The Tony Jackson Memorial Prize

Applications for 2015 are now open.


The Tony Jackson Memorial Prize encourages UK medical students and new graduates to take up a career in Paediatrics. It is open to undergraduate medical students in the UK and Ireland, and doctors in their first post.

The funds for the prize come from Dr Tony Jackson, former Consultant Paediatrician at the Royal London Hospital and Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children who gives £500 to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

How to apply

  • submit a written personal experience about any aspect of paediatrics or child health in the UK or abroad
  • application must be 2,500-3,000 essay
  • include a maximum of three photographs (optional)

We will award the prize at the RCPCH Annual Conference in April 2015.

Further information