Foundation / Corporation
Epilepsy Study Consortium and American Epilepsy Society (AES)
01/31/19 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Grants of $15,000 to USA individuals to support epilepsy research projects taking place during their fellowship training. The purpose of this program is to facilitate mentored research projects and training experience for the recipients. Applicants must be either accepted into an epilepsy fellowship program or be enrolled in the first year of a 2-year fellowship program and be in a fellowship program at an appropriate institution before the start date.
The award does not require past experience with research or a specific percent protected time for research.
Clinical or basic science research may be proposed, and funds may be used to support a limited research project, or for the collection of preliminary data leading to a larger research effort. Research on anti-epileptic drug therapy will be strongly prioritized. Examples of appropriate projects include, but are not limited to, prospective or retrospective studies on treatment outcomes or adverse events in specific populations, or studies enabling randomized controlled trials (such as evaluations of new therapeutic trial methodology).
Funds can be used for partial salary or support staff for the project or for direct research costs such as neuroimaging, subject reimbursement, studies or reagents.
Awards supported through this program will be fully funded by The Epilepsy Study Consortium and administered by the American Epilepsy Society (AES).
Projects will be evaluated based on:
- The scientific merit of the research
- The clarity of the proposal
- The applicant’s qualifications and potential to benefit from the award. Past research experience is not required
- The feasibility of completing the research project with the proposed timeline and resources
- The availability and demonstrated commitment of a qualified mentor to advising on the proposed project
GrantWatch ID#: 184892
Applicants may request funding periods of six months to one year, and a start date between July 1, 2019, and January 1, 2020.
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