Undergraduate elective bursaries



The bursaries are intended to support medical students undertaking an elective period of study in clinical radiology in the UK or abroad. (to be completed before the end of 2023). 

Applications are invited from UK undergraduate medical students only. One of the five bursaries is reserved for an applicant who will be performing a research or quality improvement project during their elective, or who will be involved in an established research programme.

Successful applicants will be required to submit a report to the RCR, three months after the end of their elective. Reports from previous recipients are available.


£300 per bursary.


UK medical students only.

To apply

Applications should be submitted by email to undergraduate@rcr.ac.uk by 17:00 pm Friday 31 March 2023. Applications must include all the following:

  • The student's full name, permanent address, and medical school 
  • A brief curriculum vitae
  • A detailed breakdown of the intended project and what the funding will be used for
  • A letter of support from a consultant clinical radiologist associated with the student’s medical school or medical school lead, with whom the project has been discussed.

Criteria to be assessed

  • Compliance with application requirements
  • Project description
  • Educational outcomes

One successful applicant will be invited to present their work at the appropriate RCR meeting.