Myocarditis Foundation: 2016 Research Fellowship Grant

The Myocarditis Foundation is accepting applications to support innovative basic, clinical or translational research relevant to the cause or treatment of myocarditis. The fellowship program is designed to provide seed funding to investigators for the testing of initial hypotheses and collecting preliminary data to help secure long-term funding by the NIH and other major granting institutions. Award amount is up to $40,000 for one year. The application deadline is Dec. 1.

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations has identified the following private funding opportunity:

Myocarditis Foundation: 2016 Research Fellowship Grant
http://www.myocarditisfoundation.org

The Foundation is accepting applications to support innovative basic, clinical or translational research relevant to the cause or treatment of myocarditis. The Fellowship program is designed to provide seed funding to investigators for the testing of initial hypotheses and collecting preliminary data to help secure long-term funding by the National Institute of Health (NIH) and other major granting institutions. Eligible candidates may apply up to 10 years following receipt of an MD, PhD or equivalent degree and plan to perform the funded work in the US or Canada in order to apply for the Fellowship. Also, eligible applicants must select a preceptor with a proven track record of research in myocarditis. In addition to providing a letter of recommendation, the preceptor is expected to assist in preparing the application. Indirect costs are not allowed.

Application Deadline: Dec. 1, 2016. Award decisions will be made by Dec. 31, 2016. Application Guidelines for the award: http://www.myocarditisfoundation.org/research-and-grants/research-and-grant-program/

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is available to provide assistance in pursuing privately funded opportunities. If you have any questions about this funding opportunity, please email cfr@unc.edu or phone 919-962-2867.

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