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Faculty Awards Calendar

Foundation Areas Funding Limited Submission
Brain Research Foundation Tenure-track or tenured professor or associate professor working in brain function studies $150 for 1-2 yr period One
William T. Grant Scholars Early-career researchers in social, behavioral and health sciences whose research enhances understanding of youth settings, how they affect development, can be improved; policy and practice that affect youth $350K over five years One applicant per major division (Medical School, CSBS etc.)
Edward J. Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation Medical and health basic research $50-75K/yr 1-3 years One
Pew Scholars Medicine/ Biomedical sciences $240 K/4 years One
Searle Scholars Young scientists, assistant professors, tenure track $300K/ 5 years Two
Burroughs Welcome Career Awards for Medical Scientists Biomedical, Disease-oriented Translational research $700K/5 years Five (Six if include women or minority)
Greenwall Foundation Faculty Scholars in Bioethics Jr. faculty members holding at least 60% appt in tenure series. Supports original research that will help resolve important policy and clinical dilemmas at the intersection of ethics and the life sciences. 50% salary for 3 years One
Burroughs Welcome Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases Assistant professors studying pathogenesis with focus on the intersection of human and microbial biology. $500K over 5 years Two (three if nominate researcher working in pathogenic helminths, mycology or reproductive science)
Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists 3 Categories: Life Sciences, Physical Science and Engineering, Chemistry $250K One in each 3 categories
Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Young faculty in chemical sciences $75K unrestricted One
Edward J. Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation-Mallickrodt Scholar Awards Supports early state investigators engaged in biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis, or treatment of disease. $100K for 4 years Two
Dana Foundation: Brain and Immuno-Imaging Grant Program Supports research in imaging innovations that help reveal how the human brain functions normally, how disorders and injuries alter these functions, and how various therapies affect these conditions. $200K over 3 years One
David and Lucille Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering Sciences and engineering. First three years of faculty career $875K/5 years


Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Young faculty in chemical sciences $60K Unrestricted One
St. Baldrick's Foundation Scholars Career development award, pediatric cancer $110K/yr, 3 year min. oppty for 2 additional yrs One
Harold J.Lloyd Charitable Trust Melanoma Research Grants Broad range of melanoma research involving basic science, clinical trials, etc. $100K-$125K/year One in each of the three categories (career development, basic science and translational research)
Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation Awards for research focusing on curing cancers affecting women. $100k over two years One
Damon Runyan Clinical Investigator Award Young physician-scientists conducting patient-oriented cancer research $450K over 3 years 3 per institution
Sloan Research Fellows Science <six years from Ph.D. $50K 2 years Three per Department
Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar Research Award, March of Dimes Young scientists holding recent faculty appointments. Funds research aimed at preventing birth defects and infant mortality. $75K/year for 2 years Nominated by deans, dept. chairs. May not be recipient of a major grant
McKnight Scholar Neuroscientists in the early stages of career Disorders of learning and memory $225/ 3 years No stated limit
Klingenstein Fellowship Award in the Neurosciences Tenure-track young investigator: cellular and molecular neuroscience, neural systems, clinical research. $150k over three years No stated limit
MetLife Foundation Awards for Medical Research Major contributions promoting better understanding of causes, prevention, treatments of Alzheimer's disease. Personal award $50K+ $200K institutional grant for recipient's future research into Alzheimer's disease No stated limit
Walter A. Rosenblith New Investigator Award Assistant Professor or equivalent level in early stages of research   No Stated Limit
Iacocca Family Foundation Type 1 diabetes research $100K to $500K to support diabetes research No limit per institution
New York Stem Cell Foundation: Neurosciences Investigator Awards Early career investigators: innovative science with probability of transforming the field of neuroscience research. $300K/yr for up to 5 yrs No stated limit
New York Stem Cell Foundation: Stem Cell Investigator Awards Early career investigators – therapeutic potential of human stem cells. $1.5M over 5 years No stated limit
NSF Faculty Earlier Career Development Junior Faculty with research and education plans, and the practices within their discipline Minimum $100,000/yr for 5 years No stated limit
ACLS Fellowship Collaborative projects for at least two scholars in all humanities and social science disciplines 45K No stated limit
NIH Director's New Innovation Program Early stage investigator in biological, behavioral, clinical, social, physical, chemical, computational, engineering, and mathematical sciences $300,000 in direct costs each year for 5 years No stated limit
Whitehall Foundation Basic research in vertebrate (excluding clinical) and invertebrate neurobiology. Fund young scientists at the beginnings of their careers and Sr. scientists moving to new field of interest. $30K-$75K/yr for 3 years No stated limit
Dana Foundation: Clinical Neuroscience Research "first in man" studies involving a few patients with devastating brain disease for which there currently is no effective treatment. $300K over 3 years No stated limit
Alan T. Waterman Award Recognizes an outstanding young researcher is any field of science or engineering supported by NSF $1M over 5 year period No stated limit
Beckman Young Investigator Program Early stage careers in chemical and life sciences $750K/4 years No stated limit. Only one fellow will be funded per institution.
Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy: The Fund for Discovery Young Investigators Advance cell and gene therapy into the causes, treatment and prevention of all types of cancer. Assistant Professor within five years of their initial appointment to this rank. $500K over 3 years No stated limit
Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Development Award (CSDA) Junior physician-scientists $150K direct +$12K indirect costs/year for 3 years No stated limit
The Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise Young foreign-born biomedical scientists, outstanding early achievement $35K No stated limit
Donald E. and Delia B. Baxter Foundation Faculty Fellows Program School of Medicine assistant professor with UTL, MCL or NTLR faculty appointments $75K-$100K gift award

No stated limit


Governer's Medals for Science and Technology Those who have provided distinguished service or made significant career achievements to benefit the State of Utah in the areas of science and technology. Receive a Governer's Medal for Science and Technology

No stated limit


View the Fine Arts Awards Calendar here.

Last Updated: 6/13/18