Research Grants

 

Research Grants

Are you a clinical or non-clinical researcher in blood disorders? 

You may want to apply for one of three categories of EHA Research Grants! 

 

Clinical Non-Clinical Advanced Non-Clinical Junior
Funding per annum€ 80.000,- € 80.000,- € 50.000,-
Funding periodMax 2 yearsMax 2 yearsMax 2 years
Eligibility criteria applicant*MD’s with research experience and MD’s PhD’s. In absence of a PhD the MD degree must have been obtained no longer than 12 years prior to submitting the application.For non-medical scientists within 8 years after their PhD graduation or in the absence of a PhD, an MD that was obtained not longer than 12 years previous to the submission of the application. Exceptions must be justified.For non-medical scientists within 4 years after PhD graduation. Exceptions must be justified.

 

*The research grants are not aimed at established group leaders. Applications from individuals within two years from starting their first independent group leader position may be considered. 

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Topics of Researchclick to expand

Applications will be considered on any aspect of the study of hematology in its broadest sense including all subspecialties and including but not limited to molecular biology and biochemistry, virology, immunology, cell biology, epidemiology and diagnostic and therapeutic strategies.

Requirementsclick to expand

  • The applicant will have discussed the project with the relevant Head of Department at the institution where the research will be conducted, who will provide a letter stating that he/she approves the planned research project and would welcome the applicant in his/her department for a period of 2 years.
  • Applicants must be or become EHA member or EHA Guest at the time of application. The host mentor must assume responsibility and provide guidance for the research. 
  • The host institute must be an academic institution. 
  • EHA does not provide institutional overheads.
  • Applicants may be of any nationality but either the home or host institute must be located within Europe. 
  • An interim report highlighting the project’s progress and summarizing the use of funds is required after 18 months. A scientific and an audited financial report by a certified external auditor is required at the end of the second year.

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Each grant is for a two-year period, which cannot start before the date of acknowledgement of winning the award. The  grant awards will be transferred to the institute where the research will be conducted. The award is intended to cover salary and other expenses (e.g. consumables, travel, and equipment) directly necessary for pursuit of the research project. A budget, including a justification need to be provided as part of the required documents for submission.

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Applications will be reviewed by the Fellowships & Grants Committee and an external panel of reviewers. Applications will be treated as confidential documents but will inevitably be seen by selected reviewers. An interview by the EHA Fellowships and Grants Committee of shortlisted applicants will be part of the selection process.

Criteria that may impact selection:

Profile as a scientist (for instance H-index, top 5 publications and the average of the impact factors of the journals in which these 5 articles were published)
Movement between institutions and/or countries is encouraged
Adequate preliminary data to justify research proposal
Well-structured line of thought reflected in proposal
Performance during interview meeting
  • Profile as a scientist (for instance H-index, top 5 publications and the average of the impact factors of the journals in which these 5 articles were published)
  • Movement between institutions and/or countries is encouraged
  • Adequate preliminary data to justify research proposal
  • Well-structured line of thought reflected in proposal
  • Performance during interview meeting

Should you have any questions on the EHA Research Grants, please contact the EHA Executive Office at fellowships.grants@ehaweb.org