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.
The 2019-2020 application deadline has passed. Please check back next fall for information about the 2020-2021 application cycle.
Click here for 2019-2020 program guidelines and application instructions.
New for the 2020 grants: A letter-of-intent will not be used. Ineligible proposals will not be reviewed. If you have questions on eligibility, contact firstname.lastname@example.org before preparing your application.
2019-2020 Application Deadlines and Award Dates:
- May 2020: Award notifications sent out
- July 1, 2020: Earliest award start date (may be delayed up to 3 months)
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.