Bursaries and Scholarships.

Summer Vacation Research Scholarship

The Paget’s Association of the United Kingdom is pleased to offer Summer Vacation Research Scholarships, up to a maximum of £2500 (in total), to allow promising UK undergraduate science and medical students, including nursing and allied health professional students, to experience any aspect of research into Paget’s Disease of Bone. The Scholarship provides a stipend of £250 per week to the student, for six to eight weeks (for personal support) over the summer period. In addition, £500 will be paid to the host organisation towards research expenses.

Recipients are expected to be in the middle year(s) of a degree, when they have not yet undertaken a substantial period of research. Successful applicants will be expected to write a report on completion of the scholarship, for publication in the Association’s Newsletter.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  1. A summary of the research project, jointly prepared by mentor and student, including the student’s role in the research project (500 words maximum).
  2. A mentor statement, which includes the mentor’s role in the research project, including his/her plans for research training. The above summary and statement should be included in the application form, which you will find below.
  3. The student’s CV, including full details of current course and year, must be sent with the application form.
  4. Please print, sign, scan and email your application to [email protected]

APPLICATION FORM: Summer Vacation Scholarship Application Form

CLOSING DATE: Friday 29th March 2019

Decisions on the successful applications are expected to be reached by the end of May 2019, at the latest.

Student Research Bursary

The Paget’s Association of the United Kingdom is pleased to offer Student Research Bursaries of £6000. The bursaries are designed to encourage promising UK science or medical students, Allied Health Professionals, and nurses, to pursue Masters and PhD-level research into any aspect of Paget’s Disease of Bone.

The Association will provide funding to support recipients in their study towards Masters (postgraduate or intercalated medical) and PhD degrees. There is flexibility for the funding to be shared between the student (as stipend, up to 50%) and their institution (research costs).

Please feel free to contact the Association for guidance on individual eligibility. The recipients will be invited to attend the Association’s Annual General Meeting in the autumn, to receive the award.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  1. A summary of the research project, jointly prepared by mentor and student including the student’s role in the research project (1000 words maximum).
  2. A mentor statement which includes the mentor’s role in the research project including his/her plans for research training.
  3. The above summary and statement should be included in the application form, which you will find on page 2.
  4. The student’s CV, including full details of current course and year, mailing address and contact details, must be sent with the application form.
  5. Please print, sign, scan and email your application to [email protected]

Applications should be sent by email to [email protected]

APPLICATION FORM: Student Research Bursary advert 2019

 CLOSING DATE: Friday 17th May 2019

Previous Student Research Bursary Awards
2017

The Sir Julian Paget's Student Research Bursary 2017

Recipient: Jasmine Sanghera, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia.

Research: Exome sequencing and microRNA analysis in Paget’s associated osteosarcoma.

The Michael Davie Student Research Bursary 2017

Recipient: Jack Beard, University of Oxford.

Research: Targeting Autophagy in Paget’s Disease.

2016

The Allan Reid Student Research Bursary 2016

Recipient: Darrell Green, University of East Anglia.

Research: Paget’s-associated osteosarcoma. Details of research paper available here.

The Anne Stansfield Student Research Bursary 2016

Recipient: Juan A. Núñez, University of Southampton.

Research: Modulating the blood supply to improve bone strength in Paget’s Disease.

The Michael Davie Student Research Bursary 2016

Recipient: Ana Navarro Martínez, University of Nottingham.

Research: Molecular mechanisms of Paget’s disease.

2015

The Doreen Beck Student Research Bursary 2015

Recipient: Carla Burrell, Liverpool John Moores University Carla’s

Research: Investigating Paget’s Disease of Bone within the medieval skeletal collection from Norton Priory Museum