To be considered for a 2015-2016 CNS Foundation Fellowship, applicants must complete the following CNS Fellowship Application.

Note: To be considered for the Christopher C. Getch Fellowship award, please complete the online Christopher C. Getch Fellowship Award Application. Please note that your application will be reviewed and scored based on the thoroughness of your project plan and the potential impact of your study on the field of neurosurgery.

The application process may be lengthy. Please make a note of your username (e-mail address) and password.
You will be able to return to the online CNS Foundation Fellowship Award application to make revisions until the application deadline or until you have pressed the "Send Application" button.

Residents must print a copy of the confirmation page and obtain the signature of their program director. Please mail or fax the signed confirmation page to the Congress of Neurological Surgeons at:
10 North Martingale Road, Suite 190
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Fax: 847 240 0804

Deadline for all 2015-2016 Fellowship applications: December 1, 2014 at 11:00 pm Central time.
Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Applicants will receive notice of award in Spring 2015.


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CNS Foundation Fellowship Award Application Requirements:

Please complete the following application and include all items noted below.
  • Two letters of reference.*
  • Your curriculum vitae.
  • Biosketch of fellowship sponsor/mentor (limit to 2 pages).*
  • Letter of support from proposed sponsor.*
  • Letter of support from program director (residents only).*
  • Reprints of previous publications by the applicant pertinent to this application (if any).*
  • Headshot photograph (attach jpeg image).*
  • Budget
*If electronic scans/copies are not available, send to the CNS via mail.
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
10 North Martingale Road, Suite 190
Schaumburg, IL 60173 USA