Great Expectations Bursaries 2016

The RCGP is pleased to announce that a number of bursary places are now available for attending the RCGP Annual Conference 2016, taking place in Harrogate from 6-8 October.

GP Associates in Training and First5 GPs are eligible to apply for the Great Expectations Bursaries and the deadline for entries is 31 July 2016. PLEASE NOTE: THE ENTRY PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED.

The bursaries will cover registration fees and an invitation to a networking event at the conference.

Submissions are by application form, together with the applicant’s CV (maximum two pages). Email your submission to by 31 July 2016. All submissions will be considered by an adjudication panel, and successful applicants notified by mid-September 2016.

Download the Great Expectations application form here

Bursary applications are popular and competitive. You are welcome to attend the conference even if your application is not successful. Those winners who have pre-booked will have their fees reimbursed.

Following adjudication of the awards and notification to applicants of the result, no further correspondence will be entered into relating to the adjudication process.

Winners will need to submit a written report of their experiences at the conference (maximum 1,000 words) by 31 December 2016. This should include reflections relating to the winners’ future practice of family medicine. 

Information provided on applications will be used solely for the purpose of supporting the objectives of the RCGP in the administration of its awards. All data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. 

The same piece of work can only be used to apply for one College award or prize within a three-year period.