Harry Shwachman Clinical Investigator Award

This award provides the opportunity for clinically trained physicians to develop into independent biomedical research investigators who are actively involved in cystic fibrosis-related areas.

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The Harry Shwachman Clinical Investigator Award is intended to support promising, clinically trained physicians with a commitment to cystic fibrosis research to develop into independent biomedical researchers. The award is intended to facilitate the transition from postdoctoral training to a career in academic medicine.

This award is open to junior faculty and senior fellows. The three-year award provides salary support for up to $100,000 per year plus $31,000 for supplies. Indirect costs are not allowed.

U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required.

Policies and Guidelines

Please review the 2024 Policies and Guidelines for complete submission information.


Application Deadline: February 28, 2024

Applications must be submitted online at awards.cff.org by 5 p.m. ET.

For More Information

Those who are interested in any funding programs offered by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation can get further information, or discuss the potential relevance of their studies or research by contacting the Grants and Contracts Management and Administration (GCMA) Office at grants@cff.org.

Please Direct Inquiries to:

GCMA Office
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
4550 Montgomery Ave.
Suite 1100 N 
Bethesda, MD 20814

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