International Fellowship Program for Research Students major in the field of Epilepsy funded by Epilepsy Foundation, Maryland, 2012
Scholarship Program: Post-Doctoral Research Training Fellowship
Type of Award: Scholarship
Nationality: U.S. Citizen and Non U.S. Citizen
Employer: Epilepsy Foundation
Level of study: Research
Subject(s): human clinical studies
Duration: one year
Number of awards: Not known
Am I eligible? 1) Hold a Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Science, or equivalent degree. The eligibility of people holding other doctoral level degrees (ex., PharmD) may be considered by the Foundation’s Research Committee based on the merit of the proposal;
2)Be a clinical or post-doctoral fellow at an appropriate institution (university or medical school, or equivalent standing at a research institution or medical center) before or by the start date of the fellowship (i.e., January 1, 2013)*;
3)Have an acceptable research plan directed toward the Purpose of the Foundation’s Research Program.
How do I apply? By post
What does it cover? The fellowship is intended to support a full-time research effort. Successful applicants receive a stipend of $45,000 over the twelve-month period of the award.
Scholarship Description: The Epilepsy Foundation awards post-doctoral fellowships for cutting-edge research into the causes, treatment and consequences of epilepsy. Program goals include understanding basic mechanisms, developing new therapeutic approaches, understanding the behavioral and psychosocial aspects of having epilepsy, and encouraging the professional development of scientists and healthcare professionals. The purpose of the Post-doctoral Research Fellowship Program is to support the post-doctoral training of academic physicians and scientists committed to epilepsy research. The Foundation’s fellowships offer qualified individuals the opportunity to develop expertise in epilepsy research through a one-year involvement in a research project of potential significance.
Application closing date: 1 August, 2012