January 2023

Allen Foundation
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Nutrition

Award/Grant:  Research Grant
The foundation welcomes proposals that develop and advance: (1) the inclusion of mandatory courses in nutrition in medical schools; (2) bringing the promise of nutrigenomics or nutritional genomics to realization; and (3) the promotion of environmentally sound, economically viable, socially responsive, and sustainable food and agricultural systems. Research must be conducted under the leadership of a principal investigator (PI) who is a full-time regular faculty member with tenure or on tenure track. Varies

Date: 1/15/2023
American Association for Cancer Research
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Lung Cancer

Award/Grant:  Career Development Award in Lung Cancer Research
Encourage and support junior faculty to conduct ocular/uveal melanoma research and establish a successful career path in ophthalmology, ocular oncology, uveal melanoma biology, or a similar field. "Applicants must have a doctoral degree (PhD, MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent) in a related field and not currently be a candidate for a further doctoral degree. Hold a faculty position with the title of assistant professor, instructor, research assistant professor, or the equivalent. Have completed their most recent doctoral degree or medical residency within the past 11 years (i.e., degree cannot have been conferred before July 1, 2012; the formal date of receipt of doctoral degree is the date the degree was conferred as indicated on their diploma and/or transcript). Have independent laboratory space as confirmed by their institution." $250,000 over 2 years

Date: 1/5/2023
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
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Hepatology

Award/Grant:  Advanced/Transplant Hepatology Fellow Award
The purpose of this award is to encourage the academic career of exceptional hepatology trainees. The Advanced/Transplant Hepatology Award provides $4,000 in travel funds to fourth year Transplant Hepatology fellows or third year GI/Hepatology dual certification program fellows in accredited US, Canadian, or Mexican programs to attend The Liver Meeting® and one additional educational meeting (approved by the Research Awards Committee). Fellows/Postdocs. $4,000

Date: 1/23/2023
American Epilepsy Society
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Epilepsy

Award/Grant:  Junior Investigator Research Awards
Projects may fall across the spectrum of basic, translational, and clinical epilepsy research including studies of disease mechanisms or treatments, epidemiological and behavioral studies, development of new technology, or health services/outcomes research. Assistant Professor level - must not have received an American Epilepsy Society grant previously. $50,000

Date: 1/12/2023
American Epilepsy Society
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Epilepsy

Award/Grant:  Fellowships
"Basic, translational, and clinical research on the causes, treatments, and consequences of epilepsy, seizures, and related disorders and their treatment. Applicants should propose a research project and training program designed to develop scientific skills and preliminary data in preparation for an independent research career." Hold a MD, D.O., PhD, ScD, DO, PharmD, or equivalent degree in a relevant clinical discipline; Be a clinical fellow, postdoctoral fellow, or newly appointed clinical faculty member within five years of first full-time appointment at an appropriate institution by the beginning of the project term. $50,000

Date: 1/12/2023
American Epilepsy Society
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Epilepsy

Award/Grant:  Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
Support postdoctoral trainees conducting research into the?causes, treatment, and consequences of epilepsy under the guidance of a mentor with expertise in epilepsy research. Proposals are welcomed across the spectrum of basic, translational, and clinical epilepsy research. PhD or equivalent, be a postdoctoral research fellow at an appropriate institution before the start date, have a defined research plan. $50,000

Date: 1/12/2023
American Epilepsy Society
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Epilepsy

Award/Grant:  Sergievsky Award for Epilepsy Health Equity and Diversity
To support researching issues that affect medically underserved individuals with epilepsy or seizures or related aspects of health equity. "Hold an MD, DO, PhD, PharmD, doctorate of nursing, or other professional degree within the appropriate track. Have a job title of clinical fellow, research fellow, clinical instructor, or clinician investigator or assistant professor for clinicians, or equivalent levels of career for nonphysicians in neuropsychology, psychology, pharmacology, nursing, or research. Self-identify as an underrepresented minority in medicine (URM)." 150000 over 2 years

Date: 1/12/2023
American Epilepsy Society
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Neurology

Award/Grant:  Research and Training Fellowships for Clinicians
Proposals are welcomed across the spectrum of basic, translational, and clinical research. Hold a MD, PhD, ScD, DO, PharmD, or equivalent degree in a relevant clinical discipline, Be a clinical fellow, postdoctoral fellow, or newly appointed clinical faculty member within five years of first full-time appointment at an appropriate institution by the beginning of the project term. $50,000

Date: 1/12/2023
American Federation for Aging Research
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Aging

Award/Grant:  Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowships in Aging Research
Basic and translational research that builds on early discoveries that show translational potential for clinically relevant strategies. Postdoctoral fellows. $75,000

Date: 1/25/2023 (LOI)
American Federation for Aging Research
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Arthritis/Aging

Award/Grant:  Research Grants
To support grants focused on studying the underlying mechanisms by which aging processes contribute to the development of arthritis. Studies are encouraged on: mitochondrial dysfunction, genomic instability, epigenetic alterations, loss of proteostasis, deregulated nutrient sensing, cellular senescence, stem cell exhaustion, telomere attrition and altered intercellular communication. Priority will be given to meritorious applications from newer, M.D. and/or Ph.D. applicants in early stage career development (equivalent to assistant professor and without serving as PI on an NIH R01 award). up to $125,000

Date: 1/20/2023
American Society for Radiation Oncology
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Oncology

Award/Grant:  ASTRO-Industry Radiation Oncology Research Training Fellowships
To fill knowledge gaps by providing physician-scientists with real-world experience in drug development, including novel radiation combinations. The individual applicant must be a current and active ASTRO member; M.D./Ph.D., M.D., D.O., or other equivalent degree(s); applicant must be currently matriculated in an accredited residency program operated by the applicant’s current training organization. Varies

Date: 1/6/2023
American Society of Hematology
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Hematology

Award/Grant:  Research Training Award for Fellows
Encourage junior researchers in hematology, hematology/oncology, and other hematology-related training programs to pursue careers in academic hematology. Open to both MD and MD-PhD researchers between their second and fifth year of fellowship. $70,000 over 1 year

Date: 1/17/2023
American Society of Hematology
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Hematology

Award/Grant:  Minority Hematology Graduate Award
Applicants must submit proposals to conduct basic, translational, patient-oriented clinical, or outcomes-based research in hematology. Identify as a minority; Be enrolled in a graduate-level course of study at a school or institution in the U.S. or Canada leading to a PhD degree; Applicants must plan to pursue an investigative career in hematology research and be within the first three years of their PhD program. $40,000

Date: 1/15/2023
Arthritis National Research Foundation
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Rheumatology

Award/Grant:  Various
Grants funded include, but are not limited to a focus on: Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Juvenile Arthritis, Lupus, Psoriatic Arthritis, Gout, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Pediatric Rheumatology, Scleroderma, Fibromyalgia, Uveitis (shown in relationship to autoimmune forms of arthritis). "Investigators must possess either a M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree or equivalent, affiliated with a qualified, U.S. non-profit institution. Preference will be given to senior post-doctoral investigators transitioning to independent investigator status and new assistant professors. Applicants may not have (or ever have had) an NIH R01 grant or equivalent. (“Or equivalent” is defined as receipt of an NIH K08 grant plus other support totaling more than$300,000 per year). Do not apply if you’ve had an NIH R01 or equivalent support." Various

Date: 1/20/2023
Burroughs Wellcome Fund
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Biomedical Research

Award/Grant:  Postdoctoral Enrichment Program
3 years of support for enrichment activities/supplies and equipment costs for a postdoctoral fellow - cannot be used to support salary expenses or indirect costs. No more than 36 months of postdoc research; receive nomination by mentor; secured a postdoc position with funding; must be underrepresented minority; devote 75% time to research. $60,000 over 3 years

Date: 1/18/2023
Cancer Research Institute
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Cancer

Award/Grant:  Lloyd J. Old STAR Program
CRI’s program, the CRI Lloyd J. Old STAR Program—Scientists Taking Risks—will provide long-term funding to mid-career scientists providing them the freedom and flexibility to pursue high-risk, high-reward research at the forefront of discovery and innovation. "The applicant must have an M.D., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. (or equivalent), belong to one of the following categories as of July 1, 2023: Tenure-track assistant professor with a minimum of 3 years in this position (appointed on or before July 1, 2020) or tenure-track associate professor with a maximum of 3 years in this position (appointed on or after July 1, 2020); applicants are expected to commit a minimum of 80% of their time to conducting research." $1,250,000 over 3 years

Date: 1/15/2023
Children's Tumor Foundation
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Neurofibromatosis

Award/Grant:  Young Investigator Award
Basic and translational research towards 1.) Understanding cellular, genetic, and molecular mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of NF1, NF2, and schwannomatosis phenotypes; 2.) Identifying and/or testing novel therapeutic targets; 3.)Testing candidate therapeutics; or 4.) Analysis of natural history of NF. A postdoctoral fellow (MD, Ph.D., or equivalent) with no more than 7 years past completion of their first doctoral degree at start of award, OR A graduate student pursuing an MD, Ph.D., or equivalent degree. $64,000

Date: 1/2/23 (LOI)
CURE Epilepsy
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Epilepsy

Award/Grant:  CURE Epilepsy Award
Strongly encourages multidisciplinary, collaborative projects that are inclusive of investigators from fields outside epilepsy - transformative and innovative approaches that take steps to cure epilepsy. Established (associate professor level or above) and early-career investigators (defined as assistant professor level). $250,000 over 2 years

Date: 1/10/23 (LOI)
CURE Epilepsy
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Epilepsy

Award/Grant:  Taking Flight Award
To promote the careers of young epilepsy investigators to allow them to develop a research focus independent of their mentor(s). Applicants must fall into one of the following categories: A senior postdoctoral fellow who has a minimum of 3 years postdoctoral experience; A clinical fellow who is a Neurology Resident in his/her Neurology training and considering Epilepsy Fellowships; or a Newly appointed faculty within one year of having completed postdoctoral training. $100,000 over 1 year

Date: 1/10/23 (LOI)
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
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Medicine

Award/Grant:  Physician Scientist Fellowship
Provides support for a physician scientist to complete research during the final years of fellowship and aid in the transition to a faculty appointment. Applicant must have a clinical subspecialty fellowship with a completion date that falls between June 30, 2022, and July 1, 2024, not have appointment as a faculty member. $220,000 over 2 years

Date: 1/13/2023
Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance
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Cardiology

Award/Grant:  Keith Michael Andrus Cardiac Award
Advancing understanding and/or treatment of the cardiac involvement in FA. MD and/or PhD . $150,000 per year for 1 or 2 years

Date: 1/15/2023 (LOI)
Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance
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Cardiology

Award/Grant:  Kyle Bryant Translational Research Award
The Kyle Bryant Translational Research Award honors its namesake for his diligent efforts to aid in the acceleration of preclinical studies to early pilot trials in FA patients. This award is given to proposals focused on pre-clinical and clinical investigations that will advance treatments for FA. MD and/or PhD . $250,000 for 1-2 years

Date: 1/15/2023 (LOI)
Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance
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Cardiology

Award/Grant:  "Bronya J. Keats Research Collaboration Award"
The Bronya J. Keats Research Collaboration Award honors its namesake for her academic career in understanding the GAA triplet repeat mutation in FA, and her continued role in managing FARA's grant program. Proposals should focus on FA research that relies on collaboration among investigators from at least two different Institutions. Special consideration will be given to proposals that involve international collaborations and bring new scientists to the FA community. The rationale for the collaboration needs to be convincing and must clearly demonstrate that the research goals could not be achieved by just one of the participating groups and that the synergy among the groups is essential for the success of the project. MD and/or PhD; must involve at least two institutions. $200,000 fo 1-2 years

Date: 1/15/2023 (LOI)
Klingenstein Fund, Esther A. & Joseph
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Award/Grant:  Request for Proposals Addressing Access to Care
An initiative to improve access to mental health care for children and adolescents, especially those from low-income families with limited supports and resources. Academic researchers from universities or research institutions that provide mental and behavioral health programs for children and adolescents are eligible; Investigators can be at any stage in their career but must have collected enough pilot data to inform the development of the proposed research project and must be well enough established to lead an effort such as this. $100,000

Date: 1/13/2022
Klingenstein Third Generation Fondation
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Child and adolescent ADHD and depression

Award/Grant:  Klingenstein Third Generation Fellowship Program
Supports outstanding post-doctoral candidates investigating the causes, prevention, and treatment of child and adolescent ADHD and depression, and access to care. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. and have completed all clinical training. Candidates should be at the junior faculty level or on a trajectory for attaining faculty status. Those in T32 or other designated research training programs will also be considered. $60,000

Date: 1/10/2023
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc.
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Oncology

Award/Grant:   Influential Medicine Providing Access to Clinical Trials (IMPACT) program.
To expand access to highquality clinical trials to patients by having clinical trial participation occurring at local community oncology centers. Applicants must hold an MD or equivalent degree and must be affiliated with a non-profit Sponsoring Institution at the time funding commences and for the duration of the award; The sponsoring institution (hub) must be in the US. The hub is a major academic cancer center with substantial clinical research efforts in blood cancers. Up to $250,000 per year for 5 years

Date: 1/6/2023 (LOI)
McKnight Endowment Fund
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Neuroscience

Award/Grant:  Scholar Award
Established to encourage emerging neuroscientists to focus on disorders of learning and memory; applicant should show interest in solving important problems in relevant areas of neuroscience, including transition of basic research to clinical practice. Doctoral degree with record of research and commitment, Assistant Professor for less than 4 years; no more than 4 years of experience in an independent faculty position (exceptions for parental leave); cannot have already been granted tenure. $225,000 over 3 years

Date: 1/1/2023
Motor Neurone Disease Association
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Biomedical Research

Award/Grant:  Clinical Scientist Fellowships
Aims to support clinicians wishing to pursue research into the pathogenesis and treatment of motor neurone disease. Be a registered healthcare professional; have a PhD or equivalent; show evidence of career progression; show clear plans for developing as a leader in your specialist area of research. Varies

Date: 1/11/2023
National Pancreas Foundation
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Pancreatic Cancer

Award/Grant:  Research Grants
Research priorities: studies intended to advance knowledge in the areas of pancreatic carcinoma and all other forms of pancreatitis. MD, DO, PhD. Applicants must be early-stage faculty within 5 years of their first faculty or staff appointment. Postdoctoral fellows may apply if they will hold a faculty position at the time the grant starts. The position must be confirmed at the time of the application. $50,000 for 1 year

Date: 1/31/2023
National Psoriasis Foundation
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Dermatology/Rheumatology

Award/Grant:  Research Fellowship
The program provides support for research in academic dermatology, rheumatology, pediatric dermatology, and pediatric rheumatology. Priority consideration will be given to applications that advance psoriatic disease research. The fellow cannot be expected to be a faculty member during the project period; The research project must be focused on psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis; The fellow must devote at least 75% of their effort to research during the project period. $50,000

Date: 1/15/2023
National Psoriasis Foundation
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Dermatology/Rheumatology

Award/Grant:  Early Career Research Grants
Ultimately, it is the hope that this award puts recipients in a position to compete for future funding through NPF Discovery or Translational Research Grants and go on to establish successful long-term careers conducting psoriatic disease research. Applicants may include graduate students dedicating at least 50% of their time to research, postdoctoral researchers, fellows, graduate students, and other trainee level positions, and must be personally and actively responsible for the conduct of the proposed research. $50,000

Date: 1/15/2023
National Psoriasis Foundation
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Dermatology/Rheumatology

Award/Grant:  Discovery Grant
The goal is to stimulate the development of new research programs in the field of psoriatic disease capable of competing for long-term funding from the National Institutes of Health or similar agencies in the future. Applicants must hold an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent academic degree and be eligible to apply as a Principal Investigator by their institution. $75,000

Date: 1/15/2023
National Psoriasis Foundation
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Dermatology/Rheumatology

Award/Grant:  Translational Research Grant
Fund research initiatives that focus on the rapid translation of basic scientific discoveries into clinical applications with a clear benefit for patients with psoriatic disease. Applicants must hold an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent academic degree and be eligible to apply as a Principal Investigator by their institution. $100,000

Date: 1/15/2023
National Psoriasis Foundation
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Dermatology/Rheumatology

Award/Grant:  Mental Health Grant
The goal of this award is to support this area of unmet need in the psoriatic disease community by funding research focused on investigation of psoriatic disease on mental health, as well as interventions for addressing this comorbidity. Applicants must hold an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent academic degree and be eligible to apply as a Principal Investigator by their institution. Researchers interested in conducting projects focused on mental health in psoriatic disease. $100,000

Date: 1/15/2023
Pfizer
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Cachexia

Award/Grant:  Global Cachexia ASPIRE Research Grant
Basic science, pre-clinical research, and clinical research that aligns with the in-scope research topics; Animal experimentation related to human biology; or Translational studies that examine understanding Cachexia/Unintentional Weight Loss in Cancer or Heart Failure. MD, PhD, or equivalent, BSN with a MS/PhD, or a degree in Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, or Social Work; Early career and experienced investigators are encouraged to apply. Up to $250,000

Date: 1/5/2023
Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Foundation
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Disease

Award/Grant:  Research Fellowship
Basic, translational, clinical or epidemiology/data analysis research proposals with the goal of furthering our understanding of the physiological, biochemical, molecular and genetic mechanisms of this disease. Hold an M.D. or Ph.D. or the equivalent degree at the time of the award; May not have completed the equivalent of more than four years of research training (excluding clinical training) after completion of the M.D. (or equivalent) or postdoctoral research training after the Ph.D. at the time the award begins; Commit a minimum of 75% of time to research and training during the fellowship period. $120,000

Date: 1/16/2023
Progeria Research Foundation
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Progeria; Pediatrics; Genetic Disorders

Award/Grant:  Medical Research Grant
PRF’s research focus is highly translational. Topics must fall within any of the following research priorities: Projects that are likely to lead to clinical treatment trials within 5 years. This includes the discovery and/or testing of candidate treatment compounds in cellbased or animal models of HGPS. Only proposals that test compounds in a progerin-producing animal or cell model will normally be considered. Analyses in non progerin-producing models are acceptable, but only as a comparison to progerin-producing models and with strong justification. Development of gene- and cell-based therapies to treat Progeria. Assessment of natural history of disease that may be important to developing outcome measures in treatment trials (preclinical or clinical). Principal investigators must hold a faculty appointment or equivalent. $75,000 over 2 years

Date: 1/3/2023 (LOI)
Radiological Society of North America
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Radiology

Award/Grant:  Research Scholar Grant
Supports any area of research within radiologic sciences; basic, clinical, quality improvement, ethics, clinical practice efficiency, imaging informatics, or drug/device development projects are welcomed. RSNA member, a full-time faculty position in a department of radiology, radiation oncology or nuclear medicine, hired within the last 8 years with an academic rank of instructor, assistant professor or an equivalent title. $100,000 per year for up to 2 years

Date: 1/18/2023
Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI)
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Autism

Award/Grant:  Winter Pilot Award
The goal of the Pilot Award is to provide early support for exploratory ideas, particularly those with novel hypotheses. Appropriate projects for this mechanism include those considered higher risk but with the potential for transformative results. Projects that represent continuations of ongoing work (whether funded by SFARI or other funders) are not appropriate for this mechanism. In particular, we encourage applications that propose research to link genetic or other ASD risk factors to molecular, cellular, circuit or behavioral mechanisms and set the stage for development of novel interventions. All applicants and key collaborators must hold a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree and have a faculty position or the equivalent at a college, university, medical school or other research facility. There are no citizenship or country requirements. $300,000 over up to 2 years

Date: 1/12/2023
Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
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Cardiology

Award/Grant:  Research Grant
These grants and awards are meant to support research that will enhance the quality of care and life for patients undergoing cardiovascular and thoracic procedures, and advance the careers of SCA members through leadership opportunities. Member of the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists at the time of application; MD or PhD or equivalent degree; Primary Investigators (PI) on active NIH grants or other (inter)national peer-reviewed grants with > $50,000 per year are not eligible. up to $25,000 for starter grant, up to $50,000 for up to two years

Date: 1/27/2023
Society of Trauma Nurses
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Trauma Nursing

Award/Grant:  Research Grant
Support for nurses who strive to continually evaluate and improve the practice of trauma nursing; and change the practice of trauma nursing based on evidence and the evaluation of that change. Research must impact patients or family members of patients who have had an injury due to a traumatic mechanism. To be eligible, the principal investigator of the study must be an STN member. $15,000

Date: 1/31/2023
Spencer Foundation
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Education

Award/Grant:  Large Research Grants
To support rigorous, intellectually ambitious and technically sound research that is relevant to the most pressing questions and compelling opportunities in education. We seek to support scholarship that develops new foundational knowledge that may have a lasting impact on educational discourse. Doctorate in an academic discipline or professional field, or appropriate experience in an education research-related profession. Up to $500,000 over 5 years

Date: 1/12/23 (LOI)
The Foundation for the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
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Medicine

Award/Grant:  Bridge Funding Award
To stabilize a research program of a promising physician scientist in the field of perinatal sciences (basic or clinical) who has had a major national-level research program grant (e.g., R-level grant) or training grant (e.g., AAOGF/ABOG, AAOGF/SMFM, BIRCWH, WRHR, RSDP), and has applied for a subsequent grant but has not been successful in obtaining independent research funding or who has a temporary lapse in funding. Board certified or eligible Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician-investigators who are SMFM members and are at the rank of Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology or above, who have successfully completed mentored research training or have previously had an R01 grant, and who have applied for funding but who have not been successful in either obtaining or maintaining independent research funding may apply. $75,000

Date: 1/1/2023
The National Academies of Sciences Engineering Medicine
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Science

Award/Grant:  Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship
Awards will be made for study in research-based Ph.D. or Sc.D. programs. Examples include: American studies, anthropology, archaeology, art and theater history, astronomy, chemistry, communications, computer science, cultural studies, earth sciences, economics, engineering, ethnic studies, ethnomusicology, geography, history, international relations, language, life sciences, linguistics, literature, mathematics, performance study, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, religious studies, sociology, urban planning, and women’s studies. Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level in the U.S.; Individuals enrolled in or planning to enroll in an eligible research-based (dissertation-required), program leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree at a non-proprietary (not for profit) U.S. institution of higher education no later than Fall 2023. $81,000

Date: 1/5/2023
Whitehall Foundation
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Science

Award/Grant:  Research Grant
To assist those dynamic areas of basic biological research that are not heavily supported by Federal Agencies or other foundations with specialized missions and support research in the life sciences. An Assistant Professor (or higher); must hold Principal Investigator status; must be considered an “independent investigator” with his/her own dedicated lab space or with lab space independent of another investigator. $75,000

Date: 1/15/23 (LOI)