Global MS Research Booster Award

The Global MS Research Booster Award is a novel personal grant for researchers worldwide who aim to identify the cause(s) of multiple sclerosis (MS). Only excellent post-doctoral scientists who are considered top-ranked within their field of research are eligible for the award. The award entails funding for a 2-year research project that is supposed to form a start for sequel research.  

 

The Global MS Research Booster Award is the result of a collaboration between MoveS, MS International Federation (MSIF) and the Dutch MS Research Foundation and is made possible by the financial support of MoveS.

Grants will be administered by the Dutch MS Research Foundation. Grant applications are evaluated by the Scientific Advisory Board of the Dutch MS Research Foundation, a member of MSIF’s International Scientific and Medical Board (IMSB) will join in the selection process. Grantees will become members of MSIF’s international Alumni network.

Funding

Dependent on research location:

- The Netherlands = max € 140.000 

- Other countries = max €180.000 

Period

2 years

Applicant

PhD (worldwide)

Conditions*

- Excellent candidate

- Research focus on the cause(s) of multiple sclerosis

- Innovative & appealing project

- Collaboration with an academic MS Center in The Netherlands 

- Performed at a qualified research institute

Submission deadline    

 No present call 

*See also 'Terms and conditions for Global MS Research Booster Awards' below.

How to apply

An application of the Global MS Research Booster Award entails the following parts:

1. Application form (word-file)
2. Signed application (scan or hard-copy)
3. Curriculum Vitae of applicant 
4. Letter of recommendation
5. Letter of host institute (if applicable)

 

Complete applications can be submitted by e-mail to onderzoek@msresearch.nl.
Only submissions written in English and received prior to the deadline are considered for granting. 

 

A hard copy of the signed grant can be send to:

Dutch MS Research Foundation
Research Coordinator
P.O. Box 200
2250 AE Voorschoten
The Netherlands

  

Terms and Conditions for Global MS Research Booster Awards version 2017

Global MS Research Booster Award application form version 2017

Selection

Submitted applications are evaluated by the Scientific Advisory Board of the Dutch MS Reseach Foundation. Submissions are scored with regard to excellence of the candidate, quality of the research proposal, novelty and/or appeal of the project, quality of the host institute and international collaboration.

The Dutch MS Research Foundation and MoveS grant the award based on the evaluation of the Scientific Advisory Board and available funding. Only projects that meet all objectives of the Global MS Booster Award are qualified for granting.

Contact

For questions regarding the Global MS Research Booster Award, please contact research coordinator Ms. Kirstin Heutinck:

E onderzoek@msresearch.nl / T +31-71-5600 508.  

MoveS

MoveS is a Dutch charity that organises multiple activities to raise funding for MS research. Recurrent annual events are Arena MoveS (running stairs in the famous Johan Cruijff stadium in Amsterdam) and Klimmen tegen MS (climbing the Mount Ventoux in France). MoveS has a clear mission: A world free of MS.

 

 

Together we can start moving against MS. The more join, the more funding we can generate for research. In this way, we can faster find the solution for MS.

Together we can change the word, a world free of MS.

 

Website MoveS (in Dutch)