American Heart Assn. 2020 Transformational Project Award

Sponsor Deadline: 

Jan 22, 2020

Internal Deadline: 

Jan 15, 2020


American Heart Assn. AHA

UI Contact: 

The American Heart Association: Applicants must complete their applications within the AHA Grants@Heart system and, once finished, click on the Submit to Grants Officer option; this will release the application to the UI Division of Sponsored Programs DSP for review and submission to AHA.   
In order for DSP to do its part, applicants must be sure to:  

      a) Select Martin Scholtz as Grants Officer; select Audra Haddy as Fiscal Officer where prompted within the application form; and b) Complete the UI Routing Form/process to secure departmental and collegiate approvals at least five business days before the AHA submission deadline.
Contact the AHA by email  or by phone [214 360-6107, option 1] Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm CDT, with questions or to assist with the application process.

Questions from University of Iowa applicants may be directed to Mary Blackwood  phone: 335-3968, or Tracy Titus phone 335-3202, in the UI Division of Sponsored Programs DSP.
Program opportunities, deadlines and information links are provided below: 

All Applicants must have AHA Professional Membership. Effective with deadlines after June 1, 2018, each applicant, including a Predoctoral or Postdoctoral Fellowship applicant, must be an AHA Professional Member. Applicants may join or renew membership via the Grants@Heart application site. You may also join or renew by phoning the AHA at 301-223-2307 or 800-787-8984. Membership processing takes 3-5 days. Please do not wait until the application deadline to renew or join. For all new awards, awardees must maintain AHA Professional Membership for the entire term of funding. AHA awardees may use their AHA funding to pay AHA membership dues.

2020 Transformational Project Award
UIowa Completion/Routing deadline: January 15, 2020
Application Deadline: January 22, 2020

Supports highly innovative, high-impact projects that build on work in progress that could ultimately lead to critical discoveries or major advancements that will accelerate the field of cardiovascular and/or cerebrovascular research. Research deemed innovative may be built around an emerging paradigm, approaching an existing problem from a new perspective, or exhibit other uniquely creative qualities.