Essay Competition 2019


Essay Competition

Submission deadline is Friday 13th September 2019


Win a funded place at the UKONS Annual Conference to be held in Telford on 22–23 November 2019 plus up to £50 travel expenses.

Nursing students and novice nurses are invited to submit an essay entitled:


What makes a safe, effective cancer nurse?

All submissions must be clearly labelled UKONS Essay Competition and must include:
• Student’s/nurse’s name
• Place and location of work/university/college
• Course name and code (if applicable)
• Month and year of entry into post/course
• Email address
• Appropriate references

Essays should not exceed 1,500 words.
Submissions can only be accepted from pre- and post-registration students who are currently enrolled on a nursing degree course and from nurses within one year
of graduation. The winner will be notified by email.

Conference places can only be used by the competition winner – places cannot be given to others.

In the event of the winner not being able to attend the conference, the free place will be offered to the competitor finishing in second place.



All submissions must be submitted electronically to:


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