Category: BRI Awards & Funding

Faculty Career Development Awards

Due Friday, February 17, 2023

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.


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.

Fund to Sustain Research Excellence

The Brigham Research Institute has developed the Fund to Sustain Research Excellence designed to offer interim support to independent investigators who submitted a non-mentored NIH grant application that was reviewed but missed the funding payline. Recipients will be chosen based on need and merit.

2023 BRIght Futures Prize Request for Proposals

The BRIght Futures Prizes support investigators across the Brigham Research Institute (BRI) as they work to
answer provocative questions or solve grand problems. This Fund, which is supported philanthropically, and
the work it sponsors advances the mission of the BRI by catalyzing the kind of innovative translational
research that is only possible at an academic medical center, where basic researchers and clinicians
work side by side.