The American Academy of Neurology is pleased to support clinical research training in neuromuscular disease. This award aims to recognize the importance of good clinical research and to encourage young investigators in clinical studies. The AAN Research Program demonstrates the AAN Board of Directors’ dedication to promoting neurology and neuroscience research and training. Each award will consist of a commitment of $55,000 per year for two years, plus a $10,000 per year stipend to support education and research-related costs for a total of $130,000. 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 $65,000 annually. Click here for additional information regarding this policy.


  1.  Visit
  2. Select “Research Training Scholarship (Fellowship)”
  3. Select “Clinical Research Training Scholarship in Neuromuscular Disease”
  4. Select “Apply now”

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


Application deadline passed
January 2018: Notification of recipients
July 1, 2018: Funding begins

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