2015 IRP Research Grants for International Researchers , and applications are submitted till 31st October 2014. IRP Foundation is offering research grants for clinical and basic research on CNS Regeneration Neuroprotection and Functional Restoration with special emphasis on the spinal cord. The IRP Foundation finances research projects regardless of the nationality of the researcher and the place of work. Funds for one or two years will be allocated up to 75,000 Swiss Francs for one year, 150,000 Swiss Francs for two years. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): | Overseas
Level: Research Grants
Field(s): Grants are awarded for clinical and basic research on CNS Regeneration Neuroprotection and Functional Restoration with special emphasis on the spinal cord. Research projects may address all aspects of CNS and spinal cord lesions, nerve regeneration, trophic support of lesioned neurons, and functional changes induced by lesions, preferentially in mammals. Clinical research projects can be situated in the fields of diagnosis, acute lesion management including surgery, neurology, urology, rehabilitation, and other areas related to paraplegia.
Deadline: 31st October 2014.
Funded By: IRP Foundation
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2015 IRP Research Grants are targeted for Open for International Students
‣ Award No: Not Specified
‣ Scholarship Duration: Grant is awarded for one or two years.
‣ Scholarship covers: Each proposal retained will be financed for 1 or 2 years, to the value CHF 75’000 or CHF 150’000, respectively.
‣ Research projects submitted for an IRP/IFP Research Grant, for funding by the IRP Foundation; undergo a rigorous selection process focused on criteria of excellence.
‣ Clinicians and scientists work in paraplegia and related fields who are seeking financial support for their work must submit an application using the form below before 31 October and must meet the conditions defined by the IRP Foundation.
‣ Each year the international experts on the IRP/IFP Scientific Committee evaluate a considerable number of research projects based on strict criteria to ensure an objective and rigorous selection.
‣ Their goal is to favour quality and excellence to retain only the very best proposals, as much for the degree of scientific interest proposed, as for the quality of the programme of implementation.
‣ International reputation;
‣ Originality of the methodology;
‣ Clinical interest -Overall evaluation
‣ Proposals are evaluated by the IRP/IFP Scientific Committee by end February of the following year.
‣ The funding of the best projects recommended by the Committee is decided upon in March by the IRP and IFP foundations’ boards and funds are made available to successful applications by the second semester of the same year.
‣ Applicants are required to apply online.
‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 31st October 2014.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.