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American Heart Association - National Scientist Development Grant Program
The American Heart Association accepts applications for the National Scientist Development Grant to support highly promising beginning scientists in their progress toward independence by encouraging and adequately funding research projects that can bridge the gap between completion of research training and readiness for successful competition as an independent investigator.
Deadline: July 18, 2013; Jan. 18, 2014
The official announcement and description of this opportunity may
be found on the funding agency's website:
National Scientist Development Grant Program
Areas of Interest:
Research broadly related to cardiovascular function and disease and stroke, or to related clinical, basic science, bioengineering or biotechnology, and public health problems, including multidisciplinary efforts.
Proposals are encouraged from all basic disciplines as well as epidemiological, behavioral, community and clinical investigations that bear on cardiovascular and stroke problems.
Social Sciences; Medical - Basic Science; Medical - Clinical Science; Multidisciplinary.
At the time of application, the applicant must:
At the time of award activation, the applicant must:
- Hold an M.D., Ph.D., D.O., D.V.M. or equivalent post-baccalaureate doctoral degree
- Meet institutional requirements for grant submission.
- Hold a faculty/staff position up to and including the rank of assistant professor (or equivalent). Applications may be submitted for review in the final year of a postdoctoral research fellowship or in the initial years of the first faculty/staff appointment.
- Have no more than four years will have elapsed since an applicant's first faculty/staff appointment (after receipt of doctoral degree) at the assistant professor level or its equivalent (including, but not limited to, research assistant professor, research scientist, staff scientist, etc.).
At the time of application, must have one of the following designations:
Awardee must meet American Heart Association citizenship criteria throughout duration of the award.
- U.S. citizen
- Permanent resident
- Pending permanent resident. Applicants must have applied for permanent residency and have filed form I-485 with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and have received authorization to legally remain in the United States (having filed an Application for Employment Form I-765)
- E-3 - specialty occupation worker
- H1-B Visa - temporary worker in a specialty occupation
- J-1 Visa - exchange visitor. Note: You must have an H-1B or equivalent by the award activation date. If the H-1B or equivalent is not received by the award activation date, the award must be relinquished.
- O-1 Visa - temporary worker with extraordinary abilities in the sciences
- TN Visa - NAFTA professional
Maximum Annual Award Amount: $77,000
Award Duration: Four years
Funding Agency Contact:
American Heart Association
National Scientist Development Grant Program Coordinator
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas TX 75231
External Deadline: 1/17/2014
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Duke University is served by two pre-award offices. The
Office of Research Support assists Campus Schools and Centers. The
Office of Research Administration supports the School of Medicine and
the School of Nursing in Duke University Medical Center.
|The Office of Research Administration -
For School of Medicine and School of Nursing
|The Office of Research Support -
For Campus Schools and Centers
|The Office of Research Administration must review all Duke University Medical Center applications for the School of Medicine and School of Nursing prior to submission to the sponsor. Business proposals are due at the ORA offices seven (7) business days in advance of the sponsor deadline.
||The Office of Research Support must review all Duke University applications for Campus Schools and Centers prior to submission to the sponsor. Business proposals are due at the ORS offices five (5) business days in advance of sponsor the deadline.
|The Office of Research Administration
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Durham, NC 27705
|The Office of Research Support
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