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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 plus £250 in book tokens 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.

Eligibility and requirements

The Edgar Gentilli Prize is open to both members and non-members of the RCOG.

Candidates for the prize 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.

A maximum of 2,000 words with a maximum of 10 references should be submitted. Applications that are over the word limit will be marked down.

You will be judged on the following criteria:

  • General clinical relevance
  • Presentation style
  • Insight into clinical features of the case
  • Knowledge of literature
  • Quality of discussion
  • Level of involvement

Closing date for applications

Please ensure you read the guidance on submitting your application before entering any of the awards.

2017 Applications

To apply, please send your application to the Awards Administrator  by midnight on Wednesday, 31 May 2017.

The winner will be notified in October 2017.

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