Large Companion Animal Studies: Fellowship Training
Morris Animal Foundation
Grant amount: Up to US $100,000
Anticipated deadline: Jul 11, 2019 8:59pm PDT
Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher PhD Student
Funding uses: Conference, 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?
Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) is dedicated to funding proposals that are relevant to our mission of advancing the health and well-being of large companion animals by funding hypothesis-driven and humane animal health research.
The Fellowship Training Grant is 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 applicant clearly understands the problem to be studied, has devised a scientifically sound approach, and has the expertise to conduct the study.
A maximum of two years of salary up to $50,000 per year (including benefits and indirect costs) is allowed.
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- Large companion animal studies are for horses and llamas/alpacas.
- Applicants must have a DVM or PhD and be in a pre- or postdoctoral research program.
- If an applicant has a DVM but does not yet have a PhD, candidates should have completed the majority of coursework for their program and must devote at least 75 percent of their time to the funded research
- The Fellow cannot have completed more than two (2) years of full-time postdoctoral research training on the proposed project.
- Fellowship training grant funding is limited to salary support only.
- MAF allows up to 8 percent of the budget to be applied to indirect costs, if your institution charges for these costs.
- MAF permits a maximum of two applications during a single call for proposals.
- A proposal that is not approved for funding can be re-submitted a maximum of two times (three total submissions to MAF).
- Resubmissions should clearly address reviewer concerns.
- Projects using animal models to approach a human health issue are not appropriate.
- Clinical residents and other applicants with clinical service requirements are not eligible.
- Tuition is not supported by this award.
- Proposals not adhering to MAF’s Health Study Animal Involvement Policy will be rejected.
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