Special Announcement—Limited Submission Grant Application—Searle Scholars Program

Institutional Limit: One

Internal Deadline: Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 5 p.m.

Individuals will be notified if they have been selected no later than: Thursday, September 14, 2017

Full Proposal Deadline: Friday, September 29, 2017

Synopsis of Program:

Applicants for the 2018 Searle Scholars Program competition are expected to be pursuing independent research careers in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and related areas in chemistry, medicine, and the biological sciences.

Applicants should have begun their appointment as an independent investigator at the assistant professor level on or after July 1, 2016. The appointment must be their first tenure-track position (or its nearest equivalent).

Grants are $300,000 for a three-year term with $100,000 payable each year of the grant, subject to the receipt of acceptable progress reports. Generally, the program makes 15 new grants annually.

The internal application process has been streamlined. Interested applicants will now submit their proposal via our Google form. Please do not email your documents. Please contact OSRP if you should have any questions.