Research Management Group (RMG)

Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS)

This webpage contains the $700,000 transition award for physician scientists- postdoctoral and clinical fellows and Instructors- to bridge advanced postdoctoral /fellowship training and the early years of faculty service. Proposals must be in the area of basic biomedical, disease-oriented, or translational research. Proposals in health services research or involving large-scale clinical trials are ineligible. See Stanford eligibility clarification below >>

 

Special note for Ph.D. researchers:
There is a separate $500,000 BWF Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (CASI)
more >>, for candidates who hold a Ph.D. degree in one of the fields of mathematics, physics, chemistry, computer science, statistics, or engineering.


Unlimited numbers of applications are permited.

 

Timeline:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG)** deadline: Sept. 26, 2016
Full proposals (by invitation only) deadline:   Oct. 3, 2016, 4 p.m. E.T.

**Institutional representative (RPM/RMG):

Please notify your division or department's Research Process Manager (RPM) in the Research Management Group (RMG) as soon as possible about your plans to submit an application so they can assist with generating your budget and other aspects of your application. Your RPM will also provide the institutional signature that is required for your applicaton.
RPM department assignment webpage >>
Reminder- School of Medicine/RMG internal proposal deadline policy:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/som_internal_deadline_policy.html


Sponsor's website:

Before you review the sponsor's website >>, please see the special Stanford eligibility clarification.
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FAQs webpage >>

Grant recipients webpage >>
Two Stanford Instructors were selected as recipients in 2012


Amount of funding:

$700,000 over 5 years to bridge advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training (a maximum of two years) and the early years of faculty service. Indirect costs may not be charged against BWF grants.
BWF anticipates making up to 14 awards for the upcoming cycle. In addition, up to two awards will be made to clinically trained psychiatrists who focus their research at the interface between psychiatry and neuroscience.


Program

CAMS is a highly competitive program that provides $700,000 in support over five years for physician scientists who are committed to an academic career, to bridge postdoctoral/fellowship training and the early years of faculty service. Proposals must be in the area of basic biomedical, diseaseoriented, or translational research. Proposals in health services research or involving large-scale clinical trials are not eligible.


Eligibility:

 

 

 

 

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