Eligibility & Compare Grants

 

ELIGIBILITY EXPLAINED

  • UCSF Faculty in any Series (Ladder Rank, In Residence, Clinical X, Health Science Clinical, Adjunct) are eligible. 
  • UCSF Appointees to the Professional Research Series and Librarian Series are eligible.  Exceptions are listed in each grant.
  • UCSF Appointees to the Specialist Series are ONLY eligible for some grants. 

Faculty Without Salary (WOS) ARE eligible IF they provide:

  • Department Chair waiver
  • Department Commitment to provide an account to receive the funds

Eligibility requirements need to be met as of date of submission, no waivers will be accepted.

Career
Development

Resident

Fellow

Post Doc

Instructor

Assistant Professor

Associate

Professor

Professor

Agency

Amount

Issues of Note

Faculty Development Award in Precision Medicine and Health Services Research      X X X X TRANSPERS up to $10,000 & up to $40,000 Independent Review.  Specialists with terminal degree are eligible

Family Support Award

 

 

 

X

 X

AS, CTSI-Pilot Awards, Doris Duke 

$40,000

Faculty WOS. Professional Research Series & LIbrarian are NOT eligible. CTSI-Pilot Awards and Doris Duke sponsors Spring Cycle Only.

Eligibility criteria differ among Agencies.

Gilead HIV Cure Mentored Scientist Award    X X X     UCSF AIDS Research Institute (ARI) $45,000  

Hardship Awards

 

 

X

X

X

X

AS, REAC

$50,000

 

Independence Support Award

 

 

 

X

X

 

AS, REAC

$50,000

 

Mentored Scientist Award Program in HIV/AIDS

 

X

X

X

 

 

CFAR

$50,000

 

Mentored Scientist Award in Tuberculosis

  X X X     UCSF Center for Tuberculosis $40,000 Professional Research, Librarian and Specialist Series can apply but see RFA for more details.

Re-Entry

 

 

X

X

X

X

AS

$30,000

Librarian Series are eligible

Under-represented Faculty in Clinical & Translational Research Awards

 

 X*

X

X

X

X

AS, CTSI-Pilot Awards, REAC

$50,000

AS sponsors Fall Cycles only.   

CTSI-Pilot Awards sponsors Spring Cycles only.

AS and REAC can only sponsor faculty.

International

Resident

Fellow

Post Doc

Instructor

Assistant Professor

Associate

Professor

Professor

Agency

Amount

Issues of Note

Global Cancer Pilot Award

 

  X

 X

X

X

X

X

Global Cancer Program

$40,000

Only if PI is a trainee, a mentor is required.

Intl. Mentored Scientist Award Program in HIV/AIDS

 

X

X

X

X

X

CFAR

$30,000

 

Multi-
disciplinary

Resident

Fellow

Post Doc

Instructor

Assistant Professor

Associate

Professor

Professor

Agency

Amount

Issues of Note

Pilot Award in Precision Imaging of Cancer and Therapy

 

 

 

X

X

X

HDFCCC

Up to $50,000

Two faculty members are required, one from RBI and another from HDFCCC. Specialists OK to apply

Team Science Grant

 

 

X

X

X

X

AS, REAC

$75,000

 

Pilots

Resident

Fellow

Post Doc

Instructor

Assistant Professor

Associate

Professor

Professor

Agency

Amount

Issues of Note

Alzheimer Disease Research Center (ADRC) Developmental Projects

 

X

X

X

X* 

 

ADRC

$75,000/year for 2 years

Fall Cycle Only

*Associate prof. check RFA eligibility
Cancer and Environmental Health Research Pilot Award      X X X X HDFCCC-P30 EaRTH $50,000 Independent Review. Not offered in Spring 2022.

CAPS-HIV Innovative Grants

 

X

X

X

X

X

CAPS

$50,000

Spring Cycle Only

Environmental Health Research Pilot Award      X X X X HDFCCC-P30 EaRTH $50,000 Independent Review. Not offered in Spring 2022.

Informing Tobacco Product Regulation

 

 

X*

X

X

X

X

Center for Tobacco Control Research & Education

$50,000

*Postdoctoral fellows need to be senior, Senior postdoctoral fellows and instructors need a mentor.

Pilot Award for Homelessness and Housing Research   X X X X X BHHI $20,000-50,000 Independent Review.

Pilot Award for Investigators New to HIV

 

 

X

X

X

 

CFAR

$50,000

 

Pilot Award for Pancreas Cancer

 

 

X

X

X

X

Pancreas Cancer Program

$50,000

 

Pilot Award in Prematurity Research

 X

X

 X

 X

 X

PTBi-CA 

 $50,000

Not Offered in Spring 2022.  Clinical and staff research scientist can apply

Pilot Award for Prevention and Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders

 

 X

X

 X

X

 X

CTSI-Pilot Awards

$40,000

Spring Cycle Only

Pilot for Established Investigators

 

 

 

 

X

X

AS, CC-CCSG, CCMBM, REAC, SOD-Research, PREMIER, MZHF, BIXBY Ctr.

$50,000

See agency specific requirements.
BIXBY Ctr. will not fund Spring 2022 and will resume in Fall 2022.

Pilot for Early Career Investigators

 

 

X

X

 

 

AS, SOD-Research,
CC-CCSG, CCMBM, CTSI-Pilot Awards, NCOEWH, REAC, PREMIER, MZHF, BIXBY Ctr.

$40,000

See agency specific requirements.

CTSI-Pilot Awards sponsors Spring Cycles Only. 
BIXBY Ctr. will not fund Spring 2022 and will resume in Fall 2022.

Pilot for Anti-Racism Research      X X X X AS, CTSI-Pilot Awards, REAC $50,000 Independent Review.
Pilot Award for Utility of Biomarkers in Substance Abuse Research     X X X X CPRL $30,000 Professional Research Series and Librarian Series can apply.

Technology

Resident

Fellow

Post Doc

Instructor

Assistant Professor

Associate

Professor

Professor

Agency

Amount

Issues of Note

Catalyst Awards to Develop Therapeutics, Diagnostics, Medical Devices,  Digital Health, and Biotools

X*

X*

X

X

X

X

Catalyst Program

See Project Support

Independent Review.  Residents & Postdoctoral scholars can submit as PIs when a faculty member is actng as CO-PI. Fall  Cycle Only

Core Assistance Fund (CAF)     X X X X RRP Up to $25,000 Independent Review. Professional Research Series, Specialists, Acad. Coordinator, Lab Research Supervisor 1 or 2 in the Research and Laboratory Career Tracks Family can apply. 
Core Award for Research and Development (CARD)     X X X X RRP $25,000-$100,000 Professional Research Series, Specialists, Acad. Coordinator, Lab Research Supervisor 1 or 2 in the Research and Laboratory Career Tracks Family can apply. Spring Cycle Only

Core Operational Improvement Awards (COIA)

 

 

 

X

 X

 X

 X

 RRP

$100,000 

Professional Research Series, Specialists, Acad. Coordinator, Lab Research Supervisor 1 or 2 in the Research and Laboratory Career Tracks Family can apply. Spring Cycle Only

Institutional Matching Instrumentation Award

 

 

X

X

X

X

RRP

$50,000

to

$200,000

Non-Faculty in any academic series are eligible. PI1 must be the Director of a Campus Core. Fall Cycle Only

Shared Technology Award

 

 

X

X

X

X

AS; REAC

$35,000

Core Managers and Full Specialists can apply if they have PI status determined by the Dept. Chair. Librarian Series can apply.