Applicants should be able to start work on the project upon successful execution of the contract and receipt of all applicable research approvals. The proposed research should be completed within a 24-month period. Award recipients will be required to provide the Steering Committee with written progress reports at agreed 6-month intervals. In addition, the mentor will also be required to provide a brief written progress report at agreed 6-month intervals.
All applicants need to be supported by the institution hosting the research. An authorized signatory will be required for the submission of the proposal.
To submit a proposal, an applicant must first download a proposal submission form (which includes guidelines for submission). After completing the form, it must be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Approvals and declines will be provided to the applicants within 30 days of the final selection meeting.
Applicants should have a demonstrated career interest, as well as an early record of research and achievement in CF. Additionally they must meet the following criteria:
For-profit organizations are not allowed to apply to the CF RIA program (e.g. pharmaceutical companies, homecare companies, health maintenance organizations, etc.). The exceptions are research laboratories and academic institutions that may exist as part of a hospital that is run for profit.
If in doubt about eligibility, candidates should contact the CF RIA Program Manager.