The Epilepsy Study Consortium Mini-Grant
The Epilepsy Study Consortium is sponsoring a mini-grant of $15,000 for epilepsy fellows to undertake a mentored research project during their fellowship training. The award does not require past experience with research or a specific percent protected time for research but instead focuses on the mentorship and training experience for the fellow. Applicants may request funding periods of six months to one year.
Clinical or basic science research may be proposed, and funds may be used to support a limited research project, or for the collection of preliminary data leading to a larger research effort. Research on anti-epileptic drug therapy will be strongly prioritized. Examples of appropriate projects include, but are not limited to, prospective or retrospective studies on treatment outcomes or adverse events in specific populations, or studies enabling randomized controlled trials (such as evaluations of new therapeutic trial methodology).
Awards supported through this program will be fully funded by The Epilepsy Study Consortium and administered by the American Epilepsy Society (AES).
APPLICATION DEADLINES AND AWARD DATES
- October 31, 2018: Application submission opens through proposalCENTRAL
- January 31, 2019: Full proposals due Due to extreme weather and resulting closures and outages, the deadline has been extended to Friday, February 1, 2019, at 1:00 PM ET
- May 1, 2019: Awards announced
- July 1, 2019: Earliest start date
Click here to download the program guidelines and application instructions.