Sunday, April 14, 2024

McDonald Fellowships| MSIF McDonald Fellowship Program 2024

- Advertisement -

Applications are now open for the McDonald Fellowship program for the academic year 2024, these fellowships are funded by the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation. Candidates who are from lower-middle countries and want to do some research but don’t have any finances to carry out their research program can avail of this MSIF McDonald’s opportunity. The McDonald Fellowship enables early-career multiple sclerosis researchers from low- and middle-income countries to work in a research institution outside of their own country. During the visit, participants either gain expertise or carry out parts of joint research projects. Fellows will collaborate on projects with international organizations. McDonald’s fellowships in the UK will help develop the linkages and bonds of developing countries. After completion, fellows will return to their home countries and work for their home countries’ development. Fellows will get a chance to increase their social linkages. This fully funded fellowship in the UK is designed for candidates who want to work on an international platform.

Join us Now on our WhatsApp group for more updates
For Application, Procedures Join our YouTube Channel

Applicants who belong to the lower, middle, or upper-income countries defined by the World Bank can avail of this research opportunity. under this fellowship program candidates will be able to do research on MS projects by using newly developed expertise and networks. This is a joint application from the applicant and host. Before applying, candidates need to have identified a suitable project and host supervisor at an institution outside of their own country. The project host must be agreed upon before commencing the application.

Since the launch of McDonald’s MSIF Fellowship Program MSIF has awarded more than 30 Fellowships to researchers doing research in United Kingdom UK. Candidates will be able to do 2-year research programs in Multiple Sclerosis or related fields. Candidates need to read the requirements before applying for the McDonald Fellowship Program. Are you interested in: One Young Health Program?

Table of Contents


LocationUnited Kingdom
OrganizationMultiple Sclerosis International Federation
ProgramMcDonald Fellowship Program
CoverageFully Funded
QualificationsPost-graduates/ Research Students
Eligible countriesLower-middle Income countries
GenderNo Preference
AgeNot mentioned
short details

Financial Benefits:

MSIF will award the following benefits to the students under the McDonald Fellowship Program:

The fellowship consists of a two-year grant, around GBP/£ 30,000 per year, to cover travel and living costs, and an additional contribution of £2,000 per year to the host institution.

CheckAustralian awards scholarship program

Eligiblity Criteria:

Applicants will  need to meet the following requirements and candidates must:

  • Be educated to postgraduate level (at least MSc, preferably PhD/MD) in an area relevant to multiple sclerosis.
  • Be citizens of a low- or middle-income country (all countries with a low, lower-middle or upper-middle income as defined by the World Bank)
  • Focus their research on an area relevant to multiple sclerosis.
    or they meet the one of the following situations:
  • Working or studying in a low- or middle-income country (all countries with a low, lower-middle, or upper-middle income at the time of application.
  • Working or studying in another country on a project which started within the six months prior to application.
  • Studying in another country on a Du Pré grant project supported by MSIF. You may also Check: British Council scholarships for Women


The last date to apply for the Multiple Scelorsis International Federation McDonald’s Fellowship Program is 30 June 2024.

You can also apply for: Taiwan Scholarships for International students

How to Apply:

Candidates need to apply online from the official website and need to follow the following steps:

You can also contact us via our social Handles:

Join us Now on our Facebook page
Join us Now on our Facebook group
Link us via LinkedIn

Visit us on Twitter
Pin us on Pinterest
Visit us on our Instagram Page

  • Identify your project and field of interest.
  • Contact and agree on the project proposal with your host (project supervisor in a lab or clinic).
  • Applicant completes all sections of the application form.
  • After the Applicant submits, the Host is contacted to submit a supporting statement* using the same application form.
  • Applicants ask the three referees to send their reference letters to the MSIF Organization before the deadline.
  • Applicants must read the Terms and Conditions of the Award to understand requirements around reporting and payments.
  • Applicants should pay close attention to the lay summary of the application. Advice on how to write a lay summary can be found at the bottom of this page.

Online application form

Official Website of MSIF McDonald Fellowship Program

- Advertisement -
Latest news
Related news


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here