IME Elective Bursaries available

The Institute of Medical Ethics (IME) is accepting applications from medical undergraduates planning a 2024 elective. 

Bursaries worth up to £1000 each are available to support electives which involve a project, on issues in medical ethics, either in the UK or overseas.

The deadline for applications is: 23.59, Monday 6th November 2023

Application form & guidelines, plus the document ‘Research methods in medical ethics’ which we strongly advise applicants to read when applying, can be accessed via the IME website:

In addition to the bursary, successful applicants will also receive a 12 month complimentary IME student membership and an invitation to present a poster of their project at a future IME national conference as part of The Mark Brennan Poster Prize.

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