Career Investigator Award (CI)

Scholarship Description

The American Lung Association offers the Career Investigator Award to researchers working in fields relevant to the conquest of lung disease and the promotion of lung health.  The award is available to established investigators who are making the transition form junior to mid-level faculty.  The award is not available to individuals who are full professors or who have more than 8 years of faculty experience.  Qualifications:  Education and Experience At the time of application, an applicant must have a doctoral degree, faculty appointment at the level of assistant or associate professor,  and be undertaking a project related to lung disease.  Citizenship An applicant must be a:  a. United States citizen training in U.S. or Canadian institution or b. Canadian citizen or permanent resident of the United States training in a U.S. institution.  Noncitizens must submit a notarized statement as proof of legal right to stay or work permanently in the United States.  Factors considered when selecting awardees are:  1. Merit of the research proposal.  2. The applicant’s education, experience, future plans, publications, letters of recommendation, and potential for making a signifcant contribution to pulmonary research.  3. The research environment.

Year of Need: 3rd Year Grad, Beyond 3rd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: Varies

Min Award: 35000

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2018-10-01


Sponsoring Organization American Lung Association
1740 Broadway
New York, NY 100194374

Contact Person: Medical Affairs Division

Phone: 212-315-8793

Fax: 212-315-6499