BrightFocus Foundation: Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program – Standard Awards and Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program offers two types of Awards, listed below.

Standard Awards

The standard award provides significant funding for researchers who have already generated some amount of preliminary data, but are often required to demonstrate additional, significant progress before they can apply to governmental or industrial funding agencies.

  • Award Amount: USD $300,000 (approx. AUD $413,000)
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: The Principal Investigator (PI) position on BrightFocus Standard Awards are open to tenure- and non-tenure track investigators of any career stage who are appropriately trained to lead an independent research study, and are permitted by their organisations to manage grants and supervise key personnel.

Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards

Postdoctoral fellowship awards are intended for young researchers in their final stages of mentored training. These awards fund projects in an established laboratory that will serve as the basis for the applicant’s own independent research career.

  • Award Amount: USD $200,000 (approx. AUD $275,000)
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Young researchers in the final stages of mentored training may apply. Research must be carried out at a non-profit organisation or institution

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