Applications are invited for the East Anglian Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society Bursary (EAOGS Bursary).

Who can apply:

  1. Junior and middle grade doctors of training (ST 2-7 years) and non-training categories in Obstetrics & Gynaecology.
  2. Allied personnel – Gynaecology nurses, Midwives, Pelvic Floor Physiotherapists, Sonographers etc.

Eligibility: Applicants should be working in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Membership of EAOGS covering mainly East Anglia but extending into Lincolnshire and parts of Essex may apply will be given a priority if there are more than two applications are found to be suitable for the Bursary.

Monitory Value: The value of the Bursary is up to £500.00 maximum per successful application.

Frequency of Bursary: Maximum up to two per year. If applications are not found to be of relevance and quality there will not be any bursary in that calendar year.

Purpose of Bursary: The award may be used for a purpose to assist in the advancement of obstetric and or gynaecological studies, for example to fund a small research project or clinical study, to fund a visit to another centre to observe new techniques or to attend an educational course as part of a study, research, or training.

Limitations: The Society would not expect the award to be used to fund study leave to attend courses (such as a Part 2 MRCOG course) which would ordinarily be funded by Employing Authorities /Trusts.

What information applicants need to provide:

  1. Applications must include full details of the applicant as well as full details of the proposed project/course of study for which funding is sought. Maximum two sides of an A4 size paper should include summary of the project. A brief CV of the applicant should accompany the application.
  2. All applications should reach to the Honorary Secretary of EAOGS no later than the date of EAOGS Spring Meeting.
  3. Applications will be scrutinised by the Officers of the Society, whose decisions regarding eligibility and the award of the Bursary will be final.
  4. At a reasonable interval after completion of the Bursary- funded project the successful applicant will be requested to make a short report either in writing or as a short presentation to one of the Society’s twice yearly Clinical Meetings (Spring and Autumn).

Applications should be sent to the Hon Secretary EAOGS.

Mr. Siya Sharma,

Secretary EAOGS,
Consultant Gynaecologist & Obstetrician,
Queen Elizabeth Hospital,
Gayton Road, Kings Lynn. PE30 4ET
Norfolk, UK.

E-mail: siya.sharma@qehkl.nhs.uk