Applications are invited for this annual award made by SHARP, the Scottish Charity dedicated to providing high quality education and raising standards on the management of cardiovascular disease.

Please submit an abstract outlining a recent research/audit project or clinical work with relevance to cardiovascular disease.

Free registration to the conference and to the Scottish Lipid Forum session on Thursday morning will be provided to those that have been shortlisted. Four posters will be selected for oral presentation.


The SHARP prize of £1000 will be awarded to two presenters. A nonmedical and a medical graduate, will each be awarded £500.

Please note that the SHARP prize money is to be used for educational purposes only.

Word Limit for Abstracts

Please limit your abstract to no more than 100 words.

Deadline & Abstract Submission

The deadline to submit an abstract is Friday 21st October 2016. Please send your abstract as a word document to

Acceptance Notification

Those shortlisted will be invited to present their poster at the SHARP Annual Scientific Meeting on Thursday 24th & Friday 25th November 2016 at Crieff Hydro Hotel.

A notification will be sent to the presenting author by email before Monday 31st October 2016 and will specify whether it is accepted as an oral or poster presentation.

SHARP ASM 2016 – SHARP Prize