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ECTRIMS Fellowship Programmes

Application Deadline: 1 December 2012

ECTRIMS Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Exchange Programme

This fellowship is offered to young European postdoctoral neuroscientists to facilitate their conduct of and training in basic, clinical or applied research related to MS in European laboratories or clinics. The goal is to maximize exchange of information and help grow the pool of well-trained scientists focused on MS.

ECTRIMS will support as many as two or more fellowships annually, each with duration of 1 or 2 years, with an annual stipend of up to € 50,000. Fellows are expected to identify a European research training environment and mentor prior to application and to devote full-time to research and training during their fellowship period (up to 10% time and effort can be spent on teaching and/or clinical care).

Application Deadline: 1 December 2012

ECTRIMS Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Training Fellowship Programme

This fellowship is offered to neurologists and other physicians to provide the opportunity to learn the latest techniques in patient management and care and to help foster their careers as MS physicians. It is available for 3, 6 or 12 months and must be performed under the direction of a senior clinical mentor at a European MS clinic and/or MS research centre. Fellows may come from any location but priority will be given to candidates from developing countries.

ECTRIMS will award as many as two or more fellowships each year, with a stipend of € 12,500 for a 3 month programme, € 25,000 for a 6 month programme or € 50,000 for a 1 year training programme. The programme is intended to be a full-time MS clinical care training experience. This can include “hands on” clinical care under the guidance of the mentor, correlated course work in the training institutions, and may also include time involved in clinical research under the guidance of the mentor.

Details about the ECTRIMS Fellowship Programmes and application material can be obtained from the ECTRIMS web site: www.ectrims.eu/fellowships or by writing to the ECTRIMS Fellowship Administrator at: fellowship@ectrims.eu.