Steven Carstairs Essay Prize

The essay prize is for an essay either on a topic relevant to clinical radiology or describing a personal experience of working in a department of clinical radiology during an elective period or vacation.

Funded by the family of Dr Steven Carstairs, this is one of two prizes intended to enhance medical students' experience of clinical radiology. A list of previous recipients is available.




UK medical students

How to apply

Applications for 2022 will open on 1 November 2021.

Assessment criteria

  • Background information/research
  • Relevance of subject matter
  • Essay structure and presentation
  • Quality of report
  • Conclusion.

**Applicants that are also applying for the Steven Carstairs Research Prize should submit a different title/paper.

*The successful applicant may be invited to present a talk about their essay at the appropriate RCR meeting.

Enquiries should be directed to