This prize will be awarded on the basis of originality and the relevance of eating disorders in the poster presentation.

II.       Information on submitting posters for presentation at the Annual Meeting will be posted each year on the College website. Please note that posters are NOT automatically entered for the prize.  If you are submitting a poster and want to be considered for the prize, please make it clear in your accompanying message.

III.     The prizewinner will be expected to provide a summary article for the Section Newsletter and the full text of their poster presentation for inclusion on the Section webpages.

IV.      The judging panel will consist of the Chair and two other members of the Faculty Executive Committee.


Closing date:  2 September each year


Submissions to: 

Centre for Advanced Learning and Conference (CALC)

Tel: +44 (0)20 3701 2615 Email:


Bursaries to attend Faculty Annual Meeting

Applications are invited for bursaries to attend the Eating Disorders Faculty Annual Meeting.


Each bursary includes up to £50 towards travel expenses and free registration at the Eating Disorders Faculty Annual Meeting, which is usually held in November each year.


The following bursaries are available each year:


  • Two for medical students
  • One for Foundation Year doctors (FY1-2)
  • One for core psychiatric trainees (CT1-3)
  • One for advanced psychiatric trainees (ST4-6)


Closing date: 8 September each year



Applicants should send a brief CV (no longer than 1 side of A4) by email to Section’s Finance Officer with a covering letter, stating in no more than 200 words why you would like to attend the meeting and how you will disseminate your learning. Please state clearly which of the bursaries you are applying for (ie whether you are a medical student, foundation year doctor, core trainee or higher trainee).


Submissions to: Finance Officer, Section of Eating Disorders by email


College contact: Lauren Wright, Committee Manager Tel: 020 7235 2351 ext 6284


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