Obesity Society Grants

Obesity Society Grants

Questions about the grants? Please email: grantsandawards@obesity.org.  

The Obesity Society's grants program demonstrates our commitment to promote, reward, and encourage research in the field of obesity.

 

2017

The Obesity Society’s Grants Program – Call for Letters of Intent

The Obesity Society is pleased to announce the 2017 grants to be awarded this year. The grants program demonstrates our commitment to promote, reward, and encourage research in the field of obesity. The grants program will be administered in 2 sessions. The first announcement will be made March 15th and the second announcement will be May 1st.

All applicants must be TOS members. An applicant cannot receive more than one award or grant within a given calendar year.

Members of The Obesity Society are encouraged to apply by sending in their Letters of Intent by the deadline of April 14, 2017 for the following grants:

Early Career Research Grants

Early Career Research Grant (ECRG) – The Early-Career Research program funds studies proposed by new investigators who have completed their doctorate within the past 5 years with a PhD or 8 years with an MD. One grant will be funded up to $25,000 for a 1-year pilot study.

Please click here for additional information and how to apply for the 2017 Early Career Research Grant.

Early Career Grant Challenge

Early Career Grant Challenge (ECGC) – The winner receives a $25,000 research grant based on presentation of a research idea during The Obesity Society’s Opening Session at ObesityWeek. Four to five finalists will receive a $1,500 travel grant to attend ObesityWeek to present their oral arguments to a panel of judges and the audience.

 

Please click here for additional information and how to apply for the 2017 Early Career Grant Challenge.

 

Contact Us

Please contact us at 301-563-6526 or grantsandawards@obesity.org if you have any questions.