Undergraduate prizes & bursaries

Radiology prizes for students and early career doctors


Every year there are a number of bursaries, prizes, and awards to undergraduate medical students and trainees relating to radiology. This page contains a list of the academic competitions, prizes and awards available by leading organisations across the country. Visit their websites for more information and how to apply.

  RCR Steven Carstairs Essay Prize

  RCR Steven Carstairs Research Prize

  RCR Undergraduate Radiology Society of the Year

  RCR Undergraduate Education Innovation and Excellence Award

  The SRT Essay Competition

  • https://www.thesrt.co.uk/students/medical-student-essay-competition/  

    The SRT Essay Competition is for UK medical students and requires a 1500-word essay submission on a given essay title.

    Prize: Free registration and funding for accommodation & travel to attend the BSIR AGM. The 2 best essays will also be published on the BSIR website.
    Deadline: Varies each year

  BSIR Essay Scholarship Award

  • https://www.bsir.org/bsirt/  

    BSIR Essay Scholarship Award is open to UK medical students and foundation doctors and requires a 500-word essay submission on one of the given essay titles.

    Prize: Free registration and funding for accommodation & travel to attend the BSIR AGM. The 2 best essays will also be published on the BSIR website.
    Deadline: August

  BIR Future of Radiology Essay Prize

  RCR Undergraduate Elective Bursaries