Posts tagged Funding Opportunity

NIH Loan Repayment Programs Now Accepting Applications

Angela Zito
September 13, 2017
Posted in Announcements

To help relieve some of the financial burden on scientists and researchers who pursue advanced education and training—and in support of the future of health discovery and medical research—the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) repay up to $35,000 per year (for two years) of debt in exchange for a commitment to engage in NIH mission-relevant research. The application deadline is Nov. 15.

PhRMA Foundation 2018 funding opportunities - Deadline is September 1, 2017

Angela Zito
July 14, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The mission of the PhRMA Foundation is to support young scientists in disciplines important to the pharmaceutical industry by awarding them competitive research fellowships and grants at a critical decision point at the outset of their careers. The aim is to encourage young scientists who will be the leaders of tomorrow to pursue careers in research and education related to drug discovery.

NSF Supplemental funding opportunity to support nonacademic internships

Kim Petrie
June 8, 2017
Posted in Announcements

If you are interested in a non-academic career (such as industry research, start-ups, nonprofits, think tanks, and government agencies), the NSF is currently offering supplemental funding for grad students to do research internships in these areas. To be eligible, your PI must have an active NSF grant, and they must apply for the supplemental funding by June 23, 2017.

BIOTECH HEDGE FUND FELLOWSHIP, CHAMBERS POINT CAPITAL, NEW YORK, NEW YORK

Ashley Brady
May 30, 2017
Posted in Announcements

BIOTECH HEDGE FUND FELLOWSHIP CHAMBERS POINT CAPITAL, NEW YORK, NEW YORK Position Description: Chambers Point Capital, LP is a life-sciences focused hedge fund based in New York. At our core we are committed to supporting healthcare innovation by investing in passionate scientists and ambitious management teams that are on the cusp of breakthroughs in the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of unmet medical needs.

3-D Retina Organoid Challenge, National Eye Institute

Angela Zito
March 22, 2017
Posted in Announcements

We would like to inform you of a new challenge prize competition, the 3-D Retina Organoid Challenge (3-D ROC) that the National Eye Institute is launching in Spring 2017. The focus of the challenge is to develop 3-D human retinal organoids that recapitulate human physiology and can be used for disease modeling and drug screening. Challenges are unique from the traditional NIH grant mechanisms and bring together scientists from diverse backgrounds to collaborate and compete for $1M in prizes.

5th Dannon Gut Microbiome, Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Grant

Kim Petrie
January 11, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The Dannon Company is pleased to announce its 5th Dannon Gut Microbiome, Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Grant opportunity. Established in 2012, the Dannon Fellowship Grant has been expanded to include the gut microbiome in recognition of its remarkable potential on the human body. As part of their continued commitment to support scientists and advance research of the gut microbiome, The Dannon Company is offering two grants of $25,000 each to undergraduate, graduate or postdoctoral scholars to enhance their academic path.

Fall 2016 National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants Conference Webcast

Kim Petrie
December 16, 2016
Posted in Announcements

If you would like to understand funding opportunities and peer review processes at the National Science Foundation, the Fall 2016 National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants Conference Webcast is now available on YouTube, and may be accessed here. Topics include: Types of NSF Funding Opportunities, Proposal Preparation, Award Management, the Merit Review Process, the Faculty Early Career Developme

Postdoctoral Enrichment Program, Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Kate Stuart
November 7, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Postdoctoral Enrichment Program (PDEP) provides a total of $60,000 over three years to support the career development activities for underrepresented minority postdoctoral fellows in a degree-granting institution (an institution includes its affiliated graduate and medical schools, hospitals and research institutions) in the United States or Canada whose training and professional development are guided by mentors committed to helping them advance to stellar careers in biomedical or medical research.

PEO Scholarship for female US and Canada resident doctoral students, 2016 applications

Kate Stuart
September 1, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) is a unique advocacy group for women that has roots dating back to the 1860′s.  The sisterhood runs several projects designed to advance education among women, including its International Peace Scholarship, Program for Continuing Education, Doctoral Scholar Awards, and the P.E.O.

NIH Loan Repayment Program - apply July 1 through November 15

Kim Petrie
July 20, 2016
Posted in Announcements

NIH reissued notices for its various Loan Repayment Programs (LRP), which can ease some of the burden from your student loans. You may want to consider applying if you're an eligible doctoral-level clinician or researcher who's committed to conducting qualified research for at least two years. You can get up to $35,000 to offset your educational debt each year.

Autism Science Foundation Inviting Applications for Pre- and Postdoctoral Training Awards Training Awards

Kate Stuart
July 19, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Autism Science Foundation is inviting applications to its Pre- and Postdoctoral Training Awards and Medical School Gap Year Research Training Awards program from graduate students, medical students, and postdoctoral fellows interested in pursuing careers in basic and clinical research relevant to autism spectrum disorders.

Postdoctoral Fellowships from the Human Frontier Science Program

Ashley Brady
June 6, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Human Frontier Science Program is a program of funding for frontier research in the life sciences. It is implemented by the International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO) with its office in Strasbourg. HFSP postdoctoral fellowships encourage early career scientists to broaden their research skills by moving into new areas of study while working in a new country.

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