Career Development Awards (diabetes worldwide)


The Career Development Awards from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) support early-career independent researchers in diabetes worldwide. The Career Development Award is intended for individuals at an early stage of their independent academic career. Researchers who have received their first faculty-level appointment less than 3 years before the submission date are eligible to apply for this award. The applicant must hold an academic faculty-level position (including assistant professor or equivalent) at the time of submission of the proposal, at a university, health science center, or comparable institution with strong, well-established research and training programs for the chosen area of interest.

The award is up to USD 200,000 per year, including indirect costs. These funds may be used for a research allowance, which can include a technician, supplies, equipment and travel up to USD 2,000 per year. The awards are renewable pending satisfactory progress up to a maximum of four years. Salary for additional research personnel is permitted. Requests for equipment, in years other than the first year, must be strongly justified. Salary requests must be consistent with the established salary structure of the applicant’s institution. Indirect costs (excluding equipment) may not exceed 10% of subtotal direct costs.

Applications are due on July 6, 2023.


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