Research Grant

APPLICATION - Academic Year 2017-2018

APDA Research Grants are intended for scientists affiliated with U.S. research institutions.

Total amount of the Research Grant will not exceed $50,000. The grant will be awarded for the duration of one (1) year. The same investigator may be supported for a maximum of two (2) consecutive years; only under exceptional conditions for three (3) consecutive years. The APDA grant year runs from September 1st to August 31st.

When submitting applications for a grant on the same subject for the second or third consecutive year, the applicant will also submit a report on the results obtained during the prior APDA funding (s). Funding is not to be used for any of the following items:

  • Indirect costs.
  • Institutional overhead.
  • Salary for the principal investigator.
  • Travel expenses
  • Publication costs higher than $1000.
  • Equipment budget higher than $8,000.

Complete application form. Upload as one PDF document. Description of the research proposal should not exceed three (3) pages and should include a statement of how the proposal is related to Parkinson's disease. The applicant's NIH-Biosketch and references should be included. The three page limit only applies to the length of the proposal, not the entire application.

After the submit button is clicked, applicants can print the application packet. The applications will be reviewed by the APDA Scientific Advisory Board, which will submit their recommendations to the Executive Committee.

The applicants will be notified of the decisions in July 2017.

Funds will be awarded as follows subject to availability of funds:

  • 50% on or about September 2017
  • 25% on receipt of an acceptable six (6) month scientific report.
  • 25% on receipt of acceptable twelve (12) month scientific and financial reports.

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