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Return Home Fellowships

Pictured above (left) is Licurgo Benemann de Almeida (Brazil), an IBRO Return Home Fellowship awardee.

*Please Note: These pages only provide general program information. To access currently open applications please click here*

The objective of the Return Home Program of IBRO is to provide aid to those researchers trained overseas who wish to return to their home countries.

Application Deadline: 1 September (online application opens approximately one month before the deadline, closing at Midnight CET of the deadline date)

Grant Amount: Up to 20,000 Euros

Eligibility Requirements: 

1. Postdoctoral fellows who have finished research training in neurosciences (including clinical research) in a center of excellence of a developed country.

2. Those willing to start up their own laboratory and/or work independently.

3. Scientists who are developing a successful basic/clinical research career in a developed country and wish to return to their country of origin or to a less developed country for personal or cultural reasons.