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Klingenstein Fellowship Awards in the Neurosciences
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Up to ten Fellows will be appointed in 2010.

The Fellow who is judged to be the most outstanding physician-scientist will be identified as the Robert H. Ebert Clinical Scholar.

To qualify for an award investigators must hold the Ph.D. and/or M.D. degrees, and have completed all research training, including post-doctoral training. Applications will be reviewed, and selections made by an Advisory Committee of distinguished neuroscientists. Applications must be received by January 8, 2010; awards will be announced in the Spring of 2010, to commence on July 1, 2010.

As part of the program, there will be meetings every three years to discuss research relevant to the problem of epilepsy. These meetings will include current Fellows, invited past Fellows and the Advisory Committee.

In addition to its major program interest in neuroscience, The Esther A. & Joseph Klingenstein Fund also devotes a majority of its resources to independent school education. Major support continues through programs of the Klingenstein Center for Independent School Education at Teachers College, Columbia University (www.klingenstein.org). As an outgrowth of its major interests, The Fund has developed a smaller program recognizing the historic importance of the separation of church and state.