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Funding Opportunities

Last updated: March 22, 2014

The Genetics and Genomics Section has prepared a list of funding mechanisms of interest to members, with a primary focus on training and career development.

Please click on the links below for more information.

Please email Brian Cade (bcade@partners.org) to add additional grants to this list.

Societies

American Heart Association

Name Grant-in-Aid
Grant Description To encourage and adequately fund the most innovative and meritorious research projects from independent investigators. Research broadly related to cardiovascular function and disease and stroke, or to related clinical, basic science, bioengineering or biotechnology, and public health problems, including multidisciplinary efforts.
Amount Maximum: $140,000 - $198,000 across 2-3 years, depending on affiliate
Deadline Varies depending on affiliate (Usually 2 rounds per calendar year Jan/July)
Duration 2-3 years depending on affiliate
Eligibility Criteria At the time of application the applicant must hold a faculty/staff appointment of any rank (or equivalent), and must be conducting independent research. Not intended for individuals in research training or fellowship positions. Additional US citizen/visa requirements.
Website https://my.americanheart.org/professional/Research/FundingOpportunities
/ForScientists/Programs-by-Funding-Component_UCM_323091_Article.jsp
Name Mentored & Clinical Population Research Award
Grant Description To encourage early career investigators who have appropriate and supportive mentoring relationships to engage in high quality introductory and pilot clinical studies that will guide future strategies for reducing cardiovascular disease and stroke while fostering new research in clinical and translational science, and encouraging community- and population-based activities. This grant does not fund basic science or support senior researchers, but encourages mentoring of early career investigators.
Amount Maximum: $121,000 - $154,000, depending on affiliate
Deadline Varies depending on affiliate (Usually 2 rounds per calendar year Jan/July)
Duration 2 years
Eligibility Criteria Healthcare professional with a masters or post-baccalaureate doctoral degree, including M.P.H., R.N., Pharm.D., M.D., D.O. or Ph.D. who do not hold an Independent investigator-level grant (e.g. RO1). Additional US citizen/visa requirements.
Website https://my.americanheart.org/professional/Research/FundingOpportunities
/ForScientists/Programs-by-Funding-Component_UCM_323091_Article.jsp
Name Postdoctoral Fellowship
Grant Description To help trainees initiate careers in cardiovascular and stroke research while obtaining significant research results under the supervision of a sponsor or mentor; supports individuals before they're ready for some stage of independent research. Research is broadly related to cardiovascular function and disease and stroke, or to related clinical, basic science, bioengineering or biotechnology, and public health problems, including multidisciplinary efforts.
Amount Maximum per year $40,000 - $59,180, depending on experience and affiliate
Deadline Varies depending on affiliate (Usually 2 rounds per calendar year Jan/July)
Duration 1-2 years depending on affiliate
Eligibility Criteria At the time of award activation, the applicant must have a post-baccalaureate doctoral degree, including M.D., Ph.D., D.O., D.V.M., Pharm.D., or equivalent; and have no more than five years postdoctoral research training or experience. Time spent in clinical training is excluded. Additional US citizen/visa requirements.
Website https://my.americanheart.org/professional/Research/FundingOpportunities
/ForScientists/Programs-by-Funding-Component_UCM_323091_Article.jsp
Name Predoctoral Fellowship
Grant Description To help students initiate careers in cardiovascular and stroke research by providing research assistance and training. Research is broadly related to cardiovascular function and disease and stroke, or to related clinical, basic science, bioengineering or biotechnology, and public health problems, including multidisciplinary efforts.
Amount Maximum $46,000 - $52,000 over 2 years, depending on affiliate
Deadline Varies depending on affiliate (Usually 2 rounds per calendar year Jan/July)
Duration 1-2 years
Eligibility Criteria At the time of application, the applicant must be a post baccalaureate, predoctoral M.D., Ph.D., D.O., D.V.M. (or equivalent) student who seeks research training with a sponsor/mentor prior to embarking on a research career; and be a full-time student working towards his/her degree. Additional US citizen/visa requirements.
Website https://my.americanheart.org/professional/Research/FundingOpportunities
/ForScientists/Programs-by-Funding-Component_UCM_323091_Article.jsp
Name Scientist Development Grant
Grant Description To support highly promising beginning scientists in their progress toward independence by encouraging and adequately funding research projects that can bridge the gap between completion of research training and readiness for successful competition as an independent investigator. Research is broadly related to cardiovascular function and disease and stroke, or to related clinical, basic science, bioengineering or biotechnology, and public health problems, including multidisciplinary efforts.
Amount Maximum $214,500 - $308,000, depending on affiliate
Deadline Varies depending on affiliate (Usually 2 rounds per calendar year Jan/July)
Duration 3 years (4 National)
Eligibility Criteria At the time of award activation, the applicant must hold a faculty/staff position up to and including the rank of assistant professor (or equivalent); and have no more than four years since his/her first faculty/staff appointment. Additional US citizen/visa requirements.
Website https://my.americanheart.org/professional/Research/FundingOpportunities
/ForScientists/Programs-by-Funding-Component_UCM_323091_Article.jsp
Name National Collaborative Science Award
Grant Description To foster innovative, new collaborative approaches to research projects which propose novel pairings of investigators from at least two broad disciplines. Research is broadly related to cardiovascular function and disease and stroke, or to related clinical, basic science, bioengineering or biotechnology, and public health problems, including multidisciplinary efforts.
Amount Maximum: $750,000
Deadline New award, initially offered Jan 2014
Duration 3 years
Eligibility Criteria An application must be submitted jointly by at least two co-principal investigators. Co-PIs must each hold faculty/staff appointments of any rank (or equivalent). Co-PIs must be independent researchers. Additional US citizen/visa requirements.
Website https://my.americanheart.org/idc/groups/ahamah-public/@wcm/@sop/@rsch/documents/downloadable/ucm_456067.pdf
Name National Fellow-to-Faculty Transition Award
Grant Description This program provides funding for trainees with outstanding potential for careers as physician-scientists in cardiovascular or stroke research during the crucial period of career development that spans the completion of research training through the early years of the first faculty/staff position.
Amount Maximum per year $65,000 - $132,000 depending on status
Deadline Usually 2 rounds per calendar year Jan/July
Duration 5 years
Eligibility Criteria At the time of application, the applicant must be enrolled in or have completed an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-approved residency or a clinical fellowship program associated with an ACGME-approved residency and not have faculty/staff rank. Additional US citizen/visa requirements.
Website https://my.americanheart.org/professional/Research/FundingOpportunities
/ForScientists/Winter-2014---National-Fellow-to-Faculty-Transition-Award_UCM_431606_Article.jsp
Name National Mentor/AHA Mentee Award
Grant Description This unique program funds mentors to work with AHA early career grantees who are: working in new/difficult areas of inquiry or potential for new discovery, underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in science, or conducting research at NIH AREA-designated institutions.
Amount Two mentees: $15,000 per year. Three mentees: $20,000 per year.
Deadline New award, initially offered Jan 2014
Duration 3 years
Eligibility Criteria At time of application, independent investigators holding a faculty/staff appointment equivalent to Associate or full Professor. Applicants must hold an M.D., Ph.D., D.O. or equivalent doctoral degree. Applicants must have current national-level funding as principal investigator on an R01 grant or its equivalent.
Website https://my.americanheart.org/idc/groups/ahamah-public/@wcm/@sop/@rsch/documents/downloadable/ucm_456068.pdf

American Society of Human Genetics

Name Genetics & Education Fellowship
Grant Description This is a fellowship program designed for genetics professionals with an advanced degree who are early in their careers and interested in the development and implementation of national genomics literacy efforts, informal science education, science education policy, program development, or science education research.
Amount $60000 per year
Deadline
Duration 16 months
Eligibility Criteria Advanced degree, early career. Eligible to work in US
Website http://ashg.org/pages/education_fellowship.shtml
Contact mdougherty@ashg.org

American Thoracic Society

Name Various
Grant Description Multiple partner and unrestricted grants
Amount 40,000 - 50,000 per year
Deadline Letter of intent in May (5/10 for 2013 listing)
Duration 2 years
Eligibility Criteria Generally, fellows prior to R01 funding
Website https://www.thoracic.org/professionals/research/research-program-portfolio/copy-grant-portfolio.php
Contact Stephen C. Crane, PhD, MPH
scrane@thoracic.org

Various NHGRI-related

Name Various
Grant Description A list of various public policy oriented fellowships and Internships, hosted by the National Human Genome Research Institute
Amount Various
Deadline Various
Duration Various
Eligibility Criteria Various
Website https://www.genome.gov/27554538

Foundations

Francis Family Foundation

Name of Grant Parker B Francis
Grant Description The Parker B. Francis Fellowship provides research support to clinical and basic scientists embarking on careers in clinical, laboratory or translational science related to Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at a U.S. or Canadian university or research institution.
Amount $50,000 for the first year, $52,000 for the second, $54,000 for the third and $2000 for travel per year
Deadline(s) October 2014
Duration 3 years
Eligibility Criteria Citizen or permanent resident of the US or Canada. PhD or MD, be no more than 7 years post terminal degree.
Links http://www.francisfellowships.org/
Contact Information Thomas R. Martin, M.D., Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University of Washington. Tel:  206-764-2219 Email: trmartin@u.washington.edu

PhRMA Foundation

Name of Grant PhRMA Foundation Informatics Research Starter Grants
Grant Description The purpose of the PhRMA Foundation Research Starter Grants is to offer financial support to individuals beginning their independent research careers at the faculty level. The areas of interest within this program consist of research that supports the career development of scientists engaged in innovative computational and experimental research to integrate cutting-edge information technology with advanced biological, chemical, and pharmacological sciences in genetics and genomics.
Amount 100000
Deadline(s) September 1 (closed for 2014 awards)
Duration 1 year
Eligibility Criteria Those holding the academic rank of Assistant Professor (or Research Assistant Professor) within a tenure track (or Research track) appointment
Links http://www.phrmafoundation.org/index.php?option=com_award&task=sdetail&id=15
Contact Information PhRMA Foundation 950 F Street, N.W. Suite 300 Washington, DC 20004 USA 202-572-7756
Name of Grant PhRMA Foundation Informatics Post Doctoral Fellowships
Grant Description The intent of this program is to support post doctoral career development activities of individuals preparing to engage in research that will bridge the gap between experimental and computational approaches in genomic and biomedical studies.
Amount 40000
Deadline(s) September 1 (closed for 2014 awards)
Duration 2 years
Eligibility Criteria Hold or expect to hold a PhD. US citizen or permanent resident.
Links http://www.phrmafoundation.org/index.php?option=com_award&task=sdetail&id=6
Contact Information PhRMA Foundation 950 F Street, N.W. Suite 300 Washington, DC 20004 USA 202-572-7756

US Government-sponsored

National Institutes of Health

Name of Grant NIH Big Data to Knowledge K01 (RFA-HG-14-007)
Grant Description This BD2K FOA solicits applications for a mentored career development award in the area of Big Data Science.
Amount $167000 salary, other program related expenses
Deadline(s) 4/1/2014, 4/1/2015
Duration 3-5 years
Eligibility Criteria The award is intended for research-oriented investigators at any level of experience, from the postdoctoral to faculty level.
Links https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HG-14-007.html
Contact Information bd2k_training@mail.nih.gov
Name of Grant Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (Parent K01)
Grant Description The purpose of the NIH Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01) is to provide support and “protected time” (three, four, or five years) for an intensive, supervised career development experience in the biomedical, behavioral, or clinical sciences leading to research independence.
Amount Salary based on experience
Deadline(s) Standard rolling NIH dates
Duration 3-5 years
Eligibility Criteria US citizen or permanent resident. Advanced degree but prior to R01 or similar funding
Links https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-044.html
Name of Grant Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award (Parent K25)
Grant Description The purpose of the Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award (K25) is to attract to NIH-relevant research those investigators whose quantitative science and engineering research has thus far not been focused primarily on questions of health and disease.
Amount Salary based on experience
Deadline(s) Standard rolling NIH dates
Duration 3-5 years
Eligibility Criteria US citizen or permanent resident. Advanced degree but prior to R01 or similar funding
Links https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-048.html
Name of Grant Research Supplements to Promote Re-Entry into Biomedical and Behavioral Research Careers (Admin Supp)
Grant Description To support individuals with high potential to re-enter an active research career after an interruption for family responsibilities or other qualifying circumstances. The purpose of these supplements is to encourage such individuals to re-enter research careers within the missions of all the program areas of NIH.
Amount Salary and fringe varying by institution. $10000 additional research funds
Deadline(s) Due dates vary- see website
Duration Depends on parent award
Eligibility Criteria Awarded to institution. Candidates must have a doctoral degree, such as M.D., D.D.S., Ph.D., O.D., D.V.M., or equivalent; and must have been in a postdoctoral or faculty position at the time they left active research. 1-8 years outside of research.
Links https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-12-150.html
Name of Grant Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supp)
Grant Description To improve the diversity of the research workforce by supporting and recruiting students, postdoctorates, and eligible investigators from groups that have been shown to be underrepresented in health-related research. This supplement opportunity is also available to PD(s)/PI(s) of research grants who become disabled and need additional support to accommodate their disability in order to continue to work on the research project. 
Amount Varies by candidate career level
Deadline(s) Standard rolling NIH dates
Duration Depends on parent award
Eligibility Criteria Awarded to institution (additional individual fellowship programs are also available). Candidates at different career stages who are US citizens or permanent residents are eligible.
Links https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-12-149.html
Name of Grant International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) (K01)
Grant Description Provide support and protected time (three to five years) to advanced postdoctoral U.S. research scientists for an intensive, mentored research career development experience in a low- or middle-income country (LMIC) as defined by the World Bank.
Amount $75,000 salary plus program-related expenses
Deadline(s) Annual, letter of intent due March 4
Duration Under 5 years
Eligibility Criteria US citizen or permanent resident. Advanced degree but prior to R01 or similar funding
Links http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-072.html
Name of Grant Independent Scientist Award (Parent K02)
Grant Description The K02 award provides salary support and “protected time” for newly independent scientists who can demonstrate the need for a period of intensive research focus as a means of enhancing their research careers.
Amount Varies, minimum 75% effort
Deadline(s) Standard rolling NIH dates, no letter of intent
Duration 3-5 years
Eligibility Criteria Doctoral degree and newly independent, peer-reviewed support at the time the award is made. US citizens and permanent residents.
Links http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-045.html
Name of Grant Academic Career Award (Parent K07)
Grant Description Separate “Development” and “Leadership” awards for junior investigator training and senior investigator curricula development
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) Standard rolling NIH dates, no letter of intent
Duration Up to 5 years
Eligibility Criteria Standard K eligibility for junior investigators. Senior investigators require institutional commitment for relieving the candidate from administrative/clinical responsibilities.
Links http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-11-192.html
Name of Grant Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (Parent K08)
Grant Description This program provides support and “protected time” to individuals with a clinical doctoral degree for an intensive, supervised research career development experience in the fields of biomedical and behavioral research, including translational research.
Amount Varies, minimum 75% effort
Deadline(s) Standard rolling NIH dates, no letter of intent
Duration Under 5 years
Eligibility Criteria Candidates for this award must have a clinical doctoral degree. (Also some clinical discipline PhDs). US citizen or permanent resident.
Links http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-046.html
Name of Grant NHLBI Career Transition Award (K22)
Grant Description To provide an opportunity to receive mentored research experience in the NHLBI Division of Intramural Research and then to provide funding to facilitate the transition of candidates' research programs as new investigators to extramural institutions.
Amount Extramural total direct costs <$249,000 per year.
Deadline(s) Standard rolling NIH dates, no letter of intent
Duration 2 years intramural and 3 years extramural
Eligibility Criteria US citizen or permanent resident. External phase support requires an academic appointment.
Links http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-12-137.html
Name of Grant Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award (Parent K25)
Grant Description To support protected time for a period of supervised study and research for professionals with quantitative (e.g., mathematics, statistics, economics, computer science, imaging science, informatics, physics, chemistry) and engineering backgrounds to integrate their expertise with NIH-relevant research.
Amount Varies, minimum 75% effort
Deadline(s) Standard rolling NIH dates, no letter of intent
Duration Under 5 years
Eligibility Criteria US citizen or permanent resident. Advanced degree but prior to R01 or similar funding
Links http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-048.html
Name of Grant NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00)
Grant Description This program is designed to facilitate a timely transition of outstanding postdoctoral researchers from mentored, postdoctoral research positions to independent, tenure-track or equivalent faculty positions, and to provide independent NIH research support during the transition.
Amount Maximum $249,000 per year for independent phase
Deadline(s) Standard rolling NIH dates, no letter of intent
Duration 2 years mentored, 3 years independent research support
Eligibility Criteria US citizen or permanent resident. Under 4 years of post-doctoral time.
Links http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-042.html
Name of Grant Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Senior Fellowship (Parent F33)
Grant Description The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awards senior individual research training fellowships to experienced scientists who wish to make major changes in the direction of their research careers or who wish to broaden their scientific background by acquiring new research capabilities.
Amount Commensurate with base institutional salary on the issue date of the fellowship award
Deadline(s) Standard rolling NIH dates, no letter of intent
Duration Up to 3 years, but senior support is typically requested for 2 years.
Eligibility Criteria Independent investigator with 7+ years of experience. US citizen or permanent resident.
Links http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-151.html
Name of Grant Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32)
Grant Description To enhance the research training of promising postdoctoral candidates in scientific health-related research fields.
Amount Varies by experience level
Deadline(s) Standard rolling NIH dates, no letter of intent
Duration Total post-doctoral NRSA support up to 3 years, including institutional T32 support.
Eligibility Criteria Postdoctoral fellowship. US citizen or permanent resident
Links http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-149.htmlhttp://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-045.html
Name of Grant Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31)
Grant Description To enable promising predoctoral students to obtain individualized, mentored research training from outstanding faculty sponsors while conducting dissertation research in scientific health-related fields
Amount $22,476 stipend (FY 2014)
Deadline(s) Standard rolling NIH dates, no letter of intent
Duration Up to 5 years total NRSA pre-doctoral support (including T32 institutional support)
Eligibility Criteria The applicant must be at the dissertation research stage of training at the time of award.  US citizen or permanent resident.
Links http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-147.html
Name of Grant Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Parent F31 – Diversity)
Grant Description To enhance the diversity of the health-related research workforce by supporting the research training of predoctoral students from population groups that have been shown to be underrepresented in the biomedical, behavioral, or clinical research workforce.
Amount $22,476 stipend (FY 2014)
Deadline(s) Standard rolling NIH dates, no letter of intent
Duration Up to 5 years total NRSA pre-doctoral support (including T32 institutional support)
Eligibility Criteria Currently enrolled in a PhD or equivalent research degree program, a formally combined MD/PhD program, or other combined professional/clinical and research doctoral program at a domestic institution. US citizen or permanent resident.
Links http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-148.html
Name of Grant Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral MD/PhD or Other Dual-Doctoral Degree Fellowship (Parent F30)
Grant Description To enhance the integrated research and clinical training of promising predoctoral students, who are matriculated in a combined MD/PhD or other dual-doctoral degree training program for careers as physician-scientists or other clinician-scientists.
Amount $22,476 stipend (FY 2014)
Deadline(s) Standard rolling NIH dates, no letter of intent
Duration Up to 5 years total NRSA pre-doctoral support (including T32 institutional support)
Eligibility Criteria Varies. Many degrees require matriculation <4 years prior to application due date.
Links http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-150.html

International Funding

US State Department

Name of Grant Fullbright
Grant Description A prestigious exchange award set up between countries and the US.
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) ~Nov 15th
Duration Up to 1 year
Eligibility Criteria Varies. Be in compliance with governmental regulations regarding visas. Be a citizen of a country with a fullbright program. Demonstrate language proficiency.
Links http://eca.state.gov/fulbright http://www.fulbright.ca/
Contact Information See country specific website.

Canada

Name of Grant CIHR
Grant Description Varies
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) Varies
Duration Varies
Eligibility Criteria Varies
Links www.researchnet-recherchenet.ca
Contact Information https://www.researchnet-recherchenet.ca/rnr16/srch.do?all=1&search=true&org=CIHR&sort=program&masterList=true&view=
currentOpps&fodAgency=CIHR&fodLanguage=E
Name of Grant Banting Postdoctoral Fellow
Grant Description Provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to Canada's economic, social and research‑based growth.
Amount $70,000 per year
Deadline(s) last week of September 2014
Duration 2 years
Eligibility Criteria 1) Research Excellence 2) Quality of proposed research program 3) Institutional commitment. For additional criteria see website.
Links http://banting.fellowships-bourses.gc.ca/home-accueil-eng.html
Contact Information banting@researchnet-recherchenet.ca
Name of Grant Genome Canada
Grant Description Varies - Administered through provincial bodies
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) Varies
Duration Varies
Eligibility Criteria Varies
Links www.genomecanada.ca
Contact Information See website.
Name of Grant AllerGen
Grant Description Multiple
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) Varies
Duration Varies
Eligibility Criteria Junior Researcher Focused
Links http://www.allergen-nce.ca/Training_and_Careers/Funding_and_Training
_Opportunities/Emerging_Clinician-Scientist_Research_Fellowship.html
Contact Information michelleharkness@allergen-nce.ca
Name of Grant Canadian Thoracic Society
Grant Description Multiple
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) Varies
Duration Varies
Eligibility Criteria Varies
Links http://www.lung.ca/cts-sct/research-recherche_e.php#PMFA
Contact Information research@lung.ca

Canadian Provinces

Name of Grant Alberta Innovates-Health Solutions (AIHS)
Grant Description Multiple
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) Varies
Duration Varies
Eligibility Criteria Must conduct research in province
Links http://www.aihealthsolutions.ca/funding
Contact Information grants.health@albertainnovates.ca
Name of Grant Fonds de recherché du Québec - Santé
Grant Description Pre- and post-doctoral training (including foreign students), along with other career development, collaboration, and standard research grants
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) Annual deadlines vary, with letters of intent typically required
Duration Varies
Eligibility Criteria Must conduct research in province
Links http://www.frsq.gouv.qc.ca/en/financement/programmes/programmes
_2014_2015.shtml
Contact Information centre.assistance.sante@frq.gouv.qc.ca
Name of Grant Manitoba Health Research Council
Grant Description Pre- and post-doctoral training, along with bridge funding and standard research grants
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) Varies
Duration Varies
Eligibility Criteria Varies
Links http://mhrc.mb.ca/funding-opportunities/programs/
Contact Information info@mhrc.ca
Name of Grant Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research – BC (MSFHR)
Grant Description Scholar program for new investigators and science policy placements
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) Annual deadlines vary, scholar program letter of intent 1/28 (2014)
Duration 5 years scholar program, 6-12 months science policy placement
Eligibility Criteria
Links http://www.msfhr.org/funding/apply-funding
Contact Information info@msfhr.org
Name of Grant New Brunswick Health Research Foundation
Grant Description Pre- and post-doctoral training, along with bridge funding and standard research grants
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) Varies
Duration Varies
Eligibility Criteria Varies
Links http://www.nbhrf.com/funding-programs
Contact Information leah.carr@nbhrf.com
Name of Grant Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research
Grant Description Funding is currently postponed
Amount
Deadline(s)
Duration
Eligibility Criteria
Links http://www.nlcahr.mun.ca/Funding/
Contact Information nlcahr@mun.ca
Name of Grant Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation
Grant Description For trainee and established researchers, along with researchers new to the province. Operating grants and matching funds are available.
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) Varies
Duration Varies
Eligibility Criteria Varies
Links http://www.nshrf.ca/programs-services/programs/research-programs
Contact Information info@nshrf.ca
Name of Grant Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Grant Description Large-scale institutional grants for research of strategic value
Amount $1-4 million, with additional private sector and institutional contributions
Deadline(s) Letter of intent 2/14
Duration
Eligibility Criteria Universities, research hospitals, and non-profit research institutions
Links http://www.ontario.ca/business-and-economy/ontario-research-fund-research-excellence
Contact Information ORF.Excellence@ontario.ca
Name of Grant Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation
Grant Description Post-doctoral and new investigator awards (including investigators new to the province). Also collaboration and other grants.
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) Varies annually- post-doctoral and new investigator awards 3/17
Duration Varies
Eligibility Criteria Varies
Links http://shrf.ca/Programs
Contact Information kglazebrook@shrf.ca

United Kingdom

Name of Grant Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)
Grant Description Multiple
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) Varies
Duration Varies
Eligibility Criteria Varies
Links http://bbsrc.ac.uk/funding/funding-index.aspx
Contact Information webmaster@bbsrc.ac.uk
Name of Grant Medical Research Council (MRC)
Grant Description Multiple
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) Varies
Duration Varies
Eligibility Criteria Varies
Links http://www.mrc.ac.uk/index.htm
Contact Information GrantsMRC@ssc.rcuk.ac.uk
Name of Grant Leverhulme Trust Study Abroad Studenship
Grant Description Funds advanced study or research in an overseas country (exclusding US)
Amount 17,000 GBP
Deadline(s) January 2015
Duration 1-2 years
Eligibility Criteria Must be UK citizen
Links http://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/funding/SAS/SAS.cfm
Contact Information bkerr@leverhulme.ac.uk
Name of Grant Welcome Trust
Grant Description Genomics focused research funding
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) Varies
Duration Varies
Eligibility Criteria Varies
Links http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Biomedical-science/Funding-schemes/index.htm
Contact Information grantenquiries@wellcome.ac.uk
Name of Grant Welcome Trust-Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Postdoctoral Fellowships
Grant Description A 4 year fellowship with the first 2-3 years spent at MIT and remainder at a UK institution
Amount Dependent on MIT and UK sponsors
Deadline(s) '7 July 2014
Duration 4 years
Eligibility Criteria Be about to defend your PhD thesis or have no more than 3 years of postdoctoral experience
Links http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Biomedical-science/Funding-schemes/Fellowships/International-fellowships/WTX054661.htm
Contact Information wt-mit@wellcome.ac.uk

Australia

Name of Grant Australian Genome Research Facility
Grant Description
Amount
Deadline(s)
Duration
Eligibility Criteria
Links http://www.agrf.org.au/
Contact Information
Name of Grant National Health and Medical Research Council
Grant Description
Amount
Deadline(s)
Duration
Eligibility Criteria
Links http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/
Contact Information

Europe

Name of Grant European Molecular Biology Organization Long-Term Post-Doctoral Fellowships
Grant Description The EMBO Long-Term Fellowships are awarded for a period of up to two years and support post-doctoral research visits to laboratories throughout Europe and the world. International exchange is a key feature in the application process.
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) 14 February and 15 August 2014
Duration 2 years (3 in Singapore)
Eligibility Criteria PhD within 2 years. Movement between countries required. The institute and/or applicant must be from EMBC member states
Links http://www.embo.org/funding-awards/fellowships/long-term-fellowships
Contact Information fellowships@embo.org
Name of Grant European Respiratory Society / European Molecular Biology Organization Fellowships
Grant Description The goal of this joint programme is to encourage collaboration between clinicians and basic researchers and to bring more clinicians into basic science. The ERS is interested in offering such fellowships particularly to clinicians working in the field of respiratory medicine.
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) 15 February for Long-Term Fellowships. 1 April & 1 October for Short-Term Fellowships
Duration 6-12 months
Eligibility Criteria MD, PhD, or qualified healthcare professionals that are ERS members
Links http://www.ersnet.org/ers-funding/fellowships/long-term/ersembo-joint.html
Contact Information ERS Headquarters 4, Avenue Ste-Luce CH 1003 Lausanne Switzerland T + 41 21 213 01 01
Name of Grant European Respiratory Society (multiple fellowships)
Grant Description ERS Fellowships are granted to perform research, to improve research skills, techniques and developments in the area of respiratory medicine/science. They are intended to support clinical research, translational research, basic science and advanced research.
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) 31 January (Long-term fellowships), others vary
Duration Short and long (2 year) programmes
Eligibility Criteria At a minimum, applicants should have graduated with an MD, MSc or equivalent at the time of application. Candidates may also be qualified healthcare professionals (non-MD) working in respiratory medicine/health. Open to all nationalities and for European and non-European based candidates.
Links http://www.ersnet.org/ers-funding/fellowships.html
Contact Information ERS Headquarters 4, Avenue Ste-Luce CH 1003 Lausanne Switzerland T + 41 21 213 01 01
Name of Grant Marie Curie Actions (multiple fellowships)
Grant Description European Commission funding mechanism, including outgoing and incoming international fellowships
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) Varies
Duration Varies
Eligibility Criteria Early stage (<4 years or no doctoral degree) and experienced researcher categories. Non-Europeans can apply for European host instititute training
Links http://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/about-mca/actions/index_en.htm
Contact Information

New Zealand

Name of Grant Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment
Grant Description Multiple
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) Varies
Duration Varies
Eligibility Criteria Varies
Links http://www.msi.govt.nz/get-funded/
Contact Information funding@mbie.govt.nz
Name of Grant Health Research Council of New Zealand
Grant Description Multiple
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) Varies
Duration Varies
Eligibility Criteria Varies
Links http://www.hrc.govt.nz/funding-opportunities
Contact Information info@hrc.govt.nz
Name of Grant Royal Society of New Zealand
Grant Description Multiple
Amount Varies
Deadline(s) Varies
Duration Varies
Eligibility Criteria Varies
Links http://www.royalsociety.org.nz/programmes/
Contact Information marsden@royalsociety.org.nz