McDonald Fellowships 2021-2022 (Fully Funded)

Applications for McDonald Fellowships are currently open. In this article, we will explain in detail about this scholarship program, its benefits and step by step application process.

McDonald Fellowships 2021-2022 are fully funded scholarships for international students. These scholarships are available for masters and PhD. The fellowship consists of a two-year grant, around £30,000 GBP per year, to cover travel and living costs, and an additional contribution of £2,000 GBP per year to the host institution.

The McDonald Fellowship enables early career multiple sclerosis researchers from low- and middle-income countries to work in a research institution outside of their own country. Following the award, we expect applicants will be able to use the newly developed expertise and networks, continuing to undertake MS research and/or patient care in low- and middle-income countries.

Scholarship Summary

  • Level of Study: Masters, PhD
  • Institution(s): McDonald
  • Study in: Can be Neighboring country or the participant’s home country
  • Opportunity Focus Areas: Multiple Sclerosis
  • Program Period: Two years
  • Deadline: June 30, 2021

Scholarship Coverage

McDonald Fellowships will provide the recipient with the following benefits:

  • A fellow will be receiving £30,000 GBP per year living and travel expenses.
  • A fellow’s institute will be receiving £2,000 GBP.

Eligibility Criteria for McDonald Fellowships

To qualify for McDonald Fellowships, candidate must fulfill all of the following requirements below:

  • Required Language(s): English
  • Eligible Countries: International students from low or middle-income countries
  • A candidate has to be at least a Master’s student or PhD. or MD.
  • A candidate is also eligible if he or she is working on multiple sclerosis in another country that is a low or middle-income country.
  • Since the application will be joint by the applicant and host institute, a candidate has to select before applying his or her host institute either in their home country or neighboring country if traveling is allowed.
  • Working or studying in a low- or middle-income country (all countries with a low, lower middle or upper middle income as defined by the World Bank) at the time of nomination
  • Working or studying in another country on a project which started within the six months prior to nomination
  • Studying in another country on a project supported by an MS International Federation grant

How to Apply for McDonald Fellowships

Please follow the following application instructions to apply for McDonald Fellowships:

  1. Complete all sections of the online application form
  2. The Host needs to provide a supporting statement at the end of the application*
  3. Add names and contact details of 3 referees, including the applicant’s current supervisor or employer
  4. Ask referees to submit reference letters to research{at}msif{dot}org before the deadline

Website

To know more about McDonald Fellowships, please visit official website:

Official Website