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Neurology Fellowship from ASEAN Neurological Association

For 2019, the ASEAN Neurological Association (ASNA) would like to offer two neurology training fellowships to young Neurologists or Neurology trainees from the South East Asian countries, for training at selected Neurology centres in South East Asia of duration 3 months or more. The fellowship provides a USD 3,000 stipend for travelling and other expenses. The candidate should be less than 40 years of age, and able to communicate in English. An evaluating committee will assess all applications.

Applications should include:

  1. Curriculum vitae;
  2. Proposed training goals, field of study and place of study. Candidates may also request that ASNA suggests the place of study;
  3. Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s national Neurology leadership.
  4. The names of two referees.

Applications may be submitted in writing or via email to:
Professor Chong-Tin Tan, Neurology Laboratory, University Malaya Medical Centre, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Email: chongtin.tan@gmail.com

Applications must be received by 30th of September 2018.

Epilepsy Fellowship from Asian Epilepsy Academy

The Asian Epilepsy Academy (ASEPA) is the educational arm of the Commission for Asian & Oceanian Affairs, International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE). For the year 2019, ASEPA is offering two epilepsy training fellowships of 6 months duration to young physicians from Asian countries, for training at selected epilepsy centres in the Asian & Oceanian region. The fellowship provides a USD 7,000 stipend for travelling and other expenses. The candidate should be less than 50 years of age, and able to communicate in English. An evaluating committee will assess all applications.

Applications should include:

  1. Curriculum vitae with evidence to show the commitment to epilepsy.
  2. Proposed training goals, field of study and place of study. Candidates may also request that ASEPA suggests the place of study.
  3. Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s national epilepsy leadership.
  4. The names of two referees.

Applications may be submitted in writing or via email to:
Professor Chong-Tin Tan, Department of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 59100, Malaysia.
Email: chongtin.tan@gmail.com

Applications must be received by 30th of September 2018.

The Japan Epilepsy Research Foundation (JERF) Grant (year 2019)

Eligible grant recipients: Persons who wish to study at a facility in Japan for the purpose of clinical training or basic research into epilepsy.

Qualifications:

  1. A host facility in Japan has been agreed upon.
  2. The training or research being applied for can be conducted within one year after issuance of the grant.
  3. The candidate is a physician of foreign citizenship who is studying epilepsy, is able to conduct daily conversation in Japanese or English, and is under 50 years of age at the time of application.
  4. The applicant must be an epilepsy researcher (Japan Epilepsy Society member) at host facility.

No. of grants: 3

Amount of grant: 750,000JPN Yen per grant

Payment of the grant: To be transferred in early April of 2019 to the account of the financial institution designated by the applicant (host researcher)

Expenses covered by the grant: There are no special restrictions as long as the expenses are for travel or accommodation, or are other expenses directly related to the training of the researcher.

How to apply:

  • The host facility has been decided upon: The host researcher of the facility accepting the candidate should download the designated application form from our Foundation’s website and fill out the required information. Then, send it to us by post to arrive within the period between October and the end of November 2018.
  • A host facility has not been decided upon: Refer to the JES Scholarship facilities list on the Japan Epilepsy Society website (square.umin.ac.jp/jes) and, in order to negotiate directly with the host researcher, send them your resume, work experience, and recommendations from at least 2 persons. Then, after confirming the host facility, have the host researcher submit the application.

*We do not accept applications directly from candidates.

Selection method and notification:
Selection will be made at our Board of Directors meeting in March 2019 based on the content of the application form according to the Foundation’s rules and regulations, and each applicant (host researcher) will be promptly notified of the result in writing. The names, etc., of the recipients of the grant will be posted on the Foundation’s website in early April 2019.

Inquiries
Please contact us by E-mail in Japanese or English.
E-mail: tennkan@ds-pharma.co.jp
The Japan Epilepsy Research Foundation (JERF)

The Michael Prize 2019

Awarded for the first time in 1963 to encourage epilepsy research in Germany, to date the MICHAEL PRIZE is one of the most highly regarded international awards for the best contribution to clinical and experimental research which promote further developments in epileptology. It is awarded biennially and is specifically addressed to younger researchers not older than 45 years of age. The prize money is 20.000 Euro.

The MICHAEL PRIZE 2019 will be awarded for research in one of the following fields:

  • Clinical neurophysiology
  • Neuropsychology, Psychology and Psychiatry
  • Epilepsy Genetics

The applicants may submit up to three scientific papers in English language, already published or submitted for publication; at least one of the papers, already published or not, must be from the period 2017 / 2018. The papers (publications or manuscripts) must be submitted to STIFTUNG MICHAEL before December 31, 2018 together with a curriculum vitae and with an indication which of the three eligible fields the applicant's research is referring to.

For entry form and upload, please consult: www.michael-foundation.de/michaelpreis

The applications submitted will be rated by an independent jury consisting of: Heidrun Potschka, Munich / Germany; Yushi Inoue, Shizuoka /Japan; Jean Gotman, Montreal / Canada.

The final decision will be taken by the Board of Trustees of the Michael Foundation.
The MICHAEL PRIZE 2019 is kindly sponsored by UCB International

For information: Stiftung Michael Alsstr. 12 D – 53227 Bonn / Germany
E-Mail: post@stiftung-michael.de
Website: www.stiftung-michael.de or www.michael-foundation.de

Asian Epilepsy Academy - ASEAN Neurological Association EEG Certification Examination

  • Part I (Written) Examination
  • Those interested please write to the Board’s Chairman, Dr Shih-Hui LIM, c/o Department of Neurology, NNI-SGH Campus, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608. Fax: 65-6220-3321, E-Mail: lim.shih.hui@sgh.com.sg, asepaeegexam@gmail.com

  • Fee for EEG Certification Examination
    (To be paid at Examination Site before commencement of Examination):
  • Part I Examination Fee: US$150
    Part II Examination Fee: US$200

  • For introduction to Part I and Part II Examinations, click here.
    For application to Part I Examination, click here.