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Spring 2021 FAER Grant Cycle Dates

  • Applications open: December 1, 2020
  • Applications due: February 15, 2021
  • Award notifications: May, 2021
  • Earliest possible start date: July 1, 2021
Application Information

FAER accepts applications for the Mentored Research Training Grant, Research in Education Grant, and Research Fellowship Grant twice a year during the Spring and Fall grant cycles. Those interested in applying for these grants should review the current FAER Grant Instructions. The Spring grant application cycle is open from December 1 through February 15. The Fall application cycle is open from June 1 through August 15.

FAER accepts applications for the Transition to Independence Grant and GEMSSTAR Grant on a rolling basis. Those interested in applying for these grants should contact FAER staff at FAER@faer.org for more information.

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Evaluation and Selection

Members of the American Society of Anesthesiologists Committee on Research evaluate FAER grant applications for scientific merit. Evaluations are based on National Institutes of Health criteria and methods. Written critiques are shared with all applicants.

The FAER Board of Directors awards grants based on the application’s final score, provided by the ASA Committee on Research. The number of grants awarded each year is dependent on available funding.

ASA Committee on Research
The ASA Committee on Research reviews Mentored Research Training Grant, Research Fellowship Grant, Research in Education Grant and Transition to Independence Grant applications.