American Heart Assn. Programs with Autumn 2017 Deadlines: Predoctoral, Postdoctoral, Career Development - deadlines depend on program

Sponsor Deadline: 

Dec 4, 2017

Internal Deadline: 

Oct 26, 2017


American Heart Association AHA

UI Contact: 

The American Heart Association AHA is accepting applications for programs listed below with November and December deadlines. 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 Daniel Reed as Grant 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.

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



Undergraduate Student Fellowship Program (Institutional Award)  
This institutional award is designed to provide meaningful research experiences to undergraduate college students.  
UIowa Completion/Routing deadline September 27, 2017
AHA deadline
October 4, 2017



AHA Predoctoral Fellowship

Helps students initiate careers in cardiovascular and stroke research by providing research assistance and training.
Career Stage: Gaining credentials – doctoral student
UIowa Completion/Routing deadline October 25, 2017
AHA deadline
November 1, 2017


AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship – est. Nov. 2, 2017 deadline

Helps trainees initiate careers in cardiovascular and stroke research while obtaining significant research results under the supervision of a sponsor or mentor; supports individuals before they are ready for some stage of independent research.
Career Stage: Directed step - postdoctoral fellow 
UIowa Completion/Routing deadline October 26, 2017
AHA deadline November 2, 2017


Career Development Award

Supports highly promising healthcare and academic professionals, in the early years of their first professional appointment, to explore innovative questions or pilot studies that will provide preliminary data and training necessary to assure the applicant’s future success as a research scientist in the field of cardiovascular and stroke research.

UIowa Completion/Routing deadline November 27, 2017
AHA deadline December 4, 2017


Details are yet to be announced for the following upcoming award programs (as of 9/14/2017):

-  Collaborative Sciences Award –   LOI deadline November 1, 2017

-  Innovative Project Award – December 11, 2017 deadline

-  Transformational Project Award – January 16, 2018 deadline