Funding Opportunities

All questions regarding these or any other funding opportunities should be directed to Susan Ruppert, (205) 975-0359 or


Extramural Funding Opportunities


Obesity Health Disparities Research Center
The UAB OHDRC invites applications for pilot feasibility studies that focus on any area of research related to obesity and health disparities. Pilot feasibility studies must address obesity and health disparities.

  • Deadline: LOI due Oct. 25, 2018


Mike Slive Foundation Pilot Grant Program in Prostate Cancer Research
Applications in all areas of research, including basic mechanisms, translational studies, clinical therapeutic interventions, public health and epidemiology, are encouraged. This award is intended to “seed” prostate cancer projects.

  • Applications should be emailed to Susan Ruppert.
  • Deadline: Oct. 26, 2018


ACS-IRG Junior Faculty Development Grant
This grant provides seed funding for the initiation of promising new laboratory-based research projects to obtain preliminary results that facilitate successful competition for a national research grant.


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