MS Research Australia Postdoctoral Fellowship
Aim: The MS Research Australia Postdoctoral Fellowship provides salary support for early career researchers working in the field of MS.
Funding Details: The duration of the MS Research Australia Postdoctoral Fellowship is typically three years. Typical Grant-in-Aid amount is $70,000-80,000 per year.
Eligibility: Applicants must have been awarded their PhD within the last 12 years (consideration will also be given to final year PhD students).
Deadline: Applications close 15 May 2014
Important Note: In order to increase your chances of funding please also consider applying for a NHMRC Early Career or Career Development award (There is no automatic routing of applications between funding bodies).
MS Research Australia / NHMRC Betty Cuthbert Fellowship
Aim: The MS Research Australia / NHMRC Betty Cuthbert Fellowship provides salary support for researchers working in MS research in the areas of biomedical, clinical or population health.
Funding Details: The successful applicants will be given $70,000 pa either fully funded by the NHMRC, or co-funded by the NHMRC and MS Research Australia over four years.
Eligibility: Applicants must have been awarded their PhD within the last 12 years (consideration will also be given to final year PhD students). Please note if you have submitted a MS Research Australia Postdoctoral Fellowship application form you will automatically be considered by MS Research Australia for a possible co-funding opportunity if you complete a separate fellowship application to the NHMRC for Postgraduate Fellowship Funding.
Deadline: (1) NHMRC applications close 29 January 2014 (2) MS Research Australia applications close 15 May 2014
Important note: All fellowship applicants will automatically be considered for a Betty Cuthbert Fellowship if a separate application is made to the NHMRC for Postgraduate Fellowship Funding. There is no automatic routing of applications between MS Research Australia and the NHMRC so applications to both must be completed. See above for closing dates.
MS Research Australia-NHMRC TRIP Fellowship
Aim: MS Research Australia partners with the NHMRC to offer this Fellowship to health care professionals working towards the provision of evidence-based treatment and care of people with MS. NHMRC TRIP Fellowships provide support for health care professionals (e.g. hospital-based doctors, general practitioners, physiotherapists, nurses, midwives, radiologists, and other allied health providers), health care personnel (health service managers, hospital department leaders, clinical trial managers) and policy makers to translate evidence into health care and public health improvements.
Funding Details: This two-year part-time Fellowship provides the opportunity to undertake a practical project and to develop a leadership role in the uptake and implementation of evidence in the care and treatment of MS. The successful candidate will be granted salary support of $65,344 pa (based on $130,689 /annum FTE); and $20,000 pa for the professional development in leadership and implementation science training allowance.
Eligibility: This Award will be granted to a clinical or allied health researcher or policy maker.
Deadline: 7 May 2014
Important Note: Changes have recently been made to this scheme and prospective applicants are advised to visit the NHMRC TRIP Fellowship website for further information and to review the funding rules and application guidelines. Note applications MUST be submitted to the NHMRC only.
NHMRC Application form (see www.nhmrc.gov.au)