The Nancy Rothwell Award
About the award
The Nancy Rothwell Award celebrates specimen drawing in schools and highlights the benefits of combining art and science.
Find out more about previous award winners.
There are three age categories (7-11, 12-14, and 15-18) and prizes are awarded for:
Top three runner-up entries in each category will be awarded a set of drawing pencils and a certificate.
The overall winner in each category will be awarded a set of drawing pencils, a certificate and £25. The winners' schools will also each receive £100.
Both highly commended entrants and winners will be invited to an experience day at the Royal Veterinary College.
How to enter
The Nancy Rothwell Award 2019 will open for entries on 8th March 2019.
Each entrant can submit only one drawing for the award.
Terms and conditions for the award will be available on this page from March 2019.
Shortlisted entries will be announced in September 2019, and the winning entries announced in October 2019.
A poster will be available to help promote the competition. Teachers will also be able download a PowerPoint presentation resource to use during their art/science lessons to inspire their students' drawings.
Email Raghav Selvam if you have any queries regarding this award.
Andrew Crook MBE FRSA, Royal Veterinary College
Lucy Eckersley, Royal Veterinary College
Tom Ireland MRSB, Royal Society of Biology
Dr Grace Sim, Royal Veterinary College
Timothy Pond, Zoological Society of London
Professor Susan Standring FRSB, King's College London
The Royal Society of Biology wishes to thank the Royal Veterinary College for its continued support of this award.