Foundation to Award $50,000 to New Investigator
The Mentored Clinical Research Award (MCRA) for new investigators is funded by a grant from the Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) to the Parkinson Study Group (PSG). The purpose of this grant is to support a new investigator for a 1 year project in patient oriented research in Parkinson's disease or other parkinsonian disorders under the mentorship of an experienced investigator.
The goal of the Award is to provide funding for an investigator with the potential to become an independent researcher. Appropriate applicants for the MCRA are clinicians and scientists who are within 5 years of having completed formal training. The applicant must identify an appropriate mentor or mentors with extensive research experience. Either the applicant or the mentor must be a member of the PSG.
About the Award:
Request for Proposals is on the PSG website.
Application deadline: Friday, January 3, 2014.
Award available: $50,000 US
Notification of award: March 3, 2014