Research & Training Fellowships for Clinicians

AES Research and Training Fellowships for Clinicians provide mentored support for clinical fellows or recently appointed clinical faculty who intend to pursue a career in epilepsy research. Proposals are welcomed across the spectrum of basic, translational, and clinical research.

The fellowship award provides up to $50,000 for one year, of which $1,000 is intended as travel support to attend the AES Annual Meeting. The award also includes one-year AES membership and complimentary registration to the AES Annual Meeting.

Important Dates for Applicants

  • September 2022: Application submission opens through ProposalCentral
  • January 12, 2023: Full proposals due 
  • May 2023: Award notifications sent out
  • July 1, 2023: Earliest award start date. Start may be delayed up to three months. 



Contributing Partners

In addition to funding provided by AES, support for clinical research fellowships comes from the Epilepsy Foundation and from non-profit partners who will consider funding highly-reviewed mission-aligned research proposals. 

The Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation and AES will jointly support a Pediatric Research and Training Fellowship for Clinicians, to be awarded to a highly-scored proposal focused on pediatric research.

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