Lilly Innovation Fellowship Award 2015|
January 22, 2016 8:00 AM
Sponsor Deadline January 28, 2015
All applications must be sent by the Dean’s Office. Applications sent directly to Lily from an individual will not be accepted.SEE RFA for complete details.
| Full post-doctoral salary and benefits for up to four years. Travel support to attend conferences. Annual payment to the university to support the post-doctoral scientists training..
Lilly Innovation Fellowship Award (LIFA) a competitive post-doctoral fellowship award. This program is designed to foster post-doctoral career development through highly innovative pre-competitive post-doctoral research proposals by providing the recipient with up to 4 years of funding and a unique training experience. This opportunity will provide and academic-industry training partnership where a post-doctoral scientist and their mentor are paired with a Lilly scientist who serves as an industry mentor. The goal of the LIFA program is to focus on research topics or
"Grand Challenges" that will drive innovation in scientific areas of greatest strategic interest to Eli Lilly and Company, while remaining general enough to foster disruptive innovation.
LIFA2015 Application Material:
LIFA2015 - AppPreliminary Research Proposal.docx
LIFA2015 - Privacy and Consent.pdf
RFA Lily Innovation Fellowship
Sidney Kimmel Foundation||Scholarship Award & Translation Science Award
|December 2, 2015 3:00 PM EST||$100,000/year for two years||
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The Franklin Institute||The Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science||
Accepted on a rolling basis.||$250,000||Awarded annually and span seven disciplines of science: chemistry, computer and cognitive science, earth and environmental science, electrical engineering, life science, mechanical engineering, and physics.|
Larry L. Hillblom Foundation|
Diabetes & Aging
January 30, 2015
July 17, 2015
|$300,00 per year|
The purpose of the Hillblom Foundation Network Grant is to facilitate interaction between a network of researchers. It is anticipated that these investigators will be independently funded and have demonstrated productivity in their own field. While it is anticipated that the principal investigator of the network will have a strong background in one of the two areas of stated interest of the Hillblom Foundation, the network might be strengthened by inclusion of investigators with expertise that can enhance the overall focus of the group on the disease process of interest.
See RFA below
Larry L. Hillblom Foundation|
Diabetes & Aging
January 30, 2015
|$70,000 per year|
The Hillblom Foundation offers grants to qualified researchers to initiate independent research careers in one of the two areas of stated interest to the Hillblom Foundation.
See RFA below
Larry L. Hillblom Foundation|
Diabetes & Aging
January 30, 2015
10% (6,000) included in total grant
The Fellowship Grant is intended to enable Qualified Institutions to provide post-doctoral research fellowship training to qualified applicants in one of the two areas of stated interest to the Hillblom Foundation.
See RFA below
Vanderbilt University||Vanderbilt Prize in
|January||$25,000||Recognition of a woman scientist for outstanding research accomplishments and mentorship of women in science.|
Columbia University in the City of New York||Louisa Gross Horwitz
Prize for Biology
|January||Honorarium and Citation|
The Prize Committee recognizes no geographic limitations. The Prize may be awarded to an individual or group. When the Prize is awarded to a group, each member will receive a citation, but the honorarium will be divided among the recipients. Preference is given to work done in the recent past.
|CNIHR-Creative and Novel Ideas in HIV Research||
|January 2014||Awards will be funded for 1-2 years, up to $150,000 (direct costs) per year plus applicable indirect costs.|
The CNIHR program is a joint initiative of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), the NIH-funded Centers for AIDS Research (CFAR), and the International AIDS Society.
The CNIHR program welcomes innovative proposals from early-stage scientists without prior experience in HIV research to answer essential questions in HIV research, including emerging issues of long term survival with HIV infection, prevention of HIV transmission, and research toward a cure.
If your research has been supported by the UC San Diego CFAR, please be sure to acknowledge that support in your resulting publications and presentations (NIH grant P30 AI036214). More on acknowledging CFAR support may be found at:
Email for all questions is
Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation||Lasker Medical
|February||Varies by award.|
Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award honors scientists whose fundamental investigations have provided techniques, information, or concepts contributing to the elimination of major causes of disability and death.
Lasker~DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award honors investigators whose contributions have improved the clinical treatment of patients.
Lasker~Koshland Special Achievement Award in Medical Science honors scientists whose contributions to research are of unique magnitude and have immeasurable influence on the course of science, health, or medicine, and whose professional careers have engendered within the biomedical community the deepest feelings of awe and respect.
Mary Woodard Lasker Public Service Award honors men and women who have helped make possible the federal legislation and funding that supports research, and who have created public communication, public health, and advocacy programs of major importance.
Indiana University School of Medicine||Mark Brothers of
South Bend Lecture
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation||Clinical Scientist
Development Award 2015
- Pre-proposal due October 31, 2014 (3 pm EDT)
- Invitation to submit Full Proposal: December 22, 2014
- Full Proposal due: February 24, 2015 (3 pm EST)
The Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Development Award provides grants to junior physician scientists to facilitate their transition to independent clinical research careers.
National Medal of Science
|National Medal of Science||March||National Medal|
The National Medal of Science, established in 1959, is the Nation's highest honor for American scientists and engineers. It is awarded to individuals who deserve special recognition for their outstanding cumulative contributions to knowledge in the chemical, physical, biological, mathematical, engineering, or behavioral or social sciences, in combination with their exemplary service to the Nation. The Medal is administered by the National Science Foundation and, to date, has been awarded to over 450 individuals.
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology||FASEB Excellence
in Science Award
|Outstanding achievement by women in biological science.|
Keio University Medical ScienceFund||Keio Medical Science Prize||March||Certificate of Merit, Medal &Monetary Award||Outstanding and creative achievements of researchers in the fields of medicine and life sciences, in particular those contributing to scientific developments in medicine.|
McGill||The Louis and Artur Lucian Award for Research in Circulatory Diseases||March||$60,000||Outstanding research in the field of circulatory diseases by a scientific investigator or group of investigators whose contribution to knowledge in this field is deemed worthy of special recognition.|
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases||The Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement||April||Physical Award||Recognizes scientists who have made outstanding contributions to the understanding of infectious diseases or public health.|
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases||The Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter Humanitarian Award||April||Physical Award||Individuals whose outstanding humanitarian efforts and achievements have contributed significantly to improving the health of humankind. Criteria on which selection is based include: legislative or administrative contributions, humanitarian service and/or, public education activities.|
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center||The Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research||April||$150,000||Recognizes a new generation of leaders in cancer research, who are making significant contributions to the understanding of cancer or are improving the treatment of the disease through basic or clinical research. The prize is intended to encourage young investigators who have a unique opportunity to help shape the future of cancer research.|
Qatar Foundation||Wise Prize for Education* *Limited Submission||April||$500,000|
This major new Prize will reward an individual - or a team of up to six individuals working together - for an outstanding, world-class contribution to any level or area of education, in any part of the world.
*For internal review, submit through:
|Roberts Research (Western)||J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine - Stem Cell Research||May||$10,000||
|AAMC||Abraham Flexner Award for Distinguished Service to Medical Education||May||$10,000||
|AAMC||Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Awards||May||$5,000||
|AAMC||Award for Distinguished Research in the Biomedical Sciences||May||$5,000||
|AAMC||David E. Rogers Award||May||$10,000||
|AAMC||Herbert W. Nickens Award||May||$10,000||
|AAMC||Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award||May||$5,000||
|AAMC||Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Service||May||crystal||
|AAMC||Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship||May||$15,000|
|AAMC||Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarships||May||$5,000||
Institute of Medicine of the National Academies||Lienhard Award||May||$40,000|
Recognizes individuals for outstanding achievement in improving health care services in the United States. Topics include quality and patient safety, health services, coverage and access and public health.
Institute of Medicine of the National Academies||Sarnat Prize||May||$20,000|
Substance Abuse and Mental Health, Select Populations and Health Disparities, Biomedical and Health Research, Public Health, Global Health. Studies under the IOM Executive Office. Commitment to improving the science base and delivery of mental health services. This international award recognizes individuals, groups, or organizations for outstanding achievement in improving mental health and is accompanied by a medal and $20,000.
The Franklin Institute||TheBower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science||May||$250,000|
Are awarded annually and span seven disciplines of science: chemistry, computer and cognitive science, earth and environmental science, electrical engineering, life science, mechanical engineering, and physics. Nominations for the Benjamin Franklin Medals are accepted on a rolling basis. The award is presented to an individual. If group work is selected, an individual must be selected as the group's leading scientist and the award and prize will be presented to him or her. In cases of candidates with equal technical merit, the factor of current economic value of the discovery or application will weigh favorably on behalf of the candidate.
The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge and Culture|
Awards will be given in the following eight catagories:
- Basic Sciences(Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)
- Ecology andConservation Biology
- Information and CommunicationTechnologies
- Economics, Finance and management
- Contemporary Music
- Climate Change
- Development Cooperation
BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge and Culture
Brain and Behavior Research Foundation|
- Colvin Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Mood Disorder Prize
- Patricia Goldman-Rakic Prize for Cognitive Neuroscience Research
- Lieber Prize for Schizophrenia Research
- Ruane Prize for Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Research
|June 7, 2013|
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (formerly NARSAD) recognizes outstanding research leadership and contributions to psychiatric research with a number of annual awards and prizes. Below are brief descriptions of each of our annual Outstanding Achievement Prizes.
At the bottom,are the 4 letters which list specific instructions of how to nominate someone for one of the prizes.
All nominations are due by Friday, June 7th, 2013.
|Doris Duke||Accelerating Science Award Program being offered by PLOS|
Nominations Due: June 15, 2013
Finalists Notified: August 2013
Award Winners: Announced October 21, 2013
·Three top awards of $30,000 each
·A trip to Washington, D.C., to be honored at Open Access Week in October, 2013
Inclusion in a portfolio book distributed online and in print around the world
As a supporter of the Accelerating Science Award Program, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation would like to share the following information with you on an exciting new prize and how to nominate an individual or team for this opportunity.
The Accelerating Science Award Program (ASAP) recognizes individuals who have used, applied, or remixed scientific research – published through Open Access – to make a difference in science, medicine, business, technology, or society as a whole. Potential nominees include individuals, teams or groups of collaborators such as scientists, researchers, educators, technology leaders, entrepreneurs, policy makers, patient advocates, public health workers and students. Major sponsors include Google, PLOS, and the Wellcome Trust.
How to Nominate
simple online form. Individuals are also free to nominate themselves. Research articles or content must be Open Access and have been published before May 1st, 2013 in a peer-reviewed journal or in a repository recognized in the Open Access community.
Full Program Details
Please direct all questions about this opportunity to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Do not contact the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
|National Institution Drug Abuse (NIDA)|
1. Help to find a way to reduce or eliminate the risk of harm from accidentally or intentionally swallowing too many pain prescription pills at the same time.
2. Using primary data sources relevant to substance use and abuse, create an infographic to inform and educate the general public in interesting, novel, and creative ways about prescription drug abuse dangers.
Submission Period begins May 13, 2013
Submission Period ends June 14, 2013
Judging will take place between June 17-June 30, 2013
Winners will be notified and prizes awarded July 8, 2013
Amount of the Prize:
Up to three prizes worth a total of $15,000 ($5,000 each) will be awarded to submission(s) that satisfy all the Challenge criteria (below) and receive the highest cumulative scores.
1) Participate in NIDA Challenge “Propose New Ideas for Prescription Drugs Oral Overdose Protection”
2) Participate in NIDA Challenge “Data Rx: Prescription Drug Abuse Infographic Challenge”
|Damon Runyon||Innovation Award||July 1, 2013||The award will be for a period of three years. Each award will provide a total of $450,000 in direct research costs. The Award cannot be used for indirect costs or institutional overhead.||
B.A.B.E.S. "Beating Alzheimer's by Embracing Science"
|Challenge Award, The Geoffrey Beene Foundation||August 31, 2013||$100,000 USD||
Please visit site for full details.
|Harvard Medical School||Patricia Price Browne Prize in Biomedical Ethics||September||$10,000||
International Pilot Grant for HIV/AIDS research||UC San Diego Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) International Pilot grants||April 1, 2015||$40,000/yr|
Gairdner Foundation||Canada Gairdner International Awards||October|
|The award recognizes outstanding biomedical scientists who have made original contributions to medicine with the goal of contributing through research to increased understanding of human biology and disease. The award does not recognize a lifetime of work. Gairdner invites the scientific community to nominate qualified scientists from any branch of biomedicine. |
Gairdner Foundation||Canada Gairdner Wightman Award||October||$100,000 CDN||It is given for:
1. Leadership in a specific field of biomedical sciences (basic, clinical, population health) in Canada and/or original and sustained contributions to that field at an internationally recognized level.
2. Institutional academic and scientific leadership in Canada leading to the establishment and development of biomedical research in Canada and internationally.
Gairdner Foundation||Canda Gairdner Global Health Award||October|
|This award is given to a scientist whose advances have (or will potentially have) a significant impact on health outcomes in the developing world.|
|Harvard Medical School||Warren Albert Foundation||* November 1, 2013||$250,000 a citation and a plaque|
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The Warren Alpert Foundation Prize recognizes one or more scientists whose scientific achievements have led to the prevention, cure or treatment of human diseases or disorders, and/or whose research constitutes a seminal scientific finding that holds great promise of ultimately changing our understanding of and/or ability to treat disease. The $250,000 Prize is open to scientists, physicians, and researchers from any country. Nominations must be received by November 1, 2013.
* The recipient of the 2014 Prize must be available to attend the Warren Alpert Foundation Scientific Symposium at Harvard Medical School on Thursday, October 2, 2014.
Tel Aviv University||Dan David Prize: Future||November||$1,000,000||The Dan David Prize recognizes and encourages innovative and interdisciplinary research that cuts across traditional boundaries and paradigms. It aims to foster universal values of excellence, creativity, justice, democracy and progress and to promote the scientific, technological and humanistic achievements that advance and improve our world.|
Jewish Guild Healthcare||The Alfred W. Bressler Vision Science Award||December||$45,000, a crystal award and recipient will be invited to join the selection committee.||
CFAR Developmental Grants for HIV/AIDS Research||UC San Diego Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Development Grants||June 1, 2016||$30,000 - $50,000||The Developmental grant program is designed to mentor and support new investigators and new ideas in HIV/AIDS research. Applications are accepted from junior investigators who hold a faculty appointment and from established investigators in other fields newly applying their expertise to HIV/AIDS. All applicants must have faculty-level appointments at a
CFAR member institution. Applications must adhere to several
criteria and must undergo a rigorous, objective
University of California, Office of the President||2016 President's Research Catalyst Award|
June 4, 2015
|UCOP anticipates awarding $7 MIL over 3 years. Within constraints to available funding there are no minimum or maximum budget limitations|
UC President Janet Napolitano and UC Research Initiatives are pleased to issue a Request for Proposals for the 2016 President’s Research Catalyst Awards. This president’s initiative aims to advance innovative research in areas of strategic importance to UC that has the potential to benefit California, the nation and the world, and to stimulate public support for UC research. Awards are made on a competitive basis for highly meritorious research that fulfills the following programmatic goals:
All proposals must be submitted by academic appointees with Principal Investigator status at a UC campus, and must include participation of at least 3 UC campuses.
Please refer to the RFP below for funding priorities, eligibility, application guidelines.