AFOEM Essay Prize

Applications closed Thursday 31 October 2019.

The Australasian Faculty of Occupational & Environmental Medicine (AFOEM) Essay Prize is awarded for demonstrated excellence through essay, research project or assignment form as required by a curriculum or course.


Applicants must be either:

  • a medical student deemed eligible by the Dean of their medical faculty, depending on year level and studied curriculum, or
  • a medical intern or completed your internship in the previous year – presenting material from your final year


The successful recipient receives AUD$1000.


Read the terms and conditions before applying.

Your application must be submitted in a single PDF file, including:

  • an application form
  • your 2000-word essay (additional to curriculum requirements), research project or assignment (either additional to or part of the curriculum requirements) on any topic in the fields of occupational or environmental health
  • a letter of support from your medical institution

You can submit formal published researcher papers provided they identify any contributions by additional authors or supervisors.


The College Conflicts Of Interest Policy and Privacy Policy apply to the prize nominees and recipient.

Selection process

The AFOEM Education Committee reserves the right to not award the prize if no applications received meet the sufficient standard.

For more information about this prize, contact the RACP Foundation.

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