Sponsor:  American Diabetes Association (ADA)

Sponsor Program Solicitation: Initiator Award (INI)
Funding Amount: Phase 1: $100,000/year for 2 years; Phase 2: $325,000/year for 5 years
Duration: 7 years

Status of this Limited Submission Opportunity



NU Pre-Proposal Deadline: 05/28/2014
Sponsor Deadline: 07/01/2014

Eligibility and Nomination Requirements

Only one nomination per institution for all programs combined is allowed. This opportunity is still open. If you are interested in applying, please contact Karen Drew (x4824) as early as possible.

Eligible applicants must currently be in research training positions (post-doctoral fellow, research fellowship) and have no more than seven years of research training following terminal doctoral degree. Applicants cannot concurrently hold an NIH K99/R00 grant.

Candidates must be identified through institutional nomination; applications will be accepted only from individuals with the appropriate institution support.

Funding Areas

Pathway supports innovative basic, clinical, translational, epidemiological, behavioral, or health services research relevant to any diabetes type, diabetes-related disease state, or diabetes complication. The Association seeks exceptional candidates from a broad range of disciplines, including medicine, biology, chemistry, computing, physics, mathematics and engineering.

Pathway invites institutional nominations for exceptional individuals who have distinguished themselves as promising investigators with a high likelihood of making seminal contributions in diabetes research. The Diabetes Research Career Initiator awards are designed to support early career researchers who have distinguished themselves during their research training as exceptionally talented and promising research investigators with a high likelihood of establishing successful, independent research programs and making seminal contributions in diabetes research. This two-phased award is designed to support the transition from mentored training to independent research faculty.