Faculty scholars are competitively selected across all disciplines and degree types for merit and innovation of their science. Stepping stone to NIH/CTSA KL2 career development award and/or individual K. Weekly work-in-progress supplements mentored training.
Scholars who apply to VFRS may be considered for other K12 programs if their work fits a program’s focus and requirements. Applications are ranked by the selection committee in March and scholars are seated on a rolling basis as current scholars receive extramural awards and come off the program.
With your chair’s permission, any faculty researcher who has not already received a career development or large independent (R01 or equivalent) award may be considered for the Scholars Program. Projects may be basic, translational, or clinical research. Applicants may be from VU, VUMC, or Meharry Medical College.
Survey of Intent due January 16.
Once your department chair approves, email the program manager to request a survey. Complete and submit this no later than January 16, 5:00 PM Central Time.
Application Package due February 15.
Applications must be received by 5:00 PM Central Time.
All materials must be emailed to the program manager in a single PDF document ordered as below. The program manager will not compile applications.
Instructions & Due Dates
View instructions detailing all the required items for the application.
~ VFRS Mentor