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Florence and William Blair Bell Research Fellowship

Generously endowed by the late Florence and William Blair Bell, we are delighted to offer up to £5,000 for a research fellowship. 

The funding has been donated in order to stimulate and encourage research (clinical or laboratory based) in the field of O&G. Clinicians are encouraged, with the use of funds, to acquire extra clinical or research skills to improve patient management or develop their postdoctoral research. 


Eligibility and requirements

The research fellowship will be awarded to a Member or Trainee on the RCOG Trainees’ Register pre-CCT in obstetrics and gynaecology who  year of MD or PhD award at the time of application.



  • If the application is for travel funding, travel must take place within 12 months of the award being made
  • The award may only be used for the purpose outlined in your original application
  • A detailed report (maximum 1,000 words), including pictures if appropriate, must be submitted to the RCOG Awards at the end of the grant period
  • An undertaking must be given that the source of the grant will be acknowledged in any related publications


How to apply

The deadline for applications for this award in 2021 has now closed.  



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