National Ataxia Foundation – Pre-doctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Ataxia Research

The National Ataxia Foundation is committed to funding the best science relevant to hereditary and sporadic types of Ataxia in both basic and translational research.

This URM Pre-doctoral research fellowship is a competitive, non-renewable, merit-based award intended to enhance research and/or clinical training of promising students who are matriculated in pre-doctoral or clinical health professional degree training programs and who intend careers as scientists, physician-scientists or other clinician-scientists aimed at continuing ataxia basic science, translational science or clinical research towards the goal of serving individuals with ataxia.

This award provides partial support for study and research and may be used to support pre-doctoral students who are pursuing research with an ataxia-relevant theme. Proposals across the spectrum of basic, translational, and clinical research are welcome.

Application Deadline: October 24, 2023

Funding Period: 2 Years (March 1, 2024 to February 28, 2026)

Funding Amount: $50,000 ($25,000 per year)

For more information, please see the foundation’s website.