Rheumatology researchers in a lab.


Awards & Grants

Funding rheumatology education, training and research that will improve treatments for people with rheumatic diseases. 

 

 

Programs funded by the Foundation train the next generation of rheumatology professionals, help young investigators pursue promising research ideas and support cutting-edge research projects that will lead to a cure.

 

 

Innovative Research Award

Awards and Grants

Eligible Applicants

Award Term

Max. Amount

Application Deadline


Innovative Research Award

Physician Scientists, Health Professional Researchers and Clinicians

2 years

$400,000

July 1, 2020 (Required Letter of Intent due June 1, 2020)

Innovative Research Award for
Community Practitioners*

Clinicians

2 years

$400,000

August 3, 2020  (Required Letter of Intent due June 1, 2020)

*To qualify for the Norman B. Gaylis, MD, Research Award for Rheumatologists in Community Practice, applicants must apply for the Innovative Research Award for Community Practitioners.

 

 

Career Development Research Awards

Awards and Grants

Eligible Applicants

Award Term

Max. Amount

Application Deadline


Career Development Bridge Funding
Award: R Bridge

Physician Scientists and Health Professional Researchers

2 years

$200,000

Multiple, see award description

Career Development Bridge Funding
Award: K Supplement

Early- and Mid-Career Physicians and
Health Professionals

2 years

$100,000

August 3, 2020

Career Development Bridge Funding
Award: K Bridge

Early- and Mid-Career Physicians and
Health Professionals

1 year

$75,000

Multiple, see award description

Investigator Award

Early- and Mid-Career Physicians and
Health Professionals

3 years

$375,000

Deadline Passed

Scientist Development Award

Fellows, Early-Career Physicians and
Health Professionals

2-3 years

$225,000

Deadline Passed

  

Annual Meeting Awards

Awards and Grants

Eligible Applicants

Award Term

Max. Amount

Application Deadline


Marshall J. Schiff, MD, Memorial Fellow Research Award

Fellows

1 year

$1,500

August 3, 2020

Pediatric Research Award

Fellows 

1 year

$1,000

August 3, 2020

Medical and Pediatric Resident Research Award

Residents

1 year

$1,000

August 3, 2020

Student Achievement Award

Medical and Graduate Students

1 year

$1,000

August 3, 2020

 

Education and Training Awards

Awards and Grants

Eligible Applicants

Award Term

Max. Amount

Application Deadline


Fellowship Training Award for Workforce Expansion

ACGME-accredited Rheumatology Fellowship Program (creating new slot or slot gone unfilled)

2 years for adult programs; 3 years for pediatric programs

$100,000 for adult programs; $150,000 for pediatric programs

Deadline Passed 

Amgen Fellowship Training Award

ACGME-accredited Rheumatology Fellowship Program  

1 year

$50,000

Deadline Passed  

Health Professional Online Education Grant

Rheumatology Health Professionals 

N/A

Registration Fees Requested

Multiple, See Award Description

Clinician Scholar Educator Award Clinician Scholars/ Academia (career level-open) 3 Years $180,000 Deadline Passed
Pediatric Visiting Professorship Board Certified Pediatric Rheumatologist N/A $2,000 Applications Accepted Year-Round
Mentored Nurse Practitoner/ Physician Assistant Award for Workforce Expansion Clinician (Mentor)/ Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (Mentee) 1 Year $25,000 March 1, 2021

 

 

Preceptorships

Awards and Grants

Eligible Applicants

Award Term

Max. Amount

Application Deadline


Rheumatology Future Physician Scientist Award 

MD/PhD Students

2 years

$60,000

December 1, 2020 

Medical & Graduate Student Preceptorship

Medical & Graduate Students

4 or 8 Weeks

$2,000- $4,000

Multiple, See Award Description

Ephraim P. Engleman Resident Research Preceptorship/Resident Research Preceptorship

Residents

3 Months

$15,000

Multiple, See Award Description



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