Applications are invited from senior secondary Australian or New Zealand students for the 2018 Liam and Frankie Davison Award for outstanding achievement in literary writing on an issue in women’s health. Up to 2 awards of $1000 are offered to students, whether they are interested in medicine, science, health, sociology, politics or law. Entrants can write about any issue in women’s health that interests them. Previous submissions have included fictional and non-fictional pieces addressing a broad range of issues including anorexia, child marriage, pregnancy in third world countries, assisted reproductive technology and violence against women.

All applications must include a completed application form and an original literary piece of not more than 2000 words on any topic of interest in women’s health (examples might include an opinion piece on a social issue, a short story, a report etc.)

Applications are now open and the deadline for receipt of submissions is 30 April 2018 at 5.00pm (AEST). For further information, please contact: RANZCOG Foundation Coordinator t: +61 3 9417 1699 e: