Research Funding

Women Investing in Nebraska

Deadline:  LOI February 20, 2015

Nebraska nonprofit organizations and University of Nebraska groups striving to address critical community needs or wishing to make a significant local or state impact are invited to submit their funding ideas to Women Investing in Nebraska (WIN). Qualifying Nebraska organizations must be designated as nonprofit 501(c)(3) public charities. Organizations and groups affiliated with the University of Nebraska are also encouraged to submit a Letter of Inquiry.

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Glenn/AFAR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Translational Research on Aging


Deadline:  Letter of Intent Required, due March 3, 2015

The program was developed to address the current concerns about an adequate funding base for postdoctoral fellows (MD, MD/PhD and PhD) who specifically direct their research towards translational findings and who will demonstrate how their research will have direct benefits to human aging. Postdoctoral fellows at all levels of training are eligible. Up to ten one-year fellowships will be awarded. The award levels range from $49,000 to $60,000, based on years of relevant experience.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a postdoctoral fellow (MD and/or PhD degree or equivalent) at the start date of the award (October 1, 2015).
  • The proposed research must be conducted at any type of not-for-profit setting in the United States.
  • Individuals who are employees in the NIH Intramural program are not eligible.
  • Applicants who have received postdoctoral training beyond 5 years (before October 1, 2010) must provide a justification for the additional training period.
  • Fellows may not hold any concurrent foundation, not-for-profit or government funding.

Former Ellison/AFAR and Glenn/AFAR postdoctoral fellowship awardees may apply if the criteria above are met.

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Tres Cantos Co-Fund Fellowship Program

Submit your application for the Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation: Cofund Fellowship Program by February 4, 2015stdocs, you can advance your research in tuberculosis, malaria, Chagas disease, and leishmaniasis with support from the Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation (TCOLF) Cofund Fellowship Program. The Fellowship will give you access to GSK’s pharmaceutical expertise and high-throughput facility in Tres Cantos, Spain.

Become a Fellow

If you have a proven interest in these research areas, start by submitting a proposal. The Open Lab Cofund Fellowship is partially funded by the EU through its FP7 Marie Curie co-funding program. Receive all the legal, administrative and industrial support you need. With world-class premises at your disposal, there’s no better place to speed up the development of new treatments for neglected diseases.

Applications are due February 4, 2015.

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Supported by:  GSK