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Return Home Fellowships

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

The objective of the Return Home Program of IBRO is to coordinate efforts with other organizations: (1) to improve the opportunities for productive neuroscience research (allied to health services) within the less advantaged regions of the world and (2) to provide more 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.