American Federation for Aging Research's 2019 Grant Programs

Deadlines approaching for the American Federation for Aging Research's 2019 Grant Programs! 

Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR Research Grants for Junior Faculty

  • Who is eligible: Independent Junior Faculty
  • Research area: Biology of aging 
  • Amount of award: $100,000
  • Award period: One or two years
  • Number of awards given: Approximately 10 
  • Deadline for Letters of Intent: December 17, 2018

Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Breakthroughs in Gerontology Awards 

  • Who is eligible: Full-time faculty, Assistant Professor or higher
  • Research area: Biology of aging
  • Amount of award: $300,000
  • Award period: Three years
  • Number of awards given: 2
  • Deadline for Letters of Intent: December 17, 2018

Arthritis and Aging Research Grant

  • Who is eligible: Assistant Professor or equivalent 
  • Research area: Arthritis and aging
  • Amount of award: $100,000
  • Award period: One year
  • Number of awards given: 1
  • Deadline for Letters of Intent: January 18, 2019

Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowship in Aging Research

  • Who is eligible: Postdoctoral fellows
  • Research area: Basic and translational research that builds on early discoveries that show translational potential for clinical relevant strategies
  • Amount of award: $60,000
  • Award period: One year
  • Number of awards given: 10
  • Deadline for Letters of Intent: January 21, 2019

The Irene Diamond Fund/AFAR Postdoctoral Transition Awards in Aging

  • Who is eligible: Senior postdoctoral fellows
  • Research area: Translational aging research focused on basic aging discoveries that have a clearly articulated pathway towards clinical relevance
  • Amount of award: $120,000
  • Award period: Two years
  • Number of awards given: 7
  • Application Deadline: January 21, 2019

Medical Student Training in Aging Research (MSTAR) Program

  • Who is eligible: Allopathic or osteopathic medical students in good standing, who will have successfully completed at least one year of medical school at a U.S. institution by June 2019.
  • Stipend level: Approximately $1,980 per month
  • Program period: 8-12 weeks
  • Number of scholarships given: Up to 100
  • Application Deadline: January 25, 2019

Please visit http://www.afar.org/research/funding OR contact grants@afar.org for more information.  

Application Due Date

Friday, January 25, 2019

Link to External Announcement

http://www.afar.org/research/funding/