American Heart Assn. Programs with October deadlines: Collaborative Sciences Award, Career Development Award, Established Investigator Award, Innovative Project Award - deadlines depend on program

Sponsor Deadline: 

Oct 22, 2019


American Heart Assn. AHA

UI Contact: 

The American Heart Association is accepting applications for 2020 programs with October deadlines, as listed below. 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 Collaborative Sciences Award 
The required Letter of Intent LOI must be submitted to your institution’s Grants Officer.
UIowa Completion/Routing deadline: October 1, 2019.  
Required Letter of Intent Due:  October 8, 2019
The combination and integration of studies may be inclusive of basic, clinical, population, behavioral, and/or translational research. Projects must include at least one Co-PI from a field outside cardiovascular disease and stroke.
Focus: Multidisciplinary research broadly related to cardiovascular function, cardiovascular disease, and stroke, or to related clinical, basic science, bioengineering, biotechnology, or public health problems.

2020 Career Development Award
UIowa Completion/Routing deadline: October 8, 2019
Application Deadline:  October 15, 2019
Supports highly promising healthcare and academic professionals, in the early years of one’s 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.

2020 Established Investigator Award
The required Letter of Intent LOI must be submitted to your institution’s Grants Officer.
UIowa Completion/Routing deadline: October 2, 2019.  
Required Letter of Intent Due:  October 10, 2019
Supports investigators (typically at associate professor level) with unusual promise and established records of accomplishments; candidates have a demonstrated commitment to cardiovascular or cerebrovascular science disciplines that support the AHA’s mission to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, as indicated by prior publication history and scientific accomplishments. 

2020 Innovative Project Award
The required Letter of Intent LOI must be submitted to your institution’s Grants Officer.
UIowa Completion/Routing deadline: October 15, 2019.  
Required Letter of Intent Due:  October 22, 2019
Supports highly innovative, high-impact research that could ultimately lead to critical discoveries or major advancements that will accelerate the field of cardiovascular and/or cerebrovascular research.

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