Large Companion Animal Studies: Fellowship Training
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Grant amount: Up to US $100,000
Anticipated deadline: Jul 11, 2019 8:59pm PDT
Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher PhD Student
Funding uses: Fellowship
Location of project: Anywhere in the world
Location of residency: Anywhere in the world
Degree requirements: Applicants must be within 2 years of receiving their PhDView website Save Need help writing this grant?
The mission of Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) is to bridge science and resources to advance the health of animals. To achieve this aim, we fund hypothesis-driven, humane animal health research projects with high scientific merit and the potential for significant impact on animal health.
Fellowship Training grants are designed to assist new investigators in launching a successful research career by providing salary support in a quality mentoring environment.
Proposals should be designed to convince the reviewers that the proposed project will advance the science of animal health; the investigator clearly understands the health problem and has the expertise to conduct the study; and the approach is scientifically sound.
Application Limits: MAF permits a maximum of two applications as Principal Investigator per year.
Resubmissions: A proposal that is not approved for funding can be re-submitted a maximum of two times (three total submissions to MAF).
Budget: The budget cannot exceed $50,000 (including benefits and indirect costs) per year. Funds for this award can be used solely for the fellow’s salary.
Duration: Maximum study duration is two years.
Mentor: Must have the support of a faculty mentor in the applicant’s field.
Large Animal Grants
Proposals on topics relevant to large companion animal health (horses and llamas/alpacas
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- Must have a DVM and/or PhD.
- Must be a full-time graduate student or have a postdoctoral research appointment.
- Must not have completed more than two years of full-time postdoctoral research training on the proposed project.
- Must devote at least 75 percent of their time to the funded research.
- Health Study Policy: Projects must adhere to MAF’s Health Study Policy for Animals Involved in Research.
- Clinical residents and other applicants with clinical service requirements are not eligible.
- Projects oriented toward human health and agricultural animal health do not fall within Morris Animal Foundation's mission and will not be accepted.
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