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Senior Scientist Awards

To provide funding to outstanding scientists who have already demonstrated a sustained, high level of productivity in research.

Number Awarded: Varies each year.

Duration: 5 years.

Deadline: January, May, or September of each year.

Eligibility: This program is open to senior scientists who have a distinguished record of original research contributions, long-term support from a funding institute or center, and peer-reviewed grant support at the time of the award. Applications may be submitted on behalf of candidates by domestic, non-federal organizations, public or private. Minorities and women are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents.

Contact Information:
National Institutes of Health
Division of Extramural Outreach and Information Resources
Attn: GrantsInfo
6701 Rockledge Drive, Suite 6095
Bethesda, MD 20892
Fax: 301/480-8443