Funding Opportunities

COVID-19 Updates and Notices



Requests for Funding Due: Monday, December 14th, 2020

Recognizing the impact that the COVID pandemic has had on the research programs of Faculty, the Pediatric Research Council will be providing support to reimburse losses incurred by shutdown of labs and research units. Requests up to $30,000 will be considered. Please note to first consult with your Division head regarding accessible Division funds, and to ask for only what you need, so that we may be able to equitably distribute resources.

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Grant Submission Incentive Program

Beginning Nov. 1, 2020, any Medical School faculty with a current R01 that has at least two years of funding remaining will be eligible to receive $30,000 when an additional R01 is submitted. Details of the program include:
  • A faculty member can receive one of these awards per year.
  • The budget cannot be modular and should exceed $350,000 annual directs.
  • The PI must be a full-time faculty member in the Medical School.
  • Any PI who has an existing U or P grant with annual directs exceeding $350,000 can receive this award if they submit an R01.
  • Up $5,000 can be applied to the salary of the PI.
  • This program is not eligible to PIs transitioning from a K to an R award. This program does not apply to applications from people with a T award or an R21 who are applying for an R01 and this program does not apply to any PI who is applying for a R21.
  • To be considered for this award we expect the PI’s will notify the Medical School Office of Research at the time of submission to be eligible.
For more information, contact Rosalyn Segal at

Internal Grants Open for Applications

New Team Science Grant in Children's Health Research

Letter of Intent Due: Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Proposals Due: Monday, January 11th, 2021 at 4:00 pm

The New Team Science Grant in Children's Health Research supports new interdisciplinary research in Children's Health that is innovative and has a high potential for future funding and discovery.

RFP: New Team Science Grant

Progressive Grants Round 2: Stage 1

Proposals Due: Monday, February 1st, 2021 at 4:00 pm

The Progressive Grants support impactful and innovative ideas. The competition is organized into 4 Stages, with each subsequent Stage awarding progressively larger but fewer grants. Each Stage will also have progressively longer timelines for the completion of milestones. Milestones must be completed for consideration of funding at the next Stage.

RFP: Progressive Grants Round 2: Stage 1

Summer Pediatric Research "SUPER" Award

Proposals Due: Monday, February 22nd, 2021 at 4:00 pm

The Summer Pediatric Research "SUPER" Award is a funding mechanism to provide support for a summer internship program for students who are underrepresented in Pediatric Research. Up to five awards will be funded.

RFP: Summer Pediatric Research "SUPER" Award 

  • Other Opportunities
  • Application Period Closed