Fellow Research Grant Program
Applications Now Closed for the 2021 Spring Grant Cycle
Spring Grant Awards will be announced by May 15, 2021
The Fall Grant Application portal will open July 1, 2021
- Research Proposal of No More Than 2,000 Words
- Graphs and Images Should Be Included in the "Additional Documents" Section
- Statement from Applicant's Mentor
- Human Research Committee Approval
- Animal Research Committee Approval
- Committee on Biohazards Approval
The applicant must be sponsored by a full-time faculty member of a North American university, medical school, or research institution, and both the applicant and the sponsor must be recommended by the chairperson of the department in which the proposed research is to be undertaken.
The applicant’s institution, the sponsor, and the applicant will be jointly responsible for the accuracy and validity of the information contained in the application. All parties will need to sign-off on the application via the application portal.
2021 Program Details
Spring Cycle project dates: June 1, 2021-May 30, 2022 Fall Cycle project dates: November 1, 2021-October 31, 2022
Grant recipients will be required to make regular progress reports to the Board of Directors of the Endocrine Fellows Foundation. The first such report for fellows will be due six months from the starting date of the research project, and the final report due at the end of twelve months. Young Investigators will be required to complete a one-year progress report and a two-year final report. The final project report to 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 Board of Directors.
Grants applications are reviewed by a national faculty team of research thought leaders. The Endocrine Fellows Foundation will supply critique comments if the research proposal is not accepted. Applicants are welcome, if not funded the first time, to resubmit their grant for possible funding in the next cycle.
Endocrine Fellows Foundation research grants will be awarded to the institution on behalf of the fellow. The institution will then administer the funds. Unused EFF grant funds must be returned to the Foundation 60 days after the project ends or the fellow awardee leaves the designated institution.