Research Grants

ACD Fellowships: Request for Applications

ACD is pleased to announce a call for fellowship applications. We will begin accepting applications on October 1, 2022 with a deadline of November 30, 2022. Funding will begin in January 2023. Fellowship awards carry a letter of recognition and funding for one year with the option to re-apply. All topics will be considered but preference will be given to proposals that facilitate progress to the clinic, e.g. method/assay development for biomarkers, model/reagent development, drug screening, etc.

Application Format:
To apply for an ACD fellowship, please provide the following:

  1. Proposal with specific aims, methods and impact statement (no more than 5 pages)
  2. Biosketch/CV
  3. Letter of support

Applications can be submitted to 

Dates of application:
October 1st, 2022 – November 30th, 2022

Each proposal will be evaluated by the ACD board. A decision will be conveyed in December 2022 with funding to commence by January 31st, 2023. 

As part of this opportunity, ACD fellows will be introduced and required to present their work at a special session in a 2023 CCDS Virtual Conference. 

For more information, please contact