Ben Walton Scholarship and Development Grant

About This scholarship aims to provide funding to raise awareness of Oral cancer in young people among the general public and health professionals. Funding will be available to support scholarship/development in its widest sense e.g. education in dental schools, running events during Mouth Cancer Awareness Week/Month, supporting patient or profession led initiatives, such as patient leaflets, recipe cards for cancer patients etc.
Eligibility Open to everyone (All Members and Fellows of all faculties and the general public)
Value £3000 every second year (even year)
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The Ben Walton Trust was established in 1966 by Mr Mike Walton and commemorates his son, Ben Walton, and has year-long fight against oral cancer. Ben was born in Kittleyknowe, near Carlops, and attended West Linton Primary School and Peebles High School. Ben attended Aberdeen University where he was studying Honours Psychology; in his final year, at the time of his death on 9 December 1995, he was 22 years old. The trust was set up to raise awareness of this disease among the general public and health professionals, to fund research and fund palliative care.

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