Award Opportunities for Faculty-2017

NAME of AWARD DEADLINE DESCRIPTION
American college of Allergy Immunology and Asthma 7/15/2017 The 2017 award application cycle is complete. The 2018 award cycle will open July 15, 2017.  At that time, available awards will be also be announced.
PIVOT- Health Science Funding current opportunities  PIVOT, A comprehensive, editorially maintained database of funding opportunities worth an estimated $33 billion….  
http://www.vanderbilt.edu/osp/pages/view/page/communityofscience 
American Association for Cancer Research This site provides descriptions of multiple awards with various deadlines
ANTIMICROBIAL RESEARCH AWARD
ASM's premier award in antimicrobial research.
6/9/2016 The nominee must be actively engaged in research involving development of new agents, investigation of antimicrobial action or resistance to antimicrobial agents, and/or the pharmacology, toxicology or clinical use of those agents.
American Society for Cell Biology Various dates The ASCB recognizes worthy scientists at various levels with a variety of prestigious awards (see below) that are presented at the annual meeting. In addition, travel and childcare awards are offered to selected applicants to attend the annual meeting. U.S.-based minority students and scientists and others at minority-serving institutions are also eligible for Visiting Professorship and other mentored courses or summer research opportunities.
AACR Distinguished Lecture on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities Aug-Sep 2017 The AACR Distinguished Lecture on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities, funded by Susan G. Komen® recognizes an investigator whose novel and significant work has had or may have a far-reaching impact on the etiology, detection, diagnosis, treatment or prevention of cancer health disparities. The recipient of the award will receive a $5,000 honorarium and present a 45-minute lecture at the Tenth Annual AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved.
VU Chancellor's Award Call for nominations Apr 2018 The Chancellor’s Awards for Research recognize excellence in research, scholarship, or creative expression. All tenured and tenure-track members of the Vanderbilt faculty are eligible for consideration. 
Microbiology Society 6/7/2018 The Society awards a range of prizes in recognition of significant contributions to microbiology. Nominations for these awards are invited from the membership each year.
All ASM Awards 6/9/2018 General announcement for American Society for Microbiology
ASM GRADUATE MICROBIOLOGY TEACHING AWARD 6/9/2018 The nominee must be currently teaching microbiology in a recognized college or university, with a substantial portion of his or her time during the past five years devoted to teaching graduate students in microbiology, and a minimum of 10 years total teaching experience. The nominee may have engaged in research or other concerns, provided that teaching graduate students remained a substantial activity.
ASM LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
ASM's premier award for sustained contributions to the microbiological sciences.
6/9/2018 Nominations will be considered without updating for three years. Self-nominations and more than one nomination per nominee will not be accepted. Only one nominating form and two references are accepted per nomination. The nominator and references may not share employers and may not be in the same academic department as the nominee.
ELI LILLY AND COMPANY-ELANCO RESEARCH AWARD
 
6/9/2018 ASM's oldest and most prestigious prize, it rewards fundamental research of unusual merit in microbiology or immunology by an individual who has not reached his/her 45th birthday.
MAURICE HILLEMAN/MERCK AWARD
 
6/9/2018 ASM’s premier award for major contributions to pathogenesis, vaccine discovery, vaccine development, and/or control of vaccine-preventable diseases.
MERCK IRVING S. SIGAL MEMORIAL AWARDS
 
6/9/2018 Recognize and award excellence in basic research in medical microbiology and infectious diseases.
ASM YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARDS
 
6/9/2018 Recognize and reward early career scientists for research excellence and potential in microbiology and infectious disease.
ELI LILLY AND COMPANY-ELANCO RESEARCH AWARD 6/9/2018 ASM's oldest and most prestigious prize, it rewards fundamental research of unusual merit in microbiology or immunology by an individual on the threshold of his or her career. 
Society for Leukocyte Biology  Mar-Jun 2018 General annnouncement. Multiple awards listed in table
Dolph O Adams Award 6/26/2018 Recognizes excellence in the area of cellular and molecular mechanisms of host defense and inflammation. Intended for junior/mid-career candidates.
G. Jeanette Thorbecke Award 6/26/2018 Recognizes a deserving young female investigator. Awardee will be selected from junior faculty (holding a faculty position for fewer than 5 years)
Women and Diversity Paper of the Year 6/26/2017 Qualifying SLB members that have published first-author, corresponding-author or senior-author paper within last 5 years are invited to apply for this award.
SLB Presidential Awards 6/26/2017 The SLB Presidential Awards are divided into two categories, one for junior faculty and postdoctoral scholars, and another for students. See website for further requirements and details of the award.
SLB Travel Awards 6/26/2017 These grants will be made based on scientific merit and the availability of funds. Travel awards are for students, postdocs, and new junior faculty.
North American Vascular Biology Organization (2018) 7/8/2017 Includes Judah Folkman, Earl P Benditt and Springer Junior Investigator Awards
AACR Team Science Award 8/2/2017 The AACR Team Science Award will recognize an outstanding interdisciplinary research team for its innovative and meritorious science that has advanced or likely will advance our fundamental knowledge of cancer or a team that has applied existing knowledge to advance the detection, diagnosis, prevention or treatment of cancer.
AACR-CRI Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology 8/2/2017 The AACR-CRI Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology was established to honor the memory of the late Lloyd J. Old and will recognize an active scientist whose outstanding and innovative research in cancer immunology has had a far-reaching impact on the cancer field.
AACR G.H.A. Clowes Memorial Award 8/30/2017 The AACR and Eli Lilly and Company established this award in 1961 to honor Dr. G.H.A. Clowes, who was a founding member of the AACR and a research director of Eli Lilly. The Clowes Award recognizes an individual with outstanding recent accomplishments in basic cancer research.
American Society for Investigative Pathology 10/7/2017 Meritorious Award winners are selected by the ASIP Meritorious Awards Committee. Junior Faculty Travel Awards are selected competitively based on abstract submissions to the annual meeting and/or other scientific programs.
Jeffrey M. Hoeg Award for Basic Science & Clinical Research 10/16/2017 The award recognizes an established investigator in the prime of his/her career who has made an outstanding contribution to furthering understanding of the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis and/or the development of treatment strategies for its prevention through basic science and clinical research efforts.
AAI: American Association of Immunologists 11/3/2017 AAI Career Awards honor individuals for outstanding research and career achievements. Eight member and non-member career awards
American Cancer Society Research Professorship 2/1/2018 The American Cancer Society offers a limited number of grants to mid-career investigators who have made seminal contributions that have changed the direction of basic cancer research.

The Academy for Excellence in Education- The Geoffrey David Chazen Award for "Innovation in Medical Education"
3/20/2018 Please consider nominating deserving faculty for this Award. We look forward to your submissions. If you have any questions regarding the Geoffrey David Chazen Award, please contact the Academy Director, Neil Osheroff (neil.osheroff@vanderbilt.edu).
College of American Pathologists Meritorous Service Awards 3/31/2018 The College of American Pathologists' (CAP) Meritorious Service Awards Program acknowledges outstanding achievements and contributions to the specialty of pathology, to pathologists, to laboratory medicine, to patient care, to public service, and to the College.
Council on Functional Genomics and Translational Biology (FGTB) Medal of Honor 4/19/2018 The Council on Functional Genomics and Translational Biology (FGTB) Medal of Honor exemplifies a scientist that has made significant contributions to the field of functional genomics and translational biology. The winner of this yearly award must be an accomplished scientist whose work has transformed the ways in which the field thinks and approaches a particular niche in functional genomics and translational biology. The award will be given to an individual who during their career has dedicated international leadership in the area of functional genomics and translational biology.
Association for Molecular Pathology 6/1/2017 DEADLINE June 2017 -                         At the annual meeting, AMP honors individuals at various stages of their careers through several prestigious awards. Each year's award winners are announced online and in the November (Annual Meeting) issue of The Journal of Molecular DiagnosticsMost application deadlines are in June 2017.
AAAS Fellow 4/26/2018 A member whose efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications are scientifically or socially distinguished and who has been a continuous member for the four year period leading up to the year of nomination
American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 10/1/2017 Multiple awards2017 Awards closed. Check website for coming deadline
American Association for Cancer Research General announcement page
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology The first or last author must be within 10 years of an initial faculty (or equivalent) appointment. Authors should indicate, at the time of submission of the manuscript, their desire to be considered for the award.
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology The Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB) sponsors numerous honors for its members, including awards, lectures, travel grants to AHA meetings, and a medical student scholarship. Each of these  recognizes outstanding work of researchers, early career investigators, trainees, and medical students in the ATVB fields.
Conquer Cancer Foundation Grants and awards in the field of cancer research
Susan G. Komen Brinker Award for Sceintific Distinction The Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction recognizes pioneering work in breast cancer research and treatment.The Basic Science Award recognizes scientific discoveries or novel technologies have added substantively to our understanding of breast cancer and the intrinsic molecular processes that drive the disease, and/or whose work has bridged the gap between basic research and patient care.The Clinical Research Award is presented to a clinical or translational researcher who has advanced the identification of new prevention, detection or treatment approaches for breast cancer and promoted their incorporation into clinical care.