McDonald Fellowship 2020 for younger researchers from low- and middle-income nations

Software Deadline: June 30th 2020

The McDonald Fellowship allows younger researchers from low- and middle-income nations to work in a analysis establishment outdoors of their very own nation. Following the award, we anticipate candidates will have the ability to use the newly developed experience and networks, persevering with to undertake MS analysis and/or affected person care in low- and middle-income nations.

The fellowship consists of a two-year grant, round £30,000 GBP per 12 months, to cowl journey and dwelling prices, and an extra contribution of £2,000 GBP per 12 months to the host establishment. We anticipate that a part of the second-year grant to the host establishment will likely be used to cowl the candidate’s bills to attend the annual congress of ECTRIMS, the European Committee for Therapy and Analysis in MS.

One fellowship is awarded in partnership with ECTRIMS and is called the MSIF-ECTRIMS McDonald Fellowship.

One other fellowship is awarded in partnership with MSIF’s member, ARSEP, The Fondation pour l’Aide à la Recherche sur la Sclérose En Plaques. This is called the MSIF-ARSEP McDonald Fellowship.

Necessities

All candidates should:

  • Be educated to publish graduate stage (no less than MSc, ideally PhD/MD) in an space related to a number of sclerosis
  • Be residents of a low- or middle-income nation (all nations with a low, decrease center or higher center earnings as outlined by the World Financial institution)
  • Focus their analysis in an space related to MS

Candidates should even be in one of many following conditions:

  • Working or learning in a low- or middle-income nation (all nations with a low, decrease center or higher center earnings as outlined by the World Financial institution) on the time of nomination
  • Working or learning out of the country on a mission which began inside the six months previous to nomination
  • Finding out out of the country on a mission supported by an MS Worldwide Federation grant

Candidates are anticipated to return to their very own nations on the finish of the research interval the place they may contribute to advancing care and analysis in MS.

The fellowship may be used as a complement for work associated to MS by a candidate who has been accepted for coaching in a recognised institute (inside the six months previous to nomination) however who doesn’t have the funds for to cowl the whole price.

The way to apply:

  • Full all sections of the on-line software kind
  • The Host wants to supply a supporting assertion on the finish of the appliance
  • Add names and phone particulars of three referees, together with the applicant’s present supervisor or employer

For Extra Data:

Go to the Official Webpage of the McDonald Fellowship 2020

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