March 23, 2007
Human Growth Foundation Small Grants Program
DEADLINES ANNOUNCED: 05/15/2007 and 09/01/2007
The Human Growth Foundation's (HGF) announces its Small Grants Program for investigation of human growth and its disorders. Special consideration will be given to new investigators and ideas new to the field. Postdoctoral research dealing with all aspects of normal and abnormal growth in the areas of biological, psychological, educational, and dietary will be considered. Special consideration will be given for the chondrodystrophies.
SUPPORT PROVIDED: Up to four grants in the amount $7,500 to $10,000 each will be awarded in 2007. Grants are not distributed before the end of the year; no part of the grant shall be used toward administrative overhead; and a synopsis of the research results is required to be submitted the following year.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: Please submit a standard NIH-type biographical sketch and a two-page letter of intent by May 15, 2007. All letters received by HGF will be submitted to the HGF Research Committee, members of which consist of scientists and physicians. The topics most relevant to HGF interests will be selected. The applicants selected will be notified by mail by June 30, 2007, at which time HGF will request submission of a full grant application prepared in NIH format. Although the use of the NIH form is not necessary, it is recommended that the applicant use the NIH form as a guideline. This final application will be due at the HGF national office at the above address no later than September 1, 2007. Notice of awards will be sent out on or near November 15, 2007. Applications may also be transmitted to the Human Growth Foundation via e-mail to email@example.com, with the application attached in a readable/printable presentation format.
Posted by sharum at March 23, 2007 8:48 AM