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Prizes Information

Medicine
Discipline Prize How Prize is Awarded Value of Prize QSP Ledger Student Recordcode
1 yr MBChB   Ann Helen MacKay Prize   Awarded to the student with best exam results in Year 1   £100   (EN) EP10225-11   534  
1 yr MBChB   Lizars Medal   Awarded to the student with the greatest distinction in Principles of Disease.   £30 + Medal   (EN) EP10077-11   507  
1 yr MBChB   McWillie Prize   Awarded to the student with the best marks in Science for Medicine   £100   (EN) EP10087-11   558  
1 yr MBChB   Community Course Prize - Year 1   Awarded to the student with the best marks in Year 1 Community Course   £60     183  
1 yr MBChB   Medi-CAL Unit Community Course Poster Prize   The Medi-CAL Unit Community Course Poster Prize is awarded annually to the group of students who produce the top poster in Year 1 of the Community Course   £25 each     562  
1 yr MbChB   George Thompson Medal   Awarded to the top two students in the class on the basis of the Year 1 exam results   Medal     338  
1 yr MBChB   Catherine Grant Medal   Awarded to the third top student in the class on the basis of the Year 1 exam results   Medal     073  
1 yr MBChB   Jamieson Medal in Anatomy   Awarded to the student who gains the highest mark in the Anatomy component of the Year 1 MBChB degree examinations.   £25 + Medal   (EN) EP10068-11   448  
1 yr MBCHB   Foundations of Primary Care 1 Prize   Awarded to the student with the best marks in Foundations of Primary Care 1   £60   ME000 TZZ0000   317  
1yr MBChB   Distinction in MBChB - Year 1   Awarded to the top students in Year 1 of the MBChB programme.       241  
2 yr MBChB   Chanock Medal in Anatomy   awarded to the student who gains the highest mark in the Anatomy component of the second year MBChB degree examinations.   £50 + Medal   (EN) EP10022-11   150  
2 yr MBChB   Russell Medal   Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate mark in Systems 2B.   Medal   (EN) EP10112-11   688  
2 yr MBChB   Munday & Venn Prize in Medicine – 1st & 2nd years   Awarded to the Year 2 student with the greatest distinction in years 1 and 2 of the MBChB programme   £100   (EN) EP10130-11   605  
2 yr MBChB   Distinction in MBChB – Year 2   Awarded to the top students in Year 2 of the MBChB programme.       999  
2 yr MBChB   Community Course Prize – Year 2   Awarded to the student with greatest distinction in Community Course 2.   £60     1001  
2 yr MBChB   Foundations of Primary Care 2 Prize   Awarded to the student with the best marks in Foundations of Primary Care 2   £60   ME000 TZZ0000   318  
3 yr MBChB   Ross Taylor Community Course Prize   Awarded to the student(s) with the greatest overall distinction in Community Course 1, Community Course 2 and Community Course 3.   £150     685  
3 yr MBChB   Sheila McLennan Prize in Gender Studies   Awarded to the student with the highest distinction in Women/Gender studies (Medical Humanities)   �50     723  
3 yr MBChB   Struthers Medal and Prize in Anatomy   Split between Science students studying Anatomy, and Medical Humanities students in the MBChB who take the Anatomy elective, and be awarded to the student from each group who produces the best dissection and overall performance. The resulting dissections are to be put in the museum.   2 x £125 & 2 x medals   (EN) EP10122-11   780  
3 yr MBChB   Lady Jameson Fellowship   Awarded to the student or students with the best performance in terms of effort, initiative or results, in the Medical Humanities component of the MBChB programme   £50     449  
3 yr MBChB   Distinction in MBChB – Year 3   Awarded to the top students in Year 3 of the MBChB programme.       1005  
3 yr MBChB   Alexander Anderson Prize   Awarded to the student with the greatest distinction in the Year 3 clinical exam   £200     023  
3 yr MBChB   Community Course Prize - Year 3   Awarded to the student with the greatest distinction in Community Course 3.   £60     1002  
3 yr MBChB   Cardno Prize in Anatomy   Awarded to the student who gains the highest mark in the Anatomy component of the third year MBChB degree examinations   Medal   (EN) EP10018-11   121  
3 yr MBChB   The Scott Prize   Awarded to the student with the greatest distinction in the Year 3 written exam   Medal   (EN) EP10113   711  
3 yr MBChB   Foundations of Primary Care 3 Prize   Awarded to the student with the best marks in Foundations of Primary Care 3   £60   ME000 TZZ0000   323  
3 yr MBChB   Elizabeth Lockhart Prize in Medical Humanities   Awarded to the students with the highest distinction in a Medical Humanities 15 credit course   £25     1013  
3 yr MBChB   Elizabeth Lockhart Prize in Medical Humanities   Awarded to the students with the highest distinction in a Medical Humanities 30 credit course   £50     1014  
3/4 Yr MBChB   Overseas Research Scholarship   Awarded to students who will be intercalating or who have intercalated over the summer for an eight-week research period between July and September. Only students who are considering an intercalated degree within their MBChB programme can apply and the scholarship is taken up just prior to intercalating after 3rd or 4th year.   £4000     617  
3yr MBChB   Ross Taylor Prize   Awarded to the student with the greatest overall distinction in Foundations of Primary Care 1, 2 & 3   £150   ME000 TZZ0000   713  
4 yr MBChB   Westburn Medical Group Prize   Awarded annually to the student with the most promising elective study proposal in General Practice or Primary care. Nominated by Electives Coordinator   £400     849  
4 yr MBChB   Oscar Reginald Lewis Wilson Bequest & Edmund Atkinson Memorial Fund   Awarded to medical students born of British parents in the UK or British Commonwealth to assist them to spend their elective period overseas. One student only nominated by Electives Coordinator on basis of either the importance of the elective or financial circumstances   £300     627  
4 yr MBChB   Palliative Care Elective Award   One award made to assist with the costs of an elective in palliative care. Nominated by Electives Coordinator   £200     283  
4 yr MBChB   Tessa Olson Elective Award   Travel award in memory of Tessa Olson of Stonehaven Medical Group for elective research undertaken in a developing country. Nominated by Electives Coordinator   £500     793  
4 yr MBChB   Medical Insurance Agency Charity Award   Award made to assist a deserving student with elective expenses. Awarded at the discretion of the Electives Coordinator   £150     565  
4 yr MBChB   Sir Patrick Manson Award   Awarded by the Aberdeen Medico-Chirurgical Society for elective expenses. A condition of the award is that the recipient must give a presentation to the society at a special Electives evening. Nominated by Electives Coordinator   £500     745  
4 yr MBChB   Professor John Mallard Award   Awarded by the Aberdeen Medico-Chirurgical Society for elective expenses. A condition of the award is that the recipient must give a presentation to the society at a special Electives evening. Nominated by Electives Coordinator   £500     655  
4 yr MBChB   Ashley MacKintosh Fund Elective Award   Awarded by the Aberdeen Medico-Chirurgical Society for elective expenses. A condition of the award is that the recipient must give a presentation to the society at a special Electives evening. Nominated by Electives Coordinator.   £500     039  
4 yr MBChB   Sir James McGrigor Award   Awarded by the Aberdeen Medico-Chirurgical Society for elective expenses. A condition of the award is that the recipient must give a presentation to the society at a special Electives evening.   £500     743  
4 yr MBChB   Mary Esslemont Award   Awarded by the Aberdeen Medico-Chirurgical Society for elective expenses. A condition of the award is that the recipient must give a presentation to the society at a special Electives evening. Nominated by Electives Coordinator   £500     557  
4 yr MBChB   Professor Hans Kosterlitz Award   Awarded by the Aberdeen Medico-Chirurgical Society for elective expenses. A condition of the award is that the recipient must give a presentation to the society at a special Electives evening. Nominated by Electives Coordinator   £500     657  
4 yr MBChB   Enid Linder Foundation Award   To provide financial assistance for deserving students on elective study. Awarded at the discretion of the Electives Coordinator   £500 x 6   ED10215-11   289  
4 yr MBChB   Friends of Woodend Prize   Awarded to the Phase IV student who submits the best elective project and/or project proposal based on Care of the Elderly. Nominated by Electives Coordinator   £300     322  
4 yr MBChB   John Dobbie Memorial Prize   Travel award to assist with work in connection with diseases of the heart and circulation. Awarded at the discretion of the Electives Coordinator   £500 x 4   (EN) EP10168-11   451  
4 yr MBChB   Florence Mary MacKenzie Bequest   2 or 3 awards made to students undertaking an elective in North America or Canada. Awarded at the discretion of the Electives Coordinator   £500-1000   ED10233-11   309  
4 yr MBChB   Chest Heart & Stroke Award   A number of awards made for relevant projects in a third world country. Nominated by Electives Coordinator   £250 each     078  
4 yr MBChB   Association of Physicians Elective Award for project outline proposal   Awarded to student(s) submitting project outline(s) that are highly meritorious. Awarded at the discretion of the Electives Coordinator   £600 in total – up to 6 winners   RG10429-10   038  
4 yr MBChB   Alumni Annual Fund Student Study Support Grants   Travel award to assist with the costs of electives – students must apply directly to Alumni Office.       030  
4 yr MBChB   3M Healthcare   Travel award to assist with the costs of electives – Awarded at the discretion of the Electives Coordinator   £100   (EN) EP10216-11   361  
4 yr MBChB   Strachan Bursary   Awarded to the student with the greatest distinction in the Year 4 clinical exam   £200     777  
4 yr MBChB   Sheila McLennan Prize in General Practice   This prize was established in 1995 by a generous endowment from Dr William M McLennan, formerly a general practitioner in Fraserburgh, in memory of his wife Sheila M McLennan. It is awarded to the most distinguished student in the General Practice attachment in Year 4.   �100   (EN) EP10232-11   542  
4 yr MBChB   Munday & Venn Prize in Medicine – 3rd & 4th years   Awarded to the student with the greatest overall distinction in Years 3 & 4 of the MBChB programme   £100     606  
4 yr MBChB   Elizabeth Lockhart Prize   Awarded to the best four students in the Year 4 written examinations   4 x £100   (EN) EP10195-10   510  
4 yr MBChB   Arnold Klopper Prize in Obstetrics & Gynaecology   Awarded annually to the student with greatest overall distinction in Obstetrics and Gynaecology based on class (1/3) and degree exam (2/3) results.   £30 + Certificate   (EN) EP10229-11   470  
4 yr MBChB   Dyce Davidson Medal   Awarded to the student with second greatest distinction in the Year 4 clinical exam.   £30 + Medal   (EN) EP10029-11   229  
4 yr MBChB   Distinction in MBChB - Year 4   Awarded to the top students in year 4 of the MBChB programme.       1006  
4 yr MBChB   Friends of Vellore Prize   Travel award to student who does their elective at CMC Vellore in any topic area and does an oral presentation at the FOV Annual meeting on their return.   £150     321  
4 yr MBChB   Development Trust Elective Travel Prize   Awarded on the basis of merit of the elective outline and interview. Awarded by the Electives Committee   £500     245  
4 yr MBChB   Hospital Saturday Fund Elective Travel Prize   Awarded to Year 4 medical students for highly meritorious elective outline and interview   £500   OS10062-10   375  
4/5 yr MBChB   John Ross Huntington Prize   Awarded to the Phase III or IV student who submits the best elective or intercalated project based on Genetics   £250     453  
5 yr MBChB   Roland Sutton Academic Radiology Prize   Awarded to the student who submits the best elective project or project proposal based on Radiology. Nominated by Electives Coordinator. May also be awarded for an excellent intercalated project on Radiology – nominated by BSc Med Sci Coordinator.   Up to £250 each student     675  
5 yr MBChB   Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Prize   Awarded to the student who submits the best elective project on the promotion of reproductive health. Awarded by Electives Prize Committee.   Certificate from RCOG     689  
5 yr MBChB   Smith/Shand Memorial Prize in Clinical Medicine   Awarded to the student with highest distinction in the Year 5 Clinical Exam   £100   (EN) EP10154-11   756  
5 yr MBChB   Peter F Smith Prize in Cardiovascular Medicine   Awarded to the student who submits the best elective project based on Cardiovascular medicine. Awarded by Electives Prize Committee.   £250     758  
5 yr MBChB   Dr C C Smith Prize in Infectious Diseases   Awarded to the student who submits the best elective project based on Infectious Diseases. Awarded by Electives Prize Committee.   £100     759  
5 yr MBChB   School of Medicine & Dentistry Medal for Excellence   Awarded to the most distinguished student(s) over the 5 years of the MBChB programme   Medal     707  
5 yr MBChB   Scatterty Prize in Preventive Medicine   Awarded to the student who submits the best elective project in Preventive Medicine. Awarded by Electives Prize Committee.   £150   (EN) EP10144-11   696  
5 yr MBChB   Richardson Prize in General Practice   This prize is named the Richardson Prize after Professor Ian M Richardson, who retired in 1984 and was the founder of the Department of General Practice in 1970. The prize is funded from an endowment bestowed upon the University by the subscription of his friends and colleagues. It is awarded to the best student in clinical General Practice.   £100   (EN) EP10176-11   662  
5 yr MBChB   Plastic Surgery Prize   Awarded to the student who submits the best elective project relating to burns and plastic surgery. Awarded by Electives Prize Committee.   £200     645  
5 yr MBChB   Pain Management Medal in Anaesthesia   Awarded to one student who submits outstanding elective project based on pain management. Awarded by Electives Prize Committee.   £50 book token     018  
5 yr MBChB   Ogston Medal in Surgery   Awarded to the student who submits the second best elective project in Surgery (excluding Orthopaedics).   £50 + Medal   (EN) EP10102-11   634  
5 yr MBChB   Murray Medal   Awarded to the student with the greatest overall distinction in exams   Medal   (EN) EP10096-11   610  
5 yr MBChB   Dr Joseph Raeburn Mutch Memorial Prize in Ophthalmology   Awarded to the student who submits the best elective project based on Ophthalmology.   £375     614  
5 yr MBChB   MacQuibban Prize - Surgery   Awarded to the best student in Surgery in year based on mini CEX marks/end of block marks.   £75   (EN) EP10085-11   527  
5 yr MBChB   MacQuibban Prize – Medicine   Awarded to the best student in Medicine in year based on mini CEX marks/end of block marks.   £75   (EN) EP10085-11   526  
5 yr MBChB   Keith Medal in Surgery   Awarded on the results of a special viva, based on Surgery mini CEX marks.   £30 + Medal   (EN) EP10224-11   464  
5 yr MBChB   Hendry Medal in Surgery   Awarded on the results of a special viva, invitations based on Surgery/Orthopaedics mini CEX marks.   £25 + Medal   (EN) EP10061-11   372  
5 yr MBChB   Grampian Diabetes UK Prize   Awarded to the student who submits the best elective project based on Diabetes. Awarded by Electives Prize Committee.   £250     1003  
5 yr MBChB   Friends of Woodend Prize   Awarded to the student who submits the best elective project or project proposal based on Care of the Elderly. Awarded by Electives Prize Committee.   £300 x 2     322  
5 yr MBChB   Fulton Prize in Neurology   Awarded to the student who submits the best elective project based on Neurology. Awarded by Electives Prize Committee.   £100   (EN) EP10047-11   324  
5 yr MBChB   Elective Advisers’ Medal   Awarded to the students who submit the most meritorious projects (no specific subject). Awarded by Electives Prize Committee.   Medal     281  
5 yr MBChB   Duthie Prize in Anaesthetics   Awarded to the student who submits the best elective project based on Anaesthesia. Awarded by Electives Prize Committee.   £50   (EN) EP10038-11   266  
5 yr MBChB   James Matthews Duncan Medal in Obstetrics   Awarded to the student with highest distinction in Obstetrics & Gynaecology clinical practice   Medal   (EN) EP10034-11   250  
5 yr MBChB   John Dobbie Memorial Prize   Awarded to the best elective projects based on work in connection with diseases of the heart and circulation. Awarded by Electives Prize Committee.   £200 x 2   (EN) EP10168-11   238  
5 yr MBChB   Distinction in MBChB - Year 5   Awarded to the top students in year 5 of the MBChB programme. complying with these criteria, then that student should nonetheless be awarded a Phase Distinction.       1007  
5 yr MBChB   Davidson Smith Prize in Child Health   Awarded to the most distinguished student in Paediatrics.     (EN) EP10119-11   752  
5 yr MBChB   Charles Grant Clark Prize in Surgery   Awarded to the student in Surgery. The best elective report in Surgery. Awarded by Electives Prize Committee.   £100   (EN) EP10203-11   158  
5 yr MBChB   Thomas Lauder Carr Prize   To the student who submits the best elective project based on Orthopaedics. Awarded by Electives Prize Committee.   £100   (EN) EP10083-11   124  
5 yr MBChB   Bannerman Douglas Prize in Diabetes   Awarded to the student who submits the best elective project based on Diabetes. Awarded by Electives Prize Committee.   £50   (EN) EP10149-11   064  
5 yr MBChB   Sir Dugald Baird Memorial Medal   To the student with highest overall distinction in O&G, taking into account O&G marks from Years 3, 4 & 5   Medal     060  
5 yr MBChB   Sir David Baird Proxime Accessit Prize in Medicine   Awarded to the student with the second greatest distinction overall in the Year 5 exams   £100   (EN) EP10218-11   056  
5 yr MBChB   Association of Physicians Elective Project Prize   Awarded to a student who submits a project that has achieved a high standard of excellence. Awarded by Electives Prize Committee.   £100   RG10429-10   041  
5 yr MBChB   Anderson Medal in Clinical Medicine   Awarded to the student with second greatest distinction in the Year 5 OSCE   Medal   (EN) EP10001-11   032  
5 yr MBChB   Aberdeen Vellore Exchange Elective Prize   Awarded to student who submits a prizeworthy (CAS mark >18) elective project conducted at the Christian Medical College, Vellore, India   £100     009  
5 yr MBChB   Aberdeen & Kincardine Elective Prize in Medicine   Awarded to the student who submits the best elective project based on General Practice. Awarded by Electives Prize Committee.   £150     008  
5 yr MBChB   George Thom Elective Prize   Awarded to the student who submits the best elective project based on Terminal Illness.   £75   (EN) EP10202-11   800  
5 yr MBChB   David Tomory Prize   Awarded annually to the most distinguished male graduand over the final two years of the MBChB.   £25   (EN) EP10142-11   820  
5 yr MBChB   Louise Tomory Prize   Awarded annually to the most distinguished female graduand over the final two years of the MBChB.   £25   (EN) EP10142-11   816  
5 yr MBChB   Moira Waterston Prize for Musculoskeletal Research (Elective)   Open to any work presented to the university by a medical student (of the university) on a musculoskeletal topic, including (but not exclusively) BSc theses, elective reports, summer projects. Selection of the top student will be made by the relevant course academics, which will consist of Professor James Hutchison, Dr Neil Basu and Mr David Lawrie.   £500     599  
5 yr MBChB   Prof Ian Reid Elective Prize in Psychiatry   Awarded to student who submits the best elective report in the area of Psychiatry.   £150     1018  
5 yr MBChB or BSc Med Sci   Roland Sutton Academic Radiology Prize (Elective)   Awarded to the Year 5 student who submits the best elective project based on Radiology. Nominated by Electives Coordinator. May also be awarded for an excellent intercalated project on Radiology – nominated by BSc Med Sci Coordinator.   Up to £200 each student     675  
5yr MBChB   Shiach Prize in in Rheumatology   Awarded on the basis of an invited exam in Rheumatology   £200     721  
BSc Med Sci   Association of Physicians Intercalated Degree Merit Bursary   Awarded to the top 6 students undertaking the intercalated degree in BSc Med Sci   £1000     057  
BSc Med Sci   Association of Physicians Intercalated Degree Project Prize   Awarded to a student who submits a project that has achieved a high standard of excellence   £300     042  
BSc Med Sci   British Pharmacological Society Prize for Clinical Pharmacology   May be awarded for a report on a project undertaken during an extended period of research in the area of pharmacology or clinical pharmacology. (Awarded as a result of a national competition across many Universities)   £1000 and invitation to membership to the BPS     099  
BSc Med Sci   John & Gladys Colquhoun Award   Awarded to the student undertaking the best intercalated research project related to cancer   £1500     450  
BSc Med Sci   Iain Cook Prize in Haematology   Awarded to the student who submits the best intercalated (or elective) project on Haematology   £100   Awarded through Development Trust   188  
BSc Med Sci   Hans Kosterlitz Award   Awarded to the best student undertaking an intercalated project based on physiological science, pharmacology or neuroscience   No longer offered     362  
BSc Med Sci   George MacKenzie Bequest Medal   Awarded to the student who submits the best elective (or intercalated) project in any of the 4 divisions of Pathology: Morbid Anatomy & Pathological History; Bacteriology; Chemical Pathology; or Haematology   �250   (EN) EP10083-10   540  
BSc Med Sci   Medical & Dental Defence Union of Scotland Prize   Awarded for the best BSc Med Sci thesis   £500     560  
BSc Med Sci   BSc Med Sci Prize for best Intercalated Degree Project in Reproductive Science   Awarded to the student who submits the best intercalated project in Reproductive Science   Certificate     260  
BSc Med Sci   Roland Sutton Academic Radiology Prize   Awarded to the Phase IV student who submits the best elective project or project proposal based on Radiology. Nominated by Electives Coordinator. May also be awarded for an excellent intercalated project on Radiology – nominated by BSc Med Sci Coordinator.   Up to £250 each student     675  
BSc Med Sci   J A Watt Prize in Public Health   Awarded for the best Public Health Project   �20   (EN) EP1133-11   836  
BSc Med Sci or Summer Research   Arthritis Research UK Prize   Awarded to the intercalated degree or summer research student who submits the best report based on Musculoskeletal Medicine   £250     036  
Medicine   PgCERT Medical Research Skills Research Prize   Awarded to a student with the most outstanding performance over the PgCERT programme   £200   MT148 TZZ1111   611  
Medicine   PgDip Medical Research Skills Research Prize   Awarded to a student with the most outstanding performance over the PgDip programme   £200   MT148 TZZ1111   612  
Medicine   Aberdeen Summer Research BDS Studentship (ASRS) Prize   Awarded to all BDS students who are awarded ASRS placements following a competitive application process.   £500     887  
Medicine   Hotstart Research Scholarship   Detailed information can be found here:- http://www.abdn.ac.uk/smmsn/acat/undergraduate/hotstart.php   Varied   Awarded through Development Trust   387  
Medicine   Medical Education Teaching Development Bursary   Detailed information can be found here:- http://www.abdn.ac.uk/smmsn/acat/undergraduate/medical-education.php   Varied   CF1036   566  
Medicine - any year   The Emad El-Omar Prize   Awarded for outstanding contribution to Academic Development in the School of Medicine & Dentistry   £200     285  
Medicine - any year   Aberdeen Summer Research Studentship Presentation Prize   Awarded annually for the best summer research oral and poster presentations in the School of Medicine & Dentistry.   £150     1010  
Medicine - any year   Aberdeen Summer Research Studentship (ASRS) Prize   Awarded annually for the best summer research project proposals in the School of Medicine & Dentistry. Student must give presentation to the ASRS Symposium.   £1000 for 6 week research project     884  
Medicine - any year   Eileen Leese ASRS Prize   Awarded annually for the top summer research presentation in the School of Medicine & Dentistry   £200   MT148 TZZ1111   268