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Gilead Medical Affairs COVID-19 RFP Program: COMMIT
The The Gilead COMMIT Program will support well defined individual projects up to $250,000.(LOI submission deadline: August 3, 2020)

PrEP for HIV Prevention among Substance Using Populations (R01-Clinical Trial Option)
The National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) is interested in research that addresses research gaps related to PrEP and its use among substance users, with the goals of improving PrEP management and implementation.

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Fellowship
The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society offers several Fellowship awards (Training Awards) annually.

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Funding and Fellowships 
Funding and fellowships for tropical infectious diseases, including international and travel fellowships.

  • Burroughs Wellcome Fund/ ASTMH Postdoctoral Fellowship in Tropical Infectious Diseases (Deadline June 2019)
  • Robert E. Shope International Fellowship in Infectious Diseases (Deadline March 2019)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Training Programs 
Research and public health training programs and fellowships

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.

US Department of Veterans Affairs Career Development Program
Provides mentoring for junior researchers, clinicians and non-clinicians, so they can learn from renowned, experienced VA researchers. Awards are provided in biomedical laboratory, clinical science, health services, and rehabilitation research.

Burroughs Welcome Fund Grant Programs

International Society for Infectious Diseases Grants 
ISID aims to enhance research, prevention, and treatment of infectious diseases, particularly in low resource countries.  Several fellowships and small grants for early investigators (younger than 40) are available.

March of Dimes Research Grants

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Young Investigator Award
Offered to members of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. 

Burroughs Welcome Fund Awards

National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development
Postdoctoral fellowships and young investigator awards.

Bay Area Lyme Foundation
Emerging Scientific Leader in Lyme Research Award
Emerging Leader Award 

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   

Ellison Medical Foundation 
Funding opportunities for investigators at various career stages
Ellison Medical Foundation Opportunities  
Senior Scholar in Aging

European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Small grants, workshop and travel awards for ESPID members conducting basic or clinical pediatric research 
ESPID Grants, Awards and Workshops  

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society 
Offered to members of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society 
Young Investigator Award  

Thrasher Research Fund 
Offering awards in pediatric medical research 
E.W. "Al" Thrasher Awards 

Howard Hughes Medical Institute  
Current scientific competitions

Gates Foundation Grand Challenges in Global Health  

The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging T. Franklin Williams Research Scholars Award  
Search and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all federal grant-making agencies 

American Society for Microbiology Student Fellowships  
Opportunities for students, postdoctoral fellows, and early and mid-career scientists interested in fellowships for conducting research and participating in activities that encourage professional growth.

Kenndy Krieger Institute James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
CDC funded nine week summer program providing educational and professional development opportunities for students from under-represented populations defined by the federal government and those interested in addressing health disparities related to infectious diseases. (Applications for Summer 2019 will open on November 1, 2018)

Doris Duke Charitable Foundations Clinical Research 
Clinical research and development opportunities for high school students and medical students.  

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Fellows Program  
The Medical Research Fellows Program supports a year of full-time biomedical research training for medical, dental, and veterinary students.

American Physician Scientists Association
The American Physician Scientists Association (APSA) is a national organization dedicated to career development and community building among physician-scientists in training. Visit their site for more information.
Partners Infectious Disease Images website
IDSA continues to partner with colleagues at Brigham and Women’s Hospital through the fellow/student case submissions that are reviewed and selected for presentation at the Fellows Day course.  Once the course concludes, the selected cases along with others submitted for consideration, are posted on a central repository site that can be accessed at and used for fellow-in-training teaching and other educational projects.  These case studies are open access and available to all. 

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