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Limited Submission Opportunity: Warren Alpert Foundation: Distinguished Scholars Fellowship

Grant Amount: $400,000 over two years
Deadline: September 2, 2022
Category: fellowship, Neuroscience,
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The Warren Alpert Distinguished Scholars program will support individual scientists of exceptional creativity who have an MD or PhD degree (or both) and who have completed a minimum of three years of a post-doctoral fellowship by July 1, 2023 in the field of neurosciences and hold a post-doctoral research position at a United States medical school, research institute or academic hospital.

These awards are given as a transitional post-doctoral award for recipients to enable their advance to a full-time faculty member at the Assistant Professor level or higher and/or to assist in the development of a laboratory program that would lead to independent funding. The medical school, research institute or academic hospital appointing the scholar will be awarded $200,000 annually for two years to cover their salary, lab costs, and related expenses. All applicants are required to provide 75% effort.

The dean or chief academic research officer is invited to nominate one candidate.Scholars will be chosen on the basis of the success in their prior post-doctoral work as well as in the importance and creativity of their continued work. The Foundation expects to make five awards in 2023.
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Please contact Daniel Hadley if you are interested in applying to this opportunity.

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