This award is open to all BACR student members registered for a PhD and who have been a BACR member for at least one year. The award winner will be a well-rounded PhD student who can demonstrate success in citizenship in addition to research achievements.
If you have been active in one or more of the above areas, we’d love to hear from you! To apply, please submit either a 1,000-word narrative, visual abstract, or a video detailing the activities you have been involved with, plus a brief written description of your research explaining why you should be considered for this award to firstname.lastname@example.org by 31st March.
The applications will be considered by a panel convened by the BACR Executive Committee, including Dr Vicky Forster, a postdoctoral fellow focusing on paediatric cancer and paediatric cancer predisposition syndromes, science communicator, childhood cancer survivor and inaugural student member of the BACR Executive.
Applicants will be notified of the outcome within three months of the closing date. The successful candidate will receive a monetary prize of £250 and a certificate.
A condition of this award is that the successful student will be expected to write a blog and/or a video for the BACR website within one month of receiving the award.
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