Application Deadline: 5:00 PM on Monday, October 9, 2017
The Otis Glebe Medical Research Foundation, which awards grants to projects focused on translational research, is now open for applications. Projects of particular interest will be those that emphasize the translation of laboratory findings to clinical practice and those that facilitate the application of research findings to the community to enhance the adoption of best practices.
All current UNMC faculty members are eligible to apply. Only one application is allowed per faculty member.
The Glebe Foundation anticipates that it will fund one grant of up to $88,000 for a one-year period.
- Indirect costs are not allowed
- Salary for the Principal Investigator is not allowed
Application Submission Requirements
Proposals must be submitted in accordance with NIH application standards and should include:
- Face Page
- Lay Summary – avoid using scientific terms or abbreviations; the Glebe Foundation will rely heavily on this component of the application to finalize its funding decision
- Research Plan (PHS 398 Continuation Format Page, 3/2016 revision)
- Specific Aim(s) – one page limit
- Rationale, brief Experimental Design, and future funding plans – two page limit
- While preliminary data is not required, relevant data can be included within the two page limit
- Appendices will not be accepted
- Biosketch (NIH Biographical Sketch Format Page, 11/2016 revision)
- Must be submitted for the Principal Investigator
- More information on the current NIH biosketch format can be found here
- Budget forms and internal forms in ADIS are not required at the time of application
Applications may be submitted to SPAdmin as a PDF emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review Process: Proposals will be submitted to an internal committee of UNMC reviewers for initial consideration. Finalists are expected to prepare and present a brief summary of their proposal to the Otis Glebe Medical Research Foundation who will make the final selection. Funds will typically be available within one month of award notification.
Progress Report: A lay report of activity including any abstracts, manuscripts, patent applications, grant application or awards should be sent to SPAdmin by email no later than October 31, 2018 for later presentation to the Otis Glebe Medical Research Foundation.
Monday, October 09, 2017……Applications due to SPAdmin no later than 5pm; a PDF may be emailed to email@example.com
For more information:
- Otis Glebe Medical Research Foundation Program Guidelines 2017
- If you have questions, please contact Laura Wise, Coordinator, Sponsored Programs Administration, at 402-559-2051or firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Deadline: September 22nd, 2017 (5 pm)
The Great Plains IDeA-CTR network is excited to announce a funding opportunity. The grant will be awarded at the GP IDeA-CTR Annual Scientific Meeting on October 23rd, 2017.
The goal is to raise awareness of CTR by promising scholars who are developing innovative tools and methods for medical research. The winning investigator/team will receive a pilot grant award to catalyze cutting-edge research that may translate to a sustainable product or a larger federal grant.
Application involves a brief research pitch (5 pages maximum) to include: project title, principle investigator(s), participating institution(s), study aims, hypotheses, methods (brief overview of design, study sample, measures, budget and statistical analysis plan), one year deliverables, and a statement addressing how the project advances CTR. In addition, applicants should provide a biosketch for PI and all key personnel.
The winner will receive up to $20,000 for one year, and access to resources of the GP IDeA-CTR to support these research efforts.
- Current full time faculty appointment at a participating institution
- Eligible to apply for NIH funds (i.e. US citizen or a permanent resident)
- Project relevant to clinical and translational research
- Must be able to attend and present pitch at CTR Superstar Dinner on October 23rd, 2017 if chosen as a finalist
For more information, visit the Great Plains IDeA-CTR webpage to view the full RFA.
Please direct questions to Pamela Laws, Chief Scientific Administrator, email@example.com