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McDonald Fellowships | Fully Funded | 2023

  • Fully Funded
  • MSc, Ph.D., MD
  • International Students
  • Deadline: June 30, 2023

Scholarship Description:

McDonald Fellowships 2023 is a fantastic opportunity made available by the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation. Are you from a low- or middle-income country? Are you pursuing your studies or working on the project in a low- or middle-income country? Is your research relevant to multiple sclerosis? Do you wish to work in a research facility outside of your own country? Do you wish to work with a global organization while remaining in your own country owing to COVID-19 travel restrictions? This fully-funded fellowship is intended for individuals who meet the above-mentioned qualifications. Participants are urged to apply for this fellowship, which will assist them in gaining competence in their planned research topics. For those who cannot afford to get research experience in global dynamics, the fully-funded international fellowship 2023 is fantastic. Candidates are expected to use the newly obtained knowledge and networks to conduct MS research and patient treatment in poor and middle-income countries. If you are a student enrolled in a research university and cannot afford the tuition, this fellowship chance will assist you in paying your tuition. There are two types of fellowships available; one is offered in collaboration with ECTRIMS (European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis) and is known as the MSIF-ECTRIMS McDonald Fellowship. Another scholarship, the MSIF-ARSEP McDonald Fellowship, is given in collaboration with ARSEP. The purpose of MSIF, which claims that everyone should be brought together to enhance the quality of life of everyone affected by MS, surrounds the worldwide opportunity for research initiatives. The MSIF is built on five major goals that it hopes to fulfill over the next few years. The first step is a positive shift in attitudes, policies, and behaviors. The second is making educated and confident decisions. The third is improved scientific knowledge and therapy options. The fourth priority is increased access to health care and treatment. The fifth goal is to strengthen and broaden the MSIF movement. MSIF has constructed an advanced system, addressed gaps in the worldwide research workforce, developed techniques to quantify research effect, boosted financing for MS research, and strengthened MS organizations and other associated networks to achieve these goals.

Degree Level:

  • MSc, Ph.D., MD level programs

Fellowship Duration:

  • 2 Years Program

Scholarship Benefits:

  • The fellowship will pay around £30,000 GBP every year. This sum will be used to pay travel and living expenses.
  • A yearly gift of £2,000 GBP to the host institution
  • Increase your understanding of Multiple Sclerosis.
  • Aids in the development of effective viable remedies to MS.
  • Professional growth is guaranteed.
  • Collaboration on a global scale is welcomed.
  • Social networking has been improved.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Postgraduate (Ph.D. and Master’s degrees, including MSc or MD) education in a field connected to multiple sclerosis is required.
  • Citizens of low- and middle-income countries (as defined by the World Bank).
  • Working or studying in a nation with a low or moderate income (as defined by World Bank).
  • The research topic should be related to multiple sclerosis.
  • Studying in another nation as part of a project funded by an MSIF grant.
  • Working on a project in a research facility or hospital in another country or in one’s own country, or working on a virtual project.
  • You can check your eligibility by searching the website for your field of employment or discipline.

Application Procedure:

  • Students must apply through the MSIF’s official website.
  • First, determine your eligibility.
  • Make sure to include all of the supporting papers requested on the application form.
  • Fill out all of the mandatory fields.
  • Fill out your application form completely and submit it.
  • Recommendation:
    • Statement in support.
    • Details on three referees, one of whom should be the applicant’s supervisor or employer.
    • In the event of a virtual association, create a study plan.

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