The John Blair Trust (JBT) which provides financial assistance to students researching medical history topics. We would like to encourage students to submit papers or posters The themes include: Women in Medicine, Scotland's contribution and influence, Apothecaries and their successors and Art and Photography in Medicine. These themes are not exclusive and papers and posters on any aspect of the history of medicine are also welcome.
Grant Application forms March 2022
For more information: bshm.org.uk/about-us/john-blair-trust/
History of Medicine Society: Norah Schuster Essay Prize
Prize: £100 Amazon voucher and a year's membership of the RSM
Submission deadline: tbc
Meeting date: tbc
Open to: Pre-clinical, clinical medical and dental students. Please note that you must be a medical or dental undergraduate to be eligible to submit for this prize.
Application guidelines: Click here for prize guidelines and checklist
This prize will be awarded for the best essay or essays submitted on any subject related to the history of medicine, including medical science.
Essays should be between 3,000 - 5,000 words and the standard should be comparable to a third year dissertation. Personal details such as name and institution should NOT be included in the abstract or PDF essay. A 500-word summary should also be submitted along with the full essay. This should not merely be an abstract; it should outline not only the topic under discussion, the aims and principal conclusions of your research, but also the sources you have consulted. Preliminary short-listing of the essays will be performed on the basis of these summaries. The full essay is to be submitted as a pdf attachment.
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