Program for the McDonald Fellowships Fund MS International Federation - Scholarship

Program for the McDonald Fellowships Fund MS International Federation

The Program for the McDonald Fellowships Fund MS International Federation, which allow early-career multiple sclerosis researchers from low- and middle-income nations to work in a research institution outside of their home country, are currently accepting applications. Participants either pick up new skills or complete portions of collaborative research projects during the visit. A grant of about £30,000 each year, covering living and travel expenses, is awarded as part of the fellowship for two years. In addition, the host institution will receive an annual contribution of £2,000. The candidate’s expenses to attend the annual conference of ECTRIMS, the European Committee for Treatment and Research in MS, are anticipated to be partially funded by the second-year award to the host institution.

Scholarship Overview

  • Sponsored by MS International Federation.
  • Hosted by MS International Federation Funding.
  • Total remission of tuition fees.
  • Multiple awards.
  • Prefers postgraduate studies (MSc, PhD/MD).
  • Nationality: International students.

McDonald Fellowships Qualifications

  • Postgraduate training in a field related to multiple sclerosis (MSc, PhD, MD).
  • Nationality of low- or middle-income nations.
  • Concentration of studies on a field related to multiple sclerosis.
  • Work or education in a low- or middle-income nation.
  • Work on a project within six months prior to application while studying or working abroad.
  • Studying overseas as part of an MSIF-supported Du Pré grant initiative.

McDonald Fellowship Application Process

  • Applicants must use the McDonald Fellowships application website.
  • Decide on a project and interest area.
  • Collaborate with the project supervisor to create a project proposal.
  • Complete the online application form.
  • The host is required to submit a supporting statement.
  • Before June 30th deadline, request three referees to email their letters of recommendation to
  • Read the Award’s Terms and Conditions for reporting and payment guidelines.
  • Carefully read the application’s lay summary.

Deadline for application: June 30, 2024

Visit the official scholarship website

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