Funding Opportunities - Summer 2013 Deadlines

Updated:Mar 18,2014
AHA Programs for Summer 2013 Deadlines

Several programs have a broad target audience. You should always refer to the program description for details.
Predoctoral Fellowship
Helps students initiate careers in cardiovascular and stroke research by providing research assistance and training.
Offered by: Founders, Greater Southeast, Midwest, SouthWest and Western States Affiliates
Career Stage: gaining credentials – doctoral student
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Helps 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 are ready for some stage of independent research.

Offered by:  Founders, Great Rivers, Greater Southeast, Midwest, SouthWest and Western States Affiliates
Career Stage: directed step - postdoctoral fellow

Mentored Clinical & Population Research Award (formerly Clinical Research Program)
Encourages 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.

Offered by:   Founders, Greater Southeast, National and Western States Affiliates
Career Stage: directed step/first independent step - masters degree. Healthcare professionals with a masters degree or certain doctoral degrees.
Beginning Grant-In-Aid
Promotes the independent status of promising beginning scientists.  
Offered by: Great Rivers*, SouthWest and Western States Affiliates
Career Stage: First independent step – instructor, assistant professor or other first academic appointment or equivalent.

Scientist Development Grant
Supports 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.
Offered by:  Founders Affiliate and National
Career Stage: First independent step – instructor, assistant professor or other first academic appointment or equivalent

Grant-In-Aid
Encourages and adequately funds the most innovative and meritorious research projects from independent investigators. 

Offered by:  Founders, SouthWest and Western States Affiliates
Career Stage: First independent step, intermediate level or recognized investigator – instructor, assistant professor or other first academic appointment or equivalent, associate professor or equivalent, professor or equivalent. Applicants are expected to be independent investigators.
Established Investigator Award
Supports mid-career investigators with unusual promise and an established record of accomplishments; candidates have a demonstrated commitment to cardiovascular or cerebrovascular science as indicated by prior publication history and scientific accomplishments.  A candidate's career is expected to be in a rapid growth phase.
Offered by:  National
Innovative Research Grants
Supports highly innovative, high-risk, high-reward research that could ultimately lead to critical discoveries or major advancements that will accelerate the field of cardiovascular and stroke research.
Offered by:  National
 

   


Grants at Heart
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