The National Ataxia Foundation is committed to funding the best science relevant to hereditary and sporadic types of ataxia in both basic and translational research. To that end, the foundation is accepting Letters of Intent for the following opportunities:
- Young Investigator (YI) Award: One-year grants of $35,000 will be awarded to encourage young investigators to pursue a career related to any form of Ataxia research.
- Young Investigator (YI-SCA) Award for SCA Research: One-year grants of $50,000 will be awarded to encourage young investigators to pursue a career in spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) research.
Candidates must have attained an MD or PhD degree and have an appointment as a junior faculty member, senior post-doc, or clinical fellow. Individuals at the associate professor level are not eligible. Clinicians must have finished their residency no more than five years prior to applying. PhDs must be no more than five years from end of the completion of their post-doc training.
Letter of Intent Deadline (for both opportunities): 8/1/18
Full proposals accepted by invitation only.