Funding Opportunities

Internal Grants Open for Applications

Summer Pediatric Research "SUPER" Award 


Applications Due: Monday, March 30th, 2020

The Department of Pediatrics Research Council in collaboration with the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion committee (EDIC) is pleased to announce 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.

Pediatric Cancer Research Grants

Proposals Due: Thursday, June 4, 2020

The Children’s Cancer Research Fund has made a gift to the University of Minnesota Pediatric BMT, Hem/Onc and Epidemiology Programs to support emerging scientists (basic, translational or clinical) within one of these three programs. Proposals are sought from post-doctoral fellows, clinical fellows in Pediatric Hem/Onc/BMT, and PhD-candidates (who have passed their program’s qualifying exam) working within one of these three programs at the University of Minnesota. The purpose of the award is to support emerging scientists to pilot a novel idea or new research direction related to but distinct from the mentor’s planned direction that might not be explored otherwise. 

Andrew David Sit Foundation Innovators Fund

Applications Due: Monday, June 8, 2020

The purpose of this funding mechanism is to drive breakthrough research and care, and support University of Minnesota investigators in the Pediatric Heart Center who are pursuing the most promising research in pediatric cardiology and congenital heart disease. This fund will support investigators, at any career stage, who demonstrate a promising track record for novel approaches advancing early stage ideas, and will make possible creative projects and clinical trials to find new treatments and cures for children's cardiovascular disease.

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