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The Summerhouse
Grey Green Lane
Bewdley Worcs
DY12 1LZ

July 2022

Kidderminster Medical Society Undergraduate Elective Bursary

Dear Sir/Madam

I attach a flyer for our Bursary of £1,000 as below.
I would be grateful if you could display/circulate it
appropriately to your undergraduate students.

Yours sincerely

Miss J M Meggy FRCOG

jan.meggy@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

KIDDERMINSTER MEDICAL SOCIETY

UNDERGRADUATE ELECTIVE BURSARY

 

Applications are invited for the award of a bursary of £1,000
to help support an elective placement during your time studying for
your MB ChB (or equivalent) degree at a UK Medical School.

The successful recipient of the award will be required to demonstrate
a connection with the Wyre Forest Area of North Worcestershire.
For example this may include:

        Applicants who live or work in the Wyre Forest area

        Applicants who have lived in the Wyre Forest area within the previous ten years

        Applicants who attended secondary school in the Wyre Forest area

        Applicants who were born in the Wyre Forest area

The bursary will be available for the 2022 / 2023  academic year and applications should be submitted, including an elective plan and aims,  covering letter confirming eligibility as above and a short CV preferably by email, before the end of October 2022

The recipient will be expected to write a short report at the end of the year to update the Society on their progress.

Further information can be obtained from:

Miss J M Meggy FRCOG

Kidderminster Medical Society
The Summerhouse
Grey Green Lane
Bewdley
Works.  DY12 1LZ

Email:  jan.meggy@gmail.com

 

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Dear Colleague,

July 2022

Our bursary to support a graduate-entry medical student is again available for the next academic year and I have appended our flyer to provide further details. This bursary is designated for post-graduate education and has generally been used to support a first year student on a graduate-entry medicine course or on a 5 year programme. We are particularly keen to identify a student from the Wyre Forest district, i.e. from the towns of Kidderminster, Stourport, Bewdley and surrounding areas of North Worcestershire.

Best wishes,

Dr Martin Lewis, Chairman of Trustees.

 

 

 

 

KIDDERMINSTER MEDICAL SOCIETY

POSTGRADUATE BURSARY

 

Applications are invited for the award of a bursary of £3,000 to help support the first year of a 4, 5 or 6 year Graduate Entry MBChB (or equivalent) course at a UK Medical School.

The successful recipient of the award will be required to demonstrate a connection with the Wyre Forest Area of North Worcestershire. For example this may include:

        Applicants who live or work in the Wyre Forest area

        Applicants who have lived in the Wyre Forest area within the previous ten years

        Applicants who attended secondary school in the Wyre Forest area

        Applicants who were born in the Wyre Forest area

The bursary will be available for the 2022 / 2023 academic year and applications should be submitted, preferably by email, before the end of October 2022

The recipient will be expected to write a short report at the end of the year to update the Society on their progress.

Further information can be obtained from:

 

Dr M L Lewis

Chairman of Trustees
Kidderminster Medical Society
117 St.Johnís Avenue, Kidderminster,
Worcs. DY11 6AX

Email:  martinlewis283@gmail.com

 

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6th June 2022

Dear Colleagues,

 

               Kidderminster PGMC Trustees Report for 2021/22

Accounts for the year ending 4th April 2022 confirm a balance of £120,856 in the Societyís reserves, down from £132,867 in 2020/21. At the same time the Trustís income from our COIF Fixed Interest Investment has declined again to £3,382 and the capital sum invested has depreciated by a little over £10,000 to £117,071. As a result of this rather modest investment income, and the expenditure of another £6,085 on two more bursary awards, the excess of expenditure over income is up to £12,011. This compares with a lower negative balance of only £7,553 in the previous financial year.

For the 2020/21 academic year, Birmingham Medical School had put forward as the choice for their bursary allocation, Harriet Mintz, from Warwick, and her end of year report has been posted on the Societyís website together with those of the other two recipients for that year, Beth Stinchcombe and Helen Field.

For the 2021/22 academic year, Birmingham Medical School nominated Emma Porter, from Selly Oak who had previously been awarded an Msci Biology 1st Class Degree by Sussex University, and our trustees met electronically towards the end of last year to consider applications for the second bursary. Contact had again been made with all 30 medical schools in the UK and, of the applications received, none had any direct residential links to Wyre Forest. However, one, Bahishta Sidiqi, had worked as a pharmacist at Worcestershire Royal Hospital. Her application was supported by an impressive CV and excellent references and your trustees agreed unanimously that she was fully deserving of the second KMS bursary.

For all of the above account details we are again extremely grateful for the service generously provided by Gordon Cox. Please let me know if these accounts, or any other matters in this report, need further clarification.

                                        Best wishes,

                                        Martin Lewis, Chairman of the Trustees.

 

 

Further information can be obtained from:

Dr M L Lewis
Chairman of Trustees
Kidderminster
Medical Society
117 St Johnís Avenue Kidderminster
Worcestershire DY11 6AX

Email: martinlewis283@gmail.com

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