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Faculty Development Award

Grant Program Overview

Each Faculty Development Award provides a minimum of $240,000 in funding over a three-year period. These mentored awards are given to further the development of junior faculty into independent investigators by funding excellent research that will strengthen the A/I specialty and ultimately lead to happier & healthier patients.

The AAAAI Foundation is committed to increasing ethnic and racial diversity in the A/I field, and strongly encourages minority applicants to apply. Further, the AAAAI Foundation is committed to geographic diversity in the A/I field, and strongly encourages applications from diverse geographic areas, especially those where few AAAAI Foundation grants have been awarded.

The 2022 Faculty Development Award program opened July 6, 2021.

Application Process - Now Open

Sign into the award system by clicking the link below to receive more information about eligibility and the award process. Applicants are requested to upload their application as one single file.

Submission Information

To access the award applications, you will need your member log-in information. Applications are submitted online by clicking the Application Website link above. The submission site closes at 11:59 pm CT on the award deadline date.

AAAAI Foundation awards are administered by the AAAAI Grant Review Committee under the auspices of the AAAAI Foundation. Award candidates are selected at the discretion of the committee with the approval of the AAAAI Foundation Council and the AAAAI Board of Directors. On occasion, if too few applications are submitted, the AAAAI Foundation will issue a new call for applications with an extended deadline. In rare circumstances, an award may not be presented if an insufficient number of quality applications are received.

Selection Process

Award recipient decisions are made by the AAAAI Foundation Council in consultation with the AAAAI Board of Directors. These decisions are based upon the recommendations of the AAAAI Grant Review Committee. Award applicants and recipients are notified in January.

Questions? If you have questions about the application process or other AAAAI Grants and Awards, please email


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