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Types of Research Grants


Grants Overview Types of Grants Process and Timeline Funded Studies

The Alzheimer's Association funds a wide variety of investigations by scientists at every stage of their careers. Each grant is designed to meet the needs of the field and to introduce fresh ideas in Alzheimer's research.



New Investigators Program: August 2015 - January 2016


New Investigator Research Grant (NIRG)

Funds the next generation of promising scientists who have earned their doctoral degrees within the last 10 years.

New Investigator Research Grant to Promote Diversity (NIRGD)

Funds new investigators from diverse backgrounds with intent to support early career development that will lay groundwork for future research grants.

Mentored New Investigator Research Grant to Promote Diversity (MNIRGD)

Funds mentored research conducted by underrepresented researchers who have earned their doctoral degrees within the last 10 years.

 

Robert Katzman, MD, Clinical Research Training Fellowship in Alzheimer's Research
Application Deadline: October 1, 2015.


2016 Robert Katzman, MD, Clinical Research Training Fellowship in Alzheimer's Research Program Announcement (1 page)

The Alzheimer's Association has partnered with the American Academy of Neurology and the American Brain Foundation to offer the Robert Katzman, MD, Clinical Research Training Fellowship to support clinical research training in Alzheimer's and related dementias.

Please contact the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) for any questions in regards to this fellowship. Applicants need to apply directly with AAN, no applications will be accepted thru the Alzheimer's Association.

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CLOSED: Part the Cloud Request for Applications (RFA): Translational Research Funding for Alzheimer’s Disease – PCTR:
May – November 2015


Program Announcement (3 pages)

 

CLOSED: Biomarkers Across Neurodegenerative Diseases - BAND:
March – October 2015


Program Announcement (4 pages)

 

CLOSED: Mechanisms of cellular death in NeuroDegeneration - MCDN: February – September 2015


Program Announcement (4 pages)

 

CLOSED: Collaboration 4 Cure- C4C:
March - June 2015


Program Announcement (4 pages)

 

CLOSED: All Investigators Program: January 2015 - August 2015


2015 Complete All Investigators Program Announcement (71 pages)

 

How to apply for a grant

See the Application Process and Timeline page for information about the grants application process, review procedures and reporting requirements.

 

 

For more information: Contact grantsapp@alz.org or call 312.335.5747.