Application now open for American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship

by Noreen Balos, Funding Peer
Thursday, May 31, 2018 4:11 PM

American Heart Association awards are open to the array of aspiring academic and health professionals. This includes but is not limited to all academic disciplines (biology, chemistry, mathematics, technology, physics, etc.) and all health-related professions (physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, dentists, pharmacists physical and occupational therapists, statisticians, nutritionists, etc.).

Clinical, translational, population, behavioral, and basic scientists are encouraged to apply. AHA maintains dedicated Peer Review Committees by science type and subject.

AHA strongly encourages applications by women, underrepresented minorities in the sciences, and those who have experienced varied and non-traditional career trajectories.

This fellowship is intended to enhance the integrated research and clinical training of promising students who are matriculated in pre-doctoral or clinical health professional degree training programs and who intend careers as scientists, physician-scientists or other clinician-scientists, or related careers aimed at improving global cardiovascular health.

The award range is $26,844-$53,688: annual stipend of $23,844, plus $1,000 per year for health insurance, with project support of $2,000 per year, in addition to the stipend. 

The application deadline is Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. CDT on the deadline date. The system will shut down at 5 p.m. CDT. Early submission is encouraged. Your institutional Grants Officer (GO) has the final responsibility of submitting your completed application to the American Heart Association.