AFTD Holloway Fellowships

AFTD is proud to support two fellowship programs made possible by the Holloway Family Fund:

  • The Clinical Research Training Scholarship in FTD, made available in collaboration with the American Academy of Neurology and the American Brain Foundation — The RFA for the 2023 Clinical Research Training Scholarship in FTD is now available. Applications due September 1, 2022.
  • Holloway Postdoctoral Fellowships — 2023 RFP available Fall 2022.

2023 Holloway Postdoctoral Fellowship

Made possible by the generous support of the Holloway Family Fund.

The AFTD Holloway Postdoctoral Fellowship program provides funding for the next generation of FTD researchers. By supporting talented young investigators during this critical phase of their scientific training, AFTD aims to inspire a long-standing commitment to FTD research.

Award Details

  • Duration: Two years, beginning on July 1 and ending on June 30 of the second year
  • Amount of award (USD): $60,000/ year ($120,000 total)
  • Application of funds: Postdoctoral stipend + benefits. Any remaining funds may be applied to:
    • Travel to relevant scientific meetings
    • Research expenses (direct costs only)
    • Publication costs

AFTD Application Submission Portal

Click here to create an account and complete a profile. Applications for the 2023 Holloway Postdoctoral Fellowship can be submitted in Fall 2022.

General Instructions for Applicants

Click here to download instructions to help you as you apply for a Holloway Postdoctoral Fellowship.

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2023 Clinical Research Training Scholarship

Applications currently being accepted for the 2023 CRTS. Application deadline – September 1, 2022.

This award aims to recognize the importance of good clinical research and to encourage early career investigators in clinical studies in FTD.

The 2023 Clinical Research Training Scholarship, a new funding opportunity specifically for clinician scientists, continues AFTD’s long-standing commitment to supporting the next generation of FTD researchers. Funded by AFTD thanks to the generous support of the Holloway Family Fund, with additional support from the American Brain Foundation in collaboration with the American Academy of Neurology, the Clinical Research Training Scholarship supports (1) patient-oriented research or (2) translational research designed to advance the treatment or diagnosis of FTD. Eligible projects include epidemiologic or behavioral studies, clinical trials, studies of disease mechanisms, the development of new technologies, and health services and outcomes research.

Award Details

  • Duration: Two years
  • Amount of award (USD): $75,000 total/yr ($65,000 plus a $10,000/yr stipend to support education and research-related costs)

Who can apply?

This funding opportunity is open to U.S. and international applicants who:

  • Are AAN members
  • Are interested in an academic career in neurological research
  • Have completed their residency or a PhD no more than 5 years prior to the beginning of this award. Eligibility of applicants who have completed both residency and a PhD is based on when they completed residency


  • September 1, 2022: Application deadline
  • January 2023: Notification of recipients
  • July 1, 2023: Funding period begins

AFTD Application Submission Portal

Request for Applications

View the RFA details and application instructions.

To download a printable version of the RFA, click here.

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