Clinical Research Training Scholarship

Funding Agency:
Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration

The 2022 Clinical Research Training Scholarship, a new funding opportunity specifically for clinician scientists, continues AFTD’s long-standing commitment to supporting the next generation of FTD researchers. Funded by AFTD thanks to the generous support of the Holloway Family Fund, with additional support from the American Brain Foundation in collaboration with the American Academy of Neurology, the Clinical Research Training Scholarship supports (1) patient-oriented research or (2) translational research designed to advance the treatment or diagnosis of FTD. Eligible projects include epidemiologic or behavioral studies, clinical trials, studies of disease mechanisms, the development of new technologies, and health services and outcomes research.

Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021

 

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Eligibility Requirements

This funding opportunity is open to U.S. and international applicants who:

  • Are AAN members
  • Are interested in an academic career in neurological research
  • Have completed their residency or a PhD no more than 5 years prior to the beginning of this award. Eligibility of applicants who have completed both residency and a PhD is based on when they completed residency.

Amount Description

  • Duration: Two years
  • Amount of award (USD): $75,000 total/yr ($65,000 plus a $10,000/yr stipend to support education and research-related costs)

Funding Type

Fellowship

Eligibility

Medical Fellow/Resident
Post Doctoral Fellows

Category

Medical
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

October 1, 2021