The Office of the Senior Vice President for Research has released its call for proposals for the FY16 winter OHSU Presidential Bridge Funding Program. Bridge funding is available for established investigators threatened by an imminent lapse in research support. Investigators can request up to $50,000 in funding for one year to help bridge them while they generate data to restore funding. Up to 6 awards will be made this funding cycle.
Awards will be made only to OHSU investigators. The PI must be an independent scientist. Independence is defined by: rank at the level of assistant professor or above; committed institutional support such as space and salary; a track record of first authored or senior authored publications; a recent history of federal (or similar) funding; and imminently planned or pending application for funding on a national level. Postdoctoral fellows and similar trainees are not eligible to apply.
Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2015. Please note, the submission process has changed – applications will now be submitted online via OHSU’s Competitive Application Portal, CAP. View guidelines and instructions here.