HMS Foundation Funds Award Nomination Opportunities

Fall Cycle Funding Opportunities

We will announce the official fall funding opportunities and application deadline in early September.  

Applications must be submitted through the Harvard University Funding Portal.   Applicants must use a Harvard Key to login into the Funding Portal

For questions please contact Clare Lamont, Program Coordinator at clare_lamont@hms.harvard.edu or 617-432-7463

  • The George and Marie Vergottis Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

    Deadline for Applications: September 30th, 2019 by 11:59 PM

    Description: The George and Marie Vergottis Foundation Research Fellowship was established at Harvard Medical School to provide financial assistance for Greek national postdoctoral fellows pursuing basic biomedical research.

    Amount of Support: $50,000 over one year with the possibility of a second year of funding. Funds may be used for salary support or materials and supplies for basic biomedical research projects.  Applications for clinical research projects will not be reviewed.  This fellowship is restricted applicants who are at the postdoctoral level. 

    Number of Harvard Nominations: up to 2

    Deadline for Applications: September 30th, 2019 by 11:59 PM

    Eligible Postdoctoral Candidates:

    1. Received your Ph.D. degree or completed your M.D. training between July 1, 2014 and July 1, 2019.
    2. Have committed and matching HMS sponsorship from either a quad based or HMS affiliated hospital faculty member/department.
    3. Must be a Greek national (Greek-Cypriots are not eligible to apply).

    Applications are accepted through the Harvard University Funding Portal (HUFP). 

    Required materials:

    1. Statement of interest and description of research project (Limit 2 pages. May include an additional page for references and figures)
    2. Letter of commitment and matching funding from sponsoring HMS faculty member. The Vergottis Postdoctoral Fellowship is not intended to be the sole support for applicants.   Awardees must have matching departmental support to ensure the successful implementation and execution of the proposed research project.  Matching funding for the research project, (i.e., supplies, or salary support would count) should be clearly stated in the letter of commitment.  For applicants not already working at HMS, the letter of commitment must state that the applicant has been offered a position and the anticipated start date.
    3.  Letter of reference
    4.  NIH Biosketch

    Additional Notes: Harvard Medical School is the sole nominating institution for members of the HMS community. Postdocs at affiliated hospitals may apply only through HMS.

    Applications are due September 30th, 2019 by 11:59 PM

    For more information please visit the HMS Foundation Funds Program.

    Please direct all inquiries to Clare Lamont, Office of the HMS Dean for Academic and Clinical Affairs, 617-432-7463, clare_lamont@hms.harvard.edu.

     

     

  • Anticipated Fall Funding Opportunities:

    We will announce the official fall funding opportunities and application deadline in early September.  

     

    • Brain Research Foundation Seed Grant Program
    • Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award
    • Macy Faculty Scholars Program
    • Mallinckrodt Scholars Program
    • Mary Kay Innovative/Translational Cancer Research Award
    • Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering
    • Smith Family Foundation: Odyssey Award

    Applications must be submitted through the Harvard University Funding Portal.   Applicants must use a Harvard Key to login into the Funding Portal

    For questions please contact Clare Lamont, Program Coordinator at clare_lamont@hms.harvard.edu or 617-432-7463