Established Investigator Award

Funding Agency:
American Heart Association

Purpose: To support established investigators who are in a rapid growth phase of their career, have established records of accomplishments and continue to show extraordinary promise. The investigator’s career is expected to clearly benefit from the EIA award. Candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to cardiovascular or cerebrovascular science disciplines that support the AHA’s mission to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, as indicated by funding and publication history and scientific accomplishments. Candidates should propose an innovative\novel research direction that challenges existing paradigms and employs novel concepts, approaches, or technologies.

Deadline for required pre-proposals is Wednesday, October 5, 2023.
Invited full applications are due by Thursday, January 11, 2024.

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

At the time of application, must have:

  • MD, PhD, DO, DVM, or equivalent doctoral degree
  • Full-time faculty/staff scientist position or equivalent.
    NOTE: At the time of award activation must have an appointment at the associate professor level or equivalent (including, but not limited to, research associate professor, research scientist, staff scientist, etc.) and be no more than 15 years since first faculty appointment.
  • History and current evidence of substantial extramural funding



Amount Description

Award Duration: Five years; non-renewable

Maximum Award Amount: $400,000

Funding Type





Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational
Social Sciences

External Deadline

October 5, 2023