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Interested candidates must apply first to an internal selection process, due to limits on the number of applications Dartmouth may submit.

LIMITED APPLICATION SUBMISSION PROCEDURES

College researchers should email their limited application submissions to limitedfunding@dartmouth.edu

D-H researchers should email their limited application submissions to awards@hitchcock.org

Pew Charitable Trusts — Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences
Dartmouth may nominate one candidate (and the same candidate no more than twice). Dartmouth-Hitchcock employees may also apply internally through the process below.

  • $300,000 over four years
  • Deadlines:
    • June 3, 2019 for internal submissions
    • June 14, 2019 for external nomination
    • October 17, 2019 for external application
  • Supports assistant professors of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health
  • Eligibility:
    • doctorate in biomedical sciences or medicine
    • full-time appointment as assistant professor as of Oct. 17, 2019 (notadjunct/research/visiting/instructor)
    • appointed no earlier than June 14, 2016 (exceptions for clinical internships, residencies, in work toward board certification and parental leave)
    • the same person may apply no more than twice
  • To apply for this opportunity, email the following to LimitedFunding@Dartmouth.Edu:
    • one-page description of your project idea
    • total amount of your funding request
    • current CV
    • use “Pew — Biomedical Scholar” as the email subject line

Pew Charitable Trusts — Pew-Stewart Scholars Program for Cancer Research
Dartmouth may nominate one candidate (and the same candidate no more than twice). Dartmouth-Hitchcock employees may also apply internally through the process below.

  • $300,000 over four years
  • Deadlines:
    • June 3, 2019 for internal submissions
    • June 14, 2019 for external nomination
  • October 10, 2019 for external application
  • For innovative, cutting-edge, basic cancer research that may accelerate and advance progress toward a cure for cancer
  • Eligibility:
    • doctorate in biomedical sciences or medicine
    • full-time appointment as assistant professor as of Oct. 10, 2019 (notadjunct/research/visiting/instructor)
    • appointed no earlier than June 14, 2016 (exceptions for clinical internships, residencies, in work toward board certification and parental leave)
    • the same person may apply no more than twice
  • To apply for this opportunity, email the following to Robert.W.Gerlach@dartmouth.edu:
    • one-page research project summary
    • letter of support from your department chair
    • current CV
    • use “Pew — Cancer Research Scholar” as the email subject line

W.M. Keck Foundation — Science & Engineering Research
Dartmouth may submit up to four concept papers

  • Typically $1,000,000
  • Deadlines:
    • June 10, 2019 for internal application
    • July 1, 2019 for Development Office to submit concept papers (Keck required procedure)
  • Support for high-risk, high-reward research projects (which would not otherwise receive support from traditional funding agencies), and which have the capacity to spur ground-breaking new territory in the field or open entirely new pathways of work. The foundation does not support applied research, but rather invests in fundamental/basic science. Collaboration with investigators from other universities is viewed favorably. No support for endowment.
  • To apply for this opportunity, email the following to LimitedFunding@Dartmouth.Edu:
    • one-page concept paper using the Foundation’s guidelines
    • total amount of your funding request
    • current CV
    • use “Keck Foundation — Science & Engineering Research” as the email subject line

W.M. Keck Foundation — Medical Research
Dartmouth may submit up to four concept papers

  • Typically $1,000,000
  • Deadlines:
    • June 10, 2019 for internal application
    • July 1, 2019 for Development Office to submit concept papers (Keck required procedure)
  • Support for high-risk, high-reward research projects (which would not otherwise receive support from traditional funding agencies), and which have the capacity to spur ground-breaking new territory in the field or open entirely new pathways of work. The foundation does not support applied research, but rather invests in fundamental/basic science. Collaboration with investigators from other universities is viewed favorably. No support for endowment.
  • To apply for this opportunity, email the following to LimitedFunding@Dartmouth.Edu:
    • one-page concept paper using the Foundation’s guidelines
    • total amount of your funding request
    • current CV
    • use “Keck Foundation — Medical Research” as the email subject line

Kettering Family Foundation — Grants
Dartmouth may submit one application per calendar year (accepted in January or July)

  • $5,000–500,000
  • Deadline:
    • June 12, 2019 for internal submissions
    • July 31, 2019 for external proposal summaries
  • Primary areas of support:
    • Arts, Culture and Humanities
    • Education
    • Environment
    • Health/Medical (cancer in particular)
    • Human Services
    • Public/Society Benefit
  • The Upper Valley is one of the geographic areas of focus for the Foundation. The Foundation strongly recommends contacting them to discuss proposals before starting the application process. No grants to individuals.
  • To apply for this opportunity, email the following to LimitedFunding@Dartmouth.Edu:
    • one-page description of your project idea
    • total amount of your funding request
    • current CV
    • use “Kettering Family Foundation” as the email subject line

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation — Grants
Dartmouth may nominate one candidate

  • $180,000 over up to three years
  • Deadlines:
    • June 13, 2019 for internal submissions
    • August 1, 2019 for external application
  • For early-career investigators doing basic biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease. Current R01 recipients not eligible. Requires endorsement of Geisel dean or other senior faculty member(s).
  • Eligibility: faculty members who hold M.D. and/or Ph.D. degrees, and who are in the first to fourth year of a tenure-track position
  • To apply for this opportunity, email the following to LimitedFunding@Dartmouth.Edu:
    • one-page description of your project idea
    • total amount of your funding request
    • current CV
    • use “Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr Foundation” as the email subject line

Howard Hughes Medical Institute — Inclusive Excellence
Dartmouth may submit one pre-proposal

  • $1,000,000 over five years (30 awards will be made)
  • Deadlines:
    • June 19, 2019 for internal submissions
    • July 31, 2019 for notice of intent to apply
  • January 14, 2020 for pre-proposals
  • For colleges and universities to work with faculty to examine and change campus cultures so that a diverse group of students feel included in science. Schools will develop a “theory of change,” or a roadmap, for how they’ll translate the grant-supported activities into lasting change at their institutions. In addition to the emphasis on faculty development, each school will choose to focus on one of three challenges:
    • evaluating effective and inclusive teaching
    • improving the introductory science experience
    • forming effective partnerships between two- and four-year institutions
  • To apply for this opportunity, email the following to LimitedFunding@Dartmouth.Edu:
    • one-page description of your project idea
    • total amount of your funding request
    • current CV
    • use “HHMI — Inclusive Excellence” as the email subject line

Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research — Medical Research Awards
Dartmouth may submit one application per category

  • $225,000 over three years
  • Deadlines:
    • June 28, 2019 for internal submissions
    • August 16, 2019 for external applications
  • For independent, junior faculty members to conduct research on hematologic malignancies. Requires preliminary results and/or publications.
  • Category 1: Mainstream/Conventional research
  • Category 2: Integrative Medicine research and clinical trials. Evidence-based complementary interventions that optimize mainstream care and improve the lives of patients (e.g., acupuncture, massage, nutrition, herbs, meditation). see more
  • Eligibility:
    • Mainstream is restricted to assistant professors who have held their current position for no more than five years
    • Integrative is open to both assistant and associate professors with no time limit on current position
  • To apply for this opportunity, email the following to LimitedFunding@Dartmouth.Edu:
    • one-page description of your project idea
    • total amount of your funding request
    • current CV
    • use “Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation” and either “Mainstream” or “Integrative” in the email subject line
  • guidelines
  • application form

Kinship Foundation — Searle Scholars Program
Dartmouth may nominate one candidate

  • $300,000 over three years (15 awards will be made)
  • Deadlines:
    • June 28, 2019 for internal submissions
    • September 27, 2019 for external application
  • For independent researchers in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and related areas in chemistry, medicine and the biological sciences. No purely clinical research—but programs with both clinical and basic research elements are considered. Re-nomination of previous nominees requires consultation with program director.
  • Eligibility: appointment as assistant professor on or after July 1, 2018; this must be the nominee’s first tenure-track position
  • To apply for this opportunity, email the following to LimitedFunding@Dartmouth.Edu:
  • one-page description of your project idea
  • total amount of your funding request
  • current CV
  • use “Searle Scholars” as the email subject line