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American Heart Association FOA

Jun 20, 2019, 11:35 AM by Melodi Moore

AHA Merit Award

Required Letter of Intent Deadline: Thursday, July 11, 2019
Deadline for Applicants Invited to Submit Full Application:
Tuesday, September 24, 2019

To fund investigators with stellar track records of accomplishment, demonstrated by federal or equivalent funding [NIH, AHRQ, HRSA, etc.] from multiple sources and excellent publication records with substantial impact, who have the potential to move a field of science forward with creative approaches that are aligned with the mission of the American Heart Association: To be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives.

This award will support exceptional scientists with established track records of success, who propose novel approaches to major research challenges in the areas of CV and stroke that have the potential to produce unusually high impact.

AHA Institutional Research Enhancement Award (AIREA)

Application Deadline: Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Supports small-scale research projects related to cardiovascular and/or cerebrovascular disease at educational institutions that provide baccalaureate or advanced degrees but that have not been major recipients of NIH support. For any part of the full range of research and development from very basic to clinical.

AHA Predoctoral Fellowship

Application Deadline: Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Enhances 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.

AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship
Application Deadline: Thursday, August 15, 2019

Enhances the integrated research and clinical training of postdoctoral applicants who are not yet independent. The applicant must be embedded in an appropriate research group with the mentorship, support, and relevant scientific guidance of a research supervisor.

Collaborative Sciences Award
Required Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Deadline for Applicants Invited to Submit Full Application: Thursday, January 30, 2020

To foster innovative, new collaborative approaches to research projects which propose novel pairings of investigators from at least two broad disciplines. The proposal must focus on the collaborative relationship, such that the scientific objectives could not be achieved without the efforts of at least two co- principal investigators and their respective disciplines. The combination and integration of studies may be inclusive of basic, clinical, population and/or translational research. Applications by existing collaborators are permitted, provided that the proposal is for a new idea or new approach that has not been funded before.

Established Investigator Award

Required Letter of Intent Deadline: Thursday, October 10, 2019
Deadline for Applicants Invited to Submit Full Application:  Wednesday, January 15, 2020

To support mid-career investigators (typically at associate professor level) with unusual promise and established records of accomplishments; candidates have a demonstrated commitment to cardiovascular or cerebrovascular science disciplines that support the AHA’s mission to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, as indicated by prior publication history and scientific accomplishments. A candidate's career is expected to be in a rapid growth phase.

Career Development Award

Application Deadline: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Supports highly promising healthcare and academic professionals, in the early years of one’s first professional appointment, to explore innovative questions or pilot studies that will provide preliminary data and training necessary to assure the applicant’s future success as a research scientist in the field of cardiovascular and/or cerebrovascular disease research.

Innovative Project Award

Required Letter of Intent Deadline: Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Deadline for Applicants Invited to Submit Full Application:  Tuesday, January 18, 2020

Funds ideas that may introduce new paradigms, challenge current paradigms, look at existing problems from new perspectives, or exhibit other uniquely creative qualities. Preliminary data is not required and not accepted as part of the proposal. However, a solid rationale for the work must be provided.

Transformational Project Award

Application Deadline: Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Represents the second phase of a new idea; proposals should include preliminary data. Proposed work should be the next logical step of previous work and should already be revealing a high probability of revealing new avenues of investigation, if successful.