The RAF and APS may award two grants for $50,000 annually, for a period of up to three years to those research proposals demonstrating the greatest merit and potential for success. The committee will not provide a review of unsuccessful applications. The entire award is to be allocated to projects specifically chosen by the recipient. Overhead is not supported. Applications will be reviewed by a Scientific Advisory Committee of APS and RAF.
Proposed research projects should be directed towards the molecular biology of pain and/or basic science topics related to the development of new analgesics for the management of pain due to terminal illness.
- Must have received committed start-up funds and independent laboratory space from their institution and this information must be clearly indicated in the Chair’s letter of support for the candidate.
- Should be in the first three years of their faculty tenure-track or equivalent appointment but may not have received tenure at the time of the application. Senior post-docs and associate professors are not eligible to apply.
- Must conduct the research and be appointed at an institution in the United States or Canada.
- Must indicate if an application has been submitted for another APS research award; if so, the candidate may accept only one concurrent APS research award.
Deadline: December 17, 2018
Filed Under: Funding Opportunities