Sponsor Deadline
Posted: 2/8/2023

AHA's Second Century Implementation Science Award

As the American Heart Association approaches its 100-year anniversary, the importance of bringing novel approaches to address critical gaps in the health and well-being of all cannot be overstated. In recognition of this pending anniversary and the need to foster solutions in these areas, AHA’s Board of Directors allocated additional one-time research funding to support innovative research initiatives to address these gaps. AHA’s Second Century Implementation Science Award will support early and mid-career investigators proposing innovative implementation science studies that align with AHA’s mission and provide optimal approaches to improving public health.

Deadline: Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Eligibility Requirements
  • At the time of proposal submission, the applicant must hold an MD, PhD, DO, DVM, DDS, or equivalent post-baccalaureate doctoral degree.
  • An applicant must hold a faculty/staff position up to and including the rank of associate professor (or equivalent). 
  • Full professors are not eligible to apply.
  • The awardee must devote at least 10% effort to this award. 

An applicant may submit only one AHA Second Century Award proposal (either to the AHA’s Second Century Implementation Science Award [THIS MECHANISM] OR the AHA’s Second Century Early Faculty Independence Award)

Amount Description

$133,333 per year including 10% institutional indirect costs.

The award may be used for salary and fringe benefits of the principal investigator, collaborating investigator(s), and other participants with faculty appointments, consistent with percent effort, and for project-related expenses, such as salaries of technical personnel essential to the conduct of the project, supplies, equipment, computers/electronics, travel (including international travel), volunteer subject costs, data management, and publication costs, etc.

Award Duration: Three years. No-cost extensions are not allowed, and the awards are non-renewable.

Total Award Amount: $400,000

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