UAB Funding Opportunities

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UAB Funding Opportunities

Below are funding opportunities that are available from UAB departments and centers.  Use the contact information provided to the contact listed to find out more about each particular funding opportunity.   

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Current Opportunities
  • Cystic Fibrosis Research Center Graduate and Post Doc Applications

    The Gregory Fleming James Cystic Fibrosis Research Center is soliciting application for two slots on our Research Development Project Research Training Core for partial funding to help pay for trainees. One slot is for a graduate student, and one slot is for a postdoc.

    The Research Training Core is designed to provide support for one year at a time. The Graduate Student slot will total $12,500 total towards stipend, tuition and fees total per year. The PostDoc slot will pay $43,680 total per year towards salary and fringe.

    Sponsor:
    Cystic Fibrosis Research Center
    Funding Amount(s):
    $12,500 - $43,680
    Application Due:
    Thursday, August 11, 2016 11:59 PM
    Sponsor(s): Cystic Fibrosis Research Center
  • Training Program in Cardiovascular Pathophysiology - Fellowship Position

    We are pleased to announce the availability of 1 fellowship position for Ph.D./MSTP students training in the general area of cardiovascular pathophysiology. The goal of this program is to develop a well-trained pool of young scientists with an appreciation of molecular pathophysiology and its application to a broad range of cardiovascular research. These awards are funded by a five-year NIH pre-doctoral training grant (T32), which is now in year 17. These Fellowships are available for 12 months and renewable for one additional year pending satisfactory progress. 

    Application procedure: To apply for a position, email a single, PDF document to Ms. Samantha Gromko (samanthagromko@uabmc.edu) by 4pm on August 19, 2016, including the following:

    • A letter from the mentor in support of the student and a commitment to allow the student to participate fully in the program. This will involve attending specified courses, seminars, Annual Vascular Biology and Hypertension Symposium and presenting at Graduate Student Research Day.  The information from the mentor should include prior training experience.
    • An outline of the proposed research project written by the student (maximum of 3 pages).
      A statement of career goals and interest in cardiovascular research (maximum of 1 page).
    • The applicant’s CV, and a copy of the applicant record including GRE score, undergraduate GPA, and UAB academic record.
    • Mentor’s NIH biosketch including current and pending funding, together with a record of current and past graduate training experience.
    Sponsor:
    T32 HL007918 Training Program in Cardiovascular Pathophysiology - Department of Pathology
    Funding Amount(s):
    $30,343
    Application Due:
    Friday, August 19, 2016 4:00 PM
    Sponsor(s): T32 HL007918 Training Program in Cardiovascular Pathophysiology - Department of Pathology
  • Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama - 2016 Request for Proposals

    Since 2001, Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama (ACA) has funded 23 research grants at UAB, the University of Alabama and Auburn University.  The purpose of this competitive grant program is to help supplement research in the field and to stimulate junior investigator interest in this area. 

    Sponsor:
    Comprehensive Center for Healthy Aging
    Funding Amount(s):
    $10,000
    Application Due:
    Friday, September 02, 2016 4:00 PM
    Sponsor(s): Comprehensive Center for Healthy Aging
  • Cystic Fibrosis Research Center Pilot and Feasibility Project Applications

    The Gregory Fleming James Cystic Fibrosis Research Center is soliciting application for pilot and feasibility projects to support new research initiatives in cystic fibrosis pathophysiology and intervention.  The pilot and feasibility mechanism is designed to provide support for a limited time (two years, up to $75,000/year direct costs for translational research).  Projects should test innovative hypotheses that may have significant impact on basic or clinical aspects of the disease and lead to preliminary data for independent grants in the area of cystic fibrosis science.

    Sponsor:
    Cystic Fibrosis Research Center
    Funding Amount(s):
    75,000
    Letter of Intent Due:
    Thursday, September 29, 2016 11:59 PM
    Application Due:
    Thursday, December 08, 2016 11:59 PM
    Sponsor(s): Cystic Fibrosis Research Center
  • REACT Voucher Funding - Now Available

    Medical Rehab Researchers: Let Us Help You

    Have a research concept that needs a boost to take your science to the next level? The REACT Center, whose mission is to catalyze high-impact clinical trials that will define optimal rehabilitation strategies, now offers a voucher program making available funding relating to medical rehabilitation research.

    Sponsor:
    UAB School of Medicine
    Funding Amount(s):
    Up to $15,000
    Application Due:
    Saturday, July 24, 2021 11:59 PM
    Sponsor(s): UAB School of Medicine