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Ongoing

A-T Children’s ProjectResearch Grant Program
  • Due: LOI submission rolling
  • Funding: Up to $75,000 per year
  • Project period: 1 to 2 years
  • Purpose: To support translational and clinical research grants for research related to ataxia-telangiectasia including disease-modifying strategies that would prevent, slow, or stop the progression of the disease, symptom-improving strategies that address neural circuit function, immune system health and lung function, especially the neurological symptoms.
  • Eligibility: Investigators at all levels eligible to apply. Early career scientists are particularly encouraged to apply.
Cystic Fibrosis FoundationPath to a Cure: Industry Award with LOI
  • Due: LOI submission rolling
  • Funding: Negotiable
  • Project period:  Not specified
  • Purpose: To support development of treatments for the underlying cause of the disease and, ultimately, a cure for CF.
  • Eligibility: Matching funding required. U.S.-based and non U.S.-based research and development focused companies welcome to apply. Milestone completion and subsequent funding requirement.
Cystic Fibrosis FoundationStudent Loan Repayment Program
  • Due: During and up to 4 months after active award period
  • Funding: $14,000 per year maximum
  • Project period: One-time payment
  • Purpose: To assist with repayment of educational loan debt associated with a graduate-level degree.
  • Eligibility: Applicants must be current awardees of one of the following CFF programs: 1. First through fifth Year Clinical Fellows, 2. Harry Shwachman CF Clinical Investigator, 3. LeRoy Matthews Physician-Scientist, 4. Envision CF: Emerging Leaders in CF Endocrinology II Program, and 5. Developing Innovative Gastroenterology Specialty Training (DIGEST) Program. Other eligibility requirements may apply.
Gateway for Cancer ResearchGFCR Grant Program
  • Due: Rolling; July 26, 2022 next cycle (LOI)
  • Funding: $200,000 to $1.5 M
  • Project period: 2 to 5 years
  • Purpose: To fund early phase clinical trials for all types of cancers.
  • Eligibility: Funds are awarded to institutions. Applicants must demonstrate that their project aligns with GFCR’s mission.
  • Note: LOIs are accepted on a rolling basis. Submit LOI prior to deadline for this cycle.
Gateway for Cancer ResearchSIO Integrative Program
  • Due: Rolling; July 26, 2022 next cycle (LOI)
  • Funding: $200,000 to $1.5 M
  • Project period: 2 to 5 years
  • Purpose: To fund integrative oncology research that pairs conventional therapies with evidence-based integrative therapies to manage symptoms and side effects from treatment and increase quality of life, especially post-treatment.
  • Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate that their project aligns with GFCR’s mission.
  • Note: LOIs are accepted on a rolling basis. Submit LOI prior to deadline for this cycle.
Gateway for Cancer ResearchNCI/SPORE Program
  • Due: Rolling; July 26, 2022 next cycle (LOI)
  • Funding: $200,000 to $800,000
  • Project period: 2 to 5 years
  • Purpose: A partnership with the NCI to give SPORE recipients a chance to apply for supplemental funding for their early phase, innovative clinical trials and enable principal investigators and their respective institutions to start a new trial through an additional arm, add patient cohorts and/or new correlative analysis. 
  • Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate that their project aligns with GFCR’s mission.
  • Note: LOIs are accepted on a rolling basis. Submit LOI prior to deadline for this cycle.
Pfizer Global Medical GrantsIndependent Medical Education Grant RFP: Local Level Educational Grants Program to Increase Awareness & Understanding of Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM)
  • Due: Rolling: July 29 next due date
  • Funding: Up to $20,000
  • Project period: Not specified
  • Purpose: Educating HCPs to increase awareness and enable appropriate and early patient identification by closing knowledge gaps in disease epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and emerging treatment paradigms. 
  • Eligibility: All entities with a mission related to healthcare professional education and/or healthcare improvement eligible to apply.
NIHNCI Research Specialist (Clinician Scientist) Award (R50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • Due: Rolling through October 2023: next review date September 6, 2022 (LOI)
  • Funding: Varies
  • Project period: Up to 5 years
  • Purpose: To encourage development of research career opportunities for exceptional clinician scientists who want to continue participation in the NCI clinical trials networks through leadership in various aspects of clinical trials. 
  • Eligibility: Clinician scientists with a clinical degree (M.D., D.O., D.D.S., D.M.D., O.D., D.C., PharmD., N.D., D.V.M.) and active license, actively practicing in an oncology clinical setting, and individuals with a Ph.D. or other doctoral degree that have direct contact with patients or healthy subjects in clinical disciplines such as clinical psychology, nursing, clinical genetics, speech-language pathology, audiology, or rehabilitation are eligible.
NIHStimulating Access to Research in Residency Transition Scholar (STARRTS) K38 Career Development
  • Due: Rolling through October 2024: next review deadline October 13, 2022
  • Funding: Varies
  • Project period: Up to 2 years
  • Purpose: To support Transition Scholars by providing grantees with continued research and career development opportunities in basic, clinical and/or translational research thereby enhancing the potential to accelerate their transition to independent research careers. 
  • Eligibility: Health professionals who will have successfully completed the Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (StARR) Program, Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (StARR) (R38 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and started a clinical fellowship or early career faculty position (as instructor or assistant professor for less than 40 months at the time of submission or resubmission) by the time of the K38 award may apply.
Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA) Study Support Grants
  • Due: Rolling Through the end of the calendar year.
  • Funding: Up to $4,000
  • Project Period: 6 months.
  • Purpose: To fund statistical and/or publication support of active PeDRA Studies
  • Eligibility: Study Support Grants are available to PeDRA Members only.  Please login or join PeDRA to access this content.
Pfizer Global Medical GrantsVisiting Professorship Program
  • Due: Rolling
  • Funding: Varies
  • Project period: Not specified
  • Purpose: To provide financial support for host organizations to coordinate educational exchanges so that healthcare practitioners, researchers and patients can benefit from the knowledge and on-site presence of distinguished medical experts. Application review dates: July 15, 2022 & October 17, 2022
  • Eligibility: Eligibility criteria for visiting professorship programs vary. Check eligibility requirements.
Alexander von Humboldt Research FoundationHumboldt Research Fellowship
  • Due: Rolling until July
  • Funding: €3,170 monthly; €2,670 monthly (postdoctoral)
  • Project period: 6 – 18 months; 6 – 24 months (postdoctoral)
  • Purpose: To support research by scientists at any stage of their career in collaboration with a host at a German research institution of choice. Further financial support may be available.
  • Eligibility: Eligible candidates must be postdoctorals (within 6 months of completing terminal degree to those who have completed their degree within the last 4 years), and established scientists who have completed their terminal degree within the last 12 years. November will be the final review cycle for 2022.
Immune Tolerance NetworkRequest for Applications
  • Due: Open; Concept Proposals accepted year-round
    • Full applications accepted by invitation
  • Funding: Not specified
  • Project period: Not specified
  • Purpose: To fund research in 1) allergy & asthma, 2) autoimmune diseases, 3) kidney & liver transplantation, and 4) assays & biomarkers.
  • Note: ITN does not accept proposals for non-human or preclinical studies.
NIHMaximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote Diversity (K99/R00)
MOSAIC K99/R00 – Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed
MOSAIC K99/R00 – Independent Clinical Trial Required
MOSAIC K99/R00 – Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required (BESH)
  • Due: Rolling
  • Funding: Varies
  • Project period: Up to 5 years (2 years K99; 3 years R00)
  • Purpose: To support early career, independent investigators from diverse backgrounds conducting research related to NIH mission.
  • Eligibility: Candidates from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups as well as individuals with disabilities, women and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Open to early career candidates working with a mentor.
NIH/FIC/NCIInternational Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) (K01) Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed
  • Due: Standard March dates.
  • Funding: Up to $150,000 per year
  • Project period: Up to 5 years
  • Purpose: To provide protected time for conducting postdoctoral mentored global health research in low-  and middle-income countries to strengthen global health research.
NIH/NHLBIPrograms to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research (PRIDE)
  • Due: Pre-applications considered on a rolling basis
    • Full applications accepted by invitation
  • Funding: All-expense-paid Summer Institute Program via NHLBI
  • Project period: One summer
  • Purpose: To provide mentoring to junior investigators and tr
  • ansitioning postdoctoral fellows from underrepresented backgrounds. Distinct programs offered across multiple campuses.
  • Eligibility: 1) U.S. citizen or permanent resident; 2) holds doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, MD, DO, DVM); 3) from a group that is underrepresented in biomedical or health sciences; 4) research focus on heart, lung, blood or sleep (HLBS) disorders; and 5) hold formal faculty appointment before start of Summer Institute Program.
NIH/NHLBI – Mentored Career Development Award to Promote Faculty Diversity in Biomedical Research

K01 Independent Clinical Trial Required
K01 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed

  • Due: Standard October and February Dates.
  • Funding: Up to $150,000 per year
  • Project period: Up to 5 years
  • Purpose: To promote diversity in the biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social sciences workforce.
NIH/NIAIDPrimary Caregiver Technical Assistance Supplements (PCTAS)
  • Due: Rolling; submit 30 days before targetted review date
    • Anticipated review in Nov, Feb, Apr, May
  • Funding: Up to $50,000 for technician salary
  • Project period: Up to 2 years
  • Purpose: To maintain productivity for a postdoc who is caring for children or ailing relative. Funds to be used for personnel to assist postdoc.
  • Eligibility: Lab PI must have NIAID-funded P/U/R grant with at least 1 year remaining.
NIHAdministrative Supplements to Promote Research Continuity and Retention of NIH Mentored Career Development (K) Award Recipients and Scholars
  • Due: Varies by awarding IC
  • Funding: Up to $50,000 direct costs
  • Project period: Up to 1 year
  • Purpose: To sustain mentored investigator’s research during critical life events. Applications may be submitted in advance of a known event or after the fact.
  • Note: Funds can be used for staff, supplies, or equipment within the original scope of research for the currently-funded grant period.
NIH – International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA)(K01)

International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) (K01) (No Clinical Trial)
International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) (K01) (Clinical Trial Required)

  • Due:  March 9, 2022; March 9, 2023
  • Funding: Unspecified
  • Project Period: Up to 5 years
  • Purpose: To provide support and protected time to for an intensive, mentored research career development experience in a low- or middle- income country for early career scientist.
  • Eligibility: Award intended for advanced postdoctoral U.S. research scientist and recently appointed early career faculty (up to 2 years past terminal degree).
NIHResearch Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research
  • Due: Varies by awarding IC
  • Funding: Not specified
  • Project period: Within project period of active grant
  • Purpose: To enhance the diversity of the research workforce by recruiting and supporting students, postdocs, and eligible investigators from diverse backgrounds.
  • Note: As of January 2021, NIGMS accepts applications to support faculty-level investigators developing independent research careers. Faculty who haven’t previously served as program director or principal investigator on NIH research grant, individual research career development award, or project leader of a NIH award subproject.
NIHAdministrative Supplement for Continuity of Biomedical and Behavioral Research Among First-Time Recipients of NIH Research Project Grant Awards
  • Due: Varies by awarding IC
  • Funding: Up to $50,000 direct costs
  • Project period: Up to 1 year
  • Purpose: To enhance the retention of investigators facing critical life events who are approaching the first renewal of their first independent grant or to a second new NIH grant.
NIH – Notice of Special Interest: Research Supplements to Promote Re-Entry and Re-integration into Health-Related Research Careers (Admin Supp – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • Due: Varies by awarding IC
  • Funding: Not specified
  • Project period: Not specified
  • Purpose: To provide support for mentored research training for individuals to re-enter or re-integrate into an active research career, after an interruption for family responsibilities or other qualifying circumstance.
NIH Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplements for Research on Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional)
  • Due: January 31, 2022; January 31, 2023; January 31, 2024
  • Funding: Up to $100,000
  • Project period: 1 year
  • Purpose: To provide funding for expansion of existing research to incorporate sexual and gender minority (SGM) populations or SGM-relevant research questions.
NIHNotice of Special Interest: Secondary Analysis of Posttraumatic Psychopathology Data
  • Due: February 5, 2022 and subsequent receipt dates through January 8, 2025
  • Funding: Varies
  • Project Period: Varies
  • Purpose: To support research that analyzes existing and accumulating data to help in refining phenotypes of posttraumatic psychopathology(ies), markers of onset and change, and risk, detection and to identify potential prevention and treatment targets.
  • Eligibility: Early career and established investigators encouraged to apply.
NIHNotice of Special Interest: Clinical Relevance of the Linkage between Environmental Toxicant Exposures and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • Due: January 31, 2023 for FY 2023; and January 31, 2024 for FY 2024
  • Funding: Up to $500,000 per year
  • Purpose: To support mechanistic and early translational research focused on rigorous, in-depth examination of the potential interactions of environmental toxins with genetic and no-genetic molecular targets known to influence Alzheimer’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease Related Dementias.
  • Eligibility: Scientists at all levels eligible to apply.
NIH/NIDDKAdministrative Supplements to Support Emerging Physician-Scientists to Develop Research Expertise in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases
  • Due: February 3, 2023 for awards in June to August 2023
  • Funding: Up to $100,000 salary support, and $25,000 supplies
  • Project period: 2 years
  • Purpose: To support advanced research opportunities for physician-scientists holding the MD or equivalent or MD/PhD degrees, and who are early in their research careers.
  • Eligibility Notes: PD/PIs of an active R01, U01, U54, R18, RC2, DP1 or P01 award from NIDDK’s DDEMD are eligible to apply if they have at least 2 years of support remaining in the current project period.
NIHNotice of Special Interest: Secondary Analysis of Posttraumatic Psychopathology Data
  • Due: February 5, 2022 and subsequent receipt dates through January 8, 2025
  • Funding: Varies
  • Project period: Varies
  • Purpose: To support research that analyzes existing and accumulating data to help in refining phenotypes of posttraumatic psychopathology(ies), markers of onset and change, and risk, detection and to identify potential prevention and treatment targets.
  • Eligibility: Early career and established investigators encouraged to apply.
NIH BRAIN Initiative Advanced Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote Diversity (K99/R00 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • Due: February 10, 2022; June 8, 2022: October 11, 2022
  • Project period: 5 years maximum
  • Purpose: To increase workforce diversity in the neuroscience workforce and maintain a strong cohort of new and talented, NIH-supported, independent investigators from diverse backgrounds in BRAIN Initiative research areas.
  • Eligibility: Applicants must have 5 years or less of postdoctoral research experience, be a citizen, non-citizen national or permanent resident of the United States and be a member of an underrepresented ethnic or minority group in the health-related sciences field.
NIH/NIMHNIMH Instrumentation Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • Due dates: October 7, 2022; October 10, 2023; October 9, 2024
NIH – Temporary Eligibility Extensions Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
National Institutes of HealthCareer Development (K) Awards
  • New Applications due: annually on February 12, June 12, October 12
  • Renewal/Revision/Resubmission: annually on March 12, July 12, November 12
National Institutes of Health – Individual Fellowship (F) Awards
  • All Types Due: annually on April 8, August 8, December 8
National Institutes of Health – Stephen I. Katz Early Stage Investigator Research Project Grant

R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed
(R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required)



January

American Epilepsy Society – Sergievsky Award for Epilepsy Health Equity and Diversity
  • Due: January 12, 2023
  • Funding: $75,000 per year
  • Project period: 2 years
  • Purpose: To support early career physicians and scientists in underrepresented racial or ethnic groups (with preference for those who are Black or African American), and/or who are researching issues affecting medically underserved individuals with epilepsy or seizures or related aspects of health equity.
  • Eligibility: AES membership required. Applicants should hold an MD, DO, PhD, PharmD, DNP, or other professional degree within a related track, be a clinical fellow, research fellow, clinical instructor, or clinician investigator or assistant professor for clinicians or equivalent levels of career for nonphysicians in neuropsychology, psychology, pharmacology, nursing, or research. 50% protected time required.
American Epilepsy Society – Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
  • Due: January 12, 2023
  • Funding: Up to $50,000
  • Project period: 1 year
  • Purpose: To support postdoctoral trainees conducting basic, translational, or clinical research into the cause, treatment, and consequences of epilepsy, seizures, and related disorders, under the guidance of a mentor with expertise in epilepsy research.
  • Eligibility: Applicants should hold an MD, DO, PhD, ScD, PharmD, RN or equivalent degree, be a postdoctoral fellow at an eligible institution before start date. Note: Researchers with non-independent faculty positions such as Instructor, Adjunct Professor, Research Assistant Professor, or non-tenure track Assistant Professor may apply if working under the supervision of a PI but are strongly encouraged to outline a clear plan for transition to independence.
American Epilepsy Society – Junior Investigator Research Award
  • Due: January 12, 2023
  • Funding: Up to $50,000
  • Project period: 1 year
  • Purpose: To support early career investigators in conducting research to facilitate the successful obtainment of future competitive grants from NIH or other sources.
  • Eligibility: Applicants should hold a MD, DO, PhD, ScD, RN, or equivalent degree, faculty appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent at a university, medical school, research institution, or medical center, not currently hold or have previously received a larger, multi-year grant, K or R award or equivalent. Note: Researchers with other early faculty appointments (such as Instructor, Adjunct Track, etc.) may apply but are strongly encouraged to provide a letter of support from their department chair.
American Epilepsy Society – Research and Training Fellowship for Clinicians
  • Due: January 12, 2023
  • Funding: Up to $50,000
  • Project period: 1 year
  • Purpose: To provide mentored support for clinical fellows or clinical faculty who intend to pursue a career in epilepsy research including basic, translational and clinical research focused on epilepsy, seizures and other related disorders.
  • Eligibility: Applicants should hold a MD, DO, PhD, ScD, DO, PharmD or equivalent degree in a related discipline, be a clinical or postdoctoral fellow, or newly appointed clinical faculty member within 5 years of first full-time appointment by start of project. 50% protected time required. Mentor with epilepsy-related research expertise is required.
American Epilepsy Society – Pediatric Research and Training Fellowship for Clinicians
  • Due: January 12, 2023
  • Funding: Up to $50,000
  • Project period: 1 year
  • Purpose: Sponsored by the Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation and American Epilepsy Society to provide mentored support for a highly-scored proposal focused on pediatric epilepsy research.
  • Eligibility: Applicants should hold a MD, DO, PhD, ScD, DO, PharmD or equivalent degree in a related discipline, be a clinical or postdoctoral fellow, or newly appointed clinical faculty member within 5 years of first full-time appointment by start of project. 50% protected time required.
American Epilepsy Society – Epilepsy Study Consortium Mini-Grant
  • Due: January 12, 2023
  • Funding: Up to $22,000
  • Project period: 6 months to 1 year
  • Purpose: To support a mentored- research project in anti-epileptic drug therapy by an epilepsy fellow.
  • Eligibility: Applicants must hold an MD, DO, PhD, ScD, PharmD, RN or equivalent degree, be either accepted or enrolled (in the first year of a 2-yr fellowship), and have a qualified mentor with epilepsy-related research experience.
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation – Physician Scientist Fellowship
  • Due: January 13, 2023
  • Funding: Up to $110,000/year
  • Project period: 2 years
  • Purpose: To support individuals pursuing clinical research careers, whose projects aim to address highly significant research questions and facilitate career advancement.
  • Eligibility:  Applicants must have a clinical subspecialty fellowship with a completion date between June 30, 2022 and July 1, 2024, not have any type of faculty appointment, have completed the majority of the clinical training portion of the fellowship by the award start date. 75% protected time required.

American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology – Research Career Development Award

  • Due: January 17, 2023 (LOI)
  • Funding: $40,000 maximum
  • Project period: 1 to 2 years
  • Purpose: To provide career development support for otolaryngologists – head and neck surgeons committed to a research career focused on pediatric otolaryngology (incl. patient-oriented clinical trials, health services, outcomes research, translational research, basic science).
  • Eligibility: Otolaryngologists-head and neck surgeons with full-time medical school faculty appointments; 40% protected time and mentor required.
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) – Research Seed Grant
  • Due: January 18, 2023
  • Funding: $60,000
  • Project period: 1 year
  • Purpose: To support investigators in defining objectives and test hypotheses in preparation for larger grant submissions.
  • Eligibility: Any full-time faculty RSNA member in a radiology, radiation oncology or nuclear medicine department at an educational institution who does not have a grant totaling more than $60,000 in a single year. Advanced training must have been completed; certification by the American Board of Radiology or The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or be on track for certification.
 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) – Research Scholar Grant
  • Due: January 18, 2023
  • Funding: $100,000 per year
  • Project period: 2 years
  • Purpose: To help early career investigators collect preliminary data needed to obtain larger grants and establish successful research careers in the radiologic sciences.
  • Eligibility: Applicants must hold (within 8 years) a full-time faculty position in a department of radiology, radiation oncology or nuclear medicine at a North American educational institution. Completed training required, and applicant must have certification by either the American Board of Radiology, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or be on track for certification. Applicants may not have a grant totaling more than $60,000 in one year at time of application. Membership required. International applicants are required to be certified in their country.
NIH – Development of Biomarkers or Biomarker Signatures for Neurological and Neuromuscular Disorders (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Optional)
  • Due: January 22, 2023(LOI)
  • Funding: Not specified
  • Project period: Up to 5 years combined for R61 and R33 phases
  • Purpose: To provide support for investigators to conduct proof of concept biomarker discovery and development studies followed by preliminary clinical validation to evaluate if the candidate biomarker or biomarker signature may be fit-for-purpose for use in clinical trials or clinical practice.
  • Eligibility: PIs at all levels eligible to apply.
NIH/NCI – Administrative Supplements to Support Cancer Disparity Collaborative Research (Clinical Trial Optional)
  • Due: January 23, 2023
  • Funding: Up to $150,000
  • Project period: Up to 1 year
  • Purpose: To accelerate and strengthen multi-disciplinary cancer disparities research in wide ranging areas by supporting new cancer disparities research among investigators new to cancer-disparities research.
  • Eligibility: Investigators must hold an active grant or cooperative agreement, and the research proposed in the supplement must be accomplished within the competitive segment of the active award.
Gateway for Cancer Research – GFCR Grant Program
  • Due: January 31, 2023
  • Funding: $200,000 to $1.5M
  • Project period: 2 to 5 years
  • Purpose: To fund early phase clinical trials for all types of cancers at institutions worldwide. LOIs are accepted on a rolling basis.
  • Eligibility: Funds awarded to institutions. Applicants must demonstrate that their project aligns with GFCR’s mission.

February

NIH/NCI – NCI Research Specialist (Clinician Scientist) Award (R50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • Due: February 7, 2023
  • Funding: Unspecified
  • Project period: Up to 1 year
  • Purpose: To support clinician scientists who continue to participate in NCI clinical trials networks through leadership in the 1) development of national clinical trials, 2) implementation of NCI clinical trials in their institutions, and 3) national service to the NCI clinical trials networks through participation in the scientific review committees, monitoring committees, and other activities, but not serve as principal investigators of research project grants.
  • Eligibility: Applicants must be clinician scientists (M.D., D.O., D.D.S., D.M.D., O.D., D.C., PharmD., N.D., D.V.M.), with active licensure, actively practicing in an oncology clinical setting. PhDs or other doctoral degrees with direct patient or healthy subjects contact in clinical disciplines such as clinical psychology, nursing, clinical genetics, speech-language pathology, audiology, or rehabilitation are also eligible.
National Kidney Foundation – Young Investigator Research Grant
  • Due: February 13, 2023
  • Funding: $35,000 ($25,000 for Krainin Award)
  • Project Period: 1 year
  • Purpose: To support patient-oriented clinical research studies focused on issues affecting patients with kidney disease.
  • Eligibility: Applicants within their first four years of initial full-time faculty appointment or staff scientist position at a US university or research-oriented institution who have completed training in nephrology prior to start of the grant award are eligible.
National Kidney Foundation – Kidney Health Equity Community Engagement
  • Due: February 13, 2023
  • Funding: $75,000
  • Project Period: 1 year
  • Purpose: For proposals that focus on improving access to kidney care, kidney disease management, and patient outcomes to improve health equity at a community level.
  • Eligibility: Open to all healthcare professionals, researchers, and multidisciplinary teams affiliated with a health system, academic medical center, FQHC, or other health care organization in the U.S. serving people with kidney disease.
Bay Area Lyme Foundation – Emerging Leader Award
  • Due: February 15, 2023
  • Funding: $150,000
  • Project Period: 12 to 24 months (to generate proof of concept)
  • Purpose: To support researchers in academia or the private sector at the postdoctoral through associate professor levels or researchers who have not previously worked in Lyme Disease research.
  • Eligibility: Candidates must have demonstrated professional and scientific leadership in biological and medical sciences and an established pattern of creative thinking, be at the postdoctoral through associate professor level, and be affiliated with an academic or research institution or corporate equivalent in the U.S.
Orthopaedic Research & Education Foundation (OREF)OREF/AAOS Injectable Orthobiologics Knee Osteoarthritis Research Grant
  • Due: February 21, 2023
  • Funding: $50,000
  • Project Period: 1 year
  • Purpose: To provide support for scientists conducting research focused on injectable orthobiologics for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis.
  • Eligibility: The applicant must be an AAOS member, an orthopedic surgeon licensed to practice in the U.S. and working at a U.S.-based institution with an active clinical practice.
Orthopaedic Research & Education Foundation (OREF)OREF/ANNA Foundation Multimodal Musculoskeletal Perioperative Pain Management
  • Due: February 21, 2023
  • Funding: $50,000
  • Project Period: 1 year
  • Purpose: To support broad area of perioperative musculoskeletal pain management focused on, but not limited to the following areas: perioperative pain management opioid-spanning research and determining the safest and most effective regional anesthesia techniques.
  • Eligibility: Open to all levels. Early investigators (terminal degree within the past 10 years) encouraged to apply. Special consideration will be given to new investigators.
Orthopaedic Research & Education Foundation (OREF)OREF/MTF Biologics Research Grant
  • Due: February 21, 2023
  • Funding: $100,000
  • Project Period: 2 years
  • Purpose: Request for investigator-initiated research proposals focusing on research in the science of biologic–allografts, including stem cells for graft transplantation.
  • Eligibility: Multidisciplinary research strongly encouraged. An orthopaedic surgeon PI must be licensed to practice in the U. S. and be working in a U.S.-based institution. A PhD may serve as PI if holding a faculty appointment in an orthopaedic department at an institution in the U.S. and provides a letter from the department chair.

Wellcome – Early Career Award

  • Due: February 21, 2023
  • Funding: £400,000
  • Project Period: Up to 5 years
  • Purpose: To provide funding to aid the transition of early career investigators to independent research careers.
  • Eligibility: Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent or at least four years of equivalent research experience in the humanities and sciences, but no more than three years of postdoctoral experience.
Agilent Technologies – Early Career Professor Award
  • Due: February 24, 2023
  • Funding: $120,000
  • Project Period: 2 years
  • Purpose: To support early career tenure-track faculty in conducting significant original research that will enable measurements of importance to Agilent Technologies and the world.
  • Eligibility: Tenure-track faculty with PhD or MD residency within 12 years of award year eligible to apply.
American Association for Cancer ResearchAACR-Astrazeneca Career Development Award for Physician-Scientists in Honor of José Baselga
  • Due: February 28, 2023 (LOI)
  • Funding: $300,000
  • Project Period: 3 years
  • Purpose: This grant supports clinician-scientist research in any area of translational of clinical cancer research.
  • Eligibility: Candidates must have a medical degree (MD, MD/PhD, DO, or equivalent obtained within the past 11 years); for all faculty positions below associate level. 50% protected time and independent lab space required.
Orthopaedic Research & Education Foundation (OREF)OREF/MTEC Solutions to Accelerate Return-to-Readiness following Musculoskeletal Injuries Grant
  • Due: February 28, 2023 (Enhanced White Papers)
  • Funding: $1,500,000 for 2 awards
  • Project Period: Up to 3 years
  • Purpose: Focused on developing or advancing technologies that maximize medical readiness and provide orthopedic and rehabilitation solution for the modern Warfighter to inform and/or accelerate recovery from musculoskeletal injury.
  • Eligibility: MTEC membership required.

March

American Chemical Society (ACS)Doctoral New Investigator (DNI) Grants
  • Due: March 10, 2023
  • Funding: $110,000
  • Project Period: 2 years
  • Purpose: To provide funding for early career scientists and engineers in the United States seeking to develop their own independent fundamental research projects.
  • Eligibility: Open to Assistant Professors or equivalent within first three years of first academic appointment.
American Society for Clinical OncologyCareer Development Award
  • Due: March 13, 2023
  • Funding: $200,000
  • Project Period: 3 years
  • Purpose: To support clinical investigators who have received their first faculty appointment, as they work to establish an independent clinical cancer research program with a patient-centered focus, including a clinical research study and/or translational research involving human subjects.
  • Eligibility: ASCO members who are physicians (MD, DO or international equivalent) working in the first to third year of a full-time primary faculty appointment (Instructor/Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Assistant Member) in a clinical department at an academic medical institution are eligible. An active medical license required. Applicants must have completed productive postdoctoral research and demonstrated the ability to undertake independent investigator-initiated clinical research.
American Society for Clinical OncologyYoung Investigator Award
Damon RunyonDamon Runyon Fellowship Award
  • Due: March 15, 2023
  • Funding: $60,000 year 1 + $2,000 added each additional year; $100,000 med school debt retirement
  • Project Period: Up to 4 years
  • Purpose: To support new investigators in gaining research experience. All theoretical and experimental research related to the study of cancer and the search for cancer causes, mechanisms, therapies and prevention encouraged. Incremental increases in funding applied each year.
  • Eligibility: Basic and physician-scientists who received a degree within 18 months prior to submitting application, Applicants with doctoral degrees. Candidates who have already accepted a postdoctoral research fellowship award are not eligible. Candidates who have already accepted a postdoctoral research fellowship award are not eligible. 80% protected time required.
Breast Cancer AllianceYoung Investigator Grants
  • Due: March 31, 2023
  • Funding: $125,000
  • Project Period: 2 years
  • Purpose: To encourage a commitment to breast cancer research from early career clinical doctors and research scientists who have not yet received their own major grant. 50% protected time required.
  • Eligibility: Clinical physicians and research scientists, including postdoctoral investigators, in early career stage who are focused on breast cancer research are eligible. Tenure track faculty or individuals holding a tenure track research position for 4 years of less may apply. PI recipients of R01s or equivalent not eligible.
Children’s Tumor FoundationClinical Research Award (CRA)
  • Due: March 20, 2023 (LOI)
  • Funding: Up to $150,000
  • Project Period: 2 years
  • Purpose: To support researchers in early stage pilot clinical trials for the development of therapeutics or interventions to treat physical or psychosocial ailments associated with NF1, NF2 and schwannomatosis. Funding also supports research focused on the development of biomarker, imaging protocols and other clinical trial tools.
  • Eligibility: MD, PhD, or other advanced degree required. Applicants from academic and private sectors may apply.
Cystic Fibrosis FoundationClinical Pilot and Feasibility Awards
  • Due: March 22, 2023 (LOI)
  • Funding: $80,000/year (single-center); $150,000/year (multi-center)
  • Project Period: Up to 2 years
  • Purpose: To provide support for collecting sufficient preliminary data for projects involving human subjects, to determine best strategies and methods for approaching a major question that will require assessment through a larger-scale research and/or multi-center, collaborative trial. An additional $100,000 may be available through supplemental funding.
  • Eligibility: Candidates must be independent investigators. New or established investigators with no previous work in cystic fibrosis research who would like to apply their expertise to a relevant problem may apply.

April

WellcomeCareer Development Awards
  • Due: April 4, 2023
  • Funding: Varies
  • Project Period: Up to 8 years (part-time available)
  • Purpose: To support mid-career scientists in any discipline who have the potential to be international research leaders.
  • Eligibility: Mid-career researchers who are ready to lead a substantial and innovative research program to generate significant shifts in understanding and/or develop methodologies, conceptual frameworks, tools or techniques that could benefit health-related research.
THRIVEHESI THRIVE
  • Due: April 10, 2023 (LOI)
  • Funding: $20,000 to $50,000
  • Project Period: 2 years
  • Purpose: To provide seed funding for early career scientists for testing initial hypotheses and collecting preliminary data to help secure long-term funding by the NIH and/or other major institutions.
  • Eligibility: Open to individuals with MD, PhD, DVM, or equivalent degree with an accredited faculty, medical institution, or other research institute appointment, who have the ability to conduct independent research with publications in established peer-reviewed medical and scientific forum.

May

Oncology Nursing FoundationResearch Grants (RE03)
  • Due: May 8, 2023
  • Funding: $50,000
  • Project Period: Over 2 years
  • Purpose: To support rigorous scientific oncology nursing research which may include investigator-initiated research, pilot or feasibility studies, supplements to current funded projects, or developing a new aspect of a program of research.
  • Eligibility: Open to emerging to mid-career nurse researchers who have not previously received and completed at least 1 research study with funding of $50,000 minimum as a PI.
Oncology Nursing FoundationResearch Grants (RE03)
  • Due: May 8, 2023
  • Funding: $100,000
  • Project Period: Over 2 years
  • Purpose: To support rigorous scientific oncology nursing research through a major-focused grant. Research projects may include investigator-initiated research, pilot or feasibility studies, supplements to current funded projects, or developing a new aspect of a program of research.
  • Eligibility: The principal investigator must be a PhD, registered oncology nurse actively involved in some aspect of cancer patient care, education, or research and must have received and completed at least one research study with a funding level of at least $50,000 as principal investigator.

June

NIHEarly Stage Investigator Research Using Nonhuman Primate (NHP) Models (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • Due: June 16, 2023
  • Funding: Up to $200,000 per year
  • Project Period: Up to 2 years
  • Purpose: To support development of new research directions using nonhuman primate (NHP) models in basic science or translational research, performed by early-stage investigators.
  • Eligibility: Early career investigators with a terminal degree received within the past 10 years or less and at least two years postdoctoral experience are eligible.
NIHTrailblazer Award for New and Early Stage Investigators (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
  • Due: June 16, 2023
  • Funding: Up to $400,000
  • Project Period: Up to 3 years
  • Purpose: To pursue research programs that integrate engineering and the physical sciences with the life and/or biomedical sciences. No preliminary data required, expected or encouraged.
  • Eligibility: New and early stage investigators eligible.

July

William T. Grant Foundation – William T. Grant Scholars Program
  • Due: July 5, 2023
  • Funding: Up to $350,000
  • Project Period: Over 5 years
  • Purpose: To provide career development support for promising early-career researchers by providing 5-year research and mentoring plans that significantly expand researchers’ expertise in new disciplines, methods, and content areas.  
  • Eligibility: Applicants must have received their terminal degree within 7 years of submitting application, be in a position which has a pathway to advancement in a research career and should have interest in pursuing a significant shift in their research trajectory. Awarded based on researcher’s potential to become an influential researcher.
National Science Foundation – Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER)
  • Due: July 26, 2023
  • Funding: $400,000 minimum or $500,000 minimum*
  • Project Period: Up to 5 years
  • Purpose: To support early career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization by building a firm foundation for a lifetime of leadership in integrating education and research.  *For proposals submitted to the Directorate for Biological Sciences, the Directorate for Engineering, or the Office of Polar Programs.
  • Eligibility: Untenured faculty (at least 50% tenure track or equivalent) holding a doctoral degree in a field supported by NSF, engaged in research in areas of science, engineering or education supported by NSF who have never received a CAREER award are eligible.

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