John Oakley Fellowship


The Oakley Fellowship is a 3-6 month travel fellowship aimed at expanding and refining an applicant’s armamentarium of neurosurgical pain techniques. This award is offered every other year, and supports an eligible applicant for up to $8,500 in travel expenses. Eligible applicants are residents in their PGY-4 year or later, or young neurosurgeons within two years of finishing their residency training.

Candidates should submit 1) a 500-word proposal summarizing their goals and identifying the mentor and institution or institutions where the training will take place, 2) their up-to-date CV, 3) their mentor(s) CV, 4) a letter of support from their mentor(s), and 5) a letter of support from their program director or chairman, if applicable. Help is available in identifying potential mentors and sites.

Applications are now open. Please submit all applications to the AANS Organizational Affairs, by no later than Monday, November 7th, 2022