America Speech-Language-Hearing Association @ashaweb seeks applications for Advancing Academic-Research Careers Awards due April 15.  https://goo.gl/DyqQFg

The AARC Award is intended to support the academic-research careers of junior-level faculty in the field of communication sciences and disorders (CSD). The AARC is an award that supports mentored activities in both teaching and research. 


The Elsa U. Pardee Foundation provides support to investigators at nonprofit institutions in the U.S. whose research is focused on identifying new treatments or cures for cancer. Accepting grant applications for short-term (1yr) support of new cancer researchers or new approaches by established cancer researchers. Due April 30. https://goo.gl/34h9YV

Project relevance to cancer detection, treatment, or cure should be clearly identified. By design, there are no limits set on the grant amount that can be requested. It must be reasonably and clearly supported by the scope of the project outlined in the application. Applications requesting more than 15% overhead are usually not considered. Papers verifying nonprofit status and relevant human subject and experimental animal treatment approvals from the recipient institution will be requested prior to project initiation. A final report summarizing financial expenditure and research achievement is required.



 Sigma Theta Tau International @STTI Global Nursing Research Grant. Applications due May 1. https://goo.gl/tCL7xK

The principal investigator(s) should be registered nurses (or country equivalent) with current license and have at least a master’s in nursing (or country equivalent).


The APS Research Career Enhancement Award (RCEA) is designed to enhance the career potential of regular members of APS who hold the rank equivalent to Assistant Professor or above. The award of up to $20,000 allows an individual in the early phases of his/her career to obtain special training or an individual in the later phases of his/her career to develop new skills or retrain in areas of developing interest. Applications due May 15https://goo.gl/7nUYFa

Applications submitted for the May 15 deadline should request funding for career enhancement activities that will be undertaken after July 15. Applicants should note that incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Applicants must: Be a member in good standing of the APS for a minimum of two years at the time of application; U.S. residency is NOT required; hold a rank equivalent to Assistant Professor or above.



American Psychological Foundation accepting applications for David Wechsler Grant. Proposals due June 15https://goo.gl/XprnKy

Up to $25,000 to support early career psychologists pursuing innovative work in neuropsychology, intelligence and/or the assessment aspects of cognition. Those who work on positive applied neuropsychology are encouraged to apply. 



Little Giraffe Foundation @LilGiraffe Foundation‏ is accepting Letters of Intent for funding neonatal research and supporting NICU patients and their parents. LOI due July 20. https://goo.gl/9kBB7b

Research grants in the amount of $5,000 – $10,000 for neonatal research for qualified scientists, doctors, and nurses at universities, hospitals and research institutions directed at addressing both the long term and immediate health needs caused by premature birth. Potential applicants should submit a Letter of Intent addressed to the Little Giraffe Funding Committee summarizing the proposed studies emailed to funding@littlegiraffefoundation.org with the subject of “LGF Research Funding Request” and must be sent from an email address associated with the organization requesting the funding.



$3.7 million funding for fellowships and grants went to 250 outstanding women and nonprofit organizations in 2017–18 from @AAUWFellowships, apps open Aug 1 for new 2018-19 funding: https://goo.gl/Hfj2Kb

American Fellowships due 11/15; International Fellowships due 12/1; Career Development Grants due 12/15; Community Action Grants due 1/15


The American Psychiatric Association is inviting applications for its Kempf Fund Award for Research Development in Psychobiological PsychiatryDue Aug 15. https://goo.gl/dfS46d

Recognizes a senior researcher who has made a significant contribution to research on the causes and treatment of schizophrenia as both a researcher and a mentor. An award is also made to support the career development of a young research psychiatrist working in a mentor-trainee relationship with the award winner. Funded by the estate of Dorothy C. Kempf. The senior researcher and young research psychiatrist must be: Psychiatrists and Citizens or Permanent Residents of the U.S. or Canada. Prize: $1,500 to the senior researcher awardee; $20,000 to the awardee’s protégé; Engraved Plaque.


Coming up…

Spend 30 days away from your practice for intensive training on a wide range of health policy issues with the Gallagher Health Policy Scholar Program @AmerUrological due Oct 13: https://goo.gl/NnzCtz

Applicants must be AUA member urologists who have demonstrated a commitment to or have a keen interest in the field of health policy and who are dedicated to advancing urology’s health policy agenda. Applications open Summer 2018.


$25,000 fellowships for graduate students in child psychology from the American Psychological Association @APA Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship program, supporting research projects and scholarships in child psychology. Due Nov 15. https://goo.gl/DJkLpo     

To be eligible you must have completed doctoral candidacy at the time of application (documentation required),  demonstrated research competence and area commitment, and IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved. 


The @ASTRO_org Minority Summer Fellowship Award introduces medical students from backgrounds that are under-represented in medicine to the discipline of radiation oncology early in their medical education. Due Feb 2: https://goo.gl/sTVrVu

Medical students in all years are encouraged to apply; preference will be given to first- and second-year students. In an effort to promote radiation oncology as a career choice, the fellowship will provide medical students with an experience designed to expose students to clinical, basic and translational research questions in radiation oncology. 


Know any other funding opportunities? Leave a link in the comments or email us at info@edgeforscholars.org and we’ll add it to our GROWING list!

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