CURE Epilepsy – Taking Flight Award

Expire le 11 janvier 2021

The Taking Flight Award (1 year / $100,000) seeks to promote the careers of young epilepsy investigators to allow them to develop a research focus independent of their mentor(s).

You must fall into one of the following categories to be eligible for the Taking Flight Award:

  • A senior postdoctoral fellow who has a minimum of 3 years postdoctoral experience
  • A clinical fellow who is a Neurology Resident in his/her Neurology training and considering Epilepsy Fellowships
  • Newly appointed faculty within one year of having completed postdoctoral training

International applicants are welcome; you do not have to be a US citizen or working in the US to apply for this award. All materials must be submitted in English.

Requests may be made for up to $100,000 for one year.  Funding requests may include salary support for the PI, technical staff and/or collaborators; supplies, animal costs, publication fees etc.; and travel to an epilepsy-related conference if the PI is presenting his/her CURE Epilepsy-funded research.  Funds are not to be used to purchase equipment.  Indirect costs are not supported.



Activity Date
Request for Proposals Opens Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Letter of Intent Deadline Monday, January 11, 2021 at 9:00pm ET
Full Application Invitations Tuesday, February 22, 2021
Full Application Deadline Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 9:00pm ET
Anticipated Award Announcement July 2021
Anticipated Project Start Date Fa