American Heart Association Award Deadlines Coming Up in 2021

American Heart Association Upcoming Application Deadlines

Below are the next research funding application deadlines that have been announced for the 2020-21 fiscal year. The American Heart Association reset its research award schedule because of disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Additional program offerings may be posted. Please visit AHA Application Information for updates.

Institutional Award for Undergraduate Student Training
This award is made to qualified institutions that can offer a meaningful research experience that supports the AHA mission that encourages undergraduate college students from all disciplines to consider research careers.
Application Deadline: Thursday, January 14, 2021

Career Development Award
Supports highly promising healthcare and academic professionals in the early years of one’s first professional appointment, to explore indecative questions or pilot studies that will provide preliminary data and training to assure the applicant’s future success as a research scientist in the field of cardiovascular and/or cerebrovascular disease research.
Application Deadline: Tuesday, February 16, 2021

New Award Coming Spring 2021
Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Science
Open to currently funded AHA faculty awardees (e.g., TPA, EI, Merit, CDA, CSA, and SFRN Project PIs) with at least two years of funding remaining at the time of submission. These supplements will support research experiences for predoctoral students or postdoctoral fellows from under-represented ethnic and racial groups in science.

Important Information for All Applicants

  • Applications must be received no later than 3 p.m. Central Time on the deadline date. Early submission is encouraged.
  • Potential applicants should review the Features of All AHA Awards on the AHA Application Information page for answers to commonly asked questions about eligibility and award details.
  • All proposals must be submitted electronically via ProposalCentral. The system will open eight weeks prior to the application deadline to complete your proposal and upload documents. You can begin to create your documents now; please refer to the AHA Application Instructions.
  • Applicants must be AHA Professional Partners (members) at the time of application. This must be done online. Join or begin the partner process well before the deadline.

All grant proposals must be submitted to OSRP five days prior to sponsor deadline for submission.