1. Gynaecological Cancers
2. Pregnancy and Birth, including pre-term birth, miscarriage and fertility
3. Quality of Life issues; including menopause, incontinence and prolapse, sexual health, menstrual disorders and endometriosis
The research must be undertaken in the UK or Eire
We would expect that applicants be based in a department which has at least a silver Athena Swan award. This will in future become a requirement of our awards. You can read about the Athena Swan certification here
Entry-Level Research Scholarships are to provide ‘pump-priming’ funds to enable practitioners to be exposed to a research environment, or to obtain pilot data for bids for definitive funding. Applicants will normally be within the first few years of graduation, and would not previously have been involved in substantial research projects.
Scholarships are a single payment up to a maximum of £20,000 to go towards salary and/or laboratory costs.
Successful completion of an Entry-Level Research Scholarship will be viewed positively should an applicant subsequently choose to apply for a Wellbeing of Women Research Training Fellowship.
The award of a Scholarship is subject to the acceptance of Wellbeing of Women’s Terms and Conditions for Research Grants and the following restrictions apply: