Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount: $100K PA FOR 3 YEARS
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Dec 02, 2016
Sponsor's: Dec 09, 2016

Subject Areas:

The primary goal of this career development award is to assist promising clinical researchers to develop research and careers that have a direct bearing on clinical gastrointestinal practice. This includes assistance to a junior faculty investigator to ensure that a major portion of the investigator's time is protected for clinical research. The Junior Faculty award provides support for junior investigators working toward independent careers in clinical research related to gastroenterology or hepatology.

Applicants must be physicians who hold full-time faculty positions at a North American (U.S. or Canada) university, medical school, or other health care institution at the time of funding of the application, should it be approved. Applicants also must be members of the ACG at the time of application. A letter from the department chair and division chief must certify that the award will provide 50% protected time to the recipient in accordance with the terms of the award.

Application Details:

There must be a strong commitment from the candidate's division to support the candidate by protecting time for research and providing adequate access to needed resources, such as patients, endoscopic facilities, computers. These commitments must be clearly outlined in the letter from the candidate's division chief. The letter must certify that the award is being used to provide protected time to the recipient in accord with the terms of the award (see guidelines). In addition, the candidate must have a letter of support from his/her preceptor, who will mentor him/her in the research (see guidelines).

Submit the application through ACG's online grant application system by the DEADLINE Friday, December 09, 2016. Submission instructions will be available on the College's Web site at in early September. Applicants will be notified by April 1, 2017. The award period will begin July 1, 2017.


NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Moxey,Laura
Hancock,Jennifer Anne

Sponsor Contacts:

6400 Goldsboro Rd
Ste 200
Bethesda, Maryland, United States