Resident Research Grant: Application and Eligibility Fact Sheet


The prinicpal investigator must be a first- or second-year Family Medicine resident and a member of the AAFP at the time of application.

How to Apply

Important Note: It is required that resident researchers seek guidance from a local mentor with experience in Family Medicine research for the development of the protocol and assistance during the project. The mentor will be required to sign the proposal along with the applicant.

Submission Deadline

The Resident Research Grant Program is on hold through 2018.

Review Process

  1. Submitted application first receives an administrative review to verify that it has been properly prepared and completed. Only applications that adhere to the application instructions will be reviewed and considered.
  2. After the administrative review, fully prepared applications are submitted to the Research Committee (RC) for review and ranking.
  3. Recommendations for grant funding are made by the RC and the formal awarding of grants is done by the AAFP Foundation Board of Trustees.
  4. Feedback provided from the RC to applicants whose submissions are not funded.


For more information contact Sharon Hunt or call (800) 274-2237, ext. 4474.

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