American Heart Association – Student and Fellowship Programs Fall Deadlines

Fall Deadlines for Student and Fellowship Programs

The American Heart Association (AHA) will begin to accept proposals for the following programs on July 1, 2022. Applicants can view the program requirements and begin to prepare Required Application Documents at any time. Please review Application information for further instructions and details on the awards listed here.

Please reach out to for help with your proposal. Proposals are due to the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs no later than five days prior to the sponsor deadline.

Required Application Documents

Application information

AHA Predoctoral Fellowship
Enhances the training of promising students in pre-doctoral or clinical health professional degree training programs and who intend careers as scientists, physician-scientists or other clinician-scientists, or related careers aimed at improving global health and wellbeing.
Proposal Deadline: Wednesday, September 7

AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship
Enhances the training of postdoctoral applicants who are not yet independent. The applicant must be embedded in an appropriate investigative group with the mentorship, support, and relevant scientific guidance of a research mentor.
Proposal Deadline: Thursday, September 8

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.
Proposal Deadline: Tuesday, September 13

Career Development Award
Supports highly promising healthcare and academic professionals in the early years of first professional appointment to assure the applicant’s future success as a research scientist in the field of cardiovascular and/or cerebrovascular disease research.
Proposal Deadline: Thursday, December 8