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Edgar Gentilli Prize

Through the kind and generous bequest of the late Mr and Mrs Gilbert Edgar, the RCOG is delighted to offer this award of £750 (1st prize) and £250 (2nd prize) 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 Edgar Gentilli Prize is open to both members and non-members of the RCOG.



Applicants should submit results of their research by way of an original manuscript, adequately referenced and written in a format comparable to that used for submission to a learned journal, or by means of a reprint of the published article.


How to apply

Please complete the online application via Oxford Abstracts.

This application is hosted by Oxford Abstracts platform.

Please register for an account using your email address.

For further guidance on how to submit your application, please see Oxford Abstracts' guidance on making a submission.

Applicants must submit a maximum of 2,000 words, with a maximum of 10 references. Applications that are over the word limit will be marked down.

The deadline for applications is Friday 30 April 2021. 


How your application will be judged

Your application will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Research Question
  • Literature review
  • Critical discussion
  • Clinical relevance
  • Level of involvement
  • References




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