Grants, Fellowships and Awards
A number of grants, fellowships and awards are available to residents, fellows and medical students pursuing a career in neurosurgical research and/or practice.
To support these non-governmental sources of research funding, consider a contribution to the Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation (NREF).
This two-year fellowship allows attendance at the AANS Annual Scientific Meeting and participation in the Young Neurosurgeons Committee (YNC).
Open to residents only, NREF Research Grants (one year and up to $40,000) provide training for neurosurgeons who are preparing for academic careers as clinician investigators.
The fellowship provides up to $120,000 for travel to a foreign country to a senior resident intending to pursue an academic career in neurosurgery.
Surgeons Ages 30-60
This scholarship is open to members in good standing of both the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and AANS, subsidizing a course in health policy management.
Neurosurgeons Training or Practicing in a Developing Country
This observational fellowship allows up to three month’s travel to a sponsoring North American institution.