HFSA Research Fellowship
Application Due Date Extended to April 1, 2013.
The Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) has established HFSA
RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS in heart failure. The purpose of the research
fellowship is to develop clinician-investigators in the field of heart failure.
The full-year fellowship is designed for individuals seeking
specialty education and research training in the area of heart failure.
At the time of award initiation, the awardee should have no more than
seven post doctoral years (excluding personal leave). Individuals
with faculty appointments (above Instructor level or no more than three years at the Assistant Professor level for nursing applicants) are not eligible
for this fellowship award. The individual may not have another
similar fellowship award from another organization at the same time.
During the period of this award the recipient must devote no less
than 80% of his/her time to research activities in heart failure.
Preference will be given to those whose research is a bridge or can
be translated into the clinical care of patients with heart failure.
Candidates who have a doctoral degree in medicine, osteopathy, or
nursing may apply. Candidates shall have been - and shall intend to
continue to be - directly involved in patient care. Awards will be
restricted to US and Canadian citizens and/or permanent residents.
Note: Only one application per research laboratory will be
considered for this award.
The amount to be awarded will be based on the submitted budget, up to
a maximum of $55,000 (USD). Up to $50,000 may be used for salary and fringe
benefits of the awardee. This amount must constitute no less than 80%
of the awardee's total compensation during the one-year award period.
The remaining funds ($11,000 maximum) can be used as follows: travel
to the HFSA annual meeting ($1,500 maximum), salaries of technical
personnel essential to the conduct of the project, lab supplies,
animals, volunteer subject costs, publication costs, and biomedical
Application Due Date Extended: April 1, 2013 (receipt date)
Obtain an Application
Download the application (PDF 526 KB)
How to Submit an Application
Submissions are accepted by:
- E-mail: HFSA Research Fellowship
- U.S. Mail:
Heart Failure Society of America
Attn: Fellowship Research Application
5425 Wisconsin Avenue - Suite 600
Chevy Chase, MD 20815