The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Senior Research Awards

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The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Senior Research Awards

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America is delighted to announce the Senior Research Awards. At the time of application, the applicant must hold an MD, Ph.D., or equivalent degree and must be employed by an institution (public non-profit, private non-profit, or government) engaged in health care and/or health-related research.

The purpose of the program is to provide established researchers with funds to generate sufficient preliminary data to become competitive for funds from other sources such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Who May Eligible:

To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:

  • Applicant must hold an MD and/or D. (or equivalent degree) and must be employed by an institution (public non-profit, private non-profit, or government) that is engaged in health care and/or health-related research.
  • He/she must have attained independence from his/her mentor.
  • Eligibility is not restricted by citizenship or geography.

How to Apply & Competitions Rules:

To be considered for the Senior Research Awards, the applicant must submit an online application through the given link: https://proposalcentral.altum.com/GrantOpportunities.asp?GMID=96

Rules:

  • The proposal must be relevant to Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) or Crohn’s disease and/or ulcerative colitis.
  • Only one application is allowed per applicant per submission date.
  • Simultaneous submission of a Senior Research Award and a Training Award is not permitted.
  • Submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) or a Full Proposal
  • Sufficient information must be included to demonstrate to reviewers and CCFA staff the high quality of the PI, the co-investigators, available research resources and the applicant institution and its support of the
  • When possible, include letters of commitment for resources, such as particular pieces of equipment or lab space or letters from collaborators stating their willingness to participate in the

Benefits:

Senior Research Awards Costs: Total maximum award per year: $115,830 (subject to annual progress report approval).

  • Direct Costs: Up to $105,300 per year
  • Indirect Costs: 10% of direct costs, or up to $10,530
  • Duration of Award: One to Three Years

Application Deadline:

  • The online application submission will close on January 14th, 5:00 pm EST or July 1st, 5:00 pm EST.
  • The letter of intent is due on either of the following deadlines: November 1 or May 1. Access to the electronic version will be closed by 5:00pmET on either deadline.

Original Website

If you have any questions regarding the competition, contact to CCFA by phone at 646-943-7501 or via email at grants@ccfa.org.

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