MITO2i is pleased to announce the launch of the first round of funding for its Postdoctoral Fellowship and Graduate Student Scholarship Awards

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION:
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH, 2020 AT 5PM EST

The Postdoctoral Fellowship & Graduate Student Scholarship Awards will provide funding support to highly accomplished post-doctoral and graduate student candidates who demonstrate outstanding potential to become independent researchers in Mitochondrial Research and Medicine. 

Research areas can include but not limited: 1) research in all disease and clinical applications in which mitochondrial mutations, defects and/or dysfunction may play a role in the pathogenesis of disease,  2) development of novel compounds that improve mitochondrial function and therapeutic treatments such as mitochondrial transplant, mitochondrial augmentation therapy, precision nutrition and others, 3) development of diagnostic tools and technologies for detection of mitochondria defects, 4) projects concerning the law, ethics, patient counselling,  health policy and economics and epidemiology of mitochondrial medicine research.

For Graduate Students Scholarships each award provides up to $10,000 for one year in salary support, from January 1st, 2021 to December 31st, 2021.

Graduate Students will be evaluated on the following basis:

     

     Outstanding record of productivity 

     Cutting-edge, high-risk ideas that will lead to collaborations and further research

 

For Post-Doctoral Fellowships each award provides up to $30,000 for one year in salary support, from January 1st, 2021 to December 31st, 2021.

Postdoctoral Fellows will be evaluated on the following basis:

 

     Outstanding record of productivity 

     Cutting-edge, high-risk ideas that will lead to collaborations and further research

     Demonstrated Interdisciplinary Approach 

     Patient Engagement Strategy 

To assist you with preparing your patient engagement strategies please view the MITO2i Patient Engagement for Grants, Fellowships & Scholarships Information Session below:

The session is presented to you by Erin Walker, Patient Engagement Partners at UCL Partners in London UK and an Executive Advisory Committee Member of MITO2i.

Applications Guidelines, Eligibility and Submission Forms:
 

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 14th, 2020 at 5pm EST

 

All submissions should be sent to info@mito2i.ca

MITO2i will be hosting a Q&A Session for all grant, fellowship and scholarship inquiries on Friday August 14 that 11am & 3pm EST.  Click below to register for the Q&A session.

For further questions, please contact:

Sonya Brijbassi

Associate Director, Strategy & Partnerships

Sonya.brijbassi@mito2i.ca

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