Four times a year, the Medical Research Foundation of Oregon offers grants for promising biomedical exploration and the development of research careers in clinical investigation. The next deadline for these awards is February 15, 2013. Please note that all application guidelines have been changed as of January 1, 2013. Review all guidelines carefully before submitting your application.
- The New Investigator Grant supports junior faculty who are new to research and are currently without major funding resources. The grant provides up to $40,000, with two to three grants awarded quarterly. Principal investigators must be at the beginning of an independent career with a faculty position at one of Oregon’s colleges or universities.
- Post-doctoral trainees and clinical fellow with specific plans for a career in clinical research should consider applying for the Early Clinical Investigator Grant, which provides up to $20,000 in support of the development of research careers.
- The Emergency Interim Support Grant supports established investigators who are in need of bridge funding. The grant provides up to $40,000 for research programs that have lost national grant funding, enabling investigators to develop data supporting application renewals.
- Offered only in February: The Oregon Scientist Development Award provides up to $75,000 to support exceptional but not yet fully independent young investigators seeking to make the transition from an intermediate rank to scientific independence. This includes investigators currently at the level of staff scientist, research assistant professor, instructor or similar transitional appointments. Applicants must be in a rank that is eligible to submit independent R01s and similar grant applications.
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