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 2022). 

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.

Elective bursaries Coronavirus (Covid-19) updates:

  • There are no reports from winners of the 2020 elective bursaries
  • Winners of the elective bursaries will be awarded at the discretion of the undergraduate radiology steering committee


£300 per bursary


UK medical students only

To apply

Closed. Applications will open again 7 November 2022. 

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.