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Prizes and awards round-up

The RSM offers many prizes and awards throughout the year for students, trainees, and other healthcare professionals, to help progress their careers.  

Why apply

Applying for an RSM prize or award offers multiple benefits and opportunities: 

  • Enhances your CV to make you stand out  
  • Opens-up career opportunities and connections 
  • Win up to £15,000 and other prizes including RSM membership for a year  
  • Receive a travel grant or bursary to help fund your elective abroad or clinical training  
  • Present at a meeting in front of leading consultants and senior healthcare professionals  

Previous winners

Joanna Park, a final year medical student who won the RSM’s 2022 Norah Schuster prize for the history of medicine, said she was ‘delighted and honoured’ to win. Joanna had the opportunity to present her winning paper on ‘shell-shocked’ soldiers at the Royal Edinburgh Asylum during and after the First World War at a special presentation evening and received a year’s membership for the RSM as part of her prize.  

Joanna Park presenting at a special RSM event after winning the 2022 Norah Schuster prize

Upcoming deadlines

Here are some of the upcoming prizes and awards you can apply for: 

Radiology Section: Students and trainees

BSHNI annual oral presentation 

Deadline: 5 May 2022 

Apply here 

Psychiatry Section: Students and trainees

Mental Health Foundation Research Prize 

Deadline: 12 May 2022 

Apply here 

Rheumatology & Rehabilitation: Trainees

Eric Bywaters Prize 

Deadline 9 May 2022 

Apply here 

Rheumatology & Rehabilitation: Trainees
Barbara Ansell Prize 

Deadline 9 May 2022 

Apply here 

Plastic Surgery Section: Students 

PLASTA x RSM Trainee Congress 2022 

Deadline: 22 May 2022 

Apply here 

Trainee Section: Trainees 

John Glyn Trainees Audit Prize 

Deadline: 30 June 2022  

Apply here 

Find out more about our prizes and awards 

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