Extended deadline: Two IFCN Training in Africa Scholarships (open to candidates from Africa only)

African candidates, who have already completed neurology training, are invited to apply for these training scholarships in any area of clinical neurophysiology. Funding will ordinarily be at the level of of $12,500 US, but a higher amount can be considered if justified with a detailed budget. These funds are for training at the World Federation of Neurology Teaching Centres in Cairo, Rabat, and Cape Townproviding also clinical neurophysiology training; however, other training centers in Africa may be considered if competence for training can be demonstrated.

These scholarship normally apply for a six month training period.

Applicants who are 35 years of age or less will be given preference.


– A Curriculum Vitae and list of publications
– Copy of identity card or passport with date of birth
– Description of the goal of the intended training (1 page)
– Letter of recommendation from the home institution
– Letter of acceptance from the host institution
– Detailed budget if more than $12,500 US is requested

The IFCN requires a positive progress report from the winners’ supervisor at the end of the first semester to continue the scholarship support, plus a final report by the winner to be sent within 3 months after completing the scholarship.

The Executive Committee of the IFCN will judge applications and its decision is final.

Deadline for submission is September 15, 2018 (date of receipt).