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Students and Trainees

Financial Support

The Montreal Neurological Institute
Fellowship and Travel Awards

Fellowships

The MNI grants fellowships and travel awards through a competitive process.

The deadline for applications for the four competitions listed below was October 31, 2014.
On-line applications will be available as of August 1, 2015.

Competition results

Membership of awards committee

Banque Nationale Post-Doctoral Fellowship provides $50,000 stipend support for the training of post-doctoral fellows in work related to translational research and knowledge creation. The award is for one year and recipients can apply for one additional year of funding.

CIBC Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Brain Imaging provides $50,000 stipend support for the training of post-doctoral fellows in the field of Brain Imaging. The award is for one year and recipients can apply for one additional year of funding.

Jeanne Timmins Costello Fellowship supports research and study in clinical and basic neuroscience. Appointments are for one year with a value of $40,000 per year.

Preston Robb Fellowship supports the training of a clinical fellow to work jointly with our basic and clinician scientists. Initial appointment is for one year with a value of $40,000 per year.

The Molson NeuroEngineering Post-doctoral Fellowship provides $50,000 stipend support for the training of post-doctoral fellows who are pursuing high-level work in NeuroEngineering. The award is for one year.

Mark Rayport & Shirley Ferguson Rayport Clinical Fellowship in Epilepsy Surgery supports the training of a neurosurgeon to develop expertise in the surgical treatment of epilepsy and to have the opportunity to study related research techniques. Initial appointments will be for one year with a maximum value of $50,000 per year.

Travel Awards

The deadline for applications for the three competitions listed below was October 31, 2014.
On-line applications will be available as of August 1, 2015.

Arthur Victor Movement Disorder Travel Award provides up to $1500 in travel expenses (for the period from November 1, 2014 - October 31, 2016) of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows presenting research related to movement disorders at international scientific meetings, including the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.

Simon Groom Student Travel Award provides up to $1000 in travel expenses (for the period from November 1, 2014 - October 31, 2016) of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows presenting research related to epilepsy at international scientific meetings, including the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.

Dr. Richard Murphy Travel Award provides up to $1500 in travel expenses (for the period from November 1, 2014 - October 31, 2016) of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows presenting research at national and international scientific meetings, including the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.

Lewis Reford Fellows Travel Award provides up to $1500 in travel expenses (for the period from November 1, 2014 - October 31, 2016) of post-doctoral fellows presenting research at national and international scientific meetings, including the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.

Kenelm M. Winslow Student Travel Award provides up to $1500 in travel expenses (for the period from November 1, 2014 - October 31, 2016) of students (master or PhD) presenting research at national and international scientific meetings, including the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.

Don Baxter Collaborative Fund provides up to $3,000 in travel expenses (for the period from November 1, 2014 – October 31, 2016) of graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and clinical trainees, to visit labs in other locations to learn new techniques and forge collaborative links as well as to attend specialized courses directly related to their area of study/specialty offered nationally or internationally.


Membership of Awards Committee:
Wayne Sossin (Chair)
Jorge Armony
Amit Bar-Or
Josephine Nalbantoglu
Kevin Petrecca
David Ragsdale
Edward Ruthazer
Robert Zatorre




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