RCOT Awards

Awards for education, research and continuing professional development

The College administers a range of annual awards providing financial support towards RCOT members’ education, research and continuing professional development.

2018 Funding Round

Thank you to all those members who submitted an application to the 2018 round of funding opportunities from the RCOT annual awards scheme. The 2018 funding round is now closed. Applicants will be advised of the outcome in mid-January 2018. 

Award winners' reports

Emma Beadle - Recipient of a 2017 Innovation Award towards a cooking project for refugee women

Recipient of a 2017 Innovation Award towards a cooking project for refugee women. Download Emma’s report. 

Belinda Williams – Recipient of the 2016 AMPS UK and Ireland Award towards a service evaluation

Belinda Williams – Recipient of the 2016 AMPS UK & Ireland Award towards a service evaluation.

Download Belinda's report.

Saima Alam - Recipient of the 2016 Student Award towards a practice placement in Australia

Recipient of the 2016 Student Award towards a practice placement in Australia.

Download Saima’s report.

Anna Pettican - Recipient of the 2015 Institute of Social Psychiatry Award towards her doctoral studies

Recipient of the 2015 Institute of Social Psychiatry Award towards her doctoral studies.

Download Anna’s report.

Catherine Miller - Recipient of a 2016 International Travel Award towards a visit to Sri Lankan Children’s Hospital with her Plastic Surgery Team

Recipient of a 2016 International Travel Award towards a visit to Sri Lankan Children’s Hospital with her Plastic Surgery Team.

Download Catherine’s report.

Bethan Mair Edwards - Recipient of The Constance Owens (Liverpool) Award 2015 towards a piece of research on the practice of occupational therapy with people who have a diagnosis of dementia and their family carers

Recipient of The Constance Owens (Liverpool) Award 2015 towards  a piece of research on the practice of occupational therapy with people who have a diagnosis of dementia and their family carers.

Download Bethan’s report.

Dr Rob Brooks - Recipient of a 2012 Institute of Social Psychiatry Award towards his doctoral studies

Recipient of a 2012 Institute of Social Psychiatry Award towards his doctoral studies. Download Rob's report.

Katy Towart - Recipient of a 2016 Staffordshire Learning Links Travel Award towards attendance and presentation at the ENOTHE-COTEC conference in Ireland, June 2016

Recipient of a 2016 Staffordshire Learning Links Travel Award towards attendance and presentation at the ENOTHE-COTEC conference in Ireland, June 2016. Download Katy's report.

Caty Connell Recipient of the 2016 Innovation Award towards research to evaluate current forensic occupational therapy practice in Europe

Recipient of the 2016 Innovation Award towards research to evaluate current forensic occupational therapy practice in Europe. Download Caty's report.

Dr Angela Birleson Recipient of the 2015 Innovation Award towards the development of a portable profiling bed simulator

Recipient of the 2015 Innovation Award towards the development of a portable profiling bed simulator. Download Angela’s report.

Sandra Mackay - Recipient of a 2016 Staffordshire Learning Links Travel Award towards attendance and presentation at the 2016 International Conference on Cerebral Palsy and other Childhood-onset Disabilities (ICCP)

Recipient of a 2016 Staffordshire Learning Links Travel Award towards attendance and presentation at the 2016 International Conference on Cerebral Palsy and other Childhood-onset Disabilities (ICCP). Download Sandra’s report.

Julie Osborne- Recipient of the 2015 Pearson Award towards attendance on a course on working with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Recipient of the 2015 Pearson Award towards attendance on a course on working with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Download Julie’s report.

Jane Toure - Recipient of a 2016 International Travel Award towards a volunteer placement in Ghana

Recipient of a 2016 International Travel Award towards a volunteer placement in Ghana. Download Jane's report.

Amanda King - Recipient of the 2015 ROMPA Quality of Life Award towards a Dementia Care Mapping course

Recipient of the 2015 ROMPA Quality of Life Award towards a Dementia Care Mapping course. Download Amanda's report.

Jerusha Greer - Recipient of the 2016 Barbara Tyldesley Student Award towards a role emerging placement in Eastern Kenya

Recipient of the 2016 Barbara Tyldesley Student Award towards a role emerging placement in Eastern Kenya. Download Jerusha's report.

Kier Harding - Recipient of the 2016 Pearson Award towards attendance and presentation at the British and Irish Group for the Study of Personality Disorder (BIGSPD) on the Isle of Man

Recipient of the 2016 Pearson Award towards attendance and presentation at the British and Irish Group for the Study of Personality Disorder (BIGSPD) on the Isle of Man. Download Keir's report.

Dr Josh Cameron - Recipient of an International Travel Award 2015 towards attendance and presentation at the Pathways to Resilience III: Beyond Nature vs Nurture conference (2015) in Halifax, Canada

Recipient of an International Travel Award 2015 towards attendance and presentation at the Pathways to Resilience III: Beyond Nature vs Nurture conference (2015) in Halifax, Canada. Download Josh's report.

Laura Buckland - Recipient of The Barbara Tyldesley Student Award 2015 towards a final year practice placement in Bangladesh

Recipient of The Barbara Tyldesley Student Award 2015 towards a final year practice placement in Bangladesh. Download Laura’s report.

David Sanders - Recipient of the AMPS UK & Ireland Award 2014 towards a service development activity

Recipient of the AMPS UK & Ireland Award 2014 towards a service development activity. Download David’s report.