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Fellowships and Awards

 Fellowships and Awards

The British Association of Dermatologists offers fellowships and awards as sources of funding for research, education, or travel to meetings overseas.


Postgraduate Awards

These fellowships are open to BAD members only.

American Academy of Dermatology Registration Scholarship

Four registration scholarships are available for trainees to attend the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting.

Deadline: 6 May each year

BAD Dermatology Clinician of the Year
 
This award will recognise a clinical dermatologist who has made a real difference in their local patch. A clinician who has gone above and beyond for their local department.
 
Nominations (500 words) are invited from any BAD member, and we encourage self-nomination, to reach the Honorary Secretary by 9 April 2018
 
Deadline: 9 April 2018
 

BAD/DC SAS Travel Fellowship

Two travel fellowships of £500 are available to BAD and/or Dowling Club members who hold SAS posts and wishing to visit a dermatology centre or attend a dermatology meeting overseas.

Deadline: 6 May each year
 
 
Six travel fellowships of £500 are awarded twice per year jointly by the BAD and Dowling Club for members in the UK or Ireland wishing to visit centres or to attend specific dermatological meetings overseas.
 
Deadline: 6 January and 6 May each year
 
 
This Fellowship is awarded once a year by The Skin Investigation Society (THESIS) to the dermatology trainee who has completed the best M.D. or Ph.D. thesis.
 
Deadline: 1 March each year
 
 
An award of up to £20,000 is available to assist a Consultant member with the equivalent of at least 2 months full-time study/research over a period of 12 months.
 
Deadline: 6 January each year
 
 
An award of £5,000 is available for either associate trainee, trainee or consultant and registered for a higher degree such as a Masters or a PhD in Medical Education to assist with the proposed area of research which must be directly related to Dermatology Education at any level.
 
Deadline: 6 May each year
 
 
Deadline: 6 January 2018
 
Four Travel Fellowships of £500 are available to support members who wish to attend the Dowling Club Overseas Trip to Malta and Gozo in May 2018.
 
 
Two fellowships are available for trainees to attend the Emirates Dermatology Society Annual Conference.
 
Deadline: 6 May each year
 
 
An award of £25,000 is available to assist a member with study/research overseas for a period of 1 to 2 years.
 
Deadline: 6 January each year
 
 
Two awards of £1,000 are available and open to NHS dermatology consultants and trainees/SAS doctors (one award to each) who tirelessly recruit into NIHR studies and how they have managed to transform research participation in their department.
 
2017 - Consultants
Deadline: 20 December 2017
 
One award of £1,000 has been extended to December 2017 and is open to consultants.
 
2018 - Consultants, Trainees and SAS Doctors
Deadline: 20 October 2018
 
Two awards of £1,000 are available in 2018.
 
The funding in 2018 for this prize is in its ultimate year. Do not miss the opportunity to apply for recognition of your hard work for this award.
 
 
These awards enables someone who is thinking about doing translational dermatology research or somebody at a relatively early stage of their career to visit a research department to get a taste of research in that department or to initiate further research collaborations. Up to £500 will be available for each award and up to five awards will be presented each year.
 
Deadline: January each year
 
 
These awards are best suited for a researcher (clinical or non-clinical) at a relatively early stage of their career who wishes to attend and present their work at a scientific meeting such as AAD, BSID or ESDR. Up to £500 will be available for each award and up to five awards will be presented each year.
 
Deadline: January each year
 
 
This fellowship enables members to visit Africa for education purposes was established in memory of Dr Roger Harman and is funded by the BAD. There are several separate grants available of a joined value of £10,000.
 
Deadline: 6 January each year
 
Sir Archibald Gray Medal
 
The Sir Archibald Gray Medal is named after the BAD founder and is awarded as the BAD's ultimate accolade for outstanding contribution to British dermatology.
 
Any member may nominate and the Executive Committee vote by secret ballot to select the candidate which it considers most suitable for the Award.
 
Nominations (500 words) are invited from any BAD member to reach the Honorary Secretary by 9 April 2018.
 
Deadline: 9 April 2018
 
 
An award of £3,750 is available to assist a member with the equivalent of up to 3 months full-time study/research over a period of 12 months in the UK or Ireland.
 
Deadline: 6 May each year
 
 
The prize is awarded on the basis of work published in the preceding 3 years in the field of experimental pathology of the skin. This prize is awarded every 3 years.
 
Deadline: 6 January 2020
 
 

This prize is available to outstanding contribution in dermatology. It is awarded every 2 years and material published in the previous 3 years would be eligible. The publication should have arisen from work carried out at a hospital in the UK or Ireland.

Deadline: 6 January 2019


Undergraduate Awards

These awards are open to undergraduate medical students studying at a university in the UK or Ireland.

 

Up to nine grants of £500 each are available to undergraduate medical students, who will be undertaking a research project related to dermatology or skin biology or an elective in the UK or an overseas dermatology department.

Deadlines: 6 January (2 awards) and 6 May (7 awards) each year

 
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.
 
Title for 2018: "Why do we itch and scratch?" 
 
Deadline: 6 January 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.
 
Deadline: 6 May each year
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