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2019 Warren Alpert Distinguished Scholar Fellowships

Jul. 9, 2019—2019 Warren Alpert Distinguished Scholars  This is a joint competition for VU and VUMC investigators. All investigators should follow these instructions. Vanderbilt (VU+VUMC, collaboratively) may nominate one candidate for the 2019 Warren Alpert Distinguished Scholars. This program supports individual scientists of exceptional creativity who have an MD or PhD degree and who have completed a minimum of...

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SFARI Bridge to Independence Award available for Postdocs

May. 15, 2019—The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) is pleased to announce the 2019 Bridge to Independence Award request for applications (BTI RFA). The BTI Award program promotes talented early-career scientists by facilitating their transition to research independence and providing grant funding at the start of their professorships. Awardees will receive a commitment of $495,000 over...

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2019 Giovanni Armenise Harvard Foundation Career Development Award

Apr. 1, 2019—The Giovanni Armenise – Harvard Foundation supports basic scientific research at Harvard Medical School and in Italy with several different programs (http://www.armeniseharvard.org for more information). In particular, the Career Development Award (“CDA”) is designed to foster young, newly independent researchers, making it possible for them to join and enhance the Italian scientific community, and to strengthen and develop collaborative relationships between...

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Professional and Career Development Programs from ASCB

Feb. 7, 2019—ASCB announces two professional and career development programs for the cell biology community in 2019: the Faculty Research and Education Development (FRED) grant funding program and a new Accomplishing Career Transitions (ACT) career transitions program. Both programs offer vital resources and training to senior postdoctoral students and junior faculty. These programs are aimed at those...

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NCI posts new funding announcement for K99/R00 awards

Jan. 17, 2019—The NIH’s National Cancer Institute (NCI) posted new Funding Opportunity Announcements for NCI Pathway to Independence Awards for Outstanding Early Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00) (Clinical Trial Not Allowed and Clinical Trial Required). While the objective remains similar to the NIH parent award, the NCI-specific awards have some key differences, such as “applicants must have no...

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Call for Applications: Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award

Nov. 16, 2018—Each year, the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) recognizes graduate students in the biological sciences who are demonstrating an interest and aptitude for working at the intersection of science and policy.   Recipients of the AIBS Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award receive: ·  A trip to Washington, DC, to participate in the AIBS Congressional Visits...

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The Chateaubriand Fellowship is now accepting applications!

Nov. 16, 2018—The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 9 months. Chateaubriand fellows are selected through a merit-based competition, through a collaborative process involving expert evaluators in...

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PEO Scholarship for female US and Canada resident doctoral students, 2018 applications

Aug. 23, 2018—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. STAR Scholarships for high school seniors.  As if that were not enough,...

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SFARI 2018 Bridge to Independence Award – Request for Applications

Jun. 15, 2018—The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) is pleased to announce the 2018 Bridge to Independence Award request for applications (RFA). Grants awarded through this program are intended to invest in the next generation of top autism investigators by identifying talented early-career scientists interested in autism research and facilitating their transition to independent research careers....

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Astellas Oncology C3 Prize Now Accepting Applications for Innovation Challenge

Jun. 10, 2018—Astellas is inviting healthcare innovators to propose ideas that address specific challenges encountered in low- and middle-income countries within the following three categories: support tools, educational tools and technology. The three category winners will be flown to Kuala Lumpur to compete in a live pitch before a panel of judges at the Union for International...

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Vanderbilt is transitioning to a new funding opportunity database

May. 7, 2018—Vanderbilt is transitioning our research funding opportunity database from ProQuest Pivot to InfoEd Global SPIN. You may now access SPIN here.  Your access to Pivot will end on June 30, 2018. Any saved searches you have in Pivot must be recreated in SPIN prior to this date. SPIN database offers several advantages, which we are...

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Invitation to Apply to BOLD Fellow Program

Apr. 5, 2018—Want to create innovative online learning experiences? Investigate the impact of the experience on your students’ learning and share the results with colleagues? The BOLD Fellows program helps graduate students from all disciplines design and develop online learning experiences, from building online learning modules to fostering online spaces for their students to interact. Each Fellow...

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PhRMA Foundation Fellowship Opportunity: Regulatory Science Fellowship (Deadline: April 1)

Feb. 12, 2018—Regulatory Science Fellowship (Deadline: April 1, 2018)   Regulatory Science Fellowships provide a $70,000 stipend for a year of on-site professional experience. Fellows are provided a full year of on-site industry experience, working within a global pharmaceutical company’s regulatory affairs department. Fellows will work closely with the regulatory science team, where they will participate in...

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Health Policy Research Scholars applications now open!

Jan. 22, 2018—Health Policy Research Scholars is a leadership development opportunity for second-year full-time doctoral students from underrepresented populations and/or disadvantaged backgrounds—students whose ethnicity, socioeconomic status, ability, and other factors allow them to bring unique and diverse perspectives to their research. They want to apply their research to advance health and equity, and their innovation helps build...

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Burroughs Wellcome Fund Accepting Applications for Postdoctoral Enrichment Program

Nov. 10, 2017—The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is accepting applications for its 2018 Postdoctoral Enrichment Program. The annual program awards grants of up to $60,000 over three years to support career-development activities for underrepresented minority postdoctoral fellows in a degree-granting institution (including affiliated graduate and medical schools, hospitals, and research institutions) in the United States or Canada whose training and...

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NIH Loan Repayment Programs Now Accepting Applications

Sep. 13, 2017—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...

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PEO Scholarship for female US and Canada resident doctoral students, 2017 applications

Jul. 21, 2017—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. STAR Scholarships for high school seniors.  As if that were not enough,...

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

Jul. 14, 2017—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...

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NSF Supplemental funding opportunity to support nonacademic internships

Jun. 8, 2017—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...

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

May. 30, 2017—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...

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