Current Opportunities


Multi-Investigator Planning Grant

Exploratory/developmental grant applications for the establishment of an infrastructure for eventual applications for multi-investigator research programs.

Deadlines
Letter of Intent: October 2, 2017
Full Application: October 16, 2017 

Application information

About the 2016 awardees
About the 2015 awardees



Impact Awards

IMPACT awards are intended to augment recruitment and retention packages for outstanding, highly-funded faculty ranked at the assistant professor level or higher.

Application information


Bridge Funding

Bridge funding provides some continuing research support due to uncertainties in external funding.

Application information


Upcoming Opportunities


General Endowment Fund

These grants are intended to enhance the infrastructure of patient-oriented and laboratory research efforts, clinical care program development and medical education initiatives.

The next application cycle opens summer 2018.

About the 2016 awardees
About the 2015 awardees

Pittman Scholars

This program recognizes the contributions of junior faculty. Nominees must be assistant professors who have held that rank for fewer than five years. Nominations should be submitted by the department chair.

The next application cycle opens fall 2017.

About the 2017 awardees
About the 2016 awardees


Incentive for 1 R01 Investigators to Submit 2nd R01

$50,000/yr to investigators with novel ideas, preliminary data and/or publications. Deliverable for first year is submission of grant. Based on score and critiques, additional $50,000 for 2nd year to address critiques, get additional preliminary data, and resubmit. Goal by year 2 is funded new R01 grant.

About the 2016 awardees