Application Deadlines

Updated:Oct 26,2015


Important: the application deadline for Winter 2016 programs is 5:00 p.m. Central Time on the specified deadline day.

The institutional grants officer is responsible for submitting applications to the AHA.  It is recommended that the applicant factor in time to submit the application to the grants officer for them to submit the application to the AHA.  Early submission is encouraged.

Founders Affiliate - DEADLINE:  January 15, 2016 

  • Grant-in-Aid 
  • Mentored Clinical & Population Research Award
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Scientist Development Grant

Great Rivers Affiliate- DEADLINE:  January 12, 2016

  • Grant-in-Aid
  • Mentored Clinical & Population Research Award
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Scientist Development Grant

Greater Southeast Affiliate - DEADLINE:  January 15, 2016

  • Grant-in-Aid
  • Mentored Clinical & Population Research Award
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Scientist Development Grant

Mid-Atlantic Affiliate - DEADLINE:  January 12, 2016

  • Grant-in-Aid
  • Mentored Clinical & Population Research Award
  • Postdoctoral Award
  • Predoctoral Award
  • Scientist Development Grant

Midwest Affiliate - DEADLINE:  January 13, 2016

  • Grant-in-Aid
  • Mentored Clinical & Population Research Award
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Scientist Development Grant
  • Undergraduate Student Research Program**

Association-wide Research Program - DEADLINE:  January 13, 2016

  • Collaborative Sciences Award***
  • Fellow-to-Faculty Transition Award
  • Mentor/AHA Mentee Award
  • Merit Award
  • Strategically Focused Research Network*

SouthWest Affiliate - DEADLINE:  January 14, 2016

  • Grant-in-Aid
  • Mentored Clinical & Population Research Award
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Predoctoral Fellowship 
  • Scientist Development Grant
  • Undergraduate Student Research Program**

Western States Affiliate - DEADLINE:  January 14, 2016

  • Grant-in-Aid
  • Mentored Clinical & Population Research Award
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Scientist Development Grant
  • Undergraduate Student Research Program**
  • Medical Student Research Program**

* The Association-wide Research Program will also offer the Strategically Focused Research Network (SFRN).  Please visit the SFRN home page for more information.

** Tuesday, February 2, 2016 is the application deadline for the Midwest, SouthWest and Western States Affiliate Undergraduate Student Research Programs along with the Western States Affiliate Medical Student Research Program.

***The Association-wide Research Program will also offer the Collaborative Sciences Award (CSA). This award requires a Letter of Intent (LOI) phase and only invited applicants will be able to complete a full application. The LOI is due November 5, 2015. View the CSA LOI instructions for more information.