Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

AES Postdoctoral Research Fellowships support postdoctoral trainees conducting research into the causes, treatment, and consequences of epilepsy under the guidance of a mentor with expertise in epilepsy research. Proposals are welcomed across the spectrum of basic, translational, and clinical epilepsy research.

The fellowship award offers up to $50,000 for stipend and travel support to the AES Annual Meeting for one year, as well as a one-year AES membership. The number of awards granted each year is contingent upon available funds.


Important Dates for Applicants

  • September 2023: Application submission open
  • January 18, 2024: Proposal deadline
  • May 2024: Award notifications sent
  • July 1, 2024: Earliest award start date. Start may be delayed up to three months. 


Contributing Partners

In addition to funding provided by AES, support for Postdoctoral Research Fellowships comes from non-profit partners who will consider funding highly-reviewed mission-aligned research proposals. 


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