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Hunterian Medal, Prize & Scholarship

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The John Blair Trust

"The promotion of the study of the history of medicine by undergraduate students of medicine and allied sciences".
The Trustees invite applications from undergraduates in medicine and allied sciences throughout the UK, for grants-in-aid, up to £150, to enable them to pursue their studies in the history of medicine.

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Norah Schuster Prize

History of Medicine Society: Norah Schuster Essay Prize

Prize: £100 Amazon voucher and a year's membership of the RSM

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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.

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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.