Prizes and bursaries in the south west

Prizes and bursaries are currently closed for entries. Further information will be released by the College shortly.

Summary

Submit an example of innovation or leadership (either individually or as a team) across the whole spectrum of modern psychiatric practice.

Who can enter?

The competition is open to all Consultants, Associate Specialists and Staff Grades in the South West Division who are either fellows, members or affiliates of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Prize

£150 will be awarded to the winner, who will be expected to give a short presentation at the following Autumn Biannual Meeting.

How to enter

Entries for 2019 have now closed.

2018 winner

Dr Tiff Earle

Summary

Submit an abstract from a research paper on a topic across the whole spectrum of modern psychiatric practice.

You must have written and published the paper in the calendar year before the Autumn Biannual Meeting.

You can nominate yourself, or be nominated by a colleague or a member of the multi-disciplinary team, any College member or the scientific organising committee of the Biannual Meeting.

Who can enter?

Trainee psychiatrists and non-consultants in the south west.

Prize

A prize of £150 will be awarded to the best entry and presented at the Autumn Biannual Meeting.

How to enter

Entries for 2019 have now closed.

Prize Winner 2018

Dr Ralphy Kenchington

We offer up to 10 bursaries for South West medical students and Foundation Year doctors to present a poster at the South West Spring Biannual Meeting, which is usually held in Devon in May.

Award

Bursaries for medical students include registration fee and travel expenses.

Bursaries for Foundation Year doctors include registration fee only.

Frequency

Annual

Who can apply

Medical Students who have entered the Dr Stephen Dinniss Foundation and Medical Student Poster Prize, who are Student Associates or Foundation Associates of the Royal College of Psychiatrists on the prize closing date and who are working or studying in the South West Division area on the date of submission.

Submission

Expense claim forms will be issued by the South West Division office and should be returned along with receipts within 4 weeks of the date of the meeting.

We offer up to 10 bursaries for South West medical students and Foundation Year doctors to present a poster at the South West Autumn Biannual Meeting, which is usually held in Bristol in November.

Award

Bursaries for medical students include registration fee and travel expenses.

Bursaries for Foundation Year doctors include registration fee only.

Frequency

Annual

Who can apply

Medical Students and Foundation Year doctors who have entered the Dr Stephen Dinniss Foundation and Medical Student Poster Prize, who are Student Associates or Foundation Associates of the Royal College of Psychiatrists on the prize closing date and who are working or studying in the South West Division area on the date of submission.

Submission

Expense claim forms will be issued by the South West Division office and should be returned along with receipts within 4 weeks of the date of the meeting.

We offer bursaries to the 4 highest scoring South West Trainees who have entered the national International Congress poster prize but have not received a bursary to attend this year.

Award

Bursaries of up to £500 to cover registration fee, subsistence, accommodation and travel expenses.

Frequency

Annual.

Who can apply

The 4 highest scoring South West Trainees who have entered the national International Congress poster prize but have not received a bursary to attend this year.  These Trainees will be contacted directly by the South West Division office.

Submission

Expense claim forms will be issued by the South West Division office and should be returned along with receipts.

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