Research Awards Program

Funding Agency:
Dermatology Foundation

For nearly 60 years, the Dermatology Foundation has played a significant role in the advancement of patient care through its Research Award Program. With support from the DF’s 16 research award categories, promising investigators have the opportunity to pursue innovative ideas and new knowledge that ultimately lead to breakthroughs in patient care. Funding is available in a wide range of research award categories.

Applications for career development awards, fellowships and grants will be accepted beginning July 15th and through October 16th.

Requests for Diversity Research Supplement Awards may be submitted beginning September 1 through November 1.

Mid-career research award applications will be accepted beginning September 15th. The deadline for submission will be December 1st

These opportunities are institutionally limited. Interested applicants from within Duke should contact as early as possible.

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements


Funding Type



Junior Faculty
Medical Fellow/Resident
Post Doctoral Fellows


Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

October 16, 2023