Funding Announcements

Funding Announcements

  • Penn Center for AIDS Research (Penn CFAR)
    January 18, 2021

    The Penn Center for AIDS Research (Penn CFAR) invites Pilot Grant applications offered through its Developmental Core. Proposals in all areas of HIV/AIDS clinical, basic and bio-behavioral research are welcomed. The CFAR is especially interested in proposals that bridge programmatic areas and, in particular, investigators outside the HIV/AIDS field turning their focus to HIV/AIDS and projects linked with CFAR HIV/AIDS investigators.

    Submission deadline: Monday, January 18, 2021

    Date posted: 12/22/2020 | View listing
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  • RAND Corporation and the National Institutes of Health
    January 31, 2021

    The RAND Postdoctoral Training Program in the Study of Aging enables outstanding junior scholars in demographic and aging research to sharpen their analytic skills, learn to communicate research results effectively, and advance their research agenda. The program blends formal and informal training and extensive collaboration with distinguished researchers in a variety of disciplines. Fellowships are for one year, renewable for a second. Each fellow receives a competitive annual stipend, travel stipend and health insurance.

    Date posted: 12/22/2020 | View listing
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  • Center for Retirement Research, Boston College
    January 31, 2021

    The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College sponsors the annual Steven H. Sandell Grant Program for scholars in the field of retirement or disability research and policy. The program is funded by the U.S. Social Security Administration to provide opportunities for junior or non-tenured scholars (within seven years of receiving their PhD) from all academic disciplines to pursue cutting-edge projects on retirement or disability issues.
    Submission deadline: January 31, 2021

    Date posted: 12/22/2020 | View listing
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  • Hopkins’ Economics of Alzheimer’s Disease & Services (HEADS) Center, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    February 1, 2021

    The Hopkins’ Economics of Alzheimer’s Disease & Services (HEADS) Center stimulates and coalesces population-based research that identifies, quantifies, and addresses economic and care systems challenges posed by Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD).

    We invite applications for pilot grants related to our two themes:

    To identify and quantify the range of care needs of persons with ADRD and the economic consequences of ADRD for patients and families.

    To examine how the organization, financing, and delivery of services affects accessibility, affordability, quality, and equity of ADRD care.

    We expect to award 4 one-year pilot grants of up to $25,000 per award in the coming 2021-2022 cycle. We are particularly interested in supporting promising post-doctoral fellows and junior faculty, but applicants may be of any rank from Johns Hopkins University and external institutions. Learn more about current pilot projects here.

    Download the Request for Applications for full details and application instructions. Applicants will be notified of funding decisions on or around April 1, 2021.

    Date posted: 12/22/2020 | View listing
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  • Research Centers Collaborative Network (RCCN)
    February 18, 2021

    The Research Centers Collaborative Network (RCCN) is seeking to fund three or more pilot or developmental projects of up to $75,000 each, that involve multiple NIA-sponsored research centers to foster new research in the area of Life Course Perspectives on Aging and/or Resilience and Reserve in Aging. Applications are due February 18, 2021 with awards announced by March 31, 2021. 

    Date posted: 12/22/2020 | View listing
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  • University of Southern California Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (USC-AD RCMAR)
    February 26, 2021

    The University of Southern California Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (USC-AD RCMAR), is currently accepting applications for junior scientists to fund one-year research pilot projects. Pilot projects with a special interest in cognitive decline and/or Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are encouraged. Potential RCMAR scientists may come from disciplines including but not limited to public policy, economics, computer science, medicine, gerontology and social work. We will consider scholars from academic and research institution in regions outside Southern California and states outside of California.

    Letter of Intent submission deadline: February 26, 2021

    Date posted: 12/22/2020 | View listing
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  • March 15, 2021

    PLOS ONE: Understanding and Preventing Suicide Call for Papers
    Suicide is a major public health issue and is a frequent cause of death worldwide. Risk of suicide is determined by a complex interaction of predisposing and precipitating determinants and understanding the issue requires an appreciation of the interplay between societal, psychological, spiritual, clinical, and biological factors. PLOS ONE is launching this Call for Papers to highlight ongoing and emerging research in this important area. The broad scope of PLOS ONE facilitates publication of the interdisciplinary research necessary to better understand and prevent suicidal behaviour.
    Extended submission deadline: November 20, 2020

    PLOS MEDICINE: Global Child and Adolescent Health Call for Papers
    Part of a PLOS Medicine Special Issue: Global Child Health: From Birth to Adolescence and Beyond. PLOS Medicine is committed to publishing the highest caliber medical research and getting your work in front of the medical community.
    Submission deadline: January 31, 2021

    PLOS MEDICINE: Early Detection and Minimal Residual Disease Call for Papers
    Research estimates that the number of cancer cases has reached 17.2 million with 8.9 million of those cases resulting in death. Our expert Guest Editors are eager to create this Special Issue with the aim of helping the cancer research community to reduce the global mortality rate and develop areas in new technologies for early tumor detection, such as the detection of minimal residual disease. 
    Submission deadline: March 15, 2021

    Date posted: 11/12/2020 | View listing
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Penn Funding

  • Penn Center for AIDS Research (Penn CFAR)
    January 18, 2021

    The Penn Center for AIDS Research (Penn CFAR) invites Pilot Grant applications offered through its Developmental Core. Proposals in all areas of HIV/AIDS clinical, basic and bio-behavioral research are welcomed. The CFAR is especially interested in proposals that bridge programmatic areas and, in particular, investigators outside the HIV/AIDS field turning their focus to HIV/AIDS and projects linked with CFAR HIV/AIDS investigators.

    Submission deadline: Monday, January 18, 2021

    Date posted: 12/22/2020 | View listing
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NIH Funding

  • Research Centers Collaborative Network (RCCN)
    February 18, 2021

    The Research Centers Collaborative Network (RCCN) is seeking to fund three or more pilot or developmental projects of up to $75,000 each, that involve multiple NIA-sponsored research centers to foster new research in the area of Life Course Perspectives on Aging and/or Resilience and Reserve in Aging. Applications are due February 18, 2021 with awards announced by March 31, 2021. 

    Date posted: 12/22/2020 | View listing
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Other External Funding

  • RAND Corporation and the National Institutes of Health
    January 31, 2021

    The RAND Postdoctoral Training Program in the Study of Aging enables outstanding junior scholars in demographic and aging research to sharpen their analytic skills, learn to communicate research results effectively, and advance their research agenda. The program blends formal and informal training and extensive collaboration with distinguished researchers in a variety of disciplines. Fellowships are for one year, renewable for a second. Each fellow receives a competitive annual stipend, travel stipend and health insurance.

    Date posted: 12/22/2020 | View listing
    share
  • Center for Retirement Research, Boston College
    January 31, 2021

    The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College sponsors the annual Steven H. Sandell Grant Program for scholars in the field of retirement or disability research and policy. The program is funded by the U.S. Social Security Administration to provide opportunities for junior or non-tenured scholars (within seven years of receiving their PhD) from all academic disciplines to pursue cutting-edge projects on retirement or disability issues.
    Submission deadline: January 31, 2021

    Date posted: 12/22/2020 | View listing
    share
  • Hopkins’ Economics of Alzheimer’s Disease & Services (HEADS) Center, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    February 1, 2021

    The Hopkins’ Economics of Alzheimer’s Disease & Services (HEADS) Center stimulates and coalesces population-based research that identifies, quantifies, and addresses economic and care systems challenges posed by Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD).

    We invite applications for pilot grants related to our two themes:

    To identify and quantify the range of care needs of persons with ADRD and the economic consequences of ADRD for patients and families.

    To examine how the organization, financing, and delivery of services affects accessibility, affordability, quality, and equity of ADRD care.

    We expect to award 4 one-year pilot grants of up to $25,000 per award in the coming 2021-2022 cycle. We are particularly interested in supporting promising post-doctoral fellows and junior faculty, but applicants may be of any rank from Johns Hopkins University and external institutions. Learn more about current pilot projects here.

    Download the Request for Applications for full details and application instructions. Applicants will be notified of funding decisions on or around April 1, 2021.

    Date posted: 12/22/2020 | View listing
    share
  • University of Southern California Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (USC-AD RCMAR)
    February 26, 2021

    The University of Southern California Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (USC-AD RCMAR), is currently accepting applications for junior scientists to fund one-year research pilot projects. Pilot projects with a special interest in cognitive decline and/or Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are encouraged. Potential RCMAR scientists may come from disciplines including but not limited to public policy, economics, computer science, medicine, gerontology and social work. We will consider scholars from academic and research institution in regions outside Southern California and states outside of California.

    Letter of Intent submission deadline: February 26, 2021

    Date posted: 12/22/2020 | View listing
    share
  • March 15, 2021

    PLOS ONE: Understanding and Preventing Suicide Call for Papers
    Suicide is a major public health issue and is a frequent cause of death worldwide. Risk of suicide is determined by a complex interaction of predisposing and precipitating determinants and understanding the issue requires an appreciation of the interplay between societal, psychological, spiritual, clinical, and biological factors. PLOS ONE is launching this Call for Papers to highlight ongoing and emerging research in this important area. The broad scope of PLOS ONE facilitates publication of the interdisciplinary research necessary to better understand and prevent suicidal behaviour.
    Extended submission deadline: November 20, 2020

    PLOS MEDICINE: Global Child and Adolescent Health Call for Papers
    Part of a PLOS Medicine Special Issue: Global Child Health: From Birth to Adolescence and Beyond. PLOS Medicine is committed to publishing the highest caliber medical research and getting your work in front of the medical community.
    Submission deadline: January 31, 2021

    PLOS MEDICINE: Early Detection and Minimal Residual Disease Call for Papers
    Research estimates that the number of cancer cases has reached 17.2 million with 8.9 million of those cases resulting in death. Our expert Guest Editors are eager to create this Special Issue with the aim of helping the cancer research community to reduce the global mortality rate and develop areas in new technologies for early tumor detection, such as the detection of minimal residual disease. 
    Submission deadline: March 15, 2021

    Date posted: 11/12/2020 | View listing
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