Undergraduate Achievement Award
To encourage excellence in the study of endocrinology by recognising outstanding work from undergraduate students.
Students are nominated by their departments for a specific endocrine-related piece of work, such as a project/essay, or even a top-scoring exam piece. Up to twelve grants are awarded to eligible departments each year on a first come first served basis.
The next round of awards will open in 2018
£300 per year to the department for three years
- Undergraduate students are to be nominated by their department. One grant is available to a department in any three-year period.
- Applicants must be a fully paid member of the Society for Endocrinology with a minimum of one year’s membership. It is anticipated that the applicant will normally be an academic or academic-related staff member. If not, a letter of support is required from the principal investigator or clinical team leader.
How to apply
Complete the Undergraduate Achievement Award application form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The award will be granted for a specific endocrine-related piece of work, such as a project/essay or awarded to the top-scoring student for an exam piece
- The award must be advertised by the department
- Only applications submitted by a recognised Higher Education Research Institute and/or Medical Institution will be considered
- Funds awarded are final
- The institution must inform the Society when the award is to be presented
- Awards cannot be granted retrospectively
- The decision of the Grants Panel is final and not subject to appeal
- A short report is required at the end of the three years, reflecting the number and standard of entries and what the award money was used for, together with the number of eligible students each year. Please note that, space allowing, reports may be published in The Endocrinologist and therefore need to be presented in an easy to read style. Reports may be edited if space if an issue.
- The Society reserves the right to publish successful applicants’ final reports
- Incomplete applications will not be considered