Grant Applications

Grant Applications

The CatWalk Trust accept proposals aimed at advancing research towards a cure for spinal cord injury.

CatWalk accepts proposals aimed at advancing research towards a cure for spinal cord injury. The Neurological Foundation of NZ undertakes the evaluation of all applications to The CatWalk Trust on the basis of their scientific merit and relevance to the aims of the Trust. All applications are submitted to a peer review process via the Neurological Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Committee.

The Neurological Foundation makes a recommendation to The CatWalk Trust on whether the application should, in their view be considered for funding. The final decision on funding is made by the Board of Trustees of The CatWalk Trust.

CatWalk accepts applications for:

  • Biomedical or clinical research projects
    • 1 April submission deadline – outcomes announced in late June.
    • 1 September submission deadline – outcomes announced in late November.
  • Post Graduate Scholarships for a NZ Citizen or Permanent Resident, to study towards a PhD ($25,000 annual stipend plus fees)
    • 1 October submission deadline – outcomes announced in December.
  • A one or two year Post-Doctoral Fellowship to be undertaken either in New Zealand or in an overseas centre of excellence (applicants should be a NZ Citizen or Permanent Resident).
    • 1 October submission deadline – outcomes announced in December.

For the full grant details or for an Application Form contact us here.

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