Parkinson’s Foundation Research Fellowship Program

The Parkinson’s Foundation is awarding Postdoctoral Fellowships for Basic Scientists and Clinical Neurologists. These enable young scientists to study at major research institutions. students from all over the world are welcome to apply. They will be undertaking postdoctoral research at any Major Research Institution. Expired 25 days ago, try next time!

Award Value
This program grants $110,000 over two years. This consists of $50,000 annually (to be used as salary) as well as a $5,000 annual research allowance to be used at the Fellow’s discretion, with sponsor/mentor approval, to pay for items such as books, training courses, travel costs (up to $2,000) or a computer. There is no provision for the deduction of postdoctoral taxes, institutional overhead or fees. We may approve $3,000 of the research allowance to defray the health insurance costs paid by the Fellow if the Fellow sends a written request.

Level and Area of Studies
Postdoctoral research in Basic Scientists and for Clinical Neurologists.

Place of Study
The study will be taken at any Major Research Institution in the world.

Eligibility and Criteria
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Postdoctoral Fellowships for Basic Scientists: The applicant must be within five years of receiving his or her Ph.D. at the time the award starts, and must name an individual who will serve as his or her research mentor and supervisor. This program is open to both national and international applicants. If awarded, a Postdoctoral Fellow must commit 90 percent of his or her effort to the Parkinson’s Foundation-funded project.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowships for Clinical Neurologists Program Overview: Applicants seeking a Postdoctoral Fellowship for Neurologists must possess an M.D. or equivalent and be within three years of having completed a residency in neurology at the time the award starts. Applicants may not have their own lab and must name an individual who will serve as his or her mentor and supervisor of their research. This program is open to national and international applicants. If awarded, we require a Clinical Fellow to commit 80 percent of his or her effort to the Parkinson’s Foundation-funded project.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

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