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External Award: Weston Brain Institute International Fellowships

March 13, 2018

The Weston Brain Institute is currently accepting applications for the International Fellowships: Canada 2018 Program. This program will support top Canadian PhD students to travel to and work in world-renowned international labs for up to 12 months, to further their translational research on neurodegenerative diseases of aging.

Available funding is up to $60,000 per awardee per year (prorated as needed, at $5,000 per month for shorter travel durations).

Eligible applicants must be current PhD students at Canadian universities who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must be willing to travel to and conduct translational research on neurodegenerative disease(s) of aging while studying abroad in a world class laboratory.

Projects must be translational research that accelerates the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging, or the development of a therapeutic and/or tool.

The Weston Brain Institute will be holding an online Info Webinar for this funding opportunity:

  • Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018
  • Time: 1:00pm EDT
  • RSVP: Register to attend through this webform

The deadline to apply for this award is Friday, April 30, 2018 at 2:00pm EDT. For more information about this award and how to apply, please visit the Weston Brain Institute awards page.

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