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Undergraduate Achievement Award

For teaching departments to encourage excellence in the study of endocrinology by recognising outstanding work from undergraduate students.

£300 per year is available for teaching departments to award, as they choose, to undergraduate students that have excelled in an endocrine-related subject.

Students may earn an award for a specific piece of endocrine-related course work, such as a project or essay, or for top-scoring exam performance. Up to nine grants are awarded to eligible departments each year.



Applications are now open, the deadline is 11:59pm on Wednesday 26 April 2023.


£300 per year to teaching departments for three years


  • Departments may award undergraduate students, as they choose, for endocrine-related work. One grant is available to a department in any three-year period.
  • Full Members may apply if they hold a minimum of one year's membership; Early Career members may apply if they hold a minimum of six months' membership at the time of application.
  • If the applicant is not an academic or academic-related staff member, a letter of support is required from the principal investigator or clinical team leader.

How to apply

Complete the Undergraduate Achievement Award online application form or download and return to

Online application form


Download application form


  • The award will be granted to departments to recognise endocrine-related pieces of work, such as projects/essays or the top-scoring exam performance by undergraduate students
  • The award must be advertised by the department
  • Only applications submitted by members based in 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 is an issue
  • The Society reserves the right to publish successful applicants’ final reports
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Template for submitting final reports

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