COSEHC CARDIOVASCULAR POST DOCTORAL
FUNDING PERIOD: January 1 through December 30 each year
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 1, 2012
OBJECTIVE: To support career training & primary research for
individuals in cardiovascular disease in the
SCIENCE FOCUS: Research broadly related to cardiovascular disease
and function, stroke, or to related clinical, basic
science, bioengineering and/or public health
DISCIPLINES: All basic and clinical disciplines in medicine
SITE of WORK: Fellowship and work must be at medical institution
in the Southeastern United States as defined by
SCOPE OF WORK: All projects must be done in accordance with NIH
guidelines for research involving animals or human
REQUIREMENTS: Completed either a MD, PhD, DrPH, or DO at time
CITIZENSHIP: Must be a citizen or non-citizen national of the
United States or must have been lawfully admitted
for permanent residence (i.e., in possession of a
currently valid Alien Registration Receipt Card
I-551, or some other legal verification of such
status). Non-citizen nationals are generally persons
born in outlying possessions of the United States
(e.g., American Samoa and Swains Island).
Individuals on temporary or student visas are not
ANNUAL AWARD: $ 3O,OOO including fringe benefits; $ 5000 may be
used for project support. 65% of the funding will
be given at the time of the award, with the
remainder given at the completion of the fellowship,
after receipt of a satisfactory final report.
At least forty hours per week during the Fellowship
must be dedicated to the research program. Within
the 40 hours per week training period, research
trainees who are also training as clinicians must
devote their time to the proposed research work and
must confine clinical duties to only those that are an
integral part of the research training experience.
AWARD DURATION: ONE year. Applicant may apply for one additional
year of funding at the midpoint of initial grant (by
PEER REVIEW: Prospective applicant must author application;
evaluation will include applicant’s qualifications &
research ability and previous accomplishments.
Preference will be given to applicants trained within
the southeastern US.
RESTRICTIONS: Applicant can have no more that 3 years post-
doctoral experience at time of the award. Must not
have a faculty appointment. Institution or other
funding agency may supplement fellowship award
REPORTING: Progress report due at mid-term (6 months after
award), and a Final report at the end of the
fellowship. Publications, monographs, and
manuscripts resulting from the award must
acknowledge COSEHC support.
SELECTION: Applications will be reviewed by the COSEHC
Fellowship Committee, which will recommend a
candidate to the Board for final approval at the
*COSEHC reserves the right to not award the fellowship if in the opinion of the fellowship
review committee there is not a suitable applicant.
COSEHC Cardiovascular Post-Doctoral Fellowship
I. Applicant Information
Applicant Name: ________________ _____________ ______________
First Middle Last
Current Address: ______________________________________________
City: ____________________State: __________Zip Code:_____________
Phone Number:_____________Fax:___________Email: ______________
Date of Birth:______________________
Country of Birth:___________________
Applicant’s Present Title: _________________________________________
II. Project Information
Sponsoring Institution: ___________________________________________
Site where work will be done: *______________________________________
Department/Practice Name: ________________________________________
III. Supervisor Information (the person who will supervise fellow)
Name of Contact Person:____________________________________________
City: _______________State: ___________________Zip Code:____________
Phone Number:________________ Fax:_______________________________
Dates of Proposed Fellowship:_______________________________________
*A letter of endorsement with signature by the Director of the Lab in which the
applicant will work must be included with the application.
IV. Scope of Project/Work: (Description and outline of the project/work to be
done). Use a format that addresses the following scientific components (numbers
in parenthesis indicate suggested allocation of page limitation): hypothesis &
specific aims (1/2 page); background & significance (1 page); materials and
methods (3 pages) including study design, sample size estimates, analytical plan,
and limitations and timeline; references (1/2 page [1st author and journal citation]);
human subjects considerations if any (1 page).
Include as attachment. Limit to 5 pages + Human Subjects.
V. Biographical Sketch Information
Include applicant’s CV including education/training, positions held, previous
publications, honors, etc.
List names of persons familiar with the applicant’s scientific interests and
abilities AND include two letters of recommendation to support that the
applicant can do whatever is planned for the fellowship.
Name (last, first) Title Department Institution
Applications must be submitted no later than January 1, 2012
Email application to:
Debra R. Simmons, Ex. Director: email@example.com
Application also on website: www.cosehc.org