2014 AAF Scholar Awards
for early- to mid-career scientists from all fields
The American Asthma Foundation supports highly innovative research from all fields relevant to asthma. We wish to draw outstanding investigators from other fields into the study of asthma, and most of our investigators are studying asthma for the first time. All grants will be to investigators who are within 10 years of their first independent faculty appointment. Recipients will be designated AAF Scholars.
AWARD AMOUNT: Up to $450,000 ($150,000 per year for up to 3 years.) Funds for institutional overhead are not provided.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 12, 2014
START DATE: July 1, 2014
· Scientists in the United States from any relevant field are eligible.
· Initial independent faculty appointment should be on or after February 1, 2004.
· Applicants should have an independent research program, with national-level, independent funding.
ORGANIZATION: The American Asthma Foundation is the largest private funder of asthma-related research, having awarded over $100 million to scientists since 2000.
REVIEW CRITERIA: Innovation, research proposal, relevance to asthma, investigator
NOTE: The application is short (maximum 7 pages). Preliminary data are not required.
FURTHER INFORMATION AT: http://americanasthmafoundation.org/
Valerie Dougherty, Program Manager
William Seaman, M.D., Research Director
American Asthma Foundation
4 Koret Way, LR-216
UCSF Box 0509
San Francisco, CA 94143-0509