Curing the Epilepsies 2020: Setting Research Priorities

Travel Award Information

OMB#: 0925-0740 Exp Date: 07/2022

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Travel Award Information

Early career investigators are eligible to apply for travel support to attend the 2020 Curing the Epilepsies Conference. NINDS intends to provide travel support for approximately 40 early career investigators. Travel awards will cover travel and hotel expenses.

Eligibility: Graduate students, medical students, postdoctoral fellows, research associates, medical residents/fellows, and junior-level faculty within 10 years of their terminal degree or the end of post-graduate clinical training, whichever date is later.

To apply please email the materials to by February 20th, 2020.

  • A CV.

  • Location you plan to travel from.
  • A brief description of your background or interests in epilepsy research, and why you would like to attend the 2020 Curing the Epilepsies Conference (300 words maximum).
  • Optional: Response to Request Information (RFI)
    • As part of the 2020 Curing the Epilepsies Conference, NINDS is seeking ideas on how to shape the Epilepsy Research Benchmarks moving forward. Travel awardees are encouraged to submit RFI responses with comments and suggestions regarding the current 2014 epilepsy research benchmarks and that identify new or ongoing research priority challenges and opportunities. While not required, applicants submitting RFI responses will be given priority for travel awards.

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    • Important: Travel award applicants should both submit their RFI response to the main RFI submission page ( and email their response to Responses to the main RFI submission page are collected anonymously, so your response will not be considered unless you both submit to the main form and email your response.

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