Clinical Patient Care Research Grants

Funding Agency:
American Lung Association

The American Lung Association Clinical Patient Care Research Grant is a mentored award is meant to provide seed monies to junior investigators on the path to independence for conducting trials for the improvement of patient care and treatment for lung disease. 

The Clinical Patient Care Research Grant is for $50,000 per year, for up to two years. 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 the Lung Association. Applicants should be on-track to pursue a career in lung heath research with a mentor who has a demonstrated history of lung disease research and mentorship. 

Deadline: Dec. 21, 2017

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

At the time of application, the applicant must hold a doctoral degree and have a faculty appointment or equivalent with demonstrated institutional commitment (salary support, research space) in a recognized academic or other notfor-profit institution. Fellows and PhD post-docs are eligible to apply only if their Department Chair can assure a promotion to faculty status by the start of the award. MD applicants must have completed two years of post-doctoral research training by the start of the award. 



Funding Type



Junior Faculty


Medical - Clinical Science

External Deadline

December 21, 2017