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University of Bristol Featured Postgraduate Funding

Dr Vincent Cristofalo Memorial Fund, Cecille Gould Memorial Fund Award in Cancer Research, Richard Shepherd Fellowship, Agris-Rokaw Fellowship Award


To encourage young people to pursue research in age-related health problems and the biology of aging.

Pre-applications are submitted through the AFAR website. AFAR is a national, tax-exempt, non-profit, educational and scientific charity but not affiliated with North Carolina State University, or any other institution.


Open to graduates enrolled in degree programmes such as MS, PhD, MD or DDS at institutions within the United States of America. Must be conducting cellular, molecular or genetic research on aging or age-related illnesses such as cancer, diabetes or Alzheimer's. Sociological and psychological research is not accepted in these programmes.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Study Length

Between 4 months and 1 year

Award Value

US$1,000 per semester or summer

Application procedure

Applicants must undertake the two levels of review: a pre-application form to determine eligibility, and a full application. Applicants should submit a request for a pre-application. There is no charge for the submission of the pre-application or the full application.

Closing date

There is no deadline

Study Level

  • Doctorate
  • Graduate
  • Postgraduate

American Foundation for Aging Research (AFAR)

The American Foundation for Aging Research (AFAR) promotes and supports researchand education that will elucidate the basic processes involved in the biology of aging and age associated disease, by awarding scholarships and fellowships to young, motivated scientists.

Contact Details

  • 518 437 4448
  • 919 515 2047
  • Dept. of Biological Sciences
    University at Albany
    1400 Washington Avenue
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the American Foundation for Aging Research (AFAR) by using the links below.


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