The application period is July 1-October 1, 2021.
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The purpose of this scholarship is to promote neuromuscular clinical and translational research through fellowships to trainees and to promote the activities of the Muscle Study Group. This award will consist of a commitment of $65,000 per year for two years, plus a $10,000 per year stipend to support education and research-related costs for a total of $150,000. Supplementation of the award with other grants is permissible, but to be eligible to apply for this award, the other grant source(s) cannot exceed $75,000 annually.

The American Academy of Neurology is firmly committed to embracing the diversity among our members, applicants, and reviewers and affirms the importance of equity and inclusiveness within the AAN research program.

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1. Visit
2. Select “2022 Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Neuromuscular Disease”
3. Select “Apply now”

Please submit only one application. The review committee will consider your application for all of the applicable funding opportunities.


October 1, 2021: Application deadline – Note that this is the deadline for all documents, including those from the reference, mentor, and chair. Applications will be declined if this information is not submitted by October 1.

January 2022: Notification of recipients

July 1, 2022: Funding begins