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The 2021 Research Program Portfolio is now open and accepting letters of intent (LOIs).

2021 ATS Research Program Grant Opportunities

ATS Unrestricted Grants

Apply for unrestricted grant support. Up to five (5) unrestricted grants will be awarded in 2021. One (1) grant will be awarded in each of the three pillars: pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. The remaining grants will be awarded to the top-scoring projects regardless of the submitted category. 
Deadline for letters of intent (LOIs) is Tues, Sept 14, 2021

ATS Diversity Grant

This grant supports a diverse applicant in an unrestricted research grant in pulmonary, critical care, or sleep medicine. Applicants will apply through the ATS Unrestricted Grant mechanism and indicate on the application they meet eligibility and would like to be considered for the ATS Diversity Grant.
Deadline for letters of intent (LOIs) is Tues, Sept 14, 2021.

ATS Nursing Research Grant

This grant supports licensed registered nurses with a PhD interested in research in the areas of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.
Deadline for letters of intent (LOIs) is Tues, Sept 14, 2021.

Partner Grants

These grants are offered in partnership with ATS Research Program's partners to support disease-specific research grants.
Deadline for letters of intent (LOIs) is Tues, Sept 14, 2021

CHEST Foundation and ATS Research Grant in COVID-19 and Diversity

Applications must address clinical (hospital or outpatient) or community-related aspects of COVID-19 that focus on an underrepresented minority (URM) patient group.
Deadline for applications is Friday, April 16, 2021
*Administered by the CHEST Foundation

This grant is no longer accepting applications.

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