IDSA Foundation Awards
The IDSA Foundation is committed to reducing the burdens of infectious diseases and offers various awards for investigators throughout the year.
Fulbright Programs for US Scholars
Fulbright programs offer U.S. faculty, administrators and professionals grants to lecture, conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields, or to participate in seminars.
Fulbright Programs for Non-US Scholars
Programs support research and teaching of visiting scholars to the U.S.
NIAID Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group (ARLG)
Seeking proposals for clinical studies to address antibacterial resistance, including infections caused by Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria, antimicrobial stewardship and infection prevention, and diagnostics.
Resources and Opportunities
Bay Area Lyme Foundation
Emerging Scientific Leader in Lyme Research Award
Emerging Leader Award
NIH Common Fund High Risk-High Reward Programs
Funding opportunities for scientists with exceptional creativity who propose highly innovative approaches to major contemporary challenges in biomedical research
NIH Director's Pioneer Award Program
NIH Director's Transformative Research Award Program
NIH Fogarty International Center Funding Opportunities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Grant and award opportunities for health-related research organizations that focus on health prevention, research, and surveillance
Grants General Information
National Prevention Information Network
Thrasher Research Fund
Offering awards in pediatric medical research
E.W. "Al" Thrasher Awards
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Current scientific competitions
Includes research and training grants and fellowship opportunities.
NIH Fogarty International Center
Career development opportunities available for individuals, including fellowships and career development awards.
This recently launched program combines a period of independent research as a Principal Investigator in the NIH Intramural Research Program for 5 to 7 years, with the opportunity for additional years of support either at the NIH or at an extramural research institution.
NIH Postdoctoral Training
Information available on applying for postdoctoral training at NIH.
NIH Notice of Special Interest: High-Priority Research Topic for PAR-19-070, "Research on Current Topics in Alzheimer's Disease and Its Related Dementias (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)"
This high-priority topic aims to: (1) determine whether microbial pathogens represent a causal component of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), (2) establish mechanisms by which microbial pathogens impact neurodegenerative processes in AD, and (3) inform aspects of future translational studies in AD, including discovery of candidate therapeutics aimed at regulating pathogen-associated networks and molecules in AD. (NOT-AG-19-012).
Entering Mentoring: A Seminar to Train a New Generation of Scientists
Materials, including articles, case studies, and syllabus, from a seminar taught by HHMI Professor Jo Handelsman and others at University of Wisconsin-Madison.