Vallee Scholars in Biomedical Research 2022
|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:||October 04, 2021|
|Subject:||Vallee Scholars in Biomedical Research 2022|
|Deadline for Internal Review:||October 29, 2021|
Recognizing that outstanding, early career, independent investigators are the source for future advances in the biomedical sciences and appreciating that flexible funding for basic research is needed, the Vallee Foundation will once again accept nominations for Vallee Scholar Awards. The Vallee Foundation welcomes nominations for outstanding scientists regardless of race or gender but is mindful of the lack of diversity within the scientific research community as a whole and is committed to furthering the careers of historically under-represented minorities.
It is expected that Vallee Scholars will be engaged in bold and innovative research. During the grant period, the Vallee Scholar will be invited to two biennial Vallee Scholars Meetings and, in alternate years, to two Vallee Summer Symposia and will be asked to present his/her research on at least one of these occasions.
Amount per Award: $340,000
Duration of Award: 4 Years
Number of Awards: 6 in 2021
The candidate must have received his/her PhD/MD or other professional degree within 10 years of the Application Deadline and, by the same date, should have been in an independent research position (tenure track or equivalent) for 6 years or fewer.
The Vallee Foundation has no restrictions on nominees having received other grant funding.
UW-Madison is allowed to submit 1 nomination.
Internal Competition Application Instructions
Applications for Internal Review
To submit your application, attach a single PDF to an email to: email@example.com
Please include the following:
- Complete Curriculum Vitae. Include degree information, all positions held,
research support (institutional and external), awards, and publications.
- 3 page Research Proposal.
The proposal should include:
c) Specific Aims
d) Brief introduction/survey of the field
e) Proposed research, including preliminary results
Cited literature can be appended as separate pages.
Nominations are due to The Vallee Foundation by December 01, 2021. Applications are due to The Vallee Foundation by February 01, 2022.