Purpose: In a collaborative effort, the Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) and the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) are seeking grant applications that focus on studying the underlying mechanisms of the aging process as it relates to arthritis.
Applicants: Priority will be given to meritorious applications from newer, M.D. and/or Ph.D. applicants in early stage career development (equivalent to assistant professor and without serving as PI on an NIH R01 award).
Budget and Project Period: Applicants may request up to $100,000 in direct costs only. The project period in response to this RFP is one year, with the option to apply for a second year if significant progress is demonstrated. The grant period for this RFP will be June 1, 2015 to May 31, 2016.
Application: To apply for the Arthritis & Aging research grant please see the Apply For A Grant section. Completed applications should be converted to a single PDF file and submitted online as directed.
Research Plan Length: The body of the proposal may not exceed nine (9) pages, including figures and tables, excluding references, cover sheet and budget sheet. Applicants must use standardized cover and budget sheets provided online. All application requirements can be found in the grant application requirements section.
Submission deadline: Applications must be submitted online no later than January 15, 2015 at 5:00 pm PST.
Review Process: Submitted applications will be evaluated by an expert panel of peer reviewers and the award will be announced no later than April 30, 2015.
Questions: For more information on the Arthritis & the Aging Process research grant, contact Helene Belisle, ANRF Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-588-2873, or Odette Van de Wilik, AFAR Director of Programs, at Odette@afar.org or 212-703-9977.
Begin your application process by registering and applying for a grant.
Note: All applicants who are eligible and apply for the Arthritis and Aging Research Grant are also eligible to apply for the ANRF grant. Please just be sure to check both boxes for each grant during the application process. You do NOT need to upload two separate applications.
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