The intent of this program is to attract both international and U.S.-based early stage investigators from outside the field of HIV research to help address key scientific questions in HIV research, including emerging issues of long-term survival with HIV infection, prevention of HIV transmission and research towards a cure.
- The awards will be up to 2 years in length.
- Up to $150,000 Direct Cost per year, (the amount of the award will vary depending on the proposal).
- Funding wil be provided for awardees to attend future IAS/AIDS meetings during the proposed period of research.
Who is eligible?
- Eligible applicants include junior investigators who have either completed their first terminal research degree or medical residency within the last ten years from the concept proposal deadline, and who have a faculty or equivalent position in good standing at an academic institution or have a comparable position in a not for profit organization or institution with a primary mission of research.
- Both domestic and international investigators are encouraged to apply.
- Application for these awards will be a two stage process:
- Concept sheets (2 pages) will be submitted by October 16, 2013 and reviewed by a Scientific Committee.
- Selected applicants will submit a full application, due February 10, 2014.
- Notice of Awards will be made in mid to late April, 2014.
- The 2010 Awards were announced at the 2010 International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria. For a list of awardees and their projects, click here.
- The 2012 Awards were announced at the 2012 International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C., United States. For a list of awardees and their projects, click here.
- The 2013 Awards were announced at the 2013 IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment, and Prevention in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. For a list of awardees and their projects, click here.