Research Stimulation Grants
Research Stimulation Grants award up to $7,500 for projects of six months to one year's duration. This grant program is intended to:
- Support research of value to the practicing physician
- Encourage proposals by junior investigators
- Fund pilot studies
Congratulations to Our Recent Recipients
Marhaf Al Achkar, MD, Indianapolis University, Department of Family Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana. Residents as Teachers Instructions (1-page PDF file)
Ying Zhang, MD, University of Washington Family Medicine, Seattle, Washington. Reproductive Health in Somali Refugees: Exploring women's views on birth spacing and modern contraception to inform culturally sensitve patient centered counseling (1-page PDF file)
Provides information on submission deadlines, what we fund, eligibility, the review process, etc.
How to Apply
Research Stimulation Grant applications are accepted twice a year. The biannual deadlines are:
If the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the application is due on the following work day.
Guiding Principles for AAFP Foundation Research Grants (1-page PDF file) -- These principles are used by the Research Committee and reviewers to focus the deliberation of the proposals and the determination of the grants.
Instructions: Research Stimulation Grants (6-page PDF file) -- Detailed instructions for completing the Research Stimulation Grant application form
Application: Research Stimulation Grants (3-page Word file) -- Required application form which must be completed and submitted by the application deadline
To view and/or download Research Stimulation Grant abstracts please click on the above link.
For more information contact Sharon Hunt
or call (800) 274-2237, ext. 4474.