All applications for Research Projects must be aligned with the funding principles of the Trish MS Research Foundation.
The aim of the Trish MS Research Foundation is to find a cure or preventive strategy for multiple sclerosis. The Foundation is particularly committed to funding research that will reverse the effects of MS through repair and regeneration and ultimately lead to a cure. The Foundation has funded Trish Translational Research Projects, Project grants, Fellowships, Scholarships and Incubator grants and has also contributed to Platform Programs.
Details of the research approved for funding by the Trish Foundation are on our Approved Funding page.
Trish Multiple Sclerosis Research Foundation Fellowship
Expressions of Interest are being called for a Trish Multiple Sclerosis Research Foundation Fellowship for $100,000 per annum for five years, which will commence 1st January 2024.
To apply, please complete the Expression of Interest Form below, noting the specific conditions and email to Carol Langsford, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Expressions of Interest close 1st April 2023. Expressions of Interest will be reviewed and assessed by the Foundation’s honorary Scientific Research Committee and applicants submitting successful Expressions of Interest will be notified by 19th May 2023 and will be requested to submit a full Application Form which will be emailed at that time. Applicants submitting unsuccessful Expressions of Interest will also be notified by 19th May 2023.
Prior to applying for the Trish Multiple Sclerosis Research Foundation Fellowship, please read the Funding Process Description, which includes the Trish MS Research Foundation’s process for assessing and allocating funding, the Conditions of Award and the Peer Review process.
The Trish Multiple Sclerosis Research Foundation Fellowship will be awarded to an Australian researcher undertaking high-quality translational MS research which demonstrates clear evidence of translational research capacity. This prestigious award is available to established researchers, up to 7-years post-doctoral, who are potential leaders in the MS research community, providing security and funding support for this person to collaborate with or head up a team (or establish their own team). The Fellowship will be awarded to a researcher who has an established and verifiable track record (relative to opportunity) in MS research at a national and international level.
This Fellowship can cover the salary of the researcher and support the direct research costs of undertaking the research project.
Eligibility: This scheme is open to Australian or New Zealand citizens or permanent residents who have completed a PhD or MPhil.