Junior Travelling Fellowships

The WFN Junior Travelling Fellowships are awarded to young neurologists from countries classified by the World Bank as Low or Lower Middle Income, to attend approved international meetings.  

Applications for 2017

Applications for 2017 are now closed.

JFT 2017

There are 30 awards; applicants should be neurologists in training or early in their career, have an M.D. degree or equivalent medical degree, hold a post not above that of Associate Professor, and be no older than 45 years of age.

Candidates are asked to apply online and to provide the following information:

  • the name and dates of the meeting they wish to register for;
  • a CV and bibliography;
  • a letter of recommendation from the Head of their Department; and
  • an estimate of expenses, to a maximum of £1,000, no excess will be granted.

It is expected that applicants participate actively in the meeting (e.g. presentation, poster) that they attend. The submission of an abstract is encouraged. A copy of the abstract should also be included. Preference will be given to candidates who have not previously received an award.

Applications must be received at the WFN office no later than Wednesday, 15th March 2017.  All applications will be reviewed by the education committee and the awards will be announced as soon as possible thereafter.

With best regards

Steven Lewis

Chair of the Education Committee



Past award winners