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2015-2016 Post-Residency Clinical Fellowships

The Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation (NREF) strongly encourages institutions to apply for funding for clinical neurosurgical fellowship with a focus on spine surgery, endovascular neurosurgery, general neurosurgery, neurocritical care, neurosurgical oncology, other cerebrovascular – related fellowships, pediatric neurosurgery, peripheral nerve surgery and stereotactic/functional neurosurgery.

Application Available: June 1, 2014
Application Deadline:
August 1, 2014
Award Notification:
Mid-April 2015

2015-2016 Research Fellowships and Young Clinician Investigator Awards

As the premier funder of neurosurgical studies, the NREF provides funding for studies in basic, translational and patient-oriented clinical research for investigators in North America through two neurosurgical research grant programs annually.

Application Available: August 15, 2014
Application Deadline: Oct. 31, 2014
Award Notification: First week of April, 2015

2015 Medical Student Summer Research Fellowship (MSSRF)

To provide first- or second-year medical students the opportunity to participate in neurosurgical research through a summer fellowship within an academic department of neurosurgery in the U.S. or Canada. Areas of study may incorporate any aspect of neurological surgery. The fellowship will provide salary support for a period of at least two months and will be funded by the NREF.

For the 2015 Medical Student Summer Research Fellowship application, please click here.

Application Available:
November 1, 2014
Application Deadline:
Feb. 6, 2015
Award Notification: Mid-April 2015

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