The purpose of this award is to provide transitional funding to enhance productivity and growth during the early critical years of an academic career when junior faculty must teach, do research, compete for grants, publish, and practice at the same time they may be assuming increased family or other responsibilities. The award provides $30,000 plus 15% overhead to support activities that contribute to the individual’s academic career development.
The Brigham Research Institute is pleased to offer microgrants, or personal expense defrayment grants. Typical awards are from $500 – $1,200, with exceptional proposals with up to 2 principal investigators eligible for a maximum of $2,500.
This award recognizes postdoctoral fellows’ efforts in mentoring other postdocs in research projects and/or career development. Fellows must be nominated by either a faculty member or fellow postdoc. Winners are awarded a travel grant of $1,000 and recognized at the annual Mentoring Circles Program Celebration in May.