Young Investigator Awards

Funding Agency:
National Ataxia Foundation

 

Young Investigator (YI) Award: One-year grants* of $35,000 to encourage young investigators to pursue a career in the field of any form of Ataxia research.

For Young Investigator award programs, candidates must have attained an MD or PhD degree, and have an appointment as a junior faculty member, senior post-doc or clinical fellow. Individuals at the Associate Professor level are not eligible. Clinicians must have finished their residency no more than five years prior to applying. PhDs must be no more than five years from end of the completion of their post-doc training.

The sponsoring institution must agree in writing to the following provision: the young investigator (MD or PhD) must be free to allocate approximately half time (50%) for Ataxia related research.

Deadlines:

  • Letter of Intent: Aug. 15, 2018
  • Application: Sep. 17, 2018

Agency Website

Amount

$35,000

Funding Type

Award

Eligibility

Junior Faculty
Medical Fellow/Resident
Post Doctoral Fellows

Category

Medical
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science

External Deadline

August 15, 2018