Due to a generous gift from the Gosling Estate, the Royal
College of Psychiatrists would like to award the sum of £5000 each
to two Psychiatry trainees specifically for the purpose of enabling
them to complete a research project in the area of Neuropsychiatry
as part of their psychiatry training programme. The award can be
used for anything that is directly needed for the research project,
as justified in the application. Applications will be judged
against the following criteria:
- The academic achievements shown by the candidate to date, based
upon their CV and references.
- The academic value of the proposed research project.
- The future academic plans, and academic potential, of the
Prize: 2 prizes
Frequency: 2 awards in 2015 and 2 awards
Eligible: Applicants must hold the
MRCPsych and can be at any stage of training on an Approved
Psychiatry Training Scheme in the UK.
must work in the UK.
should submit their application - including the following – by
a) A 2-page CV
including research experience, publications/presentations, career
b) A 2-A4 page
(Ariel 11 font) outline of their research project which
should include the following:
of the project
short background as to why the topic is important
the work will enhance the applicant’s career
Justification for how the money will be spent
c) A letter from
the Research Supervisor should be included outlining the
supervisory arrangements (including name of supervisors and
verifying that they have agreed to supervise the work).
3. A panel
convened by the Academic Faculty of the Royal College of
Psychiatrists will assess and (if necessary) interview the
4. As a condition of
accepting the award the candidates are expected to present their
work at the International Congress of the Royal College of
Psychiatrists when completed.
Deadline: 31 May
Contact: Chair, Academic
Faculty by email