The Sheppard Memorial Prize

RCGP ROI Faculty Sheppard Memorial Essay Prize Competition 2022

RCGP ROI Faculty Sheppard Memorial Essay Prizes Competition – a 1,500 word essay on a subject pertinent to general practice

Opening date:  Monday 29 August 2022

Closing date: Friday 4 December 2022


This competition opens for entries from undergraduate medical students and postgraduate medical doctors (within 5 years of completion of GP training) doctors.

Prizes include : Postgraduate winner €750, undergraduate winner €500

The winners must be available to present their essays at the RCGP ROI Faculty Winter Meeting, 3 December 2022 in RCSI, Dublin.


This competition is supported by a 'Getting Started in Writing' Zoom Workshop on the evening of Sept 21st run by the ROI faculty, mainly directed at Undergrads.

This 90 minute interactive workshop will be facilitated by Dr Brendan O’Shea, Dr Lowri Edwards and Emma Donoghue.

The Sheppard Memorial Prize 2017

The Sheppard Memorial Prize is now open for applications. Closing date 5pm, Friday 29th September 2017

Sheppard Prize 2017


School of Medicine

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