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Ongoing

A-T Children’s Project – Research 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 Research GFCR 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 Research SIO 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 Grants – Independent 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.
NIH – NCI 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.
NIH – Stimulating 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 Grants – Visiting 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 Foundation – Humboldt 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.
NIH – Maximizing 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/NCI – International 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/NHLBI – Programs 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 transitioning 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/NIAID – Primary 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.
NIH – Administrative 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).
    NIH – Research 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.
    NIH – Administrative 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.
    NIH –Notice 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 –Notice 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/NIDDK – Administrative 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.
    NIH – Notice 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/NIMH – NIMH 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)



    August

    Damon Runyon – Damon Runyon Fellowship Award

    • Due: August 15, 2022
    • Funding: Up to $55,000 first year
    • 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: Applicants with doctoral degrees. Candidates who have already accepted a postdoctoral research fellowship award are not eligible. Candidates allowed to have a T32 at the time of application, but not concurrently with the Damon Runyon Fellowship Award.80% protected time required.
    Department of DefensePeer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP): Convergent Science Cancer Consortium Development Award
    • Due: August 17, 2022 (Pre-application)
    • Funding: Up to $2,500,000
    • Project Period: Up to 2 years
    • Purpose: To support novel approaches to advancing cancer research through the use of convergent science which merges a variety of sciences together to fight cancer beyond what is possible with a multidisciplinary approach.
    • Eligibility: The PI on the application will be the Consortium Director and the PI for the Coordinating Center and should have a proven record of accomplishment of leadership and scientific ability to direct and oversee a multi-institutional research effort. The PI is expected to commit at least 10% effort to direct and manage the project.
    American Association for Cancer Research – AACR-Lung Cancer Initiative at Johnson & Johnson Stimulating Therapeutic Advances Through Research Training (START) Grant
    • Due: August 18, 2022
    • Funding: $225,000
    • Project Period: 3 years
    • Purpose: A joint initiative with Johnson & Johnson to support postdoctoral or clinical research fellows from underrepresented groups while combining research experiences in both academic and industry settings.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must have a doctoral degree (PhD, MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent) in a related field, belong to an underrepresented group per NIH guidelines, and hold a full-time, mentored research position such as postdoctoral fellow, clinical research fellow, or the equivalent (started within the past three years – i.e., fellowship must have begun after November 1, 2019).
    NIH/Office of Strategic Coordination – NIH Director’s New Innovator Award Program (DP2 Clinical Trial Optional)
    • Due: August 19, 2022
    • Funding: $900,000 first segment; $600,000 second segment
    • Project Period: 3 years; 2 years
    • Purpose: To support early career investigators of exceptional creativity who propose highly innovative research projects with the potential to produce a major impact on broad, important areas relevant to the mission of NIH.
    • Eligibility: PIs who have not yet received an NIH independent research award who are within 10 years of completing their terminal research degree or end of post-graduate clinical training may apply.
    American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) – Pilot Research Award
    • Due: August 23, 2022
    • Funding: $30,000
    • Project Period: 1 year
    • Purpose: To support early career investigators to help establish their research careers or to support projects by established investigators transitioning to new research directions.
    • Eligibility: AGA members who hold an MD, PhD and/or equivalent degree (e.g., MBBS, MBChB, DO) and a full-time faculty or equivalent position at an institution in the United States, Canada or Mexico are eligible.
    American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) – AGA-Pfizer Pilot Research Award in Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis
    • Due: August 23, 2022
    • Funding: $30,000
    • Project Period: 1 year
    • Purpose: Funding provided by Pfizer to support independent investigators researching new directions to improve the diagnosis and treatment of no-alcoholic steatohepatitis.
    • Eligibility: Investigators at any career stage researching new directions.
    American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) – AGA-Pfizer Pilot Research Award in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Due: August 23, 2022
    • Funding: $30,000
    • Project Period: 1 year
    • Purpose: Funding provided by Pfizer to support early career investigators to help them establish their research careers or to support projects that represent new research directions for established investigators.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must hold an MD, PhD and/or equivalent degree (e.g., MBBS, MBChB, DO) and a full-time faculty position or equivalent at an institution in North America (U.S., Canada or Mexico).
    American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) – AGA Pilot Research Award in Digestive Disease Health Disparities
    • Due: August 23, 2022
    • Funding: $30,000
    • Project Period: 1 year
    • Purpose: Funding provided by Pfizer and Amgen to support early career investigators in establishing their careers or established investigators pursuing projects that represent new research directions and new projects in health and health care disparities in digestive diseases.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must hold an MD, PhD and/or equivalent degree (e.g., MBBS, MBChB, DO) and a full-time faculty position or equivalent at an institution in North America (U.S., Canada or Mexico).
    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative – Data Insights
    • Due: August 25, 2022
    • Funding: $200,000 to $400,000
    • Project Period: 18 months
    • Purpose: To support projects that will advance the fields of single-cell biology and data science.
    • Eligibility: Early career investigators are encouraged to participate. Mid-career investigators are eligible.
    Lupus Research Alliance – Administrative Supplements to Promote Diversity in Lupus Research
    • Due: August 29, 2022
    • Funding: $30,000
    • Project Period: 1 to 2 years
    • Purpose: To attract and develop underrepresented minority scientists in the field of lupus research.
    • Eligibility: The proposed research must be performed in a US or Canada-based institution. Scholars currently enrolled in a science-focused advanced degree program or within 2 years after receiving a bachelor’s master’s or other advanced degree (PhD, MD or equivalent) eligible to apply.
    American Society of HematologyGlobal Research
    • Due: August 31, 2022
    • Funding: $100,000 to $150,000
    • Project Period: 1 year or more
    • Purpose: To support future international early career scientific leaders (hematologists between completion of training and the establishment of their independent careers) and to nurture global collaboration in the hematology field.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must be based in a country outside the US or Canada or be training temporarily in the US or Canada, returning to an academic position in their country.  MD/PhDs within 16 years of MD graduation, PhDs with at least 1 year of experience, and MD/PhDs with no more than 10 years of postdoctoral experience after PhD graduation. Must be an ASH member.
    American Association for Cancer Research – AACR Clinical Oncology Research (CORE) Training Fellowships
    • Due: August 31, 2022
    • Funding: $100,000
    • Project Period: 1 year
    • Purpose: To provide an industry-academic clinical practicum with a unique opportunity for academic clinicians to gain experience in drug development.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must have a medical degree (MD, DO, MD/PhD) in a related field, be enrolled in a U.S.-based hematology/oncology or radiation oncology fellowship program at an academic, medical, or research institution.

    September

    Lupus Research Alliance 2023 Diversity in Lupus Research Career Development Award
    • Due: September 1, 2022 (LOI)
    • Funding: $600,000
    • Project Period: 4 years
    • Purpose: To support the development of outstanding, independent, early career underrepresented minority investigators seeking to establish a competitive research program in areas that reflect strategic priorities of the Lupus Research Alliance.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must be early career investigators who hold an MD, PhD, DO, or equivalent, have a faculty or equivalent position, lead an independent research team at an academic, nonprofit, or government research institution in the U.S. or Canada, and be a member of a racial or ethnic group underrepresented in the science and engineering fields.
    Lupus Research Alliance 2023 Diversity in Lupus Research Postdoctoral Award
    • Due: September 1, 2022 (LOI)
    • Funding: $170,000
    • Project Period: 2 years
    • Purpose: To attract promising underrepresented minority scientists and provide them with support to help them generate scientific data necessary for transitioning to an independent researcher role in areas of priority to the Lupus Research Alliance.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must have an MD, PhD, DO, or equivalent and hold a postdoctoral or clinical fellowship at an academic, medical, or research institution in the U.S. or Canada. Applicants must have no more than 4 years of postdoctoral research experience at the time of application submission.
    American Academy of Neurology – Neuroscience Research Training Scholarship
    • Due: September 1, 2022
    • Funding: $65,000 per year
    • Project Period: 2 years
    • Purpose: To support research by early career investigators to help them gain experience in the field of neuroscience research.
    • Eligibility: AAN members who completed residency or PHD no more than 5 years prior to this award start date, who are interested in an academic career in neurological research. MD/PhDs and post residency fellows post are eligible based on residency completion date.
    American Academy of Neurology – Career Development Award
    • Due: September 1, 2022
    • Funding: $150,000 per year
    • Project Period: 3 years
    • Purpose: To support early career investigators pursuing an academic career in clinical, basic, or translational neurologic research.
    • Eligibility: AAN members who completed residency between 5-10 years prior to award start date. MD/PhDs and fellows post residency are eligible based on residency completion date.
    American Academy of Neurology – Clinical Research Training Scholarship (CRTS)
    • Due: September 1, 2022
    • Funding: $65,000 per year
    • Project Period: 2 years
    • Purpose: To support early career investigators pursuing an academic career in clinical, basic, or translational neurologic research specifically designed to develop treatments or enhance diagnosis of neurologic disease.
    • Eligibility: AAN members who completed residency no more than 5 years prior to this award start date, who are interested in an academic career in neurological research. MD/PhDs and post residency fellows post are eligible based on residency completion date.
    American Academy of Neurology – Clinician-Scientist Development Award (CSDA)
    • Due: September 1, 2022
    • Funding: $75,000 per year
    • Project Period: 3 years
    • Purpose: To support education and research-related costs for early career investigators interested in a research career in ALS.
    • Eligibility: Applicant must be an AAN member interested in an academic career in neurological research who has completed residency or a PhD no more than 7 years prior award start date. Eligibility is based primarily on when residency was completed even if applicant has a PhD or post residency fellowship.
    American Academy of Neurology – Practice Research Training Scholarship (PRTS)
    • Due: September 1, 2022
    • Funding: $65,000 per year
    • Project Period: 2 years
    • Purpose: To support practice-based research by early career investigators which involves clinical research that evaluates translation of evidence into best clinical practice or comparative effectiveness research aimed at improving health systems and services.
    • Eligibility: AAN members who completed residency no more than 5 years prior to this award start date, who are interested in an academic career in neurological research. MD/PhDs and post residency fellows post are eligible based on residency completion date.
    NIH – BRAIN Initiative: Biology and Biophysics of Neural Stimulation and Recording Technologies (R01 Clinical Trials Optional)
    • Due: September 3, 2022 (LOI due)
    • Funding: Not specified
    • Project Period: 5 years maximum
    • Purpose: To develop new and improved technologies suitable for recording from as well as controlling specified cell types and circuits to modulate and understand function in the central nervous system.
    • Eligibility: PIs at any level eligible to apply.
    NIH – Administrative Supplements to Support Cancer Disparity Collaborative Research (Clinical Trial Optional)
    • Due: September 6, 2022
    • Funding: $150,000
    • Project Period: Up to 2 years
    • Purpose: To promote new cancer disparities research among investigators who do not normally conduct it and to encourage the partnership of experienced cancer research investigators with cancer disparities-focused researchers.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must hold an active grant or cooperative agreement, and the proposed research must be accomplished within the competitive segment of the active award.
    NIH – Cancer Target Discovery and Development (CTD2)(U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
    • Due: September 6, 2022 (LOI)
    • Funding: Up to $750,000 per year
    • Project Period: Up to 5 years
    • Purpose: To support research in related to CTD2 to advance cancer research by bridging the knowledge gap between the large volumes of comprehensive molecular characterizations of many cancer types and studies of the underlying etiology of cancer development, progression, and/or metastasis.
    • Eligibility: Scientists at all levels may apply.
    American Association for Cancer Research – Beginning Investigator Grant for Catalytic Research (BIG CAT)
    • Due: September 7, 2022 (LOI)
    • Funding: Up to $55,000
    • Project Period: 2 years
    • Purpose: To aid the next generation of African cancer researchers to base their careers in their home countries and institutions, and to help with the expansion of research and training capacity in Africa.
    • Eligibility: Eligible candidates should have an MD, DO, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, or equivalent and be conducting research in Africa (with relevance to the burden of cancer on the continent). Proof of residency in Africa is required.
    American Heart Association – 2023 AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship
    • Due: September 8, 2022
    • Funding: Varies (based on years of experience)
    • Project Period: Up to 2 years
    • Purpose: To support cardiovascular, cerebrovascular or brain health research training for postdoctoral scientists who are not yet independent.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or doctoral-level clinical degree such as M.D., D.O., D.V.M., Pharm.D., D.D.S., D.Ph., or Ph.D. in nursing, public health or other clinical health science.

    Lymphoma Research Foundation – RFP: Early Career Grants
    Clinical Investigator Career Development Award (CDA) RFP
    Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant RFP
    Lymphoma Scientific Research Mentoring Program (LSRMP) RFP

    • Due: September 8, 2022
    • Funding: Varies
    • Project Period: Varies
    • Purpose: To support innovative research projects by early career scientists (clinical and postdoctoral fellows, and other early career investigators) with an interest in gaining experience and/or pursuing a career in Lymphoma-related research.
    • Eligibility: Early career members with an MD, PhD, or equivalent degree. Check specific guidelines for each mechanism.
    GileadResearch Scholars Program: HIV
    • Due: September 9, 2022
    • Funding: $180,000
    • Project Period: 2 years
    • Purpose: To support the institutions of 4 early career faculty researchers who will conduct HIV research.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must hold an MD, DO, PhD, or equivalent, have received a faculty appointment or assistant professorship within the last 5 years at an institution in an eligible country. 50% protected time required and mentor with extensive experience in the field of liver disease required.
    NIH – NIH Director’s Pioneer Award Program (DP1 Clinical Trial Optional)
    • Due: September 9, 2022
    • Funding: $700,000 per year
    • Project Period: 5 years
    • Purpose: To support scientists who propose highly innovative research projects with the potential to produce a major Impact on broad, important areas relevant to the mission of NIH.
    • Eligibility: Scientists at all levels eligible to apply.

    NIH – HEAL Initiative

    Human Pain-associated Genes & Cells Data Coordination and Integration Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

    Discovery and Functional Evaluation of Human Pain-associated Genes & Cells (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

    Initiative: Discovery of Biomarkers and Biomarker Signatures to Facilitate Clinical Trials for Pain Therapeutics (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional)

    Discovery and Validation of Novel Targets for Safe and Effective Pain Treatment (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

    • Due: September 11, 2022
    • Funding: Varies
    • Project Period: Up to 5 years
    • Purpose: To support scientists working to end addiction long-term, by addressing the opioid crisis, including pain management.
    • Eligibility: See specific mechanisms for eligibility requirements.
    Thrasher Research Fund – Early Career Awards
    • Due: September 13, 2022 (Concept Submission)
    • Funding: $25,000
    • Project Period: Up to 2 years
    • Purpose: To encourage the development of medical research in child health by awarding small grants to new researchers, helping them gain a foothold in this important area.
    • Eligibility: Physicians who are in a residency/fellowship training program, or who completed that program no more than one year before the date of submission of the Concept Paper or Post-doctoral researchers who received the doctoral level degree no more than three years prior to the date of submission of the Concept Paper. Those supported on an NIH K12 or CTSA Award are not eligible.
    NIH – BRAIN Initiative: Integration and Analysis of BRAIN Initiative Data (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
    • Due: September 14, 2022; May 9, 2023; September 13, 2023; May 7, 2024 (LOI due dates)
    • Funding: Not specified
    • Project Period: 3 years maximum
    • Purpose: To support projects that develop informatics tools for analyzing, visualizing, and integrating data related to the BRAIN Initiative or to enhance our understanding of the brain.
    • Eligibility: PIs at any level eligible to apply.
    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Linked Standard Research Innovation Grants
    • Due: September 15, 2022 (LOI)
    • Funding: $450,000
    • Project Period: 2 years
    • Purpose: To fund new directions and innovative initiatives in suicide research through collaboration between two or more unique sites, each one contributing different expertise and data collection.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must be affiliated with a not-for-profit institution or organization. Any level of research scientist eligible. The designated PI must have previous research experience or training in a related field. Project must involve two or more sites. Applicants not eligible if currently receiving an American Foundation for Suicide grant.
    American Society for Clinical Oncology – Young Investigator Awards
    • Due: September 22, 2022
    • Funding: $50, 000
    • Project Period: 1 year
    • Purpose: To support physicians during their transition from a fellowship program to a faculty appointment to help them establish careers in specific areas of oncology research through a mentored research project.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must be an MD, DO, or international equivalent with an active medical license, currently in the last two years of his/her final subspecialty training at an academic medical institution and within 10 years of obtaining his/her medical degree at time of grant submission, and be pursuing an investigative career in clinical oncology. 60% protected time required.
    American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) – AGA-Amgen Fellowship-to-Faculty Transition Award
    • Due: September 27, 2022
    • Funding: $130,000
    • Project Period: 2 years
    • Purpose: To aid in the transition of clinical and postdoctoral fellows pursuing independent research careers in clinical and translational research in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, pancreatology, or other related fields.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must hold an MD, PhD and/or equivalent degree and hold a clinical or postdoctoral fellow position at an institution in the United States, Canada, or Mexico.
    American Society for Clinical Oncology – Young Investigator Awards
    • Due: September 27, 2022
    • Funding: $130,000
    • Project Period: 2 years
    • Purpose: To aid in the transition of clinical and postdoctoral fellows pursuing independent research careers in clinical and translational research in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, pancreatology, or other related fields.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must hold an MD, PhD and/or equivalent degree and hold a clinical or postdoctoral fellow position at an institution in the United States, Canada, or Mexico.
    American Heart Association and The Children’s Heart Foundation – Congenital Heart Defect Research Awards
    • Due: September 21, 2022
    • Funding: Up to $32,500/year
    • Project Period: Up to 2 years
    • Purpose: To support individuals in pre and postdoctoral training program who are involved with congenital heart defect research and are pursuing careers in research as scientists, physician scientists or other types of clinician scientist.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a post-baccalaureate PhD, MD, DO, DVM, PharmD, DDS, DrPH or PhD in nursing or equivalent clinical health science doctoral degree program, pursuing a career in research.
    National Ataxia Foundation – Early Career Investigator Award
    • Due: September 28, 2022 (LOI)
    • Funding: $50,000
    • Project Period: 1 year
    • Purpose: To encourage early career clinical and scientific investigators to pursue a career in the field of ataxia research.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must have obtained an MD or PhD and hold an appointment as an early career faculty member, senior postdoctoral fellow or clinical fellow.
    Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA) Weston Career Development Award
    • Due: September 29, 2022
    • Funding: $40,000 per year
    • Project Period: Up to 2 years
    • Purpose: To support an early career investigator conducting a research project under the mentorship of a senior investigator.
    • Eligibility: Open to MD; DO; MD, PhD; or equivalent. Must be a pediatric dermatologist residing in the United States or Canada. Must be a current member of PeDRA and/or SPD with membership held at least one (1) year.
    Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA) PeDRA Research Grants
    • Due: September 29, 2022
    • Funding: $80,000
    • Project Period: Up to 2 years
    • Purpose: To provide protected research time and resources for a mid-career clinician scientist conducting high-impact research in the field.
    • Eligibility: Applicants need not be trained in pediatric dermatology but must hold the degree of MD and/or PhD (or equivalent) and be eligible to apply for grants under the guidelines of their host institution. Principal Investigators need not be United States citizens and the research need not be conducted in the United States. Evidence of IRB or IACUC (or equivalent) approval is required for all studies when relevant.
    Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA) Career Bridge Research Grant
    • Due: September 29, 2022
    • Funding & Project Period: $40,000 to be used over two years to support larger scale projects or $20,000 to be used up to two years to support modestly sized projects or up to $20,000 to be used over one year to support pilot projects.
    • Purpose: To provide financial support for early-stage studies that are unlikely to be funded elsewhere, and to provide a mentorship opportunity for both grant preparation and project execution. Preliminary proposals may be submitted by August 15, 2022 for a chance to receive feedback and meet with a reviewer before submitting final applications.
    • Eligibility: Must be a pediatric dermatologist residing in the United States or Canada, a faculty member in a department/division of dermatology, and a current member of PeDRA with membership held at least one (1) year. Must hold the degree of MD; DO; MD, PhD; or equivalent.
    Department of Health and Human Services – HHS Drug Pricing Fellowship
    • Due: Rolling until September 30, 2022
    • Funding: Varies
    • Project Period: 1 year
    • Purpose: To provide a fellow mentored experience in policy and program analysis and the opportunity to participate in research on a broad range of analytical projects related to drug pricing, pharmaceutical markets, and CMS health insurance programs
    • Eligibility: For U.S. citizens only, who are currently pursuing or have received a master’s or doctoral degree in a relevant field within the past 5 years (of fellow appointment date).

    October

    Whitehall Foundation – Grants-in-Aid
    • Due: October 1, 2022 (LOI)
    • Funding: $30,000
    • Project Period: 1 year
    • Purpose: To support researchers at no less than the Assistant Professor level (or equivalent) in gaining research experience in the initial stage of their careers. Grants also support some established scientists (check eligibility).
    • Eligibility: For early-career scientists at the Assistant Professor level and established scientists transitioning to new areas of research.
    Whitehall FoundationResearch Grants
    • Due: October 1, 2022 (LOI)
    • Funding: $75,000 per year
    • Project Period: Up to 3 years
    • Purpose: To support research in areas of basic biological sciences not heavily funded by federal agencies. One area of special interest: neurobiology, specifically neural mechanisms involved in sensory, motor, and other complex functions as they relate to behavior to better understand behavioral output or brain mechanisms of behavior (not exclusively).
    • Eligibility: For established researchers of all ages working at accredited institutions, in the U.S. Tenure track not required.
    NIH – Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) (R35)Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) for Early Stage Investigators (R35 – Clinical Trial Optional)
    • Due: October 3, 2022
    • Funding: Up to $250,000 per year
    • Project Period: Up to 5 years
    • Purpose: To provide support for research by an early career investigator relevant to the mission of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, allowing researchers to secure grants earlier in their independent research careers and allow for research flexibility.
    • Eligibility: Scientists who have completed their terminal research degree or end of post-graduate clinical training within the past 10 years who have not yet been awarded an independent research award from NIH.
    National Ataxia Foundation – Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
    • Due: October 5, 2022 (LOI)
    • Funding: $35,000
    • Project Period: 1 year
    • Purpose: To support the transition from a postdoctoral position to an early career faculty position.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must be a faculty member or senior scientist at a research institution. Applicants should have completed at least one year of post-doctoral training, but not more than two at the time of application and should have shown a commitment to research in the field of ataxia.
    American Chemical Society – Doctoral New Investigator
    • Due: October 14, 2022
    • Funding: $110,000
    • Project Period: 2 years
    • Purpose: To promote the research careers of early career faculty and provide opportunities for their students, undergraduate/graduate level and postdoctoral associates to gain research experience, and to develop the next generation of engineers and scientists through support of advanced scientific education.
    • Eligibility: Faculty members within the first 3 years of an academic appointment, at the rank of Associate Professor or equivalent are eligible.
    Angelman Syndrome Foundation – Research Proposals
    • Due: October 15, 2022
    • Funding: $100,000 per year
    • Project Period: 1 or 2 years
    • Purpose: To support research projects that address all aspects of Angelman Syndrome. Priority will be given to studies that focus on the heterozygous effect non-UBE3A genes in deletion, increasing UBE3A after therapies, delivery of therapies and symptomatic therapies that impact the daily life of people with Angelman syndrome and their families.
    • Eligibility: Researchers at all levels are eligible.
    American Cancer SocietyPostdoctoral Fellowships
    • Due: October 15, 2022
    • Funding: Up to $56,000 a year
    • Project Period: Up to 3 years
    • Purpose: Supports new investigators in research training programs to position them for independent careers in cancer research.
    • Eligibility: Independent investigators who work at a US-based institution or non-profit, who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, who hold a doctoral degree for less than 3 years and do not have a faculty appointment may apply.
    American Cancer Society – Institutional Research Grants
    • Due: October 15, 2022
    • Funding: $120,000 per year
    • Project Period: 3 years
    • Purpose: To provide seed money for institutions for newly independent investigators to initiate cancer research..
    • Eligibility: Candidates at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor at U.S. institutions or non-profits who have a track record of mentoring early career investigators, administrative/leadership experience and publications are eligible.
    American Cancer SocietySpecial Initiative-Priority Focus: Health Equity Research in Cancer Control and Prevention
    • Due: October 15, 2022
    • Funding: $165,000 a year for direct costs, plus 20% allowable indirect costs
    • Project Period: Up to 4 years
    • Purpose: To understand, identify and/or define modifiable and unjust contributing factors to or sustain inequity and lead to sustained reduction in disparities and/or equitable outcomes in cancer. The following mechanisms can be used to apply: Research Scholar Grant, Clinician Scientist Development Grant, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Clinical Research Professor Award.
    • Eligibility: Independent investigators in the first 8 years of an independent research career or faculty appointment are eligible to apply. Eligibility is extended for 10 years for clinician scientists who remain active in clinical care. Applicants typically must be within 14 years of receiving a terminal (doctorate) degree and cannot have more than one R01/R01-like grant (>$100,000/year direct costs for more than 3 years) as principal investigator at the time of application.
    American Cancer SocietyResearch Scholar Grants (RSG)
    • Due: October 15, 2022
    • Funding: Up to $165,000 a year
    • Project Period: Up to 4 years
    • Purpose: Supports investigator-initiated projects led by independent researchers and clinician scientists who are investigators licensed to provide patient care and trained to conduct research.
    • Eligibility: Independent investigators in the first 8 years of an independent research career or faculty appointment are eligible to apply. Eligibility is extended for 10 years for clinician scientists who remain active in clinical care. Applicants typically must be within 14 years of receiving a terminal (doctorate) degree and cannot have more than one R01/R01-like grant (>$100,000/year direct costs for more than 3 years) as principal investigator at the time of application.
    American Cancer Society – Mission Boost Grants
    • Due: October 15, 2022
    • Funding: $100,000 per year (stage 1); up to $500,00 per year (stage 2)
    • Project Period: Up to 2 years (stage 1); up to 18 months (stage 2)
    • Purpose: For select current and past ACS grantees to support the translation of research to human testing. Boost resources are intended for innovative, high-risk-reward projects.
    • Eligibility: Candidates with independent full-time faculty appointments who work at a U.S. academic institution or non-profit, who currently hold (for a least 1 year) an ACS grant are eligible. See details for eligible ACS grants.
    American Cancer Society – ASTRO-ACS Clinician Scientist Development Grant (CSDG)
    • Due: October 15, 2022
    • Funding: $135,000 maximum
    • Project Period: 3 to 5 years
    • Purpose: To support development of early-career clinicians who wish to maintain clinical practice and conduct cancer research.
    • Eligibility: Licensed clinicians working at US academic institutions or eligible non-profits with a clinical doctoral degree ( MD, DO, DDS, DNP, DSW, PharmD, PsyD, DVM or equivalent) and Medical Physicist (MS or PhD), active inpatient care within the first 6 years of initial faculty appointment with less than 3 years of mentored postdoctoral research training/experience.
    NIH Early Stage Investigator Research Using Nonhuman Primate (NHP) Models (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
    • Due: October 16, 2022
    • Funding: Up to $200,000 per year
    • Project Period: Up to 2 years
    • Purpose: To provide support for NHP research by early career investigators.
    • Eligibility: Early career investigators with at least two years postdoctoral experience and a terminal degree received within the past 10 years or less are eligible.

    November

    American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) – AGA-Takeda Pharmaceuticals Research Scholar Award in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Due: November 9, 2022
    • Funding: $300,000
    • Project Period: 3 years
    • Purpose: To support early-career faculty (i.e., investigator, instructor, research associate or equivalent) pursuing an independent career in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) research.
    • Eligibility: An institutional award open to four-year colleges.
    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Distinguished Investigator Innovation Grant
    • Due: November 15, 2022
    • Funding: Up to $150,000
    • Project Period: Over 2 years
    • Purpose: To support applicants at the associate professor or higher level with an established research track, who will conduct research that has the potential to contribute in a major way to better understanding and prevention of suicide
    • Eligibility: Applicants at the level of associate professor or higher with an established record of research and publications eligible. Applications will be accepted from not-for-profit institutions and organizations and the Veterans Administration.
    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Standard Research Innovation Grant
    • Due: November 15, 2022
    • Funding: Up to $125,000
    • Project Period: Over 2 years
    • Purpose: Supports research on suicide from various disciplines
    • Eligibility: Investigators at any level eligible. Applicants must be affiliated with not-for-profit institutions or organizations. Veterans Administration applications eligible. Other federal or state government agencies not eligible.
    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Early Career Researcher Innovation Grants
    • Due: November 15, 2022
    • Funding: Up to $110,000
    • Project Period: Over 2 years
    • Purpose: To support research by investigators at or below the assistant professor level
    • Eligibility: Designed for applicants who have not had an NIMH or federal R01 grant or equivalent. Applicants who have received K awards or other mentored grants are eligible. Applicants from not-for-profit institutions and organizations and the Veterans Administration will be accepted. Mentor required.
    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Innovation Grant
    • Due: November 15, 2022
    • Funding: Up to $140,000
    • Project Period: Over 2 years
    • Purpose: To support early-career investigators, in various disciplines, who are pursuing new research and initiatives related to suicide prevention
    • Eligibility: Investigators who received a PhD., MD or equivalent degree within the preceding six years, with no more than three years of fellowship support. Applicants must be affiliated with a not-for-profit institution or organization.
    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Pilot Innovation Grants
    • Due: November 15, 2022
    • Funding: Up to $50,000
    • Project Period: Over 2 years
    • Purpose: To provide funding for new projects that have the potential to become larger research studies
    • Eligibility: Investigators at any level are eligible. Applicants must be affiliated with not-for profit institutions and organizations and Veterans Administration. Federal, state, or local government agencies not eligible.

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