About ABTA Fellowships
ASSOCIATION OPENS APPLICATIONS FOR 1997-1999 FELLOWSHIPS
The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) is now accepting applications
for Fellowships from post doctoral candidates whose intent is to pursue
a career in brain tumor research. ABTA fellowships offer an award
of $50,000: $25,000 per annum for two years. Applicants should be
citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada.
The Fellowship is intended to provide salary support to an individual
who has demonstrated the motivation and potential to conduct basic
brain tumor research. The ideal applicant will pursue a career in
The deadline for completed applications, including all letters
of recommendation and attachments, is January 6, 1997. Awards will
be announced by April 1st for fellowships to begin July 1, 1997.
Application forms may be obtained from the:
American Brain Tumor Association
2720 River Road, Suite 146
Des Plaines, IL 60018
(847) 827-9910 Fax: (847) 827-9918
The American Brain Tumor Association funds brain tumor research
through medical fellowships. Fellowship recipients must undergo
a rigorous peer-review process to ensure that the best questions
are being asked and that the best research is being done.
Fellowship awards go to post-doctoral researchers in the amount
of $50,000 for two years. The basic intent of the ABTA fellowship
program is to encourage talented, junior investigators to enter,
or remain in, the field of brain tumor research. These awards help
to ensure that there are always dedicated, well-trained researchers.
The fellowships are offered to post-doctoral candidates whose
intent is to pursue a career in brain tumor research. Applicants
should be citizens of the United States or Canada, or have permanent
- Quality of the individual applicant
- Quality of the training program
- Research work being undertaken
Clinical training applications will not be considered.
Qualified applications are reviewed by the American Brain Tumor
Association's distinguished Scientific Advisory Council. Awards
are determined by ABTA's Board of Directors based upon the Advisors'
MEDICAL STUDENT SUMMER FELLOWSHIPS
Medical Student Summer Fellowships are intended to plant the seeds
of neuro-oncology interest in bright, motivated students. Each award
is $2,500 plus and additional $1,000 to the student whose paper
is selected to receive the ABTA/Lucien J. Rubinstein Memorial Award.
To learn more about ABTA fellowships, contact the American Brain Tumor
Association office: 847-827-9910
or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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