Mathilde Krim Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research

Request for Proposals: Mathilde Krim Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research

Please see the compete RFP at

DEADLINE: Letter of Intent no later than Thursday, May 14, 2015, 3PM EDT

Maximum Funding: $150,000 including maximum 10% indirect costs; salary support limited to $100K direct costs for the two-year period.

Two-year performance period: October 1, 2015 — September 30, 2017

Submission of a Krim Fellowship Letter of Intent (LOI) is an online process. Take the following steps to request web portal log-in credentials and LOI forms and instructions:

· CLICK HERE to download the request form.

· Complete the form and email it to grantapps. It is strongly suggested that you request log-in credentials and LOI materials no later than 12:30 PM EDT on May 13, 2015.

Log-in credentials are not interchangeable. Each potential applicant must send a separate request for forms.

The goal of amfAR’s Mathilde Krim Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research is to:

  • Facilitate the exceptional postdoctoral researcher’s transition to a productive and independent long-term career in HIV/AIDS research.
  • Support two years of postdoctoral basic biomedical research (phase I).
  • Provide the possibility of one additional year of research funding during the first year of an independent research position (phase II).

Applicants must conduct basic biomedical research on HIV/AIDS to be considered for funding in this program.


Applicants must:

  • Hold a research or clinical doctorate completed between three and six years prior to April 17, 2015*
  • Be positioned to secure an independent research position no later than March 2018
  • Be mentored by an experienced investigator at the same U.S. or international nonprofit research institution who: (a) is qualified to oversee the proposed research; (b) has successfully supervised postdoctoral fellows; and (c) is at the associate professor level or higher.
  • Be the main author on significant publications in leading international peer-reviewed journals
  • Have made oral and poster presentations at major scientific conferences and meetings

*The three to six year period for applicants who have earned only an M.D. begins with the date they finished their internship.

If you have difficulty accessing the RFP or downloading the forms, please contact grantapps.

amfAR grants are made to nonprofit organizations worldwide. Applicant fellows and mentors need not be U.S. citizens, and there are no restrictions as to age, color, creed, gender, medical condition, handicap, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, marital status, or sexual orientation.

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