The following undergraduate awards are being offered by British Association of Dermatologists:
Elective Prize/Project Grants: 9 x £500
Deadline: 6 January (2 awards) and 6 May (7 awards) each year
Up to 9 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 elective /project period.
Essay Prize: £500 and 3 x £250
Deadline: 6 January 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. The essay should be no more than 2,500 words long. The prize is open to any undergraduate medical student studying at a university in the UK or Ireland.
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 grant is awarded in the middle of an academic year, applications will be accepted for projects ongoing through that academic year or for projects to be carried out in the next academic year.
NIHR/BAD Travel Bursaries: 6 x £500
Research Taster/Visit Bursaries: 6 x £500
Deadline: January each year
The NIHR and the BAD also offer Travel Bursaries to attend a key dermatology scientific meeting and Research Taster Visit Bursaries to enable someone who is thinking about doing dermatology research or somebody at a relatively early stage of their research career to visit a research department to get a taste of research in that department or to initiate further research collaborations.
Applicants do not have to be BAD members to apply.
BRITISH ASSOCIATION OF DERMATOLOGISTS Undergraduate Awards