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    Applications Open for IBRO/ARC Bursaries

    The IBRO African Regional Committee is offering awards of 4000 Euros each to young African researchers who have graduated with a PhD or equivalent degree (in fundamental or clinical research) and who have demonstrated their ability to carry out independent research.

    The candidate should look for a host institution (within Africa or abroad) and provide a research proposal and detailed information on how the funds will be spent. Selection criteria include academic credentials of the applicant and the host, as well as quality of the research proposal (complete with a structured research plan).

    Strong justification must be provided ensuring the applicant will return home after the exchange, in addition to an explanation of how the newly gained knowledge and skills will be used to advance neuroscience research in their home country.

    Successful candidates will receive 50% of the award (2000 Euros) immediately and the remaining amount (2000 Euros) pending a report submitted 3 months after of the award is received.


    The candidate should be:

    • resident in Africa,
    • 45 years or younger
    • have published significant research achievements in fundamental or clinical neuroscience.


    Applications must be submitted by February 28, 2016.

    Complete the application form here

     If you have further questions, please contact Samir Ahboucha (