Sponsor Deadline
Posted: 11/13/2023

Gary S. Gilkeson Career Development Award

The Lupus Foundation of America’s Gary S. Gilkeson Career Development Award facilitates the professional development of current fellows (any year), clinicians up to two years post-fellowship and/or within four years of Postdoctoral research in nephrology, rheumatology, or dermatology, in the U.S. or Canada. Their work should focus on the investigation of basic, clinical, translational, behavioral, or epidemiological lupus research.

  • Four grant awards of up to $70,000 each year for up to two years
  • Funding may be renewed for a second year depending on progress from year one

Deadline: Feb. 29, 2024

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must:  • Hold an MD or PhD (or equivalent) from an accredited institution • Be a citizen or legal resident of the U.S. or Canada at the time of application • Be a clinical fellow (any year) or up to two years post-clinical fellowship in an adult or childhood fellowship program in rheumatology, nephrology, or dermatology that is accredited by either the American Council on Graduate Medical Education (in the U.S.) or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (in Canada) with documented history of conducting lupus research or; • Be a postdoctoral fellow doing lupus-related research with ≥ 2 years and ≤ 4 years of mentored, non-independent research training experience after the terminal non-medical doctorate at the time of application 

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