Other Fellowships, Grants and Awards

We are delighted to offer fellowship opportunities, grants and awards open for application by other organizations on this page.


2016 International Traveling Fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgery

The Joint Pediatric Neurosurgery Section of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons has established an international traveling fellowship for neurosurgeons who at the time of their application are either training in a residency program outside the United States and Canada, or who have completed residency training outside the United States and Canada within the past five years.

The fellowship will cover the traveling and living expenses for a three-month period to be spent observing the activities of an established Pediatric Neurosurgical service of the applicant’s choosing in the United States or Canada. Up to 2 fellowships will be awarded yearly on the basis of a competitive evaluation by a committee of the Pediatric Section at the annual meeting in December. The maximum fellowship stipend is $7500.

The application must include:
1) A statement defining the purpose of the proposed fellowship;

2) A letter of recommendation from the applicant’s current Neurosurgical program director;

3) A letter of acceptance from the institution where the applicant intends to take the fellowship, confirming the description of the fellow’s potential activities during the period of the award;

4) The applicant’s current Curriculum Vitae.

The strict deadline for application submission is December 15, 2016

The completed application should be emailed to: David.I.Sandberg@uth.tmc.edu

David I. Sandberg, MD, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
6431 Fannin Street | MSB 5.144 | Houston, TX 77030 | Phone: +1 713.500.7370


AOSpine Fellowships

We are also pleased to announce that AOSpine has compiled a comprehensive list of available fellowships. Please visit https://aospine.aofoundation.org/Structure/education/spine-centers/Pages/spine-centers.aspx for more information.

The Brain Prize

The Brain Prize of €1 million is awarded annually. 

The Prize recognizes highly original and influential advances in research on the nervous system. If several researchers have contributed significantly to this achievement, more than one individual may receive the Prize. Nominees can be of any nationality but the research for which they are nominated must have been conducted in Europe or in collaboration with researchers in Europe.
More information available on www.thebrainprize.org.


Fellowships in Portugal

The Portuguese Society of Neurosurgery is offering a number of clinical fellowships in accredited training programmes, lasting from six months to two years.

Please download the letter for details.

Further information is available from the SPNC secretariado@spnc.pt or www.spnc.pt  


AANS Fellowships

The AANS also offer a range of fellowships. For more information, please click here.


Pain and Spine Fellowship

Scott & White Neuroscience Institute

The comprehensive Pain & Spine Fellowship at Scott & White is designed to provide educational experience in spinal and pain pathology to a graduate of a Neurosurgery training program or senior neurosurgery resident. Clinical and research experiences will be included. Both US and International candidates will be considered.

Further Information - Flyer

Contact: Vasilios A. Zerris, MD, MPH


Cervical Spine Research Society - European Section
Research Grant

The Cervical Spine Research Society is a multidisciplinary organization that provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and promotes clinical and basic science research of the cervical spine. The organization values collegial interaction and strong scientific principles.

To faciliate research in the field of cervical spine the Cervical Spine Research Society - European Section (CSRS-ES) has the opportunity to offer € 25.000,- annually to research projects.
More information: Flyer (opens in new browser window)