American Lung Association Innovation Award

Early Career PI, Mid/Late Career PI

Support for highly promising investigators with potential to significantly change the field of lung disease research. Deadline 12/10/2020

Grant Details

DescriptionThe Innovation Award is for $75,000 per year, for up to two years. The award is intended to support highly promising investigators with stellar track records of accomplishment, who have the potential to advance the field of lung disease science. Successful applicants are investigators with evidence of prior excellence and productivity in the early stages of their careers; applicants must have held a K or R type award within three years prior to applying for this Lung Association award. Grants are subject to annual review and may be granted for up to two years. The second year of support is contingent on demonstration of satisfactory progress, as well as the availability of funding from the Lung Association.
EligibilityAt the time of application, the applicant must hold a doctoral degree and have a faculty appointment or equivalent with demonstrated institutional commitment in a recognized academic or other not-for-profit research institution. The applicant's publication record should reflect significant scientific contributions. The applicant must have held a K or R level grant in the 3 years prior to the application. Individuals who have been PI on two or more large federal research grants (even those with multiple PIs) in their career are not eligible to apply. Note that being identified as a co-investigator does not toward this restriction.
Duration1 year

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