Mentored Clinical and Population Research Award

Funding Agency:
American Heart Association

Objective: To encourage early investigators with supportive mentoring relationships to conduct introductory pilot studies that will guide future strategies for reducing cardiovascular disease and stroke.

Science Focus: All population research broadly related to cardiovascular disease and stroke.

Deadline: Feb. 14, 2017

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

  • Healthcare professional with a masters or post-baccalaureate doctoral degree, including MPH, R.N., Pharm.D., M.D., D.O. or Ph.D.
  • Interdisciplinary research teams are eligible.

While no minimum percent effort is required, the Principal Investigator must demonstrate that adequate time will be devoted to ensure successful completion of the project.

The project must be conducted at any accredited institution within the United States. American Heart Association research awards are limited to non-profit institutions, including: medical, osteopathic and dental schools, veterinary schools, schools of public health, pharmacy schools, nursing schools, universities and colleges, public and voluntary hospitals and other institutions that can demonstrate the ability to conduct the proposed research. Applications proposed by federal institution or employees will not be accepted, except for applications to the AHA’s Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine, and applications from Veterans Administration employees.

Funding is prohibited for projects conducted at institutions outside the United States.



Funding Type



Grad/Prof Students
Junior Faculty
Medical Fellow/Resident
Post Doctoral Fellows


Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational
Social Sciences

External Deadline

February 14, 2017