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Brain Research Foundation Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program

Limited Submission Announcement

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Brain Research Foundation

Web Address:

Post Date:



Up to $80,000

Campus Deadline:


External Deadline(s):

Letter of Intent (Required)  |  January 8, 2017 4PM CT
Application (by invitation only)  |  March 28, 2017 4PM CT


The purpose of the Program is to provide start-up monies for new research projects in the field of neuroscience that will likely lead to extramural funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) or other outside funding sources.

The objective of the program is to support new and innovative projects, especially those of junior faculty, who are working in new research directions. BRF Seed Grant awards are not intended to supplement existing grants.

The area of studies is brain function. This includes molecular and clinical neuroscience as well as studies of neural, sensory, motor, cognitive, behavioral and emotional functioning in health and disease.


All limited submission announcements can be tracked by deadline via the Calendar at or by announcement date via the Limited Submissions listing at