Awards and grants

This page contains information on all the awards and prizes offered at the RCOG. For further information please view the awards below or read the awards brochure (PDF).

Current awards

The Eden Travelling Fellowship in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Awards open to all
Closing date:
23/05/2014 - 16:00

Generously endowed by the late Dr Thomas Watts Eden, we are delighted to offer this travel fellowship again for 2014. It is open to medical graduates (who graduated within the last two years) who are currently undertaking a research project. The winner can use the funds (up to £5,000) to visit any other department(s) within O&G or a related discipline to gain additional knowledge and experience.

The John Lawson Prize

Awards open to all
Closing date:
23/05/2014 - 16:00

We are pleased to offer an annual prize of £150 through the kind generosity of the late Mr John Lawson FRCOG, for the best article on a topic derived from work carried out in Africa between the tropics of Capricorn and Cancer.

This award is open to Members and non-Members of the RCOG.

The Edgar Gentilli Prize

Awards open to all
Closing date:
23/05/2014 - 16:00

Through the kind and generous bequest of the late Mr and Mrs Gilbert Edgar, the RCOG is delighted to offer this prize in 2014.

Open to both Members and Non-members of the RCOG, this award of £750 plus £250 in book tokens will be made to the candidate who submits the best piece of original work on the cause, nature, recognition and treatment of any form of cancer of the female genital tract.

The David Liu Prize

Awards open to all
Closing date:
30/06/2014 - 16:00

Mr David T Y Liu, author of the classic text Labour Ward Manual and pioneer in Chorion Villus Sampling, generously funds this £1000 prize to encourage research and publication in obstetrics and prenatal diagnosis.

The Peter Huntingford Memorial Prize

Foundation year doctors
Closing date:
23/05/2014 - 16:00

The British Pregnancy Advisory Service has very generously endowed the Peter Huntingford Memorial Prize to mark the late Professor Peter Huntingford's contribution to obstetrics and gynaecology. This has enabled the RCOG to provide two wonderful prizes of £500 and £250 to two lucky recipients.

The Ethicon Student Elective Award

Funding for overseas electives
Closing date:
23/05/2014 - 16:00

The RCOG, with the kind and generous support of Ethicon, is pleased to offer up to £500 of funding towards approved student medical electives in obstetrics and gynaecology taking place in Autumn 2014 and 2015.

Women's Visiting Gynaecological Club Prize

Funding for overseas electives
Closing date:
23/05/2014 - 16:00

Through the generosity of the Women's Visiting Gynaecological Club, the RCOG is able to offer £500 towards an overseas elective in obstetrics and gynaecology to a medical student in the UK or Republic of Ireland.

William Blair Bell Memorial Lecture 2014

Lectureship
Closing date:
15/10/2014 - 16:00

William Blair-Bell, the first president of the RCOG, called for the awarding of an annual lectureship in a gynaecologic or obstetric subject by a College Member or Fellow of not more than two years’ standing. This annual lecture is given as part of the RCOG Annual Academic Meeting which will take place 21-23 January 2015.

The Tim Chard Case History Prize

Medical students
Closing date:
23/05/2014 - 16:00

The Tim Chard Case History Prize, open to medical students from the UK and Republic of Ireland, has been generously endowed by Bart's and The London School of Medicine to further the contribution of the late Professor Tim Chard in obstetrics and gynaecology.

Scientific Undergraduate Academic Prize

Medical students
Closing date:
15/10/2014 - 16:00

If you are a medical student interested in this award, please contact the Undergraduate Lead at your university as submissions will only be accepted from Undergraduate Leads directly.

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