2020 nominations are open through August 21. This award recognizes postdoctoral fellows’ efforts in mentoring fellow postdocs, students or interns on research projects and/or career development. Fellows can be nominated by PIs, postdocs, students and/or research staff. Winners are awarded a cash award of $1,000 and recognized at the annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week in September.
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.
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.