The College is pleased to be able to recognise excellence through a number of grants, awards and scholarships which currently include:

Fellowship with Distinction

  • A new category of Fellowship created to recognise those already elected to Fellowship who have served the College with distinction over a sustained period of years.

Research Grants

Medals and Prizes

Travelling Fellowships and Scholarships

National Honours

The College also makes nominations to the UK National Honours system. 

Named Lectures

Our symposium and events often feature a keynote lecture, named for a key figure in the College's history.

NCIA – National Clinical Impact Awards 27 April – 22 June 2022

We have been advised that the 2022 Awards Round will open on 27 April and we would therefore encourage you to start preparing your application, if you wish to be considered for RCPE support.

Applications are by self-nomination and must be submitted online directly to ACCIA (Advisory Committee on Clinical Impact Awards) before their closing date of 22 June.  If you are eligible to apply for an award and wish to be considered for RCPE support, you should submit the relevant forms to by midday on Monday 16 May.

The 2022 National Clinical Impact Awards Guidance for Applicants has been published on GOV.UK:

Applicants' guide: 2022 awards round - GOV.UK (

2022 application form

Any queries, please contact the ACCIA Secretariat

Telephone 020 7972 4608   [Department of Health, Richmond House, London SW1A 2NS]

DEADLINE for forms to RCPE for consideration for support is midday on Monday 16 May 2022

The College is committed to supporting equality and diversity when recognising excellence and making awards. Please see the documents below for more information on this.