Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center seeks applicants for Pilot Grant Program

The Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) has opened applications for its Alzheimer’s Disease Pilot Grant Program, which offers funds to support pilot/feasibility studies targeting research in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and related disorders. Funds can be requested for up to one year and for up to $30,000. For successful applications, funding will start on April 1, 2018.

The major objective of this program is to enhance novel AD-related research throughout the University of Wisconsin and generate pilot data for larger peer-reviewed grants. Proposals may target any aspect of Alzheimer’s disease.

A Letter of Intent indicating the focus of research is due at 4 p.m. on August 18, 2017. A Full Application must be submitted in an electronic format by 4 p.m. on October 13, 2017. Click here to submit your Letter of Intent.

Additional guidelines:

  • PI must have a UW or VA appointment
  • Previous pilot grant awardees are ineligible regardless of content, if the previous award is still active
  • Funds can be requested for up to 1 year
  • Total budget should not exceed $30,000
  • Indirect costs will not be supported

If you have questions, please e-mail ADRC Administrator Hanna Blazel or call (608) 265-3745. Download a PDF flyer about the pilot funding.