Research, Discovery & Innovation

Category: ORC Awards

Postdoc Scholars Award for Excellence in Mentoring

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

The purpose of this award is to provide transitional funding to enhance productivity and growth 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 15% overhead to support activities that contribute to the individual’s academic career development.

Research Staff Excellence Awards

Two awards of $1,000 are available. Research Assistants/Technicians and Clinical Research Coordinators at the Brigham are eligible to apply.

Microgrants

The Brigham Research Institute (BRI) and Office for Research Careers (ORC) are pleased to support the microgrants/personal expense defrayment grants pilot program.