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WoW-RCOG Entry Level Scholarships

Enable healthcare professionals in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology to improve women’s healthcare

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Wellbeing of Women-Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Partnership Entry Level Scholarships (ELS) provide single candidates with up to £20,000 for research lasting normally up to one year. Funds are for directly incurred research costs and may include a salary contribution. Applicants must be members of the RCOG, and research undertaken in the UK.

The award will fund successful candidates in a basic science, clinical or translational research project in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology to improve women’s healthcare.

Awards are intended to provide ‘pump-priming’ funds to enable professionals involved in obstetrics and gynaecology to be exposed to a research environment and to obtain pilot data that will enhance an application for a research fellowship (PhD or MD). Applicants would normally be new to the research discipline and will not previously have been heavily involved in substantial or funded research projects.

An ELS is not intended as a ‘top-up’ for existing grants. Its primary purpose is to support a single individual at an early stage of their research career.

2024 Call timeline

Call launch: Week commencing 15 April 2024

Submission deadline: 11 July 2024 at 1pm

Application outcome: October 2024

Awards start: from December 2024

How to apply

Download the WoW-RCOG ELS application forms and guidance below. Before applying, please read the grant guidance.

WoW-RCOG_Entry Level Scholarship_Application Form 2024

WoW Research Questions for Non-standard Animals

WoW-RCOG_Entry Level Scholarship_Guidance for Applicants 2024

If you have any queries, please contact the Wellbeing of Women research team at [email protected] or call 020 3697 6346.