Funding opportunities

RCGP/SAPC elective

Deadline: end of May each year

An annual prize of £500 is awarded for the best proposal by a medical student for an elective based in Primary Care/General Practice which includes a significant academic element. This may be in the form of research, audit or educational innovation.

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John Fry Award

Criteria/purpose of the award

Closing date for applications to SAPC: 28th February 2019.  SAPC recommendations must be sent to RCGP by the end of March so SAPC need to receive applications before 28th February to allow time to review.

The John Fry Award is an award by nomination normally presented each year by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), in consultation with the Society of Academic Primary Care (SAPC).

Yvonne Carter Award for Outstanding Early Career Researcher

Closing date each year: 31st January


Professor Yvonne Carter CBE was an outstanding and inspirational leader who had a remarkable impact on academic general practice. To commemorate her contribution to primary care research the Royal College of General Practitioners, through its Scientific Foundation Board, and the Society for Academic Primary Care have jointly instituted the Yvonne Carter Award for Outstanding New Researcher. The award of £1000 is made annually.