Funding research that leads to the prevention and cure of
asthma and allergic and immunologic disease



Faculty Development Award

Grant Program

This mentored award provides $240,000 in funding over a three-year period and is intended to support the development of careers in Allergy and Immunology. Multiple awards will be made to further the development of junior faculty into independent investigators by funding excellent research that leads to the prevention and cure of asthma and allergic and immunologic diseases.

Our goal is to grant four Faculty Development Awards in 2020 with funds raised through the 2019 Grow Allergy and Immunology Now - GAIN - Campaign. Your support in 2019 will lead to more research in 2020. Please consider making a gift today!      


2020 Faculty Development Award Timeline

July 8, 2019 Letter of Intent Period Opens
September 3, 2019 Deadline for Letters of Intent to be Submitted
October 9, 2019 Invitation from Grant Review Committee for Full Applications
November 15, 2019 Full Application Deadline
January 2020 Grantee Notification

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. The awards will be publicly announced at the 2020 AAAAI Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Award recipients are notified in January.


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 below. 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.


AAAAI Foundation Online Application Process

Applicants are requested to upload their application as one single file.

If you have questions about the application process or other AAAAI Grants and Awards, contact Sabine Gifford or (414) 272-6071.