Grants & Funding

CARRA-Arthritis Foundation Mentored Career Development Award

Application portal opens January 14, 2022.

The CARRA-Arthritis Foundation Career Development Award is intended to support an early career investigator (fellow or junior faculty within 7 years of completing fellowship) who demonstrates promise in developing an independent research career.

Project Period Length: 3 years

Max Funding Amount: $375,000 total ($125,000 per year)

Grant Availability: 1 award


2022 Spring Cycle Deadlines:

  • DSSC/RROC requests due: January 1, 2022
    • Only applies to applications intending to utilize CARRA Registry data/CARRA-related data and/or samples, and to applications proposing the collection of new data and/or biosamples.
  • Letters of Intent due: January 14, 2022
  • Application portal opens: January 14, 2022
  • Application portal closes: February 15, 2022, 11:59 PM (CST)

CARRA-Arthritis Foundation Career Development Grant Required Submission Materials

  • Letter of Intent (LOI)
  • Project Summary/Abstract
  • Lay Summary
  • Project Timeline
  • Specific Aims
  • Research Plan
  • References
  • Career Development Plan
  • Budget Table
  • Budget Justification
  • NIH-formatted Biosketches for Principal Investigator and all Co-Investigators
  • Letters of Support
    • Letter from primary mentor detailing her/his role in the project and career development plan
    • Letter from division chief documenting that % effort is available, and confirming investigator salary
    • Letters from secondary mentors and key collaborators are encouraged
  • Research Assurances
  • Appendix

More information coming soon!