International Fellowship Program for Research Students offers by Epilepsy Foundation in Neuroscience, Physiology, Pharmacology, Psychology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Nursing, or Pharmacy, Maryland, 2012
Scholarship Program: Pre-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): Neuroscience, Physiology, Pharmacology, Psychology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Nursing, or Pharmacy
Duration: Not known
Number of awards: Not known
Am I eligible? 1) Be matriculating in a full-time doctoral (Ph.D.) program with an academic career focus. Areas of interest considered include, but are not limited to neuroscience, physiology, pharmacology, psychology, biochemistry, genetics, nursing, or pharmacy;
2) Have a defined dissertation research project;
3) Have a qualified preceptor with expertise to supervise and provide guidance on the aspects of the research related to epilepsy;
4) Have access to institutional resources to conduct the proposed research project.
How do I apply? By post
What does it cover? Successful applicants receive up to $20,000 over the twelve-month period of the award. This includes up to $19,000 as stipend plus $1,000 to support travel to attend the annual meeting of the American Epilepsy Society.
Scholarship Description: The Epilepsy Foundation awards grants and fellowships for cutting-edge research into the causes 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 Pre-doctoral Research Training Fellowship is to support pre-doctoral students with dissertation research related to epilepsy. Applications from all fields of research pertinent to epilepsy will be considered.
Application closing date: 31 August, 2012