Grants of Up to €4000 for African Researchers in Neuroscience 2020
International Brain Research Organization

Grants of Up to €4000 for African Researchers in Neuroscience 2020


The International Brain Research Organization والمعروفة اختصاراً ب (IBRO) هي الاتحاد العالمي لمنظمات علم الأعصاب الذي يهدف إلى تعزيز ودعم علم الأعصاب في جميع أنحاء العالم من خلال التدريب والتعليم والبح
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Nonprofit organization
Host Country
20 Feb 2020
Study level
Eligible Countries
Eligible Region
All Regions

The International Brain Research Organization (IBRO), in cooperation with the African Regional Committee (ARC), is offering several grants for 2020 to young African researchers who have graduated with a PhD or an equivalent degree (in fundamental or clinical research) and who have demonstrated their ability to carry out independent research). 

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Potential candidates should look for a host institution (within Africa or abroad) and provide a research proposal and detailed information on how the funds will be spent.
  2. Selection criteria include academic credentials of the applicant and the host, as well as the quality of the research proposal (complete with a structured research plan). 
  3. The duration of such exchanges should be a minimum of four weeks.
  4. Strong justification must be provided ensuring the applicant will return home after the exchange, in addition to an explanation of how the newly gained knowledge and skills will be used to advance neuroscience research in their home country.
  5. The applicant should be a resident in Africa, 45 years or younger and have published significant research achievements in fundamental or clinical neuroscience.


The organization offers awards of up to €4000.

About the International Brain Research Organization:

The International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) is the global federation of neuroscience organizations established in 1961 that aims to promote and support neuroscience around the world through training, teaching, research, outreach and engagement activities. The IBRO Mission is to develop, support, coordinate and promote scientific research in all fields concerning the brain, promote international collaboration and exchange of scientific information on brain research throughout the world and provide for and assist in education and dissemination of information relating to brain research. 

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