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Vanderbilt-wide limited submission opportunity: Brain Research Foundation Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program

Oct. 19, 2016—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) is anticipating the opportunity to nominate one candidate for the Brain Research Foundation Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program for 2017.

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Vanderbilt-wide limited submission opportunity: Mallinckrodt Scholar Program

Oct. 19, 2016—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) is anticipating the opportunity to nominate two candidates for the Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation Scholar Award Program for 2017.

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VU-VUMC Limited submission opportunity: Pew-Stewart Scholars Program

May. 10, 2016—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center may nominate one candidate for the 2017 Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research Program. This program supports assistant professors of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of a cure for cancer.

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Limited submission opportunity: W.M. Keck Foundation

May. 3, 2016—Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center may each nominate one candidate for the W.M. Keck Foundation Medical Research Program and one candidate for the Science and Engineering Program for 2016.

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University-wide limited submission opportunity: American Diabetes Association

Mar. 30, 2016—Vanderbilt may nominate one Medical Center and one university candidate for the 2015 Pathway to Stop Diabetes awards competition.

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Nominations sought for 2016 David Mahoney Neuroimaging Program

Dec. 21, 2015—Vanderbilt University may nominate one candidate for the 2016 David Mahoney Neuroimaging Program. This award provides $200,000 over three years for projects aimed at improving human brain and brain-immune functioning to promote health and to prevent and treat disease.

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Five candidates sought for Runyon Cancer Clinical Investigator Award

Nov. 13, 2015—Vanderbilt University may nominate five candidates for the 2016 Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Clinical Investigator Award.

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Candidates sought for Macy Foundation Faculty Scholars Program

Nov. 13, 2015—Vanderbilt University may nominate one candidate each from the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing for the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation’s Faculty Scholars Program.

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Nominations sought for 2016 Mary Kay Foundation Cancer Research Grant

Nov. 13, 2015—Vanderbilt University may nominate one candidate for the Mary Kay Foundation Translational Cancer Research Grant program for 2016.

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University-wide limited submission opportunity: Mallinckrodt Scholar Program

Oct. 27, 2015—Vanderbilt University may nominate two candidates for the Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation Scholar Award Program for 2016.

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University-wide limited submission opportunity: Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Award

Oct. 22, 2015—Vanderbilt University may nominate one candidate for the Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Award Program for 2016. This award provides $550,000 over five years for young investigators involved in research for the cure and treatment of diseases in the fields of cancer, immunology and neuroscience.

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New deadline: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation New Directions Fellowship

Jul. 21, 2015—Vanderbilt may nominate one candidate for the 2015 New Directions Fellowship competition. The program is intended to enable strong scholars in the humanities to work on problems that interest them most and at an appropriately advanced level of sophistication.

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