American College of Cardiology Foundation/William F. Keating, Esq. Endowment Award for Hypertension and Peripheral Vascular Disease
The purpose of the award is to recognize and provide financial support for research efforts by outstanding your cardiovascular scholars. This award is to encourage junior faculty in the early phases of their careers in the field of cardiology. The award will provide one junior faculty member with a year of research support.
Eligibility: Applicants eligible for the award are those who:
Will hold rank of instructor or assistant professor at the time of the initiation of the award and have completed adult, pediatric, surgical cardiology fellowship training in a program approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or the American Osteopathic Association;
Are members or are eligible to become a member of the American College of Cardiology (ACC);
Are no more than five years out of training;
Have the recommendation and agreement of their division chiefs and their chiefs' assurance that the awards' support will provide protected time for the applicants to pursue their research programs; and
Have an agreement with their institutions that the full amount of the award will be designated for the salary support.
The Award: The award will offer $70,000 for one year of research to begin July 1, 2013 and run through June 30, 2014.
Funding Source: The ACC is grateful to the William F. Keating Endowment Fund for supporting this award.
Nomination Procedure: Criteria for selection includes scientific quality of the project, qualifications and commitment of the applicant, and support of the environment to foster the proposed project and applicant's success.
Application Deadline: September 24, 2012
For more information: Email Julia Berman firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-253-4636, ext. 6648.