American Lung Association / AAAAI Allergic Respiratory Disease Award

Funding Agency:
American Lung Association

The American Lung Association and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Allergic Respiratory Diseases Research Award represents a joint effort to encourage and support application’s holding a primary faculty appointment in an allergy/immunology division conducting research into advancing the understanding of allergic respiratory disease. 

The Allergic Respiratory Diseases Research Award is for $75,000 per year. No more than 75% of the requested budget may be used for an awardee’s salary and/or fringe benefits and no more than 30% of the total award budget may be used to fund the purchase of permanent equipment. Grant funds may be used for the salary and fringe benefit costs of personnel other than the Applicant. Grants are subjected to annual review and may be granted for two years. The second year of support is based on demonstrating satisfactory progress, as well as, the availability of funding from both organizations. 

Deadline: Dec. 21, 2017

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

At the time of application, the applicant must hold a doctoral degree, have a primary faculty appointment in an allergy/immunology division/section of an academic institution, be undertaking a project related to allergic respiratory disease, and have completed a training fellowship.

Applicants must be independent, self-directed researchers for whom their institution must provide space and other resources customary for independent investigators. The application must convey the commitment of the institution to the applicant and the proposed research activities. Applicants may be at any level of research experience but priority will be given to applicants at or below the rank of associate professor.  

Applicants are limited to submitting only one application per annual cycle. Applicants found ineligible or noncompliant with these guidelines will be administratively withdrawn.



Funding Type



Junior Faculty


Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science

External Deadline

December 21, 2017