Wellbeing of Women Training Grants open

Wellbeing of Women Training Grants for 2018 now open!

Wellbeing of Women is inviting applications to our Research Training Fellowships and Entry-level Scholarships.  We are delighted to continue our research partnership with the Royal College of Midwives and are again offering Entry-level Scholarships for Midwives.

These awards fund the brightest and best future stars in women’s health. Research can be in basic science, clinical or translational research in these areas:

  1. Pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period
  2. Gynaecological cancers
  3. General wellbeing surrounding women’s health issues
  4. Research Training Fellowships

The purpose of these awards is to encourage medical graduates to pursue a career in academic medicine. Applications may be in any aspect of basic science, clinical or translational research including feasibility studies. Fellowships are awarded for up to three years and cover the cost of a full time salary per annum for Specialty Registrar grade (or equivalent). The upper limit of this award is £250,000. This is open to applicants studying in the UK or Ireland.

  1. Entry-level Scholarships / Entry-level Scholarships for Midwives

Entry-level Research Scholarships are to provide ‘pump-priming’ funds to enable candidates to be exposed to a research environment, or to obtain pilot data for bids for definitive funding. Applicants will normally be new to the research discipline and would not previously have been involved in substantial or funded research projects. Scholarships may be held in basic science, clinical or translational research and are a single payment up to a maximum of £20,000 to go towards salary and/or research costs. This is open to applicants studying in the UK or Ireland.

The closing date for applications is 1pm Friday 29 September 2017.

Full details and forms are available here

For more information please contact Jeremy Barratt, Senior Research Manager, (email: [email protected]; tel: 0203 697 6350)

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