FSRH Scholarships and Awards

We offer prizes and awards to encourage and acknowledge outstanding work or innovation within the field of SRH.

 

Our prizes and scholarships are open to anyone who meets the criteria and we welcome your application, if you have any questions, get in touch with us at info@fsrh.org or call us on +44 (0)20 7724 5534

FSRH Prizes

1. Anne Szarewski Journal Memorial Award - In addition to publication of the winning article in BMJ Sexual and Reproductive Health, the winner will be offered the opportunity to present their work at one of the FSRH conferences during the year following the award, and will receive complimentary registration for that conference.

 

FSRH Scholarship Fund


In 2019, the 408 Sheffield Fund is being divided between 10 bursary places to attend FSRH's Annual Scientific Meeting and 4 bursaries towards postgraduate medical education courses for those hoping to become an FSRH Faculty Registered Trainer.

 

Read more about each of the awards and how to apply below

Contact us at info@fsrh.org for more information on any of our awards or our scholarship.

Awards

FSRH offers three Awards Full details of each are listed below

The David Bromham Annual Memorial Award

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About David Bromham

David Bromham was the first Chairman of The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare. Through his life David was an energetic and inspirational man. Whilst in Leeds he set up an assisted conception programme which was and is one of the most successful in the world. In 1991 he set up a fertility control unit designed to provide a more accessible service for the termination of pregnancy. He also carried out an extensive programme of research and was closely involved with The British Journal of Family Planning (now The Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care).

About the award

We are just reviewing this award and will update this page shortly. 

Sponsors

The award is sponsored by the Pharmaceutical Contraceptive Group and its member companies: Hoechst Marion Roussel; Janssen-Cilag; Organon Laboratories; Pharmacia & Upjohn; Schering Health Care and Wyeth Laboratories, with contributions from the members of the Faculty, Affiliated Groups and other organisations with which David had links.

Anne Szarewski Journal Memorial Award - Essay Prize

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The Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Healthcare (re-launched in 2018 as BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare) established an award to commemorate the life of Anne Szarewski who was Editor-in-Chief for 10 years until her untimely death in August 2013. Anne was an inspiring journal editor, a great sexual and reproductive healthcare doctor and a pioneering researcher in the prevention of cervical cancer.

The award will be made annually for a period of 5 years from June 2015. In addition to publication of the winning article in BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health (subject to satisfactory peer review), the winner will be offered the opportunity to present their work at one of the FSRH conferences during the year following the award, and will receive a complimentary registration for a day of that conference.

Award Criteria

  • Awarded for a single-author article on new initiatives or improvements in clinical practice.
  • The author must be a healthcare practitioner working in the area of sexual and reproductive healthcare or genitourinary medicine.
  • Priority in judging will be given to excellent work by junior or recently qualified practitioners, or those for whom sexual health is not their main specialty.

Entries should be submitted in the following format:

  • The article should be written in an essay style rather than being a formal scientific paper.
  • The word count (to be stated within the manuscript) should not exceed 1500 words.
  • In addition one (small) table and/or figure may be included.
  • In addition there may be a maximum of 10 references.
  • Text to be in double line spacing.
  • A separate title page should include author details, with no details of the author's name identifiable within the essay itself.
  • Any patient data used must be unidentifiable and anonymous.

Submission
Essays should be submitted in electronic format only to: stownsend@bmj.com

Closing Date
Entries must be received no later than 31 March 2019.

Margaret Jackson Essay Prize

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About the prize

We are just reviewing this prize and will update this page shortly.

Scholarship

FSRH offers one Scholarship award, full details are below

The 408 Sheffield Fund

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The FSRH 408 fund has now been reviewed and in 2019, the rules around applications for this fund have changed. In previous years applicants could apply for funding to attend events or conferences related to sexual and reproductive healthcare. In 2019, the fund can be used by individuals wishing to attend our FSRH Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM), taking place this year in Edinburgh.  FSRH would like to offer more SRH professionals the opportunity to attend our ASM to further their professional development.

Another option open to applicants is to apply for one of four bursaries available to support individuals who wish to undertake postgraduate medical education training with a view to becoming an FSRH Faculty Registered Trainer.


1. If you have submitted an oral/poster competition abstract for the ASM  and it has been confirmed that it has been accepted please return your bursary form by 
23.59 on Mon 8 April. We should be able to confirm if your abstract has been accepted w/c 25 March. 

Read more here. 

 

2. Four bursaries are available for individuals who want to undertake postgraduate medical education training which will lead to FSRH Faculty Registered Trainer status. There are two application rounds open with the following deadlines: 12 September 2019 and 12 November 2019.

Read more here.