LeRoy Matthews Physician-Scientist Award

This award will provide up to six years of support for outstanding, newly trained pediatricians and internists (MDs and MD/PhDs) to complete sub-specialty training, develop into independent investigators, and initiate a research program.

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The LeRoy Matthews Physician-Scientist Award encourages outstanding newly trained pediatricians and internists to enhance clinical proficiency in cystic fibrosis-related sub-specialties and to develop the necessary research capabilities to become independent biomedical investigators. Candidates for this award can be identified as early as their second year of residency training or at any time during their sub-specialty training.

Support ranges from $60,000 (stipend) plus $10,000 (research and development) for year one, to $100,000 (stipend) plus $30,000 (research and development) for year six. Indirect costs are not allowed. 

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

Policies and Guidelines

Please review the 2022 Policies and Guidelines for complete submission information.

Deadline

Application Deadline: February 16, 2022

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

For More Information

A webinar walkthrough of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's new Grants Management System will be held for applicants at 2 p.m. ET on January 12, 2022. For registration information, contact eyu@cff.org.

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 office at grants@cff.org.

Please Direct Inquiries to:

Grants and Contracts Office
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
4550 Montgomery Ave.
Suite 1100 N
Bethesda, MD 20814
800-FIGHT-CF
301-841-2614

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