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Mark Rogovin Pilot Research Award in Neuroscience

The Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute has formally announced a Request for Applications for the Mark Rogovin Pilot Research Award in Neuroscience. This award is intended to support a pilot research project (up to $25,000 over two years) on a neuroscience topic related to memory and dementia. Applicants should describe how the funded pilot research activities will contribute directly to a planned future submission for research funding from the National Institutes of Health.

Basic science and clinical faculty as well as clinical fellows at the Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Memorial Hospital are eligible to apply. Applications involving a clinical fellow should include a letter of support from the fellow’s research mentor, detailing how the mentor intends to support the proposed research activities and planned submission for downstream funding. The application submission deadline is Tuesday, January 5, 2020, by 11:59 p.m. CT. 

Application Details

  • Application Submission Deadline: January 5, 2021 at 11:59pm
  • Anticipated Funding Start Date: February 1, 2021
  • Maximum Award Budget: $25,000 ($12,500 in Award Year 1, $12,500 in Award Year 2)
  • Where to Apply: Submit your application via the Northwestern Competitions website

For application questions, contact Keith Herzog.

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