McDonald Fellowships For Multiple Sclerosis Researchers 2021

MSIF’s McDonald Fellowships fund two-year research placements, in the memory of Professor Ian McDonald. The McDonald Fellowship enables early-career multiple sclerosis researchers from low- and middle-income countries to work in a research institution outside of their own country. The deadline is on Wednesday 30th June 2021.

The MS International Federation is a unique global network of MS organisations, people affected by MS, volunteers and staff from around the world.

The movement is made up of 47 MS organisations with links to many others.

Their mission is to inspire, mobilise and bring the world together to improve the quality of life of everybody affected by MS and to end MS forever. 

The maximum amount of the grant is £30,000 per year, with an additional contribution of £2,000 to the host institution.

All travel and living expenses of the grantees will be covered by the fellowship up to £30,000.

The application should include the online form, reference letters, and supporting statement from the host.

The deadline is on Wednesday 30th June 2021.


Main Criteria

The opportunity is open to applicants from countries with a low, lower-middle or upper middle income as defined by the World Bank.

Candidates must at least have a MSc in an area relevant to multiple sclerosis.

Studying in another country on a project supported by an MS International Federation grant

Candidates are expected to return to their own countries at the end of the study period where they will contribute to advancing care and research in MS.

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