BSSVD Research Page

The BSSVD supports research into vulval disease and gives small grants when funds allow. Applicants must be members of the BSSVD at the time of application and for the lifetime of any grant awarded. Applications are considered twice yearly but please send applications to the BSSVD secretary. (Please see links below)

BSSVD Presidential Essay Prize

UK Medical Students or doctors in Foundation years 1 or 2 (only in the first 2 years out of Medical School)

An annual award is made to the most outstanding essay submitted to this society.
The tital of the essay is announced at the BSSVD Annual Meeting held in March each year. The winner of the previous year is announced at the Annual meeting.
Closing date: Sunday 13th May 2018 at midnight


Title: Vulval psoriasis

Maximum words: 500

Maximum No of references: 5

All essays to be submitted electronically only and to

The winner will receive a £200 prize from the society along with the opportunity to have their essay published in the BSSVD newsletter.

BSSVD Research Award Application Form
How to Apply for a BSSVD Research Award
BSSVD Meeting Bursary Application Form
How to Apply for a Meeting Bursary
BSSVD Visiting Fellowship
BSSVD Visiting Fellowship Application Form
How to Apply for a Nursing Travel Bursary
BSSVD Visiting Fellowship Application Form