IRP Foundation funded Postdoctoral Fellowship for International Young Scientists in Spinal Cord Injury and Neuroregeneration, Switzerland 2012
Study Subject: Spinal Cord Injury and Neuroregeneration
Course Level: Postdoctoral Fellowship
Scholarship Provider: IRP Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Switzerland
Eligibility: Fellowships is for young scientists who are either:
-From Switzerland and who want to join an outstanding laboratory or clinic abroad, or
-From abroad and who wish to work in Switzerland.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Switzerland and Abroad
Scholarship Description: In order to promote basic and clinical research related to spinal cord injury and neuroregeneration, the IRP Foundation provides fellowships to young scientists who are either:
From Switzerland and who want to join an outstanding laboratory or clinic abroad, or
From abroad and who wish to work in Switzerland.
Regulations: Subsidies are of the following types:
1. A fellowship for up to 2 years in an outstanding basic research laboratory specialized in one or several aspects of CNS and spinal cord lesions and repair, preferentially in mammals. A 3rd year may be attributed to a fellow who returns to Switzerland from abroad.
2. A 1 year fellowship in a clinical research laboratory situated in the fields of diagnosis and acute lesion management of spinal cord injury, including surgery, neurology, urology, rehabilitation, and other areas related to paraplegia.
Review of application: Applications will be screened by the IRP/IFP Scientific Committee and evaluated on the following criteria:
Training potential of the fellowship and potential of the laboratory’s area of research
Accomplishments of the candidate
Quality of the host laboratory/endorsement by the host University
Scientific originality and quality of the proposal
Information given by the candidate regarding his/her motivation and goals
What it covers: Allowances living allowance: 70’000.
- CHF/year Research and travel allowance: up to 9’000.
- CHF/year Family support and child allowances can be paid depending on the fellow’s situation.
-Laboratory financial backing to be discussed on a per case basis.
Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 October each year
Further Scholarship Information and Application: http://www.irp.ch/fr/research/fellowship.php