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Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Fellowships to USA Postdoctoral Researchers
for Epilepsy-Related Research

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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American Epilepsy Society (AES)

Deadline Date:

01/13/21 5:00 PM Eastern Time

Description:

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Fellowships to USA postdoctoral researchers for projects related to epilepsy. In addition to benefits and stipends, funding is intended to cover costs related to attending the funding source's meeting. The purpose of funding is to support researchers who are conducting clinical, basic, and translational research related to the treatment, causes, and consequences of epilepsy and the implementation of epilepsy management. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 184916

Number of Grants:

The number of awards granted each year is contingent upon available funds.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The fellowship award offers up to $49,000 for stipend and/or benefits, $1,000 for travel support to the AES annual meeting, as well as one year of complimentary AES membership and registration for the AES annual meeting.

Term of Contract:

In general, the award term should be July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022. However, a delay of up to 3 months (beginning no later than October 1, 2021) in the start date is permitted if necessary.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must:
1. Hold a M.D., Ph.D., Sc.D., PharmD, RN, or equivalent degree
2. Be a postdoctoral fellow at an appropriate institution before the start date. Researchers with nonindependent faculty positions such as Instructor, Adjunct Professor, Research Assistant Professor, or nontenure track Assistant Professor may apply if they are working under the supervision of a primary investigator but are strongly encouraged to outline a clear plan for transition to independence. Researchers with appointments at the level of Associate Professor are not eligible, nor are graduate or medical students, medical residents, permanent government employees, or employees of private industry.
3. Have a defined research plan and access to institutional resources to conduct the proposed project
4. Have a qualified mentor(s) with expertise to supervise and provide guidance on the specific aspects of epilepsy-related research targeted in the proposal. The mentor must not also be serving as the primary mentor for any other applications for early career grants to AES and must not be submitting a Junior Investigator Research Award
5. Have not previously been awarded an AES or Epilepsy Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

In addition:
6. U.S. citizenship is not required; however, all research must be conducted in the U.S
7. Applications are encouraged from women, members of minority groups, and people with disabilities

Pre-Application Information:

Application Deadlines and Award Dates:
- September 2020: Application submission opens through proposalCENTRAL
- January 13, 2021 at 5:00 PM ET: Full proposals due
- May 2021: Award notification
- July 1, 2021: Earliest award start date (may be delayed up to three months)

Only one application may be submitted from a given laboratory to the AES early-career grant programs. Specifically, an individual may not serve as the primary mentor for more than one application across all mentored award programs.

Contact Information:

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 grants@aesnet.org.

For technical difficulties with proposalCENTRAL, please contact their help desk at pcsupport@altum.com
or 1-800-875-2562 (toll-free US & Canada).

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