Student Elective Prize

 Past Prize Winners

2016:Zaamin Hussain/Matthew Walton: Global Charity Naya Qadam in Bangladesh 
2016: Kajann Prathapan: Centre for Victims of Torture in Minnesota
2015: Valmir Selimi: Surgical elective at the Cambodia Children's Surgical Centre in Phnom Penh
2014: Thomas Lemon: Psychiatric impact of forced scarring on ex child soldiers
2013: Frances Yarlett: Demographic Health Survey in Ratanakiri, Cambodia 

2013: Husain Khaki: The impact of HAART availability on TB-HIB in South Africa and India 

2012: Jonathan Broad: Child Health teaching project in the occupied Palestinian Territories 
2011: David MacGarty: Rehabilitation of Abducted Children in Gulu Province (Northern Uganda)



DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Midnight 1st April, 2017

The Faculty of Conflict & Catastrophe Medicine offers 3 annual student elective prizes worth £750.00 each for medical student electives in the fields of Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine.
Applicants must be in the clinical years of a medical degree at a UK medical school embarking on an elective within 1 year of the prize being awarded.
Candidates are required to submit an abstract of no more than 500 words outlining the planned elective and its relevance to Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine.
Abstracts should include:

  • Location, aims, plan of action.
  • Nature of supervision and security precautions.
  • Impact and relevance to Conflict & Catastrophe or Disaster Medicine
  • How the money will be used in funding the elective.  Please note: the prize money must not be used on a preparatory trip.

The winners will be required to make a brief presentation to the Faculty after completion of the elective.

Application Form

Goldy Gullo, Faculty Coordinator
Tel: 020 7236 1189