Sponsor:  Smith Family Foundation (Awards program managed by The Medical Foundation)

Sponsor Program Solicitation: Smith Family Awards Program for Excellence in Biomedical Research
Funding Amount: $300,000
Duration: 3 years


Status of this Limited Submission Opportunity

Closed - Submitting PI: Eno Ebong (Chemical Engineering) and Jim Aggen (Chemistry)


Deadlines

NU Pre-Proposal Deadline: 05/16/2014
Sponsor Deadline: 07/16/2014


Eligibility and Nomination Requirements

Only two applications per institution are allowed. If you are interested in applying, please contact Karen Drew (x4824) as early as possible and by 16 May, submit a CV and a 2-page pre-proposal following guidelines provided in the university’s Procedure for Programs with Limited Submissions.

Applications may focus on all fields of basic biomedical science may also be submitted by investigators in Physics, chemistry and engineering. Three years in the amount of $300,000 target new faculty who are within two years of their first independent appointment as of July 1st of the application year. Applicants must be full-time faculty at nonprofit academic, medical or research institutions in Massachusetts, at Brown University or at Yale University, and must be nominated by their institutions. Full-time faculty whose first independent appointment began between 7/1/12 and 12/1/14 are eligible to apply.

 


Funding Areas

The Smith Family Awards Program for Excellence in Biomedical Research supports the careers of newly independent biomedical researchers with the ultimate goal of achieving medical breakthroughs. Applications may focus on all fields of basic biomedical science and may also be submitted by investigators in physics, chemistry and engineering.

Three year awards in the amount of $300,000 ($100,000 per year inclusive of 5% indirect costs) target new faculty who are within two years of their first independent appointment as of July 1st of the application year. Applicants must be full-time faculty at nonprofit academic, medical or research institutions in Massachusetts, at Brown University or at Yale University. Applicants must be nominated by their institutions.