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AFAR Research Grant

The AFAR Research Grant is a Grant sponsored by American Federation For Aging Research (AFAR).

Award Information:

Amount of Grant: Minimum: $25000, Maximum: $60000
Application Deadline: 15-Dec
Requirements: Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to the field of aging and must submit an application endorsed by his or her institution. Selection is based upon qualification of the applicant, quality of proposed research, excellence of research environment, and likelihood that the project will advance the applicant's career in aging research.
Eligibility: Other postgraduate-level study, Other

Sponsorship provided by:

American Federation For Aging Research (AFAR)
70 West 40th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Email Address:
Phone Number: 212 703 9977
Fax Number: 212 997 0330

You can find out more by contacting:

Odette van der Willik
Director of Grant Programs

You should always search for the background of the grant. Your best chance of success can be attained by initially researching the prerequisites and then determining if you qualify. Before you even begin, try to recognize the potential motivations of the American Federation For Aging Research (AFAR) and what they hope to achieve with the AFAR Research Grant. If you meet the requirements, make sure you have a reasonable chance of being awarded the grant. After figuring out that you have a decent shot of actually being awarded the AFAR Research Grant, then it is worth it to put forth the effort to apply.

A vital detail in the process of trying for the grant is properly completing the forms. Occasionally the process can be time consuming and boring, but it is absolutely critical that your work was done precisely and thoroughly. Avoid mistakes that might make you be bumped because of carelessness.

After the required forms have been mailed, it's important to know when the AFAR Research Grant confers the award and distributes the resources in order to stay informed about if it is possible to count on the grant to help meet any bills associated with your education and how it will assist with your future, you might have to follow certain conditions on what expenses are covered by the AFAR Research Grant. It can be difficult to be able to cover the expenses associated with school, and having the additional resources of the AFAR Research Grant can provide significant support. Even if you don't obtain the AFAR Research Grant, keep at it, there will be alternative grants and you may find success elsewhere.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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