Posters advertising these awards and how to apply will be displayed on medical school notice boards from January. Please contact Siu Tsang: email@example.com
if there are no posters at your medical school.
Closing date for applications: 6 January and 6 May each year.
Applicants are advised to download the application forms, and carefully read and adhere to the application conditions.
Elective Prize/Project Grant: 9 x £500
Deadline: 6 January (2 awards) and 6 May (7 awards) each year
Up to nine grants of £500 each are available, to undergraduate medical students at UK or Irish universities, who will be undertaking a research project related to dermatology or skin biology or an elective in the UK or an overseas dermatology department. Applications must be made before the start of the project/elective period.
Essay Prize: £500 and 3 x £250
Deadline: 6 January each year
Title for 2018: "Why do we itch and scratch?"
The BAD annually sets an essay title on a topic related to dermatology and offers prizes of £500 for the winning essay and three runners-up prizes of £250 each. The prize is open to any undergraduate medical student studying at a university in the UK or Ireland. The essay should not exceed 2,500 words. As the essays are not marked anonymously, please put your name on it.
NB - The use of fancy typefaces, high quality paper, professional binding, colour, pictures/graphics, etc, will not improve your chances of winning a prize.
Intercalated Degree Grant: 2 x £3,000
Deadline: 6 May each year
Two grants of £3,000 are available to assist an UK or Irish undergraduate medical student with an intercalated degree which includes a project that is relevant to dermatology and/or skin biology. As the fellowship is awarded in the middle of an academic year, applications will be accepted for on-going projects through that academic year or for projects to be carried out in the next academic year.
Applications should be sent electronically to:
Siu Tsang firstname.lastname@example.org