BPSU Sir Peter Tizard Bursary 2023-24 - applications window extended

Applications for the BPSU Sir Peter Tizard Bursary 2023-24 are open with the extended deadline to close on Monday 30 October 2023 by 23:59.
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Each year we invite trainee paediatricians and newly qualified consultants planning a surveillance study through the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit (BPSU) to apply for this bursary. The successful applicant receives a free slot on the BPSU Orange Card and a stipend towards their training needs.

Purpose of the award

  • Encourages paediatricians who are not research active to undertake a study of a rare disease or condition which affects children and which addresses a question of clinical or public health importance.
  • Enables paediatricians to further develop their research knowledge and skills.
  • Adds to the body of knowledge of rare childhood diseases and conditions.
  • Promotes the role of the BPSU in the surveillance of rare diseases affecting children.
  • Supports the RCPCH's objective of building and strengthening research in paediatrics.

Application information

Applications are open on Monday 17 July 2023, and the closing date is Monday 30 October 2023 by 23:59.

You can find more information, including eligibility criteria, example scoresheets and application forms on the BPSU Sir Peter Tizard research bursary web page.