The General Education Trust Awards

The General Education Trust Fund has a long history of supporting the science and practice of dietetics through the promotion of national awards which recognise the excellent work carried out by many British Dietetic Association (BDA) members, from publishing original research work, through to innovation in practice and educational resources.

Pat Judd Travel Bursary

Following the death of Professor Pat Judd in March 2015, a fund was established to commemorate her life and work, by providing travel bursaries to final year dietetic students or newly qualified dietitians within 18 months of graduating. 

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Rose Simmonds Award

The BDA’s most prestigious award. It is given for a dietitian’s original research publication published in a peer reviewed journal during 2017-2018. Winner will receive £3,000.

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Elizabeth Washington Award

Given for a dietitian’s published/presented educational work in 2018 which is broadly within the discipline of nutrition and dietetics. Winner will receive £2,000.

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Dame Barbara Clayton Award

Given for recent or current work which promotes dietetic innovation, and demonstrates benefits/positive outcomes for the profession and patients/clients. Winner will receive £2,000.

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