Applications for this award are currently closed. Applications for the 2018 cycle will open July 2017.
The purpose of this two-year, $100,000 ($50,000/year) award is to foster career development for fellows performing clinical research and/or translational research in a liver-related area and who have shown commitment to excellence at an early stage of their research study. The award is intended to ensure that a significant portion of the investigators’ time is protected for research, with an overall objective of enabling the investigators to develop independent and productive research careers in liver disease.
International applicants who have been accepted into a fellowship position at a North American institution are strongly encouraged to apply.
Award Amount: $100,000 ($50,000/year)
Award Term: Two years
Award Type: Clinical and/or translational research fellowship
Application Deadline: December 1, 2016
Award period: July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2019
One award of $100,000 will be provided over two years ($50,000 per year.) Funds may only be used for salary support or technical support/laboratory supplies (excluding capital equipment) for the recipient. No indirect costs are provided. It is expected that additional funds are available to the candidate in order to carry out the proposed research.
Awards cannot be transferred to another institution without prior written approval from the AASLD Foundation.
Recipients must acknowledge the award in all publications (abstracts, manuscripts, or other documents) resulting from research performed during the tenure of this award.
Progress / Financial Reports
Scientific progress and financial reports must be sent to the AASLD Foundation at the end of the first award year and within 60 days of completion of the award. Funding of the second year of the award is contingent upon receipt of reports.
The Liver Meeting®
The award recipient is strongly encouraged to both attend and present their work at The Liver Meeting®.
Candidates will be evaluated based upon their background, their commitment to a research career, the strength of their research project and the environment in which they will conduct this project. Preference and priority will be given to international applicants.
Applications will be reviewed based on the written materials submitted. Incomplete applications and applications that fail to adhere strictly to the instructions (including the submission deadline and page limitations) will not be reviewed. All decisions are final.
The application deadline for this fellowship is 11:59 pm Eastern time, December 1, 2016.
Submit your application online here. You will be sent an email confirmation that the PDF was received. If an email confirmation is not received in 2 business days, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm receipt. Additionally one (1) hard copy with original signatures should be mailed to:
ATTN: LIFER Award
1001 N. Fairfax Street, Ste. 400
Alexandria, VA 22314.
To prepare your application:
Questions? Contact email@example.com.