Fellows Research Grant Program
Applications closed. Awards to be announced in April.
- Applications Accepted: January 1 – March 10, 2023
- Project Start Date: June 1, 2023
- Applicants must be a current endocrine fellow or a recent graduate (less than 1-year post graduation) at the time of application.
- The project duration can be up to two years as long as the awardee remains at their institution.
- The grant award will be up to $10,000 depending on the project requirements as outlined in the submitted budget.
A rigorous peer-reviewed grant process gives a very thorough high-level evaluation and feedback to all fellows who participate. Grant awardees whose projects pass this rigorous review can utilize these projects as springboard to future success in the field, creating our leaders of tomorrow.
- Research Proposal of no more than 2,000 words
- Graphs and Images submitted in the Optional Documents Section
- Detailed Budget for Grant Funds
- Applicant's C/V
- Statement from Applicant's Mentor
- Human Research Committee Approval (if required)
- Animal Research Committee Approval (if required)
- Committee on Biohazards Approval (if required)
Spring 2023 Cycle
• Application Dates: January 1 – March 10, 2023
• Project Start Date: June 1, 2023
Grant recipients will be required to submit regular progress reports to the Board of Directors of the Endocrine Fellows Foundation. The first such report will be due six months from the starting date of the research project, and the final report due 30 days after the approved project end date. The final project report must include a reconciliation of the actual project expenses compared to the originally submitted budget for the grant. ANY changes to the proposed research or budget must be approved by the Endocrine Fellows Foundation.
Grants applications are reviewed by a national faculty team of researcher leaders. The Endocrine Fellows Foundation will supply critique comments upon request. Past recipients and past applicants of an Endocrine Fellows Foundation grant award are eligible to apply again.
- EFF grant funds cannot be used for salaries of any kind or indirect research costs (i.e., computers, software, durable equipment, faculty support, etc.), organization memberships, tuition support for degree enhancement or travel.
- Expenses submitted can include experimental supplies, animal costs contingent on compliance with applicable PHS Policy requirements, and expenses for clinical studies including costs for participation of subjects, statistical analysis, and evaluation of results. Statistician costs and publication costs cannot exceed 25% of the submitted budget. Other project specific expenses will be considered if they are not listed above.