The Student Initiatives Grant is provided jointly between AMEE and ScholarRx, in line with their aim of promoting improvements in medical education and the development of learning resources in schools around the world in collaboration with students.

The grant aims to support student-led activities designed to improve medical education such as: training workshops/webinars, organisation of conferences, a research activity in medical education or the development of an educational resource.

Applications for 2022 are now closed, updates for 2023 will be posted here.

The Award

From the submissions received, four are selected to receive an initial grant of up to £750 as a contribution towards the implementation of the proposed initiative. 
After the initiatives are implemented, success reports are reviewed by the grant working group and an overall winner is selected. 

The winner receives the full grant of up to £3000 to support members of their team to participate in the upcoming AMEE Conference where they present a paper describing their project and its results.

 

Timeline:

30 October 2021 - Call for submissions
30 November 2021 -
Closing date for application
31 December 2021 -
Announcement of the 4 shortlisted submissions
1 January until 31 May 2022 -
Implementation of the 4 shortlisted projects
31 May 2022 -
Deadline for submitting the shortlisted Implementation Reports
30 June 2022 -
Shortlisted applicants informed as to the Award Winner
Date to be announced later –
Announcement of the award winner at AMEE 2022 Annual Conference followed by a Short Presentation of the project by the winning team

 

How to Apply

To apply for the Student Initiatives Grant, complete the application form  and return it by email to [email protected] before the deadline. 
Late applications and any that exceed the page limit will not be taken into consideration. 

Read the following documents for useful tips and information on the application process:

Eligibility and Criteria

Applicants for the Student Initiatives Grant must have a team formed for their projects, and be either an AMEE Individual Member/Student Member, or a Student of an AMEE Institutional Member.

Each team can only submit one project for consideration and only submissions meeting the following criteria are accepted:

  • Projects that contribute to the improvement of medical education within a university, region or country.
  • Projects that are developed and led by student teams.
  • Projects having a clear goal and objectives, describing the strategy/ methodology and how expected outcomes will be assessed and impact will be evaluated.
  • Projects that can be implemented and evaluated during the 5 months allocated to the implementation stage.

     

    Examples of Funded Projects

    Explore some of the most recent projects funded by AMEE Student initiatives Grants: 

    2021 Project  

    2019 Project  

    2018 Project  

    2017 Project  

    2016 Project  

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