Awards and Prizes
RCOphth offers a wide range of travel awards and clinical/research fellowships in partnership with other organisations. Names of winners are published annually unless individual opt-out requests are received. All award recipients are required to submit a written report within three months of the completion of their fellowship/research, to be circulated to the RCOphth Education Committee and the awarding body. Please use the Report Format Guidance.
Plagiarism will result in disqualification.
Please direct any Awards & Scholarship enquiries to [email protected] .
- The Ulverscroft David Owen Award 2020
- The Jack Kanski Award for an Outstanding Ophthalmic Educator 2021
- Fight For Sight/Royal Society of Medicine Award
- The Ophthalmology Clinical Research Training Fellowship
- RCOphth/NIHR Researcher of the Year 2018
- BOSU Surveillance Study Bursary
- The Nettleship Medal 2019
- Fight for Sight and RCOphth – John Lee Fellowship Primer Award 2019
- IGA Award 2020
- Keeler Scholarship 2020
- The Essay Prize for Foundation Doctors 2020
- The Dorey – Lister Bequest Travel Awards
- Patrick Trevor-Roper Undergraduate Travel Award 2020
Ulverscroft David Owen Award
Applications are invited for the second Ulverscroft David Owen Award, for recognition of high-quality research into paediatric ophthalmology. The Foundation, in partnership with the College is offering a prize of £500.
Application must be made by those with research in paediatric ophthalmology and visual sciences. Applications must be made by the first author and senior author together, either the first or lead author must be an ophthalmologist and a member of the RCOphth. The applicants should be based, and have undertaken the research, at a British institution. The paper must have been published in a peer reviewed scientific journal after 1 January 2018.
Timetable for 2020 award:
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists’ Paediatric Sub-committee.
|17:00 Weds 5 Feb 2020|
Jack Kanski Award for an Outstanding Ophthalmic Educator 2021
The College is now accepting applications to the inaugural Jack Kanski Award for an Outstanding Ophthalmic Educator 2021.
The Jack Kanski Award is a lifetime achievement award to recognise passion, commitment and achievement in Ophthalmic Education. Nominations, for this lifetime award, are open to UK based members or fellows of the RCOphth and shall be awarded every 3 years. The awardee will receive £3000 in addition to the Jack Kanski Award.
Information for Nominators
Further details and the nomination form can be found here.
|17.00 Monday 8 March 2021.|