Scholarships are Offered through the Foundation’s Partnerships with the American Brain Foundation/American Academy of Neurology and with the American Federation for Aging Research
The McKnight Brain Research Foundation (MBRF) is pleased to announce this year’s competitive research award opportunities available through our partnerships with the American Brain Foundation/American Academy of Neurology and with the American Federation for Aging Research.
McKnight Brain Research Foundation Innovator Awards in Cognitive Aging and Memory Loss
Aiming to identify emerging scientific leaders to advance transformative research in the cognitive aging field, MBRF and the American Federation for Aging Research are offering up to two 3-year awards of $750,000 each to advanced Assistant Professors and recently appointed Associate Professors (MDs and PhDs).
One award will be made to support studies focusing on clinical translational research and another award toward understanding basic biological mechanisms underlying cognitive aging and age-related memory loss.
The application window is open now through July 31, 2023.
McKnight Clinical Translational Research Scholarship in Cognitive Aging and Age-Related Memory Loss
Funded by the McKnight Brain Research Foundation through the American Brain Foundation and American Academy of Neurology, the McKnight Clinical Translational Research Scholarships recognize the importance of rigorous training in clinical research and encourage early-career investigators to establish future careers in the area of human cognitive aging.
Up to two scholarships will be awarded for a commitment of $65,000 per year for two years, plus a $10,000 stipend per year for a total of $150,000 to support education and research-related costs for early-career investigators in clinical studies relevant to age-related cognitive decline and memory loss.
The application window is open now through September 14, 2023.