We Are Proud to Announce Our First NBS Grant to Advance Fetal and Newborn Brain Care.
The NBS Early Career Award is a program initiated in 2022 to support investigators with a focus on the fetal and neonatal brain. The support mechanism consists of $10,000 with no indirect costs. A no cost extension might be allowed for a second year maximum. We encourage people from under-represented groups in medicine to apply.
The research topic should be focused on advancing fetal or newborn brain care and can be a basic science, translational, quality improvement or clinical project. Successful applicants are expected to present their completed work at the subsequent NBS or PAS Meeting.
- MD, PhD, or MD/PhD RN, NNP, PT/OT, MPH, allied health professionals applicant who is an NBS member AND either a clinical trainee, post-doc or a junior faculty within 5 years of completion training.
- Career development awards or equivalent are allowed (e.g. K23, K08, or foundation early career grants) but total current funding must be ≤ $100,000 US dollars equivalent (excluding salary support) per year.
- A Letter of Support signed by the sponsoring department chair/division chief that confirms support of applicant and funding. View template here .
- Specific Aims page, Abstract (300 word limit), and an Approach section (No more than 3 pages total using arial 11 font, single space, 0.5 inch margins).
- Budget and justification: 1 page
- NIH style Biosketch: Use the sample format on the Biographical Sketch Format Page to prepare this section for all grant applications.
- Other support form that includes all other funding sources with amounts.
The deadline for the applications is October 1, 2022 by 3pm EST. To apply, go to application.