For Students: The Amrit Dhoot Award

The South Asian Health Foundation, a UK charity whose aims are to improve the health and well-being of South Asians, is delighted to invite applications for two medical student elective bursaries of £400.

Submission Deadline: 1st January of year of bursary
Award Date: 
Decision will be made by February 1st by the SAHF Cardiovascular Group and the SAHF Diabetes Group
Prize: Two awards of £400
Open to: Medical Students

Please submit 250 words on the likely benefit of the elective and to explain why the SAHF should support the application. An application form must also be completed and returned with the 250-word submission.

The application form can be downloaded here.

Successful applicants will be required to provide written evidence of their visit (copies of receipts etc) and to provide a 1500-word report within 3 months of completion of the elective period, which is suitable for publication, on their visit once it has been completed.

Please complete and submit 2 copies of your application and CV (one with and one without your name and institution) 

Winners of the Amrit Dhoot Award 2014  

  • Mr Ghanshyam Kacha
    Final year MBBS Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Elective: April-May 2014 at Narayana Hrudayalaya Heart Hospital in Bangalore

  • Mr Ruzky Aliyar
    Final year MBBS/BSC Imperial College London, School of Medicine, Elective in the Trauma & Orthopaedics department at Kandy General Hospital, Hanthana, Sri Lanka

Previous Winners