Applications were accepted until February 11, 2014, at 5 p.m. Eastern.
ASTS continues its commitment to provide qualified ASTS Members with research funding in the field of organ transplantation. It is designed to support a junior faculty member in the development of transplant research so that further funding can be obtained.
$50,000 per year for 2 years
- Supports direct research and educational costs.
- No salary support for applicant.
- No indirects will be paid.
Please review these eligibility requirements carefully to ensure that you apply for an appropriate grant.
- ASTS Member (Regular or Candidate Member)
- Junior surgical faculty member at a UNOS approved (or Canadian equivalent) transplant center in the first 5 years of faculty appointment.
- Completed a post-residency fellowship or post-doctoral fellowship at an ASTS approved fellowship training program or foreign equivalent.
- Applicant must reside in North America.
- Awardee may not concurrently receive any other financial support for proposed research from ASTS, AST, ACS, SUS or other society granting similar support.
|Submission Requirements || |
- A brief synopsis of your research (250 words maximum).
- Narrative: 3 page maximum plus 1 page of graphics permitted. State the reason for applying for the grant, specific objectives for the duration of the grant, and future plans and goals.
- Budget: 1 page maximum
- Autobiography: 1 page maximum explaining your educational background, choice of career, and interest in transplantation and research.
- Department Chair Nomination Letter
- Member Sponsor Letter
- The Awardee must attend the ASTS Grant Ceremony at ATC to formally accept the grant.
- An abstract must be submitted for presentation at an ATC or ASTS Winter Symposium during the grant period or within 6 months of completion.
- A mid-report to the ASTS National Office must be submitted in the spring of the first year.
- A final-report to the ASTS National Office must be submitted in the spring of the last year of funding.
|Other ||1 grant is available annually. The 2014 grant funding is provided via a restricted grant from Astellas. |
* The funding of ASTS research grants and scholarship is contingent upon the availability of funds and the receipt of qualified applications.