Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG)

Funding Agency:
Alzheimers Association

The AARG grant program aims to fund early-career investigators who are less than 18 years past their doctoral degree or post-residency (M.D. or D.O.) with funding that will allow them to develop preliminary or pilot data, to test procedures and to develop hypotheses. The intent is to support early-career development that will lay the groundwork for future research grant applications to federal or other funding entities.

This grant is open to U.S. and international researchers.

Letter of Intent deadline:  Feb. 28, 2024; Sep. 6, 2023

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Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor at their respective academic institution and less than 18 years past their doctoral degree or post-residency (MD or DO).

Amount Description

Each AARG award total is limited to $200,000 (direct and indirect costs) for up to three years (minimum 2 years = $140,000). Requests may not exceed $70,000 in any given year (direct and indirect costs). Indirect costs are capped at 10 percent of total direct costs and are inclusive of indirect costs for the implementing institution as well as to any subcontracts.

Funding Type



Junior Faculty


Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

February 28, 2024