Funding Opportunities - Diabetes and International Research Scholarship Program

Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network's Innovation Award

JDRF is pleased to announce that the Australian Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network’s Innovation Award is open for applications.

Innovation Award
This Request for Applications (RFA) for the Innovation Award is open to the best and brightest researchers with innovative ideas that have the potential to improve the lives of people with type 1 diabetes, regardless of whether you are currently in the field of type 1 diabetes research or completely external to it. We are seeking innovative proposals describing cutting-edge innovation falling outside current type 1 diabetes research paradigms supported by collaborative teams.

This award provides project funding of up to $1.5M for a period of two to three years.

This first round of application is open to Letters of Intent (LOI) and will be reviewed by an independent panel of experts. Only shortlisted applicants will be invited to apply for full submission.

Please reference the 
RFA for more information.

Applications must be submitted via RMS360, our online grants management system. For information on how to register on RMS360 and complete the online application, please refer to our User GuidePlease do not use Internet Explorer – only use Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox when accessing RMS360.

Important dates and deadlines

LOI application opens
LOI application deadline
Invitation to full submission
Full submission deadline**
ation to applicants
15 April 2016
22 July 2016 - 17:00 AEST
31 August 2016
26 October 2016 - 17:00 AEDT
6-7 December 2016
January 2017

**Applicants must note that the Research Office of each Administering Organisation is required to certify to JDRF all “full submission” applications in RMS360 and may have an internal closing time which precedes this deadline.

International Research Scholars Program
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Wellcome Trust, and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation announce the International Research Scholars Program which aims to support up to 50 outstanding early career scientists/physicians worldwide. The program's aim is to help develop scientific talent worldwide. Awardees will receive a total of $650,000 over five years, and they can do research in their own countries. Investigators from around the world can apply, but please review eligibility criteria. The details can be perused on Trialect at:  Worldwide Scientific Talent Grant