2018-2019 NREF Young Clinician Investigator Award

Funder: Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation

Due Date: November 01, 2017

Budget: $40,000

As the premier funder of neurosurgical studies, the Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation provides funding for studies in basic, translational and patient-oriented clinical research for investigators in North America through two neurosurgical research grant programs annually.

  • Research Fellowship (One year, up to $40,000)

Open to residents only, the NREF Research Fellowship provides training for neurosurgeons who are preparing for academic careers as clinician investigators. Applicants must be physicians who have been accepted into, or who are currently in approved residency training programs in neurological surgery in North America. This award requires a 100% research time commitment.

  • Young Clinician Investigator Award (One year, up to $40,000)

The NREF Young Clinician Investigator Award supports junior faculty who are pursuing careers as clinical investigators. Applicants must be neurosurgeons, no more than two years from having completed their neurosurgical residency training, and/or clinical fellowship, who are full-time faculty in North American teaching institutions. This award requires a 50% research time commitment.

The NREF does not pay for any indirect costs related to our grant awards. For more information and frequently asked questions, click here.


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