Funding agency: 
American Diabetes Association
Junior Faculty Development Awards

These awards support early investigators as they establish independence as diabetes researchers.

The American Diabetes Association’s Core Research Program funds research with novel and innovative hypotheses in any area relevant to the etiology or pathophysiology of diabetes and its complications that hold significant promise for advancing the prevention, cure or treatment of diabetes. Basic, clinical, translational and epidemiological or health services research approaches are encouraged.

Junior Faculty Development (JDF) and Minority Junior Faculty Development (JDFM) opportunities available. Awards are up to $138,000 per year for up to four years including indirect costs.PI's salary support cannot exceed $75,000 per year. Additionally, applicants can request up to $10,000 per year towards the repayment of the principal on loans for a doctoral degree (MD, PhD, PharmD, DPM or DO).

Training Awards

The American Diabetes Association's Core Research Program funds research with novel and innovative hypotheses in any area relevant to the etiology or pathophysiology of diabetes. 

To that end, the ADA is inviting applications for its Training Awards, including a Postdoctoral Fellowship (PDF) and Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship (PMF).

Through the PDF program, a salary stipend of up to $55,581 per year for up to three years, plus $5,000 annually for training and a $5,000 fringe benefit allowance, will be awarded to postdoctoral researchers in support of high-quality training in an environment conducive to beginning a career in diabetes research.

Through the PMF program, a salary stipend of up to $55,581 per year for up to three years, plus $5,000 annually for training and a $5,000 fringe benefit allowance, will be awarded to minority postdoctoral researchers in support of high-quality training in an environment conducive to beginning a career in diabetes research. Eligible racial/ethnic groups include African American or black, Latinx, American Indian/Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.

Eligible applicants must hold a PhD, MD, PharmD, DO, DPM, or the equivalent, have a confirmed postdoctoral position by the award start date, and may not have more than ten years’ research experience beyond conferral of their doctoral degree.

Deadline: 
July 15, 2019
Funding type: 
Faculty
Postdocs