Foundation / Corporation
American Epilepsy Society (AES), Epilepsy Foundation (EF), Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation, NORSE Institute, and FamilieSCN2A Foundation
01/08/20 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Fellowships and awards of up to $50,000 to USA early-career researchers with an M.D., Ph.D., Sc.D., PharmD, DO, or equivalent degree to support research and training in an area related to epilepsy. Funding is intended for basic, translational, or clinical research studies of disease mechanisms or treatments, epidemiologic or behavioral studies, the development of new technologies, and health services and outcomes research.
AES Research and Training Fellowships for Clinicians (RTFC) provide mentored support for clinical fellows or clinical faculty who intend to pursue a career in epilepsy research. Proposals are welcomed across the spectrum of basic, translational, and clinical research on the causes, treatments, and consequences of epilepsy, seizures, and related disorders and their treatment. Applicants should propose a research project and training program designed to develop scientific skills and preliminary data in preparation for an independent research career.
GrantWatch ID#: 160891
The number of awards granted each year is contingent upon available funds.
The fellowship award provides up to $50,000 for one year, of which $1000 is intended as travel support to attend the AES Annual Meeting. The award also includes one-year AES membership and complimentary registration to the AES Annual Meeting.
In general, the award term should be July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021. However, a delay of up to 3 months (beginning no later than October 1, 2020) in the start date is permitted if necessary.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://proposalcentral.altum.com/
For questions, contact:
Jennifer Brummet PhD
For application system support, contact:
800 875 2562 (Toll-free U.S. and Canada)
+1 703 964 5840 (Direct Dial International)
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