Multi-year, Starter and Post Doctoral Fellowships -- Call for Abstracts

Funding Agency:
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association

The ALS Association Research INVESTIGATOR-INITIATED RESEARCH GRANT PROGRAM supports INNOVATIVE research of high scientific merit and relevance to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) [motor neuron disease], offering investigators awards in the following categories:

The Milton Safenowitz Post-Doctoral Fellowship for ALS Research Awards: The maximum amount awarded is $50,000 (US) per year for 2 years. Eligibility is limited to those who have been a fellow for 18 months or less. Letter of Intent due April 23, 2021.

The Lawrence and Isabel Barnett Drug Development Program: The ALS Association’s Barnett Drug Development grant program supports preclinical drug discovery and development of new or repurposed treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Letter of Intent due April 23, 2021.


Agency Website

Funding Type



Junior Faculty
Medical Fellow/Resident
Post Doctoral Fellows


Environmental & Life Sciences
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

April 23, 2021