Applicants must be available to interview with the internal selection committee during the week of June 24, 2019, and to travel to meet with representatives of the Foundation on a date ranging from late October to mid-November. As awardees, they also must commit to attending the Foundation's Annual Meeting, which is held annually in late September or early October.
$300,000 ($100,000 per year for three years)
- All candidates for the Award should be citizens of the United States or green card holders, hold a full-time appointment in the sponsoring institution, and be eligible to serve as a principal investigator in biomedical research. Biomedical research includes: Environmental & Life Sciences; Medical - Basic Science; Medical - Clinical Science; Medical - Translational; Physical Sciences & Engineering.
Anyone wishing to pursue the nomination for the Individual Biomedical Research Award is strongly encouraged to submit a brief "letter of intent," including faculty title and department, no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 26, 2019 to Stephanie Endy at firstname.lastname@example.org in the form of an email message not to exceed 250 words. This LOI will help us to impanel a review committee and will also generate personalized feedback based on the foundation’s review criteria.
Note: In addition to "early-stage," "innovative," "cutting-edge," and "biomedical," proposal materials must emphasize relevance in terms of potential benefit to children in the U.S.
After the internal proposal deadline, a review committee will arrive at a short-list of candidates. These candidates will be notified by email of their selection, and they should be available for an individual in-person interview with the committee during the week of June 24, 2019.
Final nominees from the interview stage will be notified of their selection by July 15, 2019.
Complete proposals are due in the CWRU Office of Research Administration or SOM Office of Grants and Contracts by September 6, 2019.
Submission is due to sponsor by September 13, 2019. (NOTE: the sponsor deadline is September 15, but this is a Sunday and CWRU offices are closed.)
If you intend to participate in this competition, please plan to be available the week of June 24 for your internal interview; in August and September to prepare your proposal; the week of October 7 for mock interviews and coaching, and in late October through mid-November for the final interview with the foundation itself.