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Steno North American Fellowships

Steno North American Fellowships

Area
Biomedicine and health sciences
Clinical Science
Place of research
Denmark and North America
Amount
Up to DKK 1.5 million per grant
Call opens
January
12
2021
Deadline
September
09
2021, 2pm (CEST)
How to apply Apply
Call opens
12 Jan 2021
Deadline
09 Sep 2021, 2pm (CEST)
How to apply
Amount
Up to DKK 1.5 million per grant
Announcement of results:
December 2021
Apply
NOTE: The application deadline has been extended to 9 September 2021, 2pm CEST, due to the COVID-19 situation.

PURPOSE

Steno North American Fellowships is a transatlantic collaboration enhancing synergies between the partner institutions for the benefit of people living with diabetes. 

  • The three North American partner institutions are Joslin Diabetes CenterUniversity of TorontoUniversity of Michigan. 
  • The Danish partner institutions are the five Steno Diabetes Centers in Denmark: Steno Diabetes Center North Denmark, Steno Diabetes Center Aarhus, Steno Diabetes Center Odense, Steno Diabetes Center Zealand and Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen. 

 

The purpose of the Steno North American Fellowships, is to: 

  • Give the institutions/research communities the opportunity to exchange methods and ideas, obtain training on specific topics and share knowledge in an international research environment focused on clinical and translational diabetes research. 
  • Strengthen the transatlantic collaboration and clinical research on caring for and treating diabetes patients, by enhancing the synergies across the partner research institutions. 

 

ELIGIBILITY

The successful candidate 

  • Is a senior postgraduate researcher/ Postdoc/ Researcher/ Senior Researcher/ Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor/ Professor. 
  • Has solid, documented experience and deep interest in diabetes research. 
  • Is employed at one of the partner institutions: Joslin Diabetes CenterUniversity of TorontoUniversity of Michigan or one of the five Steno Diabetes Centers in Denmark: Steno Diabetes Center North Denmark, Steno Diabetes Center Aarhus, Steno Diabetes Center Odense, Steno Diabetes Center Zealand or Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen. 
  • Is excited to take this opportunity to boost his/her own career within diabetes research. 

 

FUNDING

Annually a total of up to DKK 6,5 million is available for grants lasting from 3 months up to 1 ½ years. A maximum of DKK 1,5 million can be applied for per grant, corresponding to a maximum of DKK 500,000 for a 6 months period. 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

The applicant must establish contact with a Principal Investigator (PI) at the desired partner institution, who will be the applicant’s primary research contact for the duration of the fellowship. 

The application process is a one-stage process.  

It is important, that the applicant carefully reads the “Information and Guidelines for Applicants – Steno North American Fellowships 2021” accessed via ‘How to Apply’ above before initiating the application process, as this document contains the complete call as well as detailed instructions for the application process.