The purpose is to stimulate GPs to do research within general practice and family medicine, though a flexible stipend that will allow them to combine their work in the clinic with a research project with the ultimate that primary care will become more evidence based.
The stipend is awarded only to general practitioners. You can apply for the stipend if you are either a specialized medical doctor within general practice or you are under training to become a specialist in general practice.
It is a prerequisite, that the focus of the project is a clinical relevant theme within general practice and family medicine.
The research project must anchored, and administrated, at one of the general practice research environments at the universities in Denmark, and a signed letter of support from the host institution must be attached the application.
The start date should be after May 1, 2018, and no later than December 1, 2018.
Clinical relevant topics within general practice, family medicine & primary care.
Two research stipends of each DKK 1,6 million is available. Total grant capital in 2018 is DKK 3,2 million.
The funding is flexible, so that the applicant can combine work in the clinic with the research project. Therefore the applicant can apply for the stipend to be spend over a period of 2-4 years, with a maximum total budget of DKK 1,6 million.
The stipend cannot be granted for 1-year projects.
The stipend can be used to cover salary (set as a percentage of total) for either the applicant or a qualified substitute to undertake the clinical responsibilities of the GP awarded the stipend, and operational expenses for the project.
Applications must be completed and submitted using the internet-based application system.
Please read ”information and guidellines for applicants” carefully before initiating the application process. Additional and essential information is found in these guidelines.