American Academy of Neurology is Accepting New Research Grant Applications Now

The AAN has launched an ambitious research program, furthering their commitment to make a profound difference in the lives of researchers and patients. Applications are now open for the 2018 awards. Among the opportunities is the ‘Neuroscience Research Training Scholarship‘ that provides $75,000 over two years. The award is designed for basic and translational research proposals in neurology, and eligible applicants will have completed residency or a PhD no more than five years prior to the beginning of the award. Also included is the ‘Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Neuromuscular Disease‘ that provides $55,000 per year for two years, plus a $10,000 per year stipend to support education and research-related costs, for a total of $130,000. The AAN stated “NIH funding for neurologic research has remained the same for the last four years and competition for NIH funds has intensified. The increase in the AAN fellowships has kept the dream alive for many of our clinician-researchers. AAN recipients have gone on to receive NIH funding at record levels. These awards are the first step to a broader base of support.”