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Funding Opportunities

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (AAO - HNS)

  • Resident Research Grants
  • Outcomes Research Small Project Grant
  • Earleen Elkins Research Training Award

CORE Research Grant Awards

The Academy and its Foundation are committed to the future well-being of our members and their patients. In an effort to strengthen research support in all areas of otolaryngology, the AAO-HNSF has joined forces with several senior societies to broaden research opportunities, and to streamline and enhance the research application and review process. The Centralized Otolaryngology Research Efforts (CORE) serves as a central clearinghouse and facilitator for otolaryngology-head and neck surgery research programs. Several granting mechanisms area available each year to fund one-year and two-year, non-renewable grants. Additional grants or new grants programs may be announced as more resources become available. Funding is subject to the receipt of sufficiently meritorious applications.

Letters of Intent are due Monday, December 16, 2013, midnight EST.  Applications are due Wednesday, January 15, 2014, midnight EST.

American Head and Neck Society

Young Investigator Award (with AAOHNS) -Open to fellows and assistant professors. Must be AHNS member (may be candidate member). To support research in neoplastic disease of the head and neck. Up to two years, $10,000 per year. Two awards available per year.

  1. Surgeon Scientist Career Development Award (with AAOHNS) - Open to surgeons beginning a clinician-scientist career track to support research in the pathogenesis, pathophysiology, diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of head and neck neoplastic disease. Two year, nonrenewable, $70,000 maximum total costs ($35,000 per year). One award available per year.

  2. Pilot Research Grant - Open for residents, fellows, junior faculty for pilot research in head and neck related topics. One year, non-renewable, $10,000 maximum total costs. One award available per year.

  3. Ballantyne Resident Research Grant - for best grant application by a resident, this award utilizes the same forms and guidelines as the pilot grant (above). One year, non-renewable, $10,000 maximum total costs. One award available per year. The top ranked pilot award will be honored as the Ballantyne award.

  4. AHNS-ACS Career Development Award - a two-year faculty career development award to head and neck surgeons. Must be member or candidate member of both ACS and AHNS. Must be within 5 years of completion of training, and be full-time faculty member. The award is to support clinical, basic science, or translational research in the study of neoplastic disease of the head and neck. The award is $40,000 per year for two years to support the research and is not renewable thereafter.

American Neurotology Society

  • Herbert Silverstein Award

American Hearing Research Foundation

  • Wiley Harrison Memorial Research Grant (otology, neurotology)

American Laryngological Association

  • ALVRE Grant 

American Society for Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO)

  • Research Grant 

The Triological Society

  • Research Training Grant

American Rhinological Society

  • Resident Grant

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