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Walker Trust Fellowship



Member and Fellow Physicians of the College

Those working in the area of rheumatic diseases.


Rheumatic diseases


Up to £20,000
One awarded triennially.


April 2025


The Walker Trust Fellowship was established in 1949 at the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow to promote training and research in Rheumatology.

The trustees are offering a Fellowship based at the Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, with links to other units in the West of Scotland as required, providing training in clinical Rheumatology and clinical research methods. £20,000 will be awarded for a period of one year and on receipt of a report and following review and consideration by the Committee, an extension of the timeframe and additional funding could be an option if deemed appropriate.

Candidates should have gained the MRCP (UK) or equivalent qualifications, be eligible for registration with the GMC and be affiliated to the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow.

Relevant experience and commitment to clinical Rheumatology are essential. Interviews of short listed candidates will be held at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

To Apply

Download and complete the application form and return the completed form to the address given. Make sure to include in your application:

  • A curriculum vitae
  • The details of three referees
  • A one page summary of the areas of rheumatology to be studied including an outline proposal

The College would welcome any reports of progress in your research project (2-3 A4 typescript pages). Reports may be published on the college website, and are retained in the college library.


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