One of the letters of support must be from the mentor or authorized official of the sponsoring institution acknowledging support for employment of the individual for 2 years, for additional salary support to the individual as necessary, the commitment to protect at least 70% of the candidate’s time for clinical care/clinical research/basic science research of rare neuroimmune disorders (general neurology clinic or inpatient service are excluded from the 70% commitment), and support for the applicant covering additional costs, such as for malpractice insurance and fringe benefits.
The letter must also address each of the following issues:
1. What makes the applicant an ideal candidate for this competitive fellowship,
2. How the fellowship fits into the long-term goals of having the candidate become a future leader in the field of neuroimmune diseases, such as ADEM, AFM, MOGAD, NMOSD, ON, and TM.
3. Why the fellowship is important for the applicant at this point in their career.
Instructions: Provide three reference letters from people, including your mentor.