Category: Funding

BRI Community Program and Event Awards

Rolling Applications

This mechanism provides funding and limited BRI staffing to support collaborative research activities put forward by interdisciplinary groups within the BWH research community, including the existing BRI Research Centers and Programs. Examples include but are not limited to hosting research talks/symposia, workshops, poster sessions and networking events.

BWH PLC Travel Support for BWH Postdocs

Due Monday, April 15, 2024

BWH Postdoctoral Leadership Council (PLC) is happy to announce the availability of funds to support travel for BWH postdocs attending conferences. These awards will be administered biannually in the Fall and in the Spring. Awards will range from $500 – $1000, depending on the number of applications and the availability of funds. Funds may be applied to travel expenditures including transportation, accommodation, and registration fees.

BRI Pilot Funding Awards

The Brigham Research Institute (BRI) has made funds (up to $100,000) available in 2024 to support basic, clinical and translational projects/activities related to any scientific theme with the goal of obtaining preliminary data that will be used to apply for new funding from the National Institutes of Health, other federal and state grantors, foundations, industry and other granting agencies

Awards & Prizes Database

Awards & Prizes Database This page includes information about distinguished awards and prizes that may be of interest to investigators at the Brigham. This information was gathered from various foundations,

Postdoc Scholars Award for Excellence in Mentoring

Nominations accepted annually in July.

This award recognizes postdoctoral fellows’ efforts in mentoring fellow postdocs, students or interns on research projects and/or career development. Winners are awarded a cash award of $1,000 and recognized at the annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week in September.

Faculty Career Development Awards

Due Monday, February 26, 2024

This award is provides transitional funding during the early critical years of an academic career when junior faculty must teach, do research, compete for grants, publish, and practice at the same time they may be assuming increased family or other responsibilities. The award provides $30,000 plus 20% overhead. Priority is given to primary caregivers, faculty who are URM, or women faculty.

Research Staff Excellence Awards

Due Friday, February 17, 2023

Two awards of $1,000 are available. Research Assistants/Technicians and Clinical Research Coordinators (or similar) at the Brigham are eligible to apply. Does not include postdoctoral fellows.


Rolling application.

The Brigham Research Institute (BRI) and Office for Research Careers (ORC) are pleased to support this Microgrant program to support junior investigators with small awards (typically $500 – $1500) for a new scientific project, training, or collaboration not otherwise funded in their labs.