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Fed-IP 35 under 35 bursary programme

Updated: Mar 28, 2022

The ‘35 under 35’ programme has been created to help identify, promote and support future digital leaders and future talent in the UK health informatics and digital health sector.

The programme has been launched as part of the ‘Year of the Digital Profession’, which seeks to encourage the growth and maturity of the digital professions, support the building of specialist skills and support organizations to deliver sustainable digital transformation.

FEDIP has pledged to demonstrate our commitment to success through diversity by supporting broad and inclusive pathways into the health and care informatics profession by working with professional bodies and employers.

The bursary will cover a place in the Digital Health Networks Summer Schools and one-year membership of a FEDIP Member Body, which comprise the following Professional Bodies:

  • Association of Professional Healthcare Analysts (AphA)

  • The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS)

  • The Chartered Library and Information Association (CILIP)

  • Institute of Health Records and Information Management (IHRIM)

  • The Faculty of Clinical Informatics (FCI)

  • Society for innovation, technology and modernisation (SOCITM)

Current FEDIP registrants and existing members of professional bodies will be given priority treatment during bursary allocations.

What is Summer School?

Digital Health Summer Schools is an NHS IT leadership event that will run in-person 14-15 July, 2022, at the University of York.

If you are an aspiring digital health leader, the summer school will provide you with education, opportunities to network, exchanges on best practices and CPD accredited content. The school will help you explore the aspects of leadership roles and the evolving challenges leaders will face in the future.

Apply for your place

The application process will be open until Friday 29 April, 11:59pm and is open to both those nominating themselves and those nominating others.

We welcome applicants from members and prospective members of Fed-IP or affiliated bodies.

Entry Criteria

  • Applications must be made for persons 35 and younger at the time of entry

  • Applicants must not have previously attended Summer Schools

  • Applicants should be registrants of FEDIP or a member of a FEDIP Professional Body. A membership number must be provided on the application (if you are applying on behalf of someone else, we will contact the nominee for this information). Alternatively, they should be interested in joining FEDIP or a FEDIP affiliated Professional Body.

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