This prize is awarded for an original and inspiring essay of between 4,000 and 6,000 words on a broadly based clinical topic directly relating to the care of mentally ill older adults.
2 prizes, one for a Core Trainee (£150) and one for a Specialty Trainee (£150). Certificates will be presented at the Faculty conference in March.
Core Trainee or Specialty Trainee at the time the essay is submitted. This is a UK prize.
All entrants must submit:
- Cover email indicating trainee status (CT or ST)
- Essay (4,000-6,000 words, including references)
The examiners will give attention to the literacy of the submissions as well as the standard.
Recipients of the prize will be asked to provide a summary of at least 700 words (including references) of their essays for attributed publication in the Faculty newsletter and may be invited to present a report at the Faculty residential meeting.
The examiners for the prize will be appointed by the Faculty Executive. No prize will be awarded if a sufficient standard is not reached.
How to enter
Please email your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org by 1 November each year.