The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) is host to a number of scholarships, including the career development award. This award is designed to assist those who are newly pursuing their career path with funding to perform diabetes- related research.
This gives qualified scientists the chance to not only perform industry research but to also establish themselves within areas that reflect the JDRF research emphasis areas.
There is not a citizenship requirement for this award and research can be conducted at foreign or domestic locations, so individuals around the globe are able to apply.
Additionally, applicants must have an academic, faculty-level position at the time of application. To apply students must submit a proposal which includes the following:
- Research Plan
- Future Career Plan Statement
- Recommendation References
- Institutional Assurance
The JDRF career development award is granted in the amount of $150,000 for up to 5 years. At the end of each year of funding, awardees must provide a progress report.
You can find more information and how to apply for the JDRF Career Development Award here.