SponsorBurroughs Wellcome Fund
The Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS) is a highly competitive program that provides awards over five years for physician-scientists, who are committed to an academic career, to bridge advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training and the early years of faculty service. Proposals must be in the area of basic biomedical, disease-oriented, or translational research. Proposals in health services research or involving large-scale clinical trials are not eligible.
Competitive candidates for the CAMS award must have at least two years or more of postdoctoral research experience, be two years away from becoming an independent investigator, be a first author on at least one publication in a high impact top-tier journal, and have a significant. Candidates must hold an M.D., D.D.S., D.V.M., or D.O. degree. (read eligibility requirements)
Over five years
Eligibility Quiz. All applicants will be required to complete a web-based questionnaire assessing their eligibility to apply for this award. If eligibility criteria are met, applicants will be automatically directed to the web-based grant application
Please submit your application/proposal with an OR5 form to email@example.com
How To Apply
PI’s to submit electronically through the BWF website.
Information for Co-applicants
If you need to meet a deadline set by the lead institution for this opportunity, please ensure that you provide the Office of Research with at lead 5 days in advance of the lead institution’s deadline to review the application, or your proposed component of the project. Please be in touch with the ORS (contact information below ahead of the deadline if it looks like it will be difficult for you to submit all the required documentation on time (ie, budget, proposal, OR5 form).
For More Information
For more information, please go to the BWF website.