Funding Opportunities

Internal Grants Open for Applications

Progressive Grants

STAGE 2 Due: Monday, July 15, 2019

The Department of Pediatrics Research Council is pleased to announce a new funding mechanism to provide support for impactful, innovative ideas. The competition is organized into 4 Stages, with each subsequent Stage awarding progressively larger, but fewer, grants. Each Stage will have progressively longer timelines for completion of milestones. The timelines will be strict; no extensions will be given regardless of reason. Therefore, you must plan ahead to be ready to start, and avoid delays. 

Note: Only those who received funding in Stage 1 are eligible to apply for Stage 2.

Link to RFP (Progressive Grants)

Pediatric Embracing Diversity in Scholarship "PEDS" Award

Proposals Due: Monday, August 19, 2019

The goal of the PEDS award is to provide funding opportunities for URM faculty to encourage career development. One award will be granted through a competitive, peer-reviewed selection process to an investigator whose project shows significant promise, is innovative and has the greatest potential for improving children’s lives. All pediatric topic areas are welcome.

Link to RFA (PEDS Award)

Masonic Cross-Departmental Grants in Children's Health Research

Letter of Intent Due: Monday, August 26, 2019
Proposal Due: Monday, September 30, 2019

The Masonic Cross-Departmental grants are intended to support new or expanding interdisciplinary research in Children's Health that is innovative and has a high potential for future funding and discovery. 

Link to RFP (Cross-Departmental Grants)

Pediatric Cross-Divisional Grant

Proposals Due: Monday, September 9, 2019

This is a competitive funding mechanism to facilitate cross-divisional collaborations in the Department of Pediatrics with a clear metric toward a larger external grant, clinical trial, or other meaningful scholarship that will bring recognition to the Department of Pediatrics. 

Link to RFP (Cross-Divisional Grant)

Departmental Support for Research Publication Costs

Applications are looked at on a rolling basis - Support is limited to 1 paper per fiscal year (July 1- June 30) per faculty member who is a first or senior author.

Recognizing that the costs of publication have risen significantly, especially for open access journals whose fees are mandatory, the Department of Pediatrics is pleased to offer financial support to help offset research publication fees.

Link to Application Instructions (Publication Support)


Other Opportunities

Other Opportunities

Open RFAs
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