MSIF McDonald Fellowship 2024 (Fully Funded)

The MSIF McDonald Fellowship is a 2-year grant that provides the selected participants around GBP 30,000 per year, to cover travel and living costs, and an additional contribution of GBP 2,000 per year to the host institution. The McDonald fellowship is designed to support early-career researchers focused on Multiple Sclerosis (MS). It specifically targets individuals from low- and middle-income countries.

The fellowship is open to Master’s students, PhD students, and medical doctors (MDs) currently working or studying in a low- or middle-income country (as defined by the World Bank). Holders of the Mcdonald Fellowship program will work in a research institution outside of their own country. It’s important to note that the McDonald Fellowship program is not affiliated with McDonald’s restaurants. More details about the fellowship are given below.

About MSIF McDonald Fellowship 2024

  • Level of Study: Masters, PhD
  • Focus Areas: Multiple Sclerosis
  • Program Period: Two years
  • Financial Benefits: Fully Funded
  • Deadline: June 30, 2024

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What is the McDonald Fellowship?

The McDonald Fellowship enables early-career multiple sclerosis researchers from low- and middle-income countries to work in a research institution outside their country.

During the visit, participants either gain expertise or carry out parts of joint research projects. The funds can also be used to support PhD programs.


  • Two-year grant: Provides financial support for living and travel expenses, with an annual value of around GBP 30,000.
  • The Grant can cover travel to the host country and within the host country, visa-related, expenses, accommodation, taxes, subsistence costs, insurance, utility bills, computer, phone/internet costs, and attendance at awards-related meetings/workshops/conferences.
  • Institutional contribution: An additional GBP 2,000 per year is provided to the host institution.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Be educated to post-graduate 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)
  • You are working or studying in a low- or middle-income country.

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How to Apply for the MSIF McDonald Fellowship?

  • Identify your project and field of interest.
  • Applicant completes all sections of the online application form.
  • Three reference letters.

The official Link to the fellowship is given below.


Muhammad Saim Rasheed
As Opportunities Corners founder, my name is Muhammad Saim Rasheed. I completed my higher education from University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar. I have been to Egypt for the AIESEC internship in 2016. In addition, I am an alumnus of the U.S. Department of State's (SUSI 2017) Exchange Program. I participated in the Young Leaders Fellowship in the Maldives in 2021, and I went to the International Youth Leadership Summit in Turkiye in 2022. Since 2017, I have participated in numerous fully funded educational and leadership programs. I therefore created this blog based on my own personal experiences, and I mentor students who are eager and enthusiastic about pursuing fully funded opportunities. You can visit the official sources for additional information by clicking on the links provided at the end of each post. Read more about me and our partners here. I am also Featured by Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network