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Post-doctoral Fellowship Award

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Post-Doctoral Researchers
to Promote the Establishment of a Neurological Disease Research Program

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National Ataxia Foundation (NAF)

LOI Date:

10/05/21

Deadline Date:

11/02/21 11:59 PM

Description:

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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International post-doctoral medical researchers who are interested in establishing an independent neurological disease research program. A letter of intent must be submitted prior to applying. Underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants should have completed at least one year of post-doctoral training, but not more than two at the time of application and should have shown a commitment to research in the field of Ataxia.

Post-doctoral fellowship awards are to serve as a bridge from post-doctoral positions to junior faculty positions. The award will permit individuals to spend an additional third year in a post-doctoral position and increase chances to establish an independent ataxia research program. This award will be made to the sponsoring institution and can be used as salary support or for direct research expenses.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 197424

Estimated Size of Grant:

The average funds granted will be up to $35,000.

Term of Contract:

Awards are for one year only. The term of the proposed project should be from March 1, 2022, to February 28, 2023.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants should have completed at least one year of post-doctoral training, but not more than two at the time of application and should have shown a commitment to research in the field of ataxia.

Underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

For all grants, applications are accepted from U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens. Applications from for-profit organizations, non-profit organizations, public or private institutions, and institutions both inside and outside the United States will be considered.

Awards are for direct costs only and cannot be used for indirect costs or institutional overhead.

Pre-Application Information:

October 5, 2021 - LOI Deadline
November 2, 2021 - Deadline for full application. Application is not available until LOI has been approved.

Letter of Intent:
Using the proposalCENTRAL online portal, please submit a full title and a scientific abstract of your research proposal, on or before October 5, 2021. You will receive an email when your Letter of Intent is approved, then you will be able to access the proposalCENTRAL portal to submit your application.

To utilize the proposalCENTRAL online portal to submit letters of intent and applications, a user account needs to be created. Use this weblink https://proposalcentral.com to create an account. Creating an account can be done any time prior to submitting a Letter of Intent to apply.

Review by Medical Research Advisory Board takes place late December through early January. Written notification of awards will be sent in late February 2022.

Checks or electronic transfers will be issued in February and sent directly to the institution of the funded researcher named in the application.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit an LOI online: https://proposalcentral.com/GrantOpportunities.asp?GMID=177

Applicants may contact Beth Bowerman, NAF Research Services Coordinator, at beth@ataxia.org with questions.

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