Undergraduate Bursaries and Prizes

Every year the College offers a number of bursaries, prizes and awards to undergraduate medical students. 

Elective bursaries

Opening for application in January 2019

Every year the College offers ten elective bursaries for medical students. These are intended to support undergraduates carrying out an elective period of study in either clinical oncology or clinical radiology in the UK or abroad. For details and how to apply select the appropriate link below:

You can read reports from previous recipients of the clinical oncology bursaries and the clinical radiology bursaries.

Research and essay prizes

Opening for application in January 2019

There are two research prizes and two essay prizes available for medical students every year. The research prizes are for students who conduct personal research on a clinical oncology or clinical radiology topic. The essay prizes are given for essays written either on a topic relevant to clinical oncology or clinical radiology or describing a personal experience of working in a department of clinical oncology or clinical radiology during an elective period or vacation.  For full details and how to apply select the appropriate link below:

Undergraduate Radiology/Oncology Society of the Year

Opening for application in November 2018

There are two prizes of £200 each available, one for undergraduate radiology societies and one for undergraduate oncology societies. The prizes are intended to reward Undergraduate Radiology and Oncology Societies that have been active during the preceding year. Particular emphasis will be given to societies that have a plan for sustainability and those who have been innovative in their activities. For full details and how to apply select the appropriate link below:

Undergraduate Education Innovation and Excellence Awards

There are two prizes of £250 each available for UK medical students, trainee or consultant clinical oncologists and radiologists who have developed and implemented innovative projects in the field of undergraduate education. Projects could include activities related to undergraduate societies, innovative teaching and learning methods aimed at undergraduates or any other activity related to the education of undergraduates in radiology or oncology. Applicants are encouraged to be innovative in their projects and projects that have potential national applications will be particularly highly evaluated. For full details and how to apply select the appropriate link below:

If you have any questions about any of the bursaries or prizes on offer contact undergraduate@rcr.ac.uk