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Request for Proposals: Mathilde Krim Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research
Performance Period: October 1, 2014 – September 30, 2016
Letter of Intent Deadline: 4:00 PM EDT, Thursday, May 15, 2014
Applicant Eligibility and Qualifications
Hold a research or clinical doctorate completed between three and six years prior to April 17, 2014*
Be positioned to secure an independent research position no later than March 2017
Be mentored by an experienced investigator at the same U.S. or international nonprofit research institution who: (a) is qualified to oversee the proposed research; (b) has successfully supervised postdoctoral fellows; and (c) is at the associate professor level or higher.
Be the main author on significant publications in leading international peer-reviewed journals
Have made oral and poster presentations at major scientific conferences and meetings
*The three to six year period for applicants who have earned only an M.D. begins with the date they finished their internship.
Submission of Krim Fellowship letters of inquiry and applications is now an online process.
Robert E. Shope International Fellowship in Infectious Diseases
Application deadline: May 14, 2014
Shope Fellowship At-A-Glance
• Open to full-time post-doctoral fellows (PhD, DVM, MD or the equivalent) with positions at North American institutions who study any tropical infectious disease in arbovirology and/or emerging tropical infectious diseases
• Short-term research experience in the tropics
• Financial support of $25,000 to help defray travel costs, living expenses and/or research abroad
• Projects must begin after August 1, 2014
• Preference given to ASTMH post-doc/medical resident/fellow
• Notice of award in early August
The Fellowship Committee selects candidates based on academic credentials, recommendations, quality of the research proposal, feasibility of completing the project, potential for enhancing international collaborative possibilities and demonstration of serious career interest in international research in tropical infectious diseases. Although projects addressing any arbovirus and/or emerging tropical infectious disease will be considered for award, priority will be given to those proposals focused on research topics involving arboviral diseases.
Applicants – Individuals with doctoral-level degrees who seek fellowship funding to support travel, living and research expenses to work in laboratories in the tropics to pursue studies in arbovirology and/or emerging tropical infectious diseases.
Call for Nominations: American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Infectious Diseases Travel Grants
The SOID is now accepting travel grant applications for residents interested in infectious diseases and ID Fellows in Training. Complete the application http://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/Committees-Councils-Sections/Section-on-infectious-diseases/Documents/Travel%20Grant%20Application%202014.pdf and submit it by May 16, 2014.
Call for Submissions: HIV R4P Scholarship Program
Submission Closes 2 May 2014
HIV R4P is the world's first and only scientific meeting dedicated exclusively to biomedical HIV prevention research.
HIV R4P is dedicated to ensuring the participation of individuals from resource-limited settings and communities including, researchers, community activists and civil society representatives.
HIV R4P will offer financial assistance to eligible delegates to help them attend the conference. Full and registration-only scholarships will be offered in two categories (research and community) and applicants will be selected based on various considerations below. All scholarships will be awarded based on the availability of funds.
Research scholarships are open to those actively involved in HIV prevention research, which may include but not limited to any of the following disciplines: basic science, clinical research, formulation science, social science and public health. Note: graduate students, fellows, or junior faculty within three years of faculty appointment are eligible to apply. Criteria that will be used for ranking applicants include: first author on a submitted abstract, motivation for attending, quality of recommendation letter and whether the applicant is from a developing country or applicant from a country most affected by the HIV pandemic.
Community scholarships are offered to those actively involved in HIV prevention or care as a community advocate, educator, care provider or related role and who are able to effectively communicate knowledge gained at the conference to communities. Criteria that will be used for selecting applicants include: first author on a submitted abstract, track record in education or training and whether the applicant is from a developing country and/or a country most affected by the HIV pandemic.
A full scholarship includes:
• Complimentary conference registration;
• Airline ticket (coach class / non refundable);
• Up to five (5) nights lodging at the conference venue.
A conference scholarship does not include transportation to and fron the airport or a per diem stipend.
A registration-only scholarship includes:
• Complimentary admittance to all conference sessions, provided meals and refreshments and materials
Applicant Requirements and Eligibility
All applicants must complete the online award and scholarship application.
Call for Nominations: Merck Irving S. Sigal Memorial Awards
Recognize and award excellence in basic research in medical microbiology and infectious diseases. The awards are presented in memory of Irving S. Sigal, who was instrumental in the early discovery of therapies to treat HIV/AIDS.
The nominee must be no more than five years beyond completion of postdoctoral research training in microbiology or infectious diseases at the time of the nomination deadline.
A cash prize of $3,000 and a commemorative piece. Up to two awards may be given each year at the ASM General Meeting where they are presented.
Deadline: July 1.
Nominations will be reconsidered annually so long as eligibility criteria are met and an updated curriculum vitae is submitted. Self-nominations and more than one nomination per nominee will not be accepted. Only one nominating form and two supporting forms are accepted per nomination. The two supporters must be persons other than the nominator who are familiar with the nominee's qualifications and accomplishments. Only one of the three individuals involved in the nomination may be employed at the nominee's institution. The nominator and supporters must not share employers. Nominations must consist of the following:
Curriculum vitae, including a list of publications, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
ASM awards are granted at the discretion of award selection committees and may not be awarded every year.