The Unofficial Guide to Medicine Essay Competition – Entry Form

If you would like to enter, please fill in the form below. There is a £25 entry fee for administration purposes, payment for which will be taken through PayPal’s secure servers.

Personal Details

Please use the email you would like confirmation of your entry payment sent to from PayPal.

Chosen Essay Title*

Secondary school pupil title

Please choose one

Medical student title

Please choose one


Please write a short autobiography (100 words)


Files will be uploaded when you submit the application form, please ensure that your photo is no more than 5MB and your documentation is no more than 2MB.

Upload a high resolution photograph of yourself*
Acceptable file types: gif, png, jpg

Upload an up to date C.V*
Acceptable file types: pdf, doc, docx

Upload your 1500 word essay*
Acceptable file types: pdf, doc, docx

Application Declaration

By submitting this application, I can confirm the following:

The essay I am submitting is entirely my own work except where otherwise indicated.
I have clearly signalled the presence of quoted or paraphrased material and referenced all sources.
I have acknowledged appropriately any assistance that I have received.
I have not sought assistance from any professional agency.
The essay has not previously been submitted for another prize.
I agree to retain an electronic version of the work and to make it available on request, should this be required in order to confirm my word count or to check for plagiarism.

Clicking Submit will upload your attachments and then take you to PayPal to pay the entry fee. Your entry will be sent to us at the same time.

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