Velma Stanley Award

30th Jun 2020
Study level
Graduate Coursework; Graduate Research
Study Area
Individual donation
Fund source
Perpetual Trust (UOM)
Fund basis



Applications are now open for 2020 (open 1st July 2019 - 30th June 2020).

Donor: Charles Orr Stanley, C.B.E., created the prize in memory of Velma Stanley who graduated as a Bachelor of Science in the University in 1925 and who was interested in the development of work in the field of addiction and although living abroad since 1935 maintained an interest in the University.



Disclaimer: The benefit amount for this award is approximate. It will be confirmed at the time of awarding and determined by the committee according to the terms of the award.


Awarded annually to a person, not necessarily a candidate for a degree or a diploma, who has submitted an essay of sufficient merit on a subject relating to addiction. Open to graduates and undergraduates from any discipline. Not restricted to MD students.

The award is made in respect of essays submitted during the period 1st July of previous year - 30th June of current awarding year.


Students should submit a 3000-5000 word essay on the topic of addiction. Please include an application cover form, found here.


Please contact the MMS Student Awards Officer at

More information

Application cover forms can be found here.

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