Foundation / Corporation
American Epilepsy Society (AES), Epilepsy Foundation (EF), NORSE Institute, and FamilieSCN2A Foundation
Grants of up to $50,000 to recently independent researchers with an M.D., Ph.D., Sc.D., PharmD, RN, or equivalent degree to support research in an area related to epilepsy. Funding is intended for basic, translational, or clinical research studies of disease mechanisms or treatments, epidemiologic or behavioral studies, the development of new technologies, and health services and outcomes research. The award is meant to facilitate successful competition for subsequent longer-term support from the NIH or other sources.
Allowable use of the grant includes: salary for the principal investigator and for scientific personnel directly engaged in the research project; consumable supplies, disposables, and animals necessary to fulfill the project’s specific aims; and travel related to the conduct of the research or for the purpose of presenting the results of the research at appropriate scientific or medical meetings. Travel must be conducted during the funding period. Evaluation Criteria include:
Does the application challenge and seek to shift current research or clinical practice paradigms by utilizing
novel theoretical concepts, approaches or methodologies, instrumentation, or interventions?
• What is the strength of the scientific premise, i.e. the quality and strength of the prior research used as a
basis for the proposed research question? Please refer to NIH guidelines for more clarification.
Reviewers may comment on overlap and budgetary issues.
GrantWatch ID#: 184887
The number of awards granted each year is contingent upon available funds.
This award provides up to $50,000 for one year to support the direct costs of research, as well as complimentary membership and registration to the AES Annual Meeting for one year.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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