|About||This award enables an individual or group of individuals to advance in the area of rheumatic diseases by supporting a research fellowship, travel fellowship, or any other activity deemed appropriate by the scholarship committee|
Those working in the area of rheumatic diseases
|Value||Up to £20,000; one awarded triennially|
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, with the option of extending the award for another year (and another £20,000) if the Scholarship Committee deams appropriate.
Candidates should have gained the MRCP (UK) or equivalent qualifications, be eligible for registration with the GMC and preferably 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.
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 names of three referees
- A one page summary of the are of rheumatology to be studied includign an outine 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.