Thank you for your interest in applying for a medical student scholarship from the Child Neurology Foundation! Applications, including a letter of support from your mentor, must be submitted in the form below by March 17, 2024.
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The Child Neurology Foundation announces the availability of (1) one summer clinical research scholarship for a first, second or third-year US or Canadian medical student who has an interest in training in neurodevelopmental disabilities or child neurology.
The award will be made for clinical research focused in the field of neurodevelopmental disabilities in children or young adults to be conducted under the direction of a child neurology/NDD subspecialist during the 2023 summer break. Selected applicant will receive a $3,500 scholarship to support the research project.
To honor the legacy of Dr. Swaiman and his contribution to child neurology, the Child Neurology Foundation’s (CNF) offers the Dr. Kenneth F. Swaiman Medical Student Scholarship thanks to the support of his wife and pediatric neurologist Dr. Phyllis Sher.
Administered annually, the $6,000 summer research scholarship will be given to each of three (3) U.S. or Canadian medical students who have an interest in exploring a career in child neurology. Travel expenses up to $1,500 will be provided to attend the annual Child Neurology Society meeting. The award will be open to first, second or third-year medical students for a basic or clinical research project in child neurology conducted under the direction of a child neurologist.
Please note in the application form below whether you are applying for the 2024 CNF Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Summer Research Scholarship or the 2024 Dr. Kenneth F. Swaiman Medical Student Scholarship, or both.
For more information or questions, contact:
Nyechi Oleka, CNF Programs Coordinator
Confirmation of receipt will be sent to all applicants. If confirmation is not received within 2 business days, please call Nyechi Oleka at 859.551.4986.
Applications will be reviewed by a committee of child neurologists. All applicants will be notified of the committee’s decision by May 17, 2024.