Research and Training Fellowships for Clinicians

AES Research and Training Fellowships for Clinicians provide mentored support for clinical fellows or recently appointed clinical faculty who intend to pursue a career in epilepsy research. Proposals are welcomed across the spectrum of basic, translational, and clinical research.

The fellowship award provides up to $50,000 for one year, of which $1000 is intended as travel support to attend the AES Annual Meeting. The award also includes one-year AES membership and complimentary registration to the AES Annual Meeting.

Application guidelines and instructions can be found here.

2018-2019 Application Deadlines and Award Dates

  • November 1, 2018: Concise LOI submission opens through proposalCENTRAL <https://proposalcentral.altum.com/default.asp>
  • December 20, 2018: Concise LOI submission deadline
  • January 8, 2019: Applicants invited to submit full proposals, following eligibility screen
  • January 31, 2019: Full proposals due
  • May 14, 2019: Award notifications sent out
  • July 1, 2019: Earliest start date
  • October 1, 2019: Latest possible start date

All applications must be submitted through proposalCENTRAL.

Questions? Contact grants@aesnet.org

Contributing Partners

In addition to funding provided by AES, support for clinical research fellowships comes from the Epilepsy Foundation and from non-profit partners who will consider funding highly-reviewed mission-aligned research proposals. 

The Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation and AES will jointly support a Pediatric Research & Training Fellowship for Clinicians, to be awarded to a highly-scored proposal focused on pediatric research.