Courier delivery address for applications:
Neurological Foundation of NZ, 66 Grafton Road, Grafton, Auckland 1148
Note on mental health research. The Neurological Foundation will accept applications designed to further the knowledge and treatment of primary ‘neuropsychiatric’ or ‘neuropsychological’ disorders, as long as the research takes a mechanistic approach to discovering or treating a component of the disorder. Applications which deal only with the clinical management of mental health disorders will not be considered.
Note on resubmissions. From the grant round which closes on September 1st 2013 only one resubmission of a declined Project or Small Project application will be considered. See advice to applicants for more details.
Neurological Foundation Small Project Grants
Up to $15,000 and usually for pilot or feasibility studies or a piece of equipment.
The application must be made on the Foundation’s form, and 15 copies together with the formal approval must be sent to the Foundation before the closing dates of April 1st and September 1st. In addition please submit an electronic copy of the form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Neurological Foundation Project Grants
The closing dates for applications are normally April 1st and September 1st.
The main avenue by which the Neurological Foundation sponsors research. Applicants can be scientifically or medically qualified, and the research can be clinical or biomedical. Applicants are usually salaried by their institutions and a grant will typically cover salaries for technicians, scientists or nurses, plus working expenses. Two rounds each year and the NF funds approximately 15 project grants each year. Projects can be from one to three year’s duration.
Fifteen copies of the application are required. Only one of these need contain the Referee Nominations, Confidentiality, Ethical and Administrative Agreements (Sections 8 through 11). In addition, please submit an electronic copy of the Word form, with the Excel budget sheet included in the document, to email@example.com. This is essential, as applications will be converted and sent to reviewers as secured PDF files.