The Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Program supports research scientists in the early stages of their careers. Fields of research are cancer, immunology and neuroscience. Individuals chosen will be designated Rita Allen Foundation Scholars and the affiliated institution will receive financial support from the Rita Allen Foundation of up to $110,000 annually, for a period of up to five years.
To be eligible for the Scholars Award, candidates must have completed their training and provided persuasive evidence of distinguished achievement or extraordinary promise in research in one of the relevant fields.
Applicants with committed awards that overlap the first two years of the Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Program from the Beckman Young Investigator Program, Kimmel Scholar Award, Pew Scholars Program in Biomedical Sciences, and Searle Scholars Program are not eligible.
Note that this opportunity requires internal coordination as OHSU can submit only one application; therefore, limited submission guidelines apply. If you are interested in applying, submit an application via the Competitive Application Portal (CAP) by November 16, 2015. Letter of intent is due December 11, 2015 to the Foundation and final application deadline is January 22, 2016.
Read more about this funding opportunity here.