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American Asthma Foundation 2014 Scholar Awards

Posted on October 23, 2013 at 9:44am

 

 

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

ELIGIBILITY:

·   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/

CONTACT:

Valerie Dougherty, Program Manager

vdougherty@americanasthma.org

William Seaman, M.D., Research Director

bseaman@americanasthma.org

American Asthma Foundation

4 Koret Way, LR-216

UCSF Box 0509

San Francisco, CA  94143-0509

(415) 514-0730

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