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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

November 1, 2023 (Required Letter of Intent due October 2, 2023)

 

Community Practice Innovation Award

Physician Scientists, Health Professional Researchers and Clinicians

1 year

Up to $80,000

February 1, 2024

 

 

 

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 1, 2023

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

August 1, 2023 (Required Letter of Intent due July 3, 2023)

Scientist Development Award

Fellows, Early-Career Physicians and
Health Professionals

3 years

$225,000

August 1, 2023 (Required Letter of Intent due July 3, 2023)

  

ACR Convergence Awards

Awards and Grants

Eligible Applicants

Award Term

Max. Amount

Application Deadline


Choose Rheumatology Scholarship

Medical and Graduate Students,
and Residents

1 year

$2,000

August 1, 2023

Marshall J. Schiff, MD, Memorial Fellow Research Award

Fellows

1 year

$1,500

August 1, 2023

Pediatric Rheumatology Fellow Research Award

Pediatric Fellows 

1 year

$1,000

August 1, 2023

Student & Resident Research Award

Medical and Graduate Students

1 year

$1,000

August 1, 2023

 

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, new ACGME-accredited program or slot gone unfilled)

2 years for adult programs; 3 years for pediatric programs

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

June 1, 2023

Fellowship Training Award

ACGME-accredited Rheumatology Fellowship Program  

1 year

$50,000

June 1, 2023

Clinician Scholar Educator Award Clinician Scholars/ Academia (career level-open) 3 Years $180,000 June 1, 2023
Pediatric Visiting Professorship Board Certified Pediatric Rheumatologist N/A $1,500 Applications Accepted Year-Round
Mentored Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant Award for Workforce Expansion Clinician (Mentor)/ Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (Mentee) 1 Year $25,000 March 1, 2023

 

 

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, 2023 

Medical & Graduate Student Preceptorship

Medical & Graduate Students

4 or 8 Weeks

$2,000- $4,000

Multiple, See Award Description

Resident Research Preceptorship

 

Lawren H. Daltroy in Health Communication 

 

Residents

 

Researchers and Clinicians, with no current or prior R01 or R01-equivalent funding

3 Months

 

1 Year

$15,000

 

$15,000

Multiple, See Award Description

Multiple, See Award Description

 



University of North Carolina Rheumatologist Dr. Teresa Tarrant.

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