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NYSCF – Robertson Stem Cell Investigator Awards Engineering and Technology,
Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
The New York Stem Cell Foundation NYSCF is soliciting applications from early career investigators for awards to be used for exploring the basic biology and translational potential of stem cells. The goal of this initiative is to foster bold and innovative scientists with the potential to transform the field of stem cell research, and advance understanding and use of stem cells in the development of treatments for human disease. The award provides up to $300,000 per year for up to five years. February 21, 2018
Gulf Research Program - Early Career Research Fellowships Environment and Sustainability,
Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
National Academies This Fellowship supports emerging scientific leaders as they take risks on research ideas not yet tested, pursue unique collaborations, and build a network of colleagues who share their interest in improving offshore energy system safety and the well-being of coastal communities and ecosystems. Grants of $76,000 for two years of funding are available. February 21, 2018
Emerging Leader Award Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
Bay Area Lyme Foundation The Bay Area Lyme Foundation Emerging Leader Awards recognize up-and-coming researchers bringing new approaches and creative thinking to the field of Lyme disease. The $250,000 ELA grant targets veteran scientific talent with the title of associate professor or above who have not previously worked in Lyme disease research. The $100,000 ELA grant is offered to researchers in academia or the private sector who are currently at the post-doctoral level through the assistant professor level, or equivalent. February 28, 2018
Early Career Professor Award Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
Agilent An unrestricted award of $100,000 is available for early career professors demonstrating significant original research contributions that enable measurements of importance to Agilent Technologies and the world, with a focus on contributions to the development and advancement of techniques and approaches for the study of the human microbiome, microbiome-host interactions and interaction between individual microbiome components. February 28, 2018
Gulf Research Program - Scientific Research Disaster Recovery Grants Engineering and Technology,
Environment and Sustainability,
Natural and Physical Sciences
National Academies In response to the impacts of Gulf Coast hurricanes Harvey and Irma on scientific research, the Gulf Research Program (GRP) will fund small grants to help with repair, replacement, or recovery of equipment, data, and/or other research materials damaged or lost due to the hurricanes and their aftermaths. These awards are intended to help scientists recover from their losses and minimize downtime for their research efforts. Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded. February 28, 2018
Career Development Grants Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons The goal of the foundation's Career Development Award is to provide young surgeons with the support necessary for the initiation and development of an academic career in colorectal surgery. Grants of up to $75,000 per year for two years will be awarded through the program. March 1, 2018
Supporting Excellence & Innovation in Anti-Doping Science Engineering and Technology,
Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Partnership for Clean Competition With an emphasis on original work that focuses on improving existing analytical methods for detecting particular drugs, developing new analytical methods to test for substances not currently detectable, and discovering cost-effective approaches for testing widely abused substances across all levels of sport, the PCC has awarded more than $18 million to support novel anti-doping scientific endeavors. There is no maximum amount for PCC funding; the average funding amount is $225,000. Pre-applications are due March 1, July 1, and November 1. Full applications are due 30 days after the pre-application deadline.
MDA Venture Philanthropy Program Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Muscular Dystrophy Association MVP funds projects from proof-of-principle studies through phase 2 trials. Projects funded by MVP are milestone-driven projects. The award period will be, on average, two years or less, but follow-on investment may be negotiated if all milestones are met. The following ranges are guidelines for the value of investment that MVP may put into projects at each stage: Research and Development (up to $300,000); Preclinical (up to $500,000); Early Clinical (Phase 1/2) (up to $1 million). Letters of Intent are accepted year-round, with deadlines of March 1, June 1, Sept. 1, and Dec. 1.
Esther Katz Rosen Fund Grants Social Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
American Psychological Foundation The Ester Katz Rosen Fund focuses on enhancing the development of identified gifted and talented children and adolescents while encouraging promising psychologists to continue innovative research and programs in this area. Support will be provided for activities on the advancement and application of knowledge related to identified gifted and talented children and adolescents, such as research, pilot projects, and research-based programs. Grants are available up to $50,000 March 1, 2018
Prader-Willi Syndrome Research Grants Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Foundation for Prader-Willi Research The Foundation for Prader-Willi Research (FPWR) is dedicated to supporting research to advance the understanding and treatment of Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). Applicants are invited for funding on a semiannual basis. Applicant's may request grants up to $100,000 for research projects related to PWS. FPWR accepts applications in all areas of research relevant to PWS, but are particularly interested in supporting projects that will lead to new interventions to alleviate the symptoms associated with PWS. March 1, 2018
Melanoma Research Grants Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
Melanoma Research Foundation Melanoma Research Foundation offers several research grants: 1.) Established Investigator grants for established melanoma researchers up to $100,000 per year for two years; 2.) Career Development and Medical Student Awards for funding of up to $50,000 per year for two years to junior investigators. Medical student grants are available for enrolled students for up to $3,000 per year. Deadline for all of the grants above are March 1, 2018, with the exception of the Medical Student grants which is TBD. March 1, 2018
Marion Milligan Mason Awards for Women in the Chemical Sciences Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
American Association for the Advancement of Science The goal of the Marion Milligan Mason Award for Women in the Chemical Sciences is to kickstart the research career of promising future senior investigators in the chemical sciences. The Marion Milligan Mason Fund will provide 4-5 grants of $50,000 every other year to women researchers engaged in basic research in the chemical sciences. March 1, 2018
Limited Project and Career Development Grants Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Limited Project Grants of $50,000/year are awarded to pursue research germane to the field of colon and rectal surgery. Limited Project Grants (LPG) are designed to provide the investigator the opportunity to pursue research interest, specifically germane to the field of colon and rectal surgery. It is anticipated that successful research projects, initially funded through the Research Foundation’s LPG mechanism, will ultimately secure funding from other national funding agencies. Application deadlines are March 1 and October 1.
Improving Health Outcomes in Atopic Dermatitis (AD) through Shared Decision-Making Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Pfizer, Inc. National Eczema Association is initiating this Request for Proposal (RFP) for interventions aiming to improve health outcomes of Atopic Dermatitis patients through improved patient-provider shared decision-making (SDM). This project is a multi-year endeavor being conducted in collaboration with Pfizer. Individual projects requesting up to $500,000 will be considered. The total available budget related to this RFP is $1M. March 2, 2018
Dr. William E. Paul Distinguished Innovator Awards in Lupus and Autoimmunity Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Lupus Research Alliance The Lupus Research Alliance welcomes novel, hypothesis- or discovery-driven proposals in human and/or animal model based lupus research. The research proposal must aim to uncover the fundamental causes of lupus and present a compelling vision of how the discovery would lay the groundwork for a potential cure, prevention, or highly effective therapy. Annual funding of up to $250,000 per year, for a term of up to four years, will be awarded to up to four projects. March 5, 2018
Improving Assessment and Treatment of Acute Vaso-occlusive Crisis Pain in the ED Setting Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Pfizer, Inc. Pfizer and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) are collaborating to offer a new grant opportunity focused on supporting quality improvement (QI) initiatives that will result in more timely assessment and treatment of acute vaso-occlusive crisis pain for adult patients with sickle cell disease treated in Emergency Departments (EDs) in the United States and Canada. Individual projects requesting up to $50,000 will be considered. The total available budget related to this RFP is $300,000. March 8, 2018
Patient Decision Aids for Inflammatory Conditions Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Pfizer, Inc. This RFP intends to support projects that focus on the development of a Patient Decision Aid (PDA) for several therapeutic areas, including: ulcerative colitis (UC), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), Atopic Dermatitis (AD), and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) for patients to be used when being treated by specialists or other primary care healthcare providers. Individual projects requesting up to $350,000 will be considered. The total available budget related to this RFP is $1,000,000. March 9, 2018
Research Grants for Parkinson Disease Research Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
American Parkinson Disease Association APDA Research Grants are intended for scientists affiliated with U.S. research institutions. Total amount of the Research Grant will not exceed $50,000. The grant will be awarded for the duration of one (1) year. The same investigator may be supported for a maximum of two (2) consecutive years; only under exceptional conditions for three (3) consecutive years. The APDA grant year runs from September 1st to August 31st. March 12, 2018
Gulf Research Program - Science Policy Fellowships Environment and Sustainability,
Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
National Academies The Gulf Research Program’s Science Policy Fellowship program helps scientists hone their skills by putting them to practice for the benefit of Gulf Coast communities and ecosystems. Fellows gain first-hand experience at the interface of science and policy as they spend one year on the staff of federal, state, local, or non-governmental environmental, natural resource, oil and gas, and public health agencies in the Gulf of Mexico region. Stipends of $45,000 and $55,000 will be awarded, depending on degree. March 14, 2018
Distinguished Scientist Award Life Sciences, Health and Medicine Sontag Foundation The Distinguished Scientist Award (DSA) seeks to provide career and research support to early career scientists who demonstrate outstanding promise for making scientific and medical breakthroughs in the field of brain cancer research. The award provides $600,000 in funding over a four-year period. Over that time, recipients also receive additional support from the Foundation through its vast network of scientists in the field primarily through the Foundation's annual Scientific Retreat. March 14, 2018
Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Competition Arts and Humanities,
Social Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
American Council of Learned Societies ACLS invites applications for the eighth competition of the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program. This year, the program will place up to 25 recent PhDs from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year term staff positions at partnering organizations in government and the nonprofit sector. Fellows will participate in the substantive work of these organizations and receive professional mentoring. Fellows receive a stipend of $67,500 per year. March 14, 2018
Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Engineering and Technology,
Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation This call for applications seeks teams of researchers and community members who are committed to working together to produce community-relevant, action-oriented research to improve health and well-being. Annual support of $25,000 per person for three years ($75,000 total per team member). The foundation will fund one-time research project grant of up to $125,000 to design and implement a team research project. March 14, 2018
Treatment Advances in Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Pfizer, Inc. This RFP supports continuing education programs that increase awareness and understanding of clinical advances in CML treatment, with a focus on increasing the awareness and understanding of: 1) New options in first-line treatment of CML and 2) Long term safety with BCR-ABL TKI treatment. The typical grant maximum is $250,000. Larger proposals will be considered for funding if they include multiple activities such as several live events, enduring activities, and supportive materials and tools. March 15, 2018
Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Fellowship Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation has joined together with the Sohn Conference Foundation, dedicated to curing pediatric cancers, to establish the Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award. This award provides $50,000-$60,000/year for four years to basic scientists and clinicians who conduct research with the potential to significantly impact the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of one or more pediatric cancers. March 15, 2018
Program and Young Investigators' Grants Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
Human Frontier Science Program Program Grants are for independent scientists at all stages of their careers while Young Investigators’ Grants are for teams of scientists who are all within 5 years of establishing an independent laboratory and within 10 years of obtaining their PhDs. Both provide 3 years of support for 2–4 member teams, with not more than one member from any one country, unless critical for the innovative nature of the project. Awards are dependent upon team size and successful teams will receive up to $450,000 per year. March 19, 2018