Postdoctoral Fellowship Award in Mental Retardation
Disabilities: April 9
wish to announce a call for proposals to provide supplemental
support of postdoctoral fellows pursing careers in fields
related to mental retardation and developmental disabilities.
The Alavi-Dabiri Fellowship Award was developed by Drs.
Abass and Jane Alavi in 1997. The Alavis have provided
an endowment, the income of which will provide for the
award. This year the award will be approximately $6,500.
The grant period is from July 1, 2004 to June 30, 2005.
Additional information regarding the center and this award
can be accessed through http://stokes.chop.edu/mrddrc/mrddrc.html.
Interested candidates should submit:
one page application which includes an abstract (250
words) and specific aims
of the project.
2. A statement of the
project's relevance to mental retardation and developmental
3. A letter
of support from the applicant's preceptor that will speak
to the qualifications of the candidate.
4. A NIH biographical sketch or
preliminary application, (send 8 copies) is due April
9, 2004 in the office of John Simpkins, 3615 Civic
Center Boulevard, Abramson Research Building, Room 502,
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4318. Decisions will be announced
by May 3, 2004 for a start date of July 1, 2004. Questions
may be addressed to John Simpkins, (215) 590-3728 or Simpkinsj@email.chop.edu.
Retardation & Developmental Disabilities Research