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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Mallinckrodt Foundation Grant 2020

To:Chairs and Administrators; Departments in the Biological Sciences; Associate Deans for Research; College/School Research Administrators
From:Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research & Graduate Education
Date:May 13, 2020
Subject:Mallinckrodt Foundation Grant 2020


Deadline for Internal Review:June 17, 2020

Project Description

The mission of the Foundation is to support early stage investigators engaged in basic biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease.

Amount per Award: $60,000 per year
Duration of Award: 3 Years
Number of Awards:  6 – 8


The funds are designed to provide faculty members who hold M.D. and/or Ph.D. degrees, and who are in the first to fourth year of a tenure-track position, with support to move the project forward to the point where R01 or other independent funding can be obtained.  Applicants with current R01 funding should not apply.

UW-Madison is allowed to submit 1 proposal.


Internal Competition Application Instructions

Applications for Internal Review

To submit your application, please email a single PDF to
Please include the following information:

  • Cover page with name, contact information, and title of the project
  • CV
  • Research project summary of no more than 4 pages providing a description of how the proposed project meets the goals of the solicitation

Sponsor Deadlines

Applications are due to Mallinckrodt Foundation by August 01, 2020.