|Burroughs Wellcome Fund: Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (CASI)|
|OSP Deadline||Four days before the deadline.|
|Funding Agency Deadline||
This program is no longer limited.
|Funding or Award Criteria||“Candidates are expected to draw from their training in a scientific field other than biology to propose innovative approaches to answer important questions in the biological sciences…Proposals that include experimental validation of theoretical models are particularly encouraged. …Candidates must have completed at least 12 months but not more than 48 months of postdoctoral research at the time of application. No exceptions to this requirement will be made.”|
|Applicable Field(s)||“…mathematics, physics, chemistry (physical, theoretical, or computational), computer science, statistics, or engineering. Exceptions will be made only if the applicant can demonstrate significant expertise in one of these areas, evidenced by publications or advanced course work.”|
|Number of Nominees Allowed||2 (+ a 3rd if female + a 4th if a member of underrepresented minority group)|
|Required Internal Review Documents||
Each academic dean and VPR ORU director may submit a maximum of two nominations for this program for internal review. Deans or directors will submit electronically the following: 1) dean, director or department chair’s letter of nomination; 2) nominee’s CV; 3) proposal summary; and 4) research plan.
|Notes||Ensure that nominees meet ALL Candidate Eligibility Guidelines posted on Burroughs Wellcome Fund Web site. Please note BW requirements (e.g., letters of support) beyond those required for internal review.
BWF is not accepting applications for this program during the 2009-2010 cycle.
|Nominee(s) Selected to Advance|