Funding Opportunities

Bolsas de Pos-Doc/Fiocruz Visiting Professor Program
The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz;, an institution affiliated to the Brazilian Ministry of Health, is building the Center for Technological Development in Health. To mobilize and strengthen the human resources needed, Fiocruz and CAPES (an agency of the Ministry of Education) have dedicated fellowships for PhD's to collaborate with the CDTS. Deadline(s): Ongoing

NIAID/NIH/DHHS Administrative Supplements for U.S. - Brazil Biomedical Collaborative Research
NIAID invites applications from eligible investigators receiving research funding from The National Institutes of Health (NIH) to request administrative supplement support. The parent awards and the proposed administrative supplements must be in areas of cancer, allergy, immunology, and/or infectious diseases (including HIV/AIDS and its co-morbidities). The overall goal of this supplement program is to enhance ongoing research efforts through collaborations with Brazilian scientists in these scientific areas under the new U.S.-Brazil Collaborative Biomedical Research Program. Deadline(s): 9/23/2014

Wellcome Trust Global Health Trials Scheme
The Wellcome Trust, the UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and the UK Department for International Development are committed to strengthening the evidence base for improving health in low- and middle-income countries. Together the sponsors are investing a total of ?15 million for the fifth call of this initiative to fund late-stage trials of interventions that will help improve health in these countries, by addressing the major causes of mortality and morbidity. Deadline(s): 9/25/2014

Infectious Disease Fellowship Maine Medical Center
The Infectious Disease consultation service (500 to 800 consults per year), encompasses a wide array of infections that include the complications of bone marrow and renal transplantation, HIV, surgical specialties and diseases of international refugees and travelers. Deadline(s): 9/30/2014

NIAID Pilot Funding for Research on Diseases Caused by Free-Living Amoebae
NIAID seeks to provide funding to researchers who may have new or novel interventions against amebiasis, giardiasis, trichomoniasis, or other diseases caused by free-living amoebae. This new funding opportunity targets early-stage, preclinical investigations looking at promising therapeutic approaches for these diseases. Deadline(s): LOI 9/30/2014

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards for Medical Scientists
The Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS) is a program that provides $700,000 awards over five years for physician-scientists, who are committed to an academic career, to bridge advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training and the early years of faculty service. Deadline(s): 10/01/2014

Gairdner Foundation Canada Gairdner Global Health Award
Gairdner Foundation invites those in the international scientific health and medical community to nominate candidates for the 2015 Canada Gairdner Global Health Award. The Canada Gairdner Global Health Award is directed at health issues pertaining to developing countries. Deadline(s): 10/01/2014

Center for Global Health/CDC/DHHS Strengthen Uganda MOH Capacity to Execute its Essential Public Health Functions through Provision of Technical Assistance, Public Health Workforce Development and Institutional Capacity-Building
Center for Global Health invites applications to strengthen capabilities of the Ministry of Health (MOH) to execute essential public health functions. This FOA aligns with and supports Global Health Initiative and PEPFAR sustainability and country ownership continuum investments in public health systems, health policies, and public health workforce development. Deadline(s): 10/15/2014

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. Carole DeMille Achievement Award
The Carole DeMille Achievement Award is awarded to annually to an APIC member who, as a transformational leader, has advanced the practice and profession of infection prevention and control (IPC). The ideal candidate is an individual who has used proactive activities and strategies throughout the course of his or her career to move the profession forward. Deadline(s): 10/31/2014

BD Biosciences Research Grants - Immunology Grants
BD Biosciences immunology research grants provide vital funding to scientists pursuing innovative ideas that advance the scientific understanding of disease. Deadline(s): 10/31/2014

American Society for Nutrition Global Nutrition Student Poster Award Competition
The purpose of this program is to award graduate students submitting abstracts on topics relating to global nutrition. Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the GNC Governing Committee, which will select up to three finalists. Deadline(s): 11/06/2014

American Society for Nutrition Postdoctoral Research Award Competition
This awards program challenges early-career scientists and clinicians in nutrition by providing a juried abstract review and special oral session in which they compete in presenting their research findings. Deadline(s): 11/06/2014

Gates (Bill and Melinda) Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE)
Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) supports hundreds of early-stage research projects including many ideas that have never before been tested and scientists and innovators from a wide range of disciplines and regions. Each round of the Grand Challenges Explorations initiative awards grants against a set of specific topics. The GCE initiative funds innovative ideas that could lead to new vaccines, diagnostics, drugs, and other technologies targeting diseases that claim millions of lives every year, as well as improvements and innovations in agriculture development and others of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation priority areas. Deadline(s): 11/12/2014

Directorate for Biological Sciences/NSF Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases
The Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases program supports research on the ecological, evolutionary, and socio-ecological principles and processes that influence the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases. The central theme of submitted projects must be quantitative or computational understanding of pathogen transmission dynamics. The intent is discovery of principles of infectious disease transmission and on testing mathematical or computational models that elucidate infectious disease systems. Deadline(s): 11/19/2014

American Society for Microbiology ASM/CDC Postdoctoral Research Program in Infectious Diseases and Public Health Microbiology
The program is sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The goal of ASM/CDC Fellowship is to support the development of new approaches, methodologies and knowledge in infectious disease prevention and control in areas within the public health mission of the CDC. The fellowship allows one to perform research in residence headquartered at a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) location. Deadline(s): 01/15/2015

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Feinberg Travel Grant
Feinberg School of Medicine provides travel grants to medical students to offset the costs of travel in order to help them participate in and complete rotations at universities and medical clinics where FSM has formal agreements and affiliations. These grants are meant to complement the awards given out via the Global Health Initiative whose funds are restricted to rotations and global health education programs in medically underserved areas abroad. The deadline is Monday, September 1, 2014 for M4s. The deadline is February 16, 2015 for M1s for Peking University. Deadline(s): 2/16/15
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