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Foundation Funding for Early Career Faculty: A workshop offered by The Office of Research & Corporate and Foundation Relations

Posted: 9/26/2017 (Local Events)

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Gerberding Hall 142
2:00 to 3:30 pm


The workshop will cover:

  • The focus of early career awards, how they differ from other funding opportunities and from each other
  • Funding opportunities designed to help faculty launch their careers
    • Packard Fellowships (science and engineering)
    • Sloan Fellowships (chemistry, computational or evolutionary molecular biology, computer science, economics, mathematics, neuroscience, ocean sciences, physics, or a related field)
    • Rita Allen Foundation Scholars (biomedical sciences)
    • Mallinckrodt Scholar Program (biomedical sciences)
    • Pew Scholars Program (biomedical sciences)
    • Searle Scholars program (biomedical sciences and chemistry)
    • Beckman Young Investigators (chemical and life sciences)
    • Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship (humanities)
    • Blavatnik (life sciences, physical sciences & engineering, chemistry)
  • Maximizing the role of each element
    • What your research statement needs to accomplish
    • What other application components need to accomplish
    • Choosing letter writers
  • The submission process
  • Review processes and criteria – varied audiences
  • How the UW’s limited submission opportunity (LSO) works  edu/research/funding/limited-submissions
  • Where to learn more and get support/other opportunities


Please RSVP your plans to attend to:



Caroline Harwood, PhD
Professor, Microbiology and Associate Vice Provost for Research

Kim Johnson-Bogart, PhD
Senior Director, Foundation Relations, Corporate and Foundation Relations

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Date: 10/04/2017

Time: 2:00-3:30 PM

Location: Gerberding Hall 142