Smith Family Award via Health Resources in Action

Support areas:

  • Any organ or tissue system

Grant mission:

  • Per webpage here: “For the past 26 years, the Smith Family Foundation has been supporting groundbreaking medical research through the Smith Family Awards Program for Excellence in Biomedical Research. Its mission is to launch the careers of newly independent biomedical researchers with the ultimate goal of achieving medical breakthroughs. Applications focus on all fields of basic biomedical science and may also be submitted by investigators in physics, chemistry and engineering. Since 1992, the Program has funded 163 scientists for a total investment of $32.8 million.”
  • Additional grant summary information can be found here
  • 2017 Award Recipients can be found here

Research funding and grant applications:

  • Application guidelines can be found here
  • New application can be started here on the right hand webpage column

Size and duration of research grants supported:

  • Up to five $300,000 three-year awards

Geographic locations funded:

  • MA as well as Brown University and Yale University

Application deadlines:

  • Friday, July 27, 2018 at 12:00PM Eastern Time

Application requirements:

  • Application requirements can be found here
  • Of note: “All applicants must be internally selected by their institutions”

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