The BSRM makes the following awards annually

  •           NewMemorial Postgraduate Research Travelling Scholarship
              - the first awards will be made in memory of Bipin Bhakta, Professor of Rehabilitation
              Medicine at the University of Leeds  .... download info
  •           Postgraduate Training Bursary  .... download info
  •           The Philip Nichols Prize  .... download info .... form .... scoring
  •           Travelling Scholarship  .... download info  ....  form .... scoring
  •           Medical Students Essay Prize .... download info .... form .... scoring


The closing date for all entries is 31 December.

Entries should be submitted electronically to, using the name of the prize/bursary in the subject header.  Please read the instructions/eligibility criteria carefully before submission of your entry.


Medical Student's Essay Prize Awards 2010-15


2015 - Alison Gowland, Kings College London
‘Awaiting rehab bed: implications of delayed admission to rehabilitation after neurological injury’ ... more

2014 - Yan Yu Tan, Edinburgh
Vision Restoration Therapy in neuro-rehabilitation: Game-changer or time-waster?   ..... more

2013 - Kundan Iqbal, Newcastle
Brain computer interfaces in neurological rehabilitation  .... more

2012 - Sophie Fitzsimmons, Cardiff
Transcranial direct current stimulation: A spark of hope for neurorehabilitation?  .... more

2011 - Ms Archita Srinivasan, Cambridge
Rehabilitation strategies for mobility impairment in Parkinson’s Disease
– Where are we now? .... more

2010 - Harriet Scott, London
Functional paraparesis: a challenge for rehabilitation  .... more

Full list of Medical Student's Essay Prize winners 1991-2015


Philip Nichols Prize Awards 2010-14


2014 - Dr Manoj Sivan,

Work undertaken whilst an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Rehabilitation Medicine, Academic Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Leeds
Home-based Computer Assisted Arm Rehabilitation (hCAAR) robotic device for upper limb exercises after stroke. Results of a feasibility study in home setting  .... more

This work was also awarded the EARM European Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 2014 prize and presented to Manoj at the conference in Riga in September 2015.  The paper was also published in the Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine.

2006-2013 - No award

2005 - Dr Lorraine Graham, Belfast
A study of physical rehabilitation and psychological state of patients who sustained limb loss as a result of the Northern Ireland troubles 1969-2003  .... more

Full list of Philip Nichols Prize winners 1991-2014

Postgraduate Training Fund Bursary Awards



2014 - No award

2013 - Dr Emily Thomas, Wessex/Otago Univ
PhD Development of a measure of change in self-identity following traumatic brain injury .... more

2012 - Matthew Smith, Leeds
MD Driving with homonymous visual field defects and visual inattention  .... more

Full list of Postgraduate Training Fund Bursary awards 2003-2014

Memorial Postgraduate Travelling Research Scholarship


**New Scholarship** - We look forward to bringing news of successful scholars soon.

Travelling Scholarship Awards


Full list of Travelling Scholarship awards 1991-2014