Description The Epilepsy Foundation of America awards around 11 fellowships for students working on dissertation research related to epilepsy for the duration of 1 year. Funding is also supported partly by American Epilepsy Society (AES) and Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation (PERF). Fellows will hope to pursue a professional route with an academic focus. The fellowship is designed to fund new research, new therapeutic approaches, understanding the behavioral and psychosocial aspects of having epilepsy, and encouraging the professional development of scientists and healthcare professionals. Funding will begin in January or July.
Award Amount $19,000 stipend plus $1,000 to support travel to attend the annual meeting of the American Epilepsy Society.
Disciplines Life Sciences. School of Public Health. School of Nursing. Areas of interest considered include, but are not limited to neuroscience, physiology, pharmacology, psychology, biochemistry, genetics, nursing, or pharmacy.
Academic Level Prospective/Current Graduate Student. Working on Doctoral Dissertation.
Citizenship No citizenship requirements.
Requirements Graduate students must be matriculating in a full-time doctoral (PhD) program with an academic career focus. Applicant must have a defined dissertation research project. Must have a qualified mentor to supervise research. Must have access to institutional resources to conduct the proposed research project. Research must be conducted in the US. Applications from women, members of minority groups, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.
Award Type Fellowship/Grant
Contact Epilepsy Foundation Pre-doctoral Research Training Fellowship Program 8301 Professional Place, Landover, MD 20785 (301) 459-3700
Last Updated 6/15/2015 10:31:00 AM
Post Doctoral Scientist, George Washington University, United States, 3 days ago
I. DEPARTMENT INFORMATION Job Description Summary: The mission of the Epilepsy Center at George Washington University is to stop seizures and reverse associated health and social problems, improvi...
Ph D Fellowship Sponsored By The Hulsewé Wazniewski Foundation, Leiden University, Netherlands, about 11 hours ago
Faculty of Humanities, Leiden Institute for Area Studies and Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society are looking for a PhD Fellowship sponsored by the Hulsewé-Wazniewski Foundation (1,0 f...
] Postdoc In Neutrino Physics, , United States, 1 day ago
The Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics Group (GEFAN) at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) is seeking candidates for one postdoctoral position. The candidates may preferably have experience in on...
The Robert Burns Fellowship 2018, University of Otago, New Zealand, about 18 hours ago
The Robert Burns Fellowship was established in 1958 by a group of citizens, who wished to remain anonymous, to commemorate the bicentenary of the birth of Robert Burns, and to perpetuate appreciat...
The Mozart Fellowship 2018, University of Otago, New Zealand, about 18 hours ago
The Fellowship was established by the University Council in 1969 and was made possible by the generous interest of anonymous friends of the University. The general purpose of the Mozart Fellowship...
The Frances Hodgkins Fellowship 2018, University of Otago, New Zealand, about 18 hours ago
The Fellowship was established by the University Council in 1962 and was initiated by the generous interest of anonymous friends of the University. The general purpose of the Frances Hodgkins Fell...