CURE Epilepsy – Taking Flight Award
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.
2021 FUNDING CYCLE
|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|