Other Funding & Research Opportunities

Advanced Research Training in Otolaryngology Program - University of Michigan Health System

Post-Residency Research Fellowships

July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016
July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017

The Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery is currently seeking candidates for one-year of research training fellowships in Otolaryngology. Both basic science and clinical research projects are possible. Eligible candidates will have completed (or with projected completion of) residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery prior to July 1, 2015. This program has provided research training with internationally recognized faculty for over 20 years.  One position is available per year, and is renewable. 

Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident holding a green card.

Visit the Advanced Research Training in Otolaryngology Program website to learn more.

Marci M. Lesperance, MD, FACS, FAAP
Training Grant Program Director
1540 E. Hospital Drive
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-4241
(734) 936-4934
Fax (734) 763-7802

Association of Migraine Disorders (AMD) Offering Research Grants
Many possible migraine-related symptoms of the head and neck, such as balance disorders and sinus pressure, are overlooked or mistreated. Not enough is known about migraine disease. The AMD believes the next generation of otolaryngologists should be the leaders in diagnosis, treatment, research and teaching of this condition. Learn more
  • Resident Research Grant in the amount of $5,000 per year.
  • Migraine Disorders Research Grant in the amount of $50,000 USD for research professionals

Letter of intent deadline is November 25 with applicants being notified by Dec 9 if they will be passed through and full applications due Jan 15. Grantees will be announced in March. If you have questions regarding the grants, please contact grants@migrainedisorders.org.

Hearing Health Foundation Call for Applications

Hearing Health Foundation (formerly Deafness research Foundation ) is a national source of private funding for research in hearing and balance science, awards grants up to $30,000 per year to researchers to conduct novel investigations of auditory and vestibular function and dysfunction. Research proposals in hearing and balance science, including those for basic, translational, and applied clinical research, will be considered. HHF wishes to stimulate research that leads to a continuing and independently fundable line of research. Learn more

Action on Hearing Loss

Action on Hearing Loss, formerly known as the Royal National Institute for Deaf People, and based in the UK, has provided support for people with hearing loss and tinnitus for 100 years. The organization has many focus areas, including supporting high-quality biomedical research. Their goal is to accelerate the development of medical treatments to prevent hearing loss, restore hearing and silence tinnitus. For more information on their funding schemes visit www.actiononhearinglosss.org.uk/researchfunding

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The NIH Common Fund (formerly the NIH Roadmap) encourages collaboration and supports a series of exceptionally high impact, trans-NIH programs. These programs are supported by the Common Fund, and managed by the NIH Office of the Director in partnership with the various NIH Institutes, Centers and Offices. Additional information about the NIH Common Fund can be found at http://commonfund.nih.gov.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) –"The Nation's Medical Research Agency" – includes 27 Institutes and Centers and is a component of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is the primary federal agency for conducting and supporting basic, clinical and translational medical research, and it investigates the causes, treatments and cures for both common and rare diseases. For more information about NIH and its programs, visit here. If you are looking for the very latest funding opportunities published in the "NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts", you can now get them in RSS format as well. Point your news aggregator to http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/newsfeed/fundingopps.xml and you will find the very latest RFAs, PAs and Notices to be published each week. This list is "up to the minute", so you know you will always be up to date. 

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