RCGP Awards

There are a wide range of funding opportunities for GP Specialty Trainees and GPs to attend the RCGP Annual Conference & Exhibition. This includes awards based on a particular abstract (poster) topic, the GP Speciality Trainee Awards and poster prizes.

For full criteria and nomination forms, contact secretariat@rcgp.org.uk or telephone 020 3188 7534 / 7537

To make a nomination please see guidance below.

GP Specialty Trainee Awards

Deadline: 19 July 2019

The RCGP GP Specialty Trainee Awards are open to any GP Trainee in the UK either currently engaged in or within one year of having completed specialty training for general practice at the time of application.

Awarded for original and innovative work undertaken during GP specialty training. Up to five awards will be available to attend the 2019 RCGP Annual Primary Care Conference. Full details below:

RCGP GP Specialty Trainee Awards criteria

Regional bursaries

The faculties of South West Wales and South East Wales offer tickets and £250 towards travel and accommodation to two students, two Associates in Training and one First5 GP, please see below for guidelines:

Bursary guidelines South West Wales 

Bursary guidelines South East Wales

First5 GPs resident in Northern Ireland can apply for up to £750 towards attending the RCGP Annual Conference. Full details below:

Bursary guidelines Northern Ireland

Thames Valley Faculty is offering four bursaries of £300 each, to local GPs about to complete their training or in their first five years post-qualification. Send up to 500 words stating why you should attend, to tvalley@rcgp.org.uk. Priority given to applicants who have not attended before. Deadline: 31 July 2019.

West of Scotland Faculty is offering two AiT ⁩members the opportunity to win full conference tickets. To enter, email wscotland@rcgp.org.uk giving the benefits of attendance in less than 250 words. Deadline: 31 August 2019.

Essex Faculty is offering two £250 bursaries for local medical students and two £500 bursaries for local AiTs. Candidates should email Myriem.ashford@rcgp.org.uk with a brief application (500/1500 words) on why they should be chosen to attend the conference. Deadline: 23 May 2019.

RCGP Adolescent Health Care Award

Deadline for poster submission: 3 June 2019

To encourage GPs to provide higher standards of care for their teenage patients. A discretionary prize of £250 will be awarded to the best poster on the theme of Adolescent Health Care for the 2019 RCGP Annual Primary Care Conference.

This award is made in memory of Dr Kathy Phipps, an active and enthusiastic member of the RCGP Adolescent Health Group.

RCGPAC Student & Foundation Doctor Travel Bursary

The RCGP Annual Conference Travel Bursary is here to support students and foundation doctors who wish to participate in the events of RCGP Annual Conference where cost is a barrier.

Apply at bit.ly/RCGPACTravel19

Deadline to apply: Monday 2 September, 5:00pm.