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The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland

Travel Grants and IRC Funding
The International Relations Committee (IRC) of the AAGBI Foundation considers applications for funding for projects usually, but not exclusively, in lower resourced countries. There are three categories of grants: Travel Grants for Individuals; Project Grants and Volunteer and Out of Programme Experience Grant.

The next IRC meeting will be held in January 2016. The submission period for grant applications for travel taking place between 1 February 2016 and 31 March 2016 is currently open. The deadline for applications is 03 January 2016 .

For further information and criteria please click here.

Wylie Medal Undergraduate Prize
The Wylie Medal 2016 will be awarded to the most meritorious essay on this year's topic "Anaesthetist or perioperative physician" written by an undergraduate medical student at a university in Great Britain or Ireland.
Prizes of £500, £250 and £150 will be awarded to the best three submissions. The overall winner will receive the Wylie Medal in memory of Dr W Derek Wylie, President of the AAGBI 1980-82.

For further information please click here.

Undergraduate Elective Funding
Applications are invited from medical students studying in Great Britain and Ireland (subject to confirmation of eligibility) to apply to the AAGBI Foundation for funding towards a medical student elective period taking place between April 2016 and September 2016. A further round of funding will be advertised in the spring for electives taking place from October 2016 onwards. Overseas students should ensure that they are permitted to apply for charitable funding.

Preference will be given to those applicants who can show the relevance of their intended elective to anaesthesia, intensive care or pain relief. Applicants may wish to note that a key focus of the AAGBI is support for projects in the developing world.

For further information please click here.