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Fellowships & Grant Opportunities

General Surgery

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Source

Name

Amount   

8/2019

AAS

Association of Academic Surgeons – Trainee Research Fellowship Awards

$20K for 1 year

9/2019

ACSRS

American College of Surgeons Resident Research Scholarships

$30K, renewable for 2nd year 

6/2019

ASEF

Association for Surgical Education Foundation – Center for Excellence in Surgical Education, Research and Training (CESERT)

$5K to $25K depending upon category - 1 or 2 year

5/2019

SUS

Society of University Surgeons – SUS Resident Research Scholar Awards

$30K for 1 year

 

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

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Source

Name

Amount   

Ongoing submissions

AHRQ-KO1

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) – Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award - KO1

 

See current funding opportunities

3-5 years of post-graduate research support. 

 

Cardiac Surgery

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Source

Name

Amount   

8/2019

AHA

American Heart Association – Western States Postdoctoral Fellowship

$63K to $159K; 1 – 3 years w/ maximum of 4 years

 

Colorectal Surgery

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Source

Name

Amount   

8/2019

ASCRS

American Society of Colorectal Surgeons – General Surgery Resident Research Initiation Grant

$20K, 1-2 years

Spring/Summer

11/2019 (LOI)

Application: 1/2020

Fall/Winter

5/2020 (LOI)

Application: 6/2020

CCFA

Crohn’s Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Research Fellowship Award

Up to $58,250/year, 1-3 years

 

Gastroenterology Surgery

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Source

Name

Amount   

Fall 2019

SAGES Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons $60,000 to support travel, salary support, and/or tuition.

Not reported

AHPBA Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association  $30,000

 

Hand Surgery

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Source

Name

Amount   

2019 cycle closed

AFSH American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand (AFSH) Clinical Research Grant $40,000 (direct costs only)

International - Global Health

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Source

Name

Amount   

Start 8/2019

Due 9/2019

Starts 7/2020

 

Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship

Also see:  Program in Global Surgery & Social Change
Two-year position for those who are currently in surgical training or residency 

10/2019

 

Fulbright/Fogarty Fellowship

Salary support varies according to host country and principal investigator. 

11/2019

 

GloCal Health Fellowship

12-month mentored research fellowship

12-month stipend support

Health insurance (U.S. trainees)

$15,000 for research funding

Travel costs to and from international field site

Laser Medicine & Surgery

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Source

Name

Amount   

2/2019; next cycle fall 2020

ASLMS

American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS)

A. Ward Ford Memorial Research Grant

ASLMS Research Grant:  $70,000/1 year

A. Ward Grant: up to $65,000/1 year.  

National Institute for Health (NIH)

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Due Date

Source

Name

Amount   

11/2019

NIH - LRP

NIH Loan Repayment Program

$50,000

Cycle 1: 9/2019

Cycle 2: 1/2020

Cycle 3: 4/2020

NIH

NIH F-32 Grant, Individual NRSA - UCSF

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) – Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship – NIH link

Consult with your program mentor regarding guidance on applying for this funding mechanism.  

Up to 3 years

Additional Salary Support for fellows supported by the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) – through F32 individual NRSA. 

Oncology

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Source

Name

Amount   

Fall 2019; varies by funding opportunity

AACR

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

$100,000 to $110,000

1 to 3 years

4/2019

10/2019

ACS

American Cancer Society Post-Doctoral Fellowship

 Progressive stipends of $53K, $54K, and $56K

Other benefits:

$4K fellowship allowance per year;

$1,500 allowance to attend ACS Postdoctoral fellows symposium;

Option for 12 week paid maternity/paternity leave for new parents.

Other

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Source

Name

Amount   

11/2019

 

AP Giannini Foundation

Stipend for salary support only.  Stipends are Year 1- $55K, Year 2 - $56K, and Year 3 - $57K

Fall 2019

CSPH

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fellowship, Harvard Center for Surgery and Public Health

Not reported

Website advises to contact the CSPH Administrative Director for questions regarding application.  

10/2019

PSFP

Chan Zuckerberg Biohub – Physician-scientist fellowship program

Salary equal to ACGME post-graduate scale; annual stipend for conference travel and other professional expenses.

9/2019

 

Daland Fellowships in Clinical Investigation - American Philosophical Society (APS)

$40,000 for the first year and $40,000 for the second year. The term of the fellowship is one year, with renewal for one year if satisfactory progress is demonstrated. 

7/2019

HHWF

The Helen Hay Whitney Foundation

Two-day Annual Meeting of Fellows is held each November is expected as a condition of acceptance of the fellowship.

$54 K – Year 1

$57 K – Year 2

$60 K – Year 3

 

$1,500 - Annual award to host institution – used for lab supplies or computers.

12/2019

SIS

Surgical Infection Society

1-2 years. $50,000/year is available and can be supplemented with no more than $25,000 in extramural funding. 

Pediatric Surgery

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Source

Name

Amount   

10/2019

PCTSDP

Pediatric Critical Care and Trauma Scientist Development Program

$75,000 for salary, benefits, limited lab support; 2 years with 3rd year possible in exceptional circumstances

Plastic Surgery

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Source

Name

Amount   

12/2019

PSF

Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Research Fellowship Grant (PSF)

Up to $50,000 for one-year to be used for salary support only.

12/2019

PSF

Plastic Surgery Foundation Pilot Research Grant

Up to $10,000 for 1-year pilot projects

12/2018

ASE/PSF

ASE/PSF Combined Research Grant

Up to $15, 000 for 1-year projects

12/2018

ASMS/PSF

ASMS/PSF Combined Research Grant - The Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF) and the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS)

$10,000 for one year commencing July of each year

8/2019

ASMS

American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons – Research Grant Application

The Research Committee will determine the number of award recipients and the dollar amount granted. Historically $7 to 9,000 award to the sponsoring institution.  Awarded 4 grants in 2018.  

8/2019

ASMS

American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons – ASMS Resident Scholar Program

Up to $1,200 to attend the annual scientific meeting. 

Quality Improvement

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Source

Name

Amount   

10/2018

SOCIC

Northwestern University – Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center

Funded two-year onsite fellowship in surgical outcomes, health services, and health policy research for surgical residents to pursue in their research years.  

Thoracic Surgery

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Source

Name

Amount   

Varies by cateogry - many due 12/2019

ALA

American Lung Association Senior Research Training Fellowship

2019-2020 Awards and Grants Programs – Numerous

$40 to $100K awards varies by 

9/2019

TSF

Thoracic Surgery Foundation (TSF) Resident Research Fellowship

TSF Resident Research Fellowships provide support of up to $30,000 per year for up to two years.

Transplant Surgery

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Due Date

Source

Name

Amount   

12/2019

AST

American Society of Transplantation (AST)

Grants are generally awarded in the amount of $50,000 per year for either one year or two years.

Closed for 2019; monitor for next cycle date posting

ASTS

American Society of Transplant Surgeons

ASTS-Jon Fryer Resident Scientist Scholarships

 $40,000 for up to one year – 3 grants awarded in 2019

Intramural UCSF and Univ. California

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Due Date

Source

Name

Amount   

5/2019

 

CTSI at UCSF Resident Research Grants

$4,000 / academic year

Application cycle – twice a year.

Funds:  Tuition, design & biostats consultation, analytic support, and study-related travel.  

12/2018 for start date in 7/2019

CTSI TL1

CTSI TL1 Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program

Stipend commensurate with PGY status
One-year fellowship w/ option for a second year

9/2019

RAP

Resource Allocation Program (RAP) at UCSF

Funding varies based on program category.   

LOA due in 1/2020

CW

Caring Wisely™

Funds three projects per year at $50,000 per project.  

2/2020

UCSF-CTCRE

UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education

Stipends range from $49,000 to $59,000 depending on years of postdoctoral experience.

2/2020

TRDRP

The Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program of California (TRDRP) - Post Doctoral Fellowship Award

Funds up to $60,000; maximum duration 3 year

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