Endocrine Scholars Award in Growth Hormone Research

About the Award

The Endocrine Scholars Award in Growth Hormone Research will reward early career endocrinologists currently in a postgraduate fellowship, who are conducting research on growth hormone disorders.

This awards is supported by Genentech

Application Period is Currently Closed

Eligibility Criteria

Fellows eligible to apply for the award must meet the following requirements at the time of application:

  • Hold MD, MD/PhD, DO, PhD, or equivalent degree
  • Enrolled for advanced study as a clinical and/or research professional in an accredited US university or teaching institution
  • Performing growth-related research in any of these three areas
    • Studies of the genetic basis for the heterogeneity of human growth;
    • Studies of growth disorders in childhood; or
    • Clinical, pathophysiologic, or translational studies in the area of growth hormone excess or deficiency

Application Requirements

The following items must be received to constitute a complete application:

  • Completed online form
  • Curriculum vitae, including publications, mailing address, and email address
  • Scientific abstract (350 words maximum)
  • Research plan (5 pages maximum) including background and significance, specific aims, experimental design, and expected results
  • Career development plan, developed with his/her mentor, including summary of career goals and the applicant’s plan to achieve those goals during award period and beyond (1 page maximum)
  • One letter of recommendation from supporting faculty/mentor

Application Process

To apply for this award, please read over the application instructions.

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