AMA Foundation Seed Grant Research Program
Submission deadline: December 5, 2014
The AMA Foundation established the Seed Grant Research Program in 2000 to encourage medical students, physician residents and fellows to enter the research field. The program provides grants to supports medical students, physician residents, and fellows in conducting small research projects.
With a generous contribution from Genentech, Inc., in 2015 the AMA Foundation will be awarding research grants of up to $2,500 in the areas of cardiovascular/pulmonary diseases and pancreatic cancer and $5,000 in the area of neoplastic diseases.
Eligibility and funding restrictions
• Seed grant funds cannot be used for salary or stipend, indirect/administrative costs, to hire a consultant or contractor, and solely for travel expenses.
• Seed grants will not be awarded to any applicant who has previously received an AMA Foundation seed grant in the research category in which they are applying.
• Applicants must be a medical student, physician resident or fellow of an accredited US medical school or institution; they must also be either a US citizen or a permanent resident of the US. Projects must be applicant-conceived, rather than ongoing research of their mentor or Principal Investigator.
• This program is open to both AMA and non-AMA members. Membership with the AMA does not factor into the grant selection process.
Please submit applications to email@example.com by December 5, 2014 at 5pm CST.
11th Global CardioVascular Clinical Trialists Forum Young Investigator Grant
Deadline: 20 October 2014
The 11th Global CardioVascular Clinical Trialists Forum (CVCT) will take place for the first time in the US on December 5-7, 2014. It will be exceptionally hosted at the French Embassy in Washington DC.
Do you want to participate in a direct exchange with the world's leading experts in cardiovascular clinical trials? Are you mapping out your career as a trialist?
CVCT Forum encourages knowledge sharing between participants, familiarizing practitioners and young investigators with the science of clinical trials from protocol design to result interpretation.
By far, the Global CardioVascular Clinical Trialists Forum (CVCT) provides the best annual update and in-depth understanding of the trials shaping the evidence base of modern cardiology.
Take part in an exclusive event with high-level learning that you can implement immediately.
Network with the world’s leading trialists and learn about their latest successes and challenges.
Your registration fee is covered by the CVCT Forum.
Your room is pre-booked close to the venue (for two nights).
You will receive a contribution to your travel costs.
One full scientific registration to attend CVCT (including congress materials, lunches, coffee breaks and and invitations to the networking reception) as well as two nights’ accommodation and a travel grant.
Completed grant applications must contain the following documents:
Letter of recommendation from your program director/department head
Completed CVCT grant form
Criteria to apply:
Candidates must be under the age of 35/fellows or in their last year of residency.
Applicants are requested to submit an abstract to present as a poster at the CVCT Forum.
All grant applications must be made in writing and submitted to:
CVCT Project Manager
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: only complete applications will be considered.