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Upcoming Foundation &
Association Funding Opportunities

Jefferson’s Office of Institutional Advancement’s Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) team offers services for Jefferson clinicians, researchers and administrators who seek external funding from non-federal sources including, corporations with philanthropic intent, charitable foundations and associations. CFR staff members are available to work with clinicians, researchers and others to identify funding priorities and potential philanthropic partners as well as to support the development of letters of intent (LOIs) and proposals.  CFR team members serve as the point of contact for foundation, association, and corporate partners, and are available to identify funding opportunities.  

To learn more about the specific services the staff of CFR can provide, or to apply for any of the funding opportunities below,  please contact:

Dana Marcus
Administrative Assistant, Corporate and Foundation Relations
Office of Institutional Advancement
(215) 955-8286 (o)
dana.marcus@jefferson.edu

Organization/ Website Specialty Area / Purpose Award Deadline
July
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
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Cancer

Purpose: The Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award
7/1/2015 $150/py/2y
National Parkinson's Foundation
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Parkinson's Disease
Purpose: Clinical Research and Intervention Investigator Awards 1) Inflammation, 2) Depression, 3) Sex Differences in PD
7/1/15 $250k
Lung Cancer Research Foundation
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Lung Cancer

Purpose: Grants in: Basic Science, Translational Research, Clinical Research, Supportive Care, Quality of Care/Outcomes
7/1/2015 $50k
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
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Multiple Sclerosis

Purpose: Pilot Research Grant
7/1/2015 Varies based on project. Provides funds for 1-5 year projects
Solon E. Summerfield Foundation, Inc.
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Healthcare access

Purpose: Grants for care for low-income individuals
7/1/2015 varies, around $50k
American Academy of Family Physicians
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Family Medicine

Purpose: Joint Grant Award Research Program
7/7/2015 $50k
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
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Otolaryngology/Allergies

Purpose: Research Grants for Pilot Studies
7/15/2015 submit budget
AO Foundation
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Orthopedic Surgery

Purpose: Clinical Research Start-up Funding - Young Investigators & Experienced Researchers
7/15/2015 $60k
Muscular Dystrophy Association
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Neuroscience

Purpose: Research Projects
6/15/2015 >$100k
Emily Davie and Joseph F. Kornfeld Foundation
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Palliative Care, Pain, ALS, Medical Research

Purpose: Program Grants
7/15/2015 submit budget
Friedreich's Ataxis Research Alliance
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Ataxia

Purpose: General Research Grant
7/15/2015 $150k py/2y
LAM Foundation
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Lung Disease

Purpose: Established Investigators, Pilot Project Award
7/15/2015 Investigators: $50k py/3y, Pilot: $25k
National Ataxia Foundation
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Neurology

Purpose: Research Grants
7/15/2015 $30k
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation
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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery; Dentistry

Purpose: Research Support, Student Research Training
7/15/2015 Research: $75k, Student: $12.5k
American Heart Association
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Medicine/Cardiology/Stroke

Purpose: Mentored Clinical and Population Research Award
7/21/2015 $77k/py/2y
American Heart Association
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Medicine/Cardiology/Stroke

Purpose: National Innovative Research Grants
7/21/2015 $150k/2y
American Heart Association
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Medicine/Cardiology/Stroke

Purpose: Scientist Development Award
7/21/2015 $77k/py/3y
American Heart Association
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Medicine/Cardiology/Stroke

Purpose: National Established Investigator Award
7/21/2015 $80k/5y
American Heart Association
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Medicine/Cardiology/Stroke

Purpose: Grant-in-Aid
7/22/2015 $66k/py/3y
Breast Cancer Alliance
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Breast Cancer

Purpose: Young Investigators Grant
7/24/2015 $125k/2y
American Gastroenterological Association
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GI

Purpose: Takeda Research Scholar Award in Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
7/27/2015 $60k py/2y
Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation
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Lymphoma

Purpose: CLARIONS Innovative Research Projects
7/31/2015 $25k
Glaucoma Research Foundation
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Glaucoma

Purpose: Shaffer Grant
7/31/2015 $40k
* Foundation limits the number of applicants per institution. Internal competition will be managed through Jefferson's Committee on Research. Please DO NOT apply directly.

** Foundation accepts only ONE application per laboratory; please see laboratory director to apply.
Organization/ Website Specialty Area / Purpose Award Deadline
June
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
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Cutaneous Oncology/Cosmetic Procedure or Surgery/Core Surgical Proceures
$20k 6/1/15
Association for Surgical Education Foundation
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Surgery

Purpose: 1)Innovations in Surgical Education that Improve Patient Care Research; 2) Innovations in Performance Evaluation and Assessment; 3) Innovations in Student Programs; 4) Innovations in Resident and Faculty Development; 5) Innovations in Educational Administration
$25k 6/1/15
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
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Cystic Fibrosis

Purpose: Clinical Research Award
$100k 6/1/15
Elsa U. Pardee Foundation
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Cancer

Purpose: Research for prevention, treatment and cures
submit budget 6/1/15
Gerber Foundation
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Pediatrics

Purpose: Pediatric Research; Novice Research(Health, Nutrition, Environmental Hazards)
up to $300k 6/1/15
Lupus Research Institute
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Lupus, Immunology, Genetics

Purpose: New Research for Novel Approaches to Lupus
$100/py/3y 6/1/15
Oncology Nursing Society Foundation
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Oncology Nursing
Purpose: Research Career Development Award
$20k 6/1/15
PSC Partners Seeking a Cure
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Hepatology

Purpose: Research Grants
$30k/y/2y 6/1/15
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
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Alzheimer's

Purpose: Preclinicial Drug Discovery RFP; PACT RFP;ADDF/NIH RFP; ApoE Therapeutics Program
Varies 6/2/15
Prostate Cancer Foundation
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Prostate Cancer

Purpose: Young Investigators Awards
$75k/py/3y 6/3/15
American Gastroenterological Association
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Gastroenterology-Hepatology

Purpose: Scientific Career Development Technology & Innovation Award
$75k/py/2y, 6/5/15
American Gastroenterological Association
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Gastroenterology-Hepatology

Purpose: Athena Troxel Blackburn Research Scholars Award in Neuroenteric Disease
$90/py/3y 6/5/15
American Gastroenterological Association
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Gastroenterology-Hepatology

Purpose: Microbiome Junior Investigator Research Award
$30k/py/2y 6/5/15
American Thoracic Society
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Cardiovascular

 

Purpose: Proof of Concept Grant
$40k 6/5/15
Children's Heart Foundation
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Cardiology/Peds

Purpose: Congenital Heart Disease Research
$100k/py/2y 6/5/15
American Association for the Advancement of Science
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Neurobiology

Purpose: Eppendorf and Science Prize for Neurobiology
$25k 6/15/15
American Psychological Association
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Psychology

Purpose: David Wechsler Early Career Grant for Innovative Work in Cognition
25k 6/15/15
Muscular Dystrophy Association
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Neuroscience
Purpose: Research Projects (LOI)>
$100k
6/15/15
Oncology Nursing Society Foundation
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Oncololgy Nursing

Purpose: Clinical Project Funding for Advanced Practice Oncology Nurses
$10k 6/15/15
ResMed Foundation
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Sleep and Respiratory Health

Purpose: Physician and Public Awareness
$10k - $25k 6/15/15
Lupus Research Institute
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Lupus, Immunology, Genetics

Purpose: Distinguished Innovator Award
$250k py/4y 6/25/15
American Epilepsy Society
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Epilepsy

Purpose: Seed Grant Program
$20k 6/26/15
American College of Psychiatrists
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Psychiatry

Purpose: Bowis Award, Distinguished Service, Education Award, Honorary Fellowship
TBD 6/30/15
Children's Leukemia Research Association, Inc.
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Leukemia

Purpose: Research Grant Program
$30k 6/30/15
OneSight Research Foundation
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Diabetes/Vision

Purpose: Finding Cures For Avoidable Blindness (Block Grants)
$15k - $50k 6/30/15
* Foundation limits the number of applicants per institution. Internal competition will be managed through Jefferson's Committee on Research. Please DO NOT apply directly.

** Foundation accepts only ONE application per laboratory; please see laboratory director to apply.
Organization/ Website Specialty Area / Purpose Award Deadline
May
American Nurses Foundation
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Nursing

Purpose: Research Grants (Clinically Based Research)
up to $25k 5/1/2015
American Society of Hematology
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Hematology

Purpose: ASH Scholar Awards: Fellow Scholar; Junior Faculty Scholar;
Fellow Scholars: $100k/3y; Junior Scholars: $150k/3y 5/1/2015
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
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GI

Purpose: Senior Research Awards, Career Development Awards, Research Fellowships
SR: $116k py/3y, CD: $90k py/3y, RF: $58k py/3y 5/1/2015
Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Physical Rehab

Purpose: Scott F. Nadler PASSOR Musculoskeletal Research Grant; Richard S. Materson ERF New Investigator Research Grants; Mid-Career Research Grant; Gabriella E. Molnar-Swafford Pediatric Research Grant
PASSOR: $30k; Materson: $10k; Mid-Career: $30k; Molnar-Swafford: $10k 5/1/2015
Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Physical Rehab

Purpose: Milbank Foundation Injured Soldiers Rehabilitation Research Grant
$20k 5/1/2015
Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Physical Rehab

Purpose: Aspen Medical Products Spinal Bracing Research Grant
$10k 5/1/2015
Harrington Discovery Institute
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Medicine Purpose: Harrington Scholar-Innovator Awards
$100-700k/2y 5/1/15
Lalor Foundation
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Community Health, Women

Purpose: Anna Lalor Burdick Program to educate women about reproductive health
Small Grants: $10-50k; Large Grants: $20-25k 5/1/2015
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
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Ovarian Cancer

Purpose: Woman to Woman Grant Program
$50k 5/1/2015
Rheumatology Research Foundation
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Rheumatology

Purpose: Ephraim P. Engleman Endowed Resident Research Preceptorship
$15k 5/1/2015
William T. Grant Foundation
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Community Health, Youth

Purpose: Use of Research Evidence Grant, Reducing Inequality Grant
$25k 5/5/2015
American Music Therapy Association
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Alternative Therapy

Purpose: Arthur Glagler Fultz Research Award - Clinical Research or Health Services Research
$15k 5/8/2015
National Rosacea Society
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Dermatology - Rosacea

Purpose: Research Grant Program
$25k 5/8/2015
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
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Ovarian Cancer

Purpose: Program Project Development Grant
$300k/py/3y 5/8/2015
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Go to site ... Ovarian Cancer

Purpose: Liz Tilberis Scholars Early Career Awards
$150k/py/3y 5/8/2015
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
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Ovarian Cancer

Purpose: Ann Schreiber Mentored Investigator Award
$75k 5/8/2015
Alzheimer's Foundation of America
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Alzheimer's

Purpose: Brodsky Innovation Grant (Programming)
$25k 5/15/2015
Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance
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Ataxia

Purpose: Bronya J. Keats Award for International Collaboration in Research on FA
$200k py/1-2y 5/15/2015
Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance
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Ataxia

Purpose: Phillip Bennett and Kyle Bryant Translational Research Award
$250k py/1-2y 5/15/2015
The Triological Society
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Otolaryngology Surgery

Purpose: Clinical Scientist Development Award
$80k/y/up to 5 yrs 5/15/2015
John Merck Fund
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Down Syndrome

Purpose: "Developmental Disabilities Translational Research Program"
$250k/py/4y 5/18/2015
Pfizer, Inc. ASPIRE
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Hemophilia

Purpose: ASPIRE Hemophilia Research Grant Program
$125k/py/2y 5/25/2015
Michael J. Fox Foundation
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Parkinson's Disease

Purpose: PD Target Pipeline Program: Target Validation Pilot Award, Target Optimization Award, Priority Target Award
Validation: $100k; Optimization: $400k/2y; Priority: $100k 5/27/2015
American Society for Apheresis
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Immunology, Neurology, Nephrology, Hematology

Purpose: Plasma Exchange Innovation Award
$100k 5/29/2015
Doctor's Cancer Foundation Go to site ...
Cancer - Various
Purpose: Research Grant
$50k 5/31/15
* Foundation limits the number of applicants per institution. Internal competition will be managed through Jefferson's Committee on Research. Please DO NOT apply directly.

** Foundation accepts only ONE application per laboratory; please see laboratory director to apply.
Organization/ Website Specialty Area / Purpose Award Deadline
Rolling Deadlines
Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure
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Cancer

Purpose: Research in diagnostics, therapeutics, improving quality of life
$250k n/a
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
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Alzheimer's

Purpose: ADDF/NIH RFP
submit budget n/a
American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association
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Fibromyalgia

Purpose:
<$50k n/a
Autism Speaks
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Autism

Purpose: Suzanne and Bob Wright Trailblazer Award
$100k n/a
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
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Global Health

Purpose: Malaria, Pneumonia, Enteral/Diarrheal Diseases
submit budget n/a
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
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Cystic Fibrosis

Purpose: CFF/NIH Unfunded Grant Award
$75-125k/py/2y Jan 1 - Oct 31
Diamond Blackfan Anemia Inc., Foundation
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Diamond Blackfan Anemia

Purpose: Creating better therapies
submit budget n/a
Eli & Edythe L. Broad Foundation
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Purpose: Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research Grant
submit budget  
Faconi Anemia Research Fund, Inc.
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Hematology

Purpose: Fanconi Anemia Research, RFA: Head and Neck Carcinogenesis & Endocrine Organ Dysfunction
submit budget n/a
Guthy Jackson Foundation
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Autoimmune Disorders

Purpose: NMO (neuromyelitis optica/Devic’s Disease) Specific Research
n/a n/a
       
Hearst Foundations
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Healthcare

Purpose: Funding Priorities in Health: Professional development; healthcare for low-income populations; innovative healthcare delivery systems; research for finding new cures and treatments for diseases (esp. cancer)
  n/a
Jain Foundation
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Muscular Dystrophy

Purpose: LGMD2B and Miyoshi Myopathy - 1-2pg pre-proposal
submit budget n/a
May Day
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Pain

Purpose: Pain Research: emergency medicine, clinical interventions, non-verbal populations, pediatric pain
submit budget n/a
Pfizer Inc.
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Clinical Studies

Purpose: Pfizer Investigator-Initiated Research Grants
submit budget n/a
RGK Foundation*
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Public Health

Purpose: Health of children, access to healthcare, programming focusing on ALS
average size $25k Grants over $100k 3/6; 6/12; 9/16
Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative
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Autism

Purpose: Explorer Awards
up to $60k n/a
Solving Kids' Cancer
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Pediatric Cancer

Purpose: 2014-15 Funding for High-Impact Pediatric Cancer Research
$50-600k n/a
The Commonwealth Fund
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Health Care Quality

Purpose: LOI 1)Health Care Coverage & Access; 2) Health Care Delivery System Reform; 3) International Health Policy & Practice Innovations; 4) Breakthrough Health Care Opportunities and Special Initiatives
Varies n/a
The Dana Foundation
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Neuroscience

Purpose: Clinical Neuroscience Research Grant
$300k/3y n/a
Thrasher Research Fund
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Pediatrics

Purpose: E.W. "Al" Thrasher Awards
up to $300k/3y n/a
* Foundation limits the number of applicants per institution. Internal competition will be managed through Jefferson's Committee on Research. Please DO NOT apply directly.

** Foundation accepts only ONE application per laboratory; please see laboratory director to apply.

Last Updated on 5/18/2015

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