There are lots of opportunities to apply for funding to support your psychiatry studies, through bursaries and awards schemes run by the college.
Medical students in their penultimate year can apply for the Pathfinder Fellowship award, which is worth up to £5,000 over three years and comes with a range of fantastic benefits.
Final year Student Associates who are about to start their Foundation Year in 2018 are eligible for the Foundation Fellowship, worth up to £3000 over two years.
Our divisions run regional award schemes, while faculties offer opportunities relating to sub-specialties. We also have special interest groups (SIGs) which offer prizes to medical students and foundation doctors.
The RCPsych Awards mark the highest levels of achievement in psychiatry, and have now been extended to include awards for medical students and foundation doctors.
All medical students are able to apply for the new Psych Star Scheme, which offers mentoring and financial support for one year and other fantastic benefits.