November 16, 2021
How to Apply
Submit a one page (maximum) proposal with an outline of the research proposal and updated *Biosketch. Grants will be judged on:
- Research Approach and Feasibility
- Training Potential for the Fellow (how will the project advance the research training of the Fellow)
- Budget Justification (how the funds will be utilized to advance the research agenda of the fellow applicant)
Proposals can be submitted to email@example.com with the subject line: Rising Star Award (RSA)_YOUR LAST NAME
*for sample Biosketch templates: Biosketch Format Pages, Instructions and Samples | grants.nih.gov
Research Award Program for Fellows
The purpose of this small grant award is to support and encourage research efforts of fellows. The maximum amount of funding available for each of these grants is $2000 for one year. The PES plans to fund a maximum of 5 grants every 6 months. The RSA program is in addition to the already established and larger Research Fellowship Award program.
Fellows/In-Training members who are PES members in good standing and who are in an approved training program in Pediatric Endocrinology are eligible for the Rising Star Award. U.S. citizenship or green card status is NOT required. Those with career plans in North America are favored.
A candidate may apply for support if they:
- Has an MD, DO or equivalent degree.
- Has more than 6 months of fellowship training remaining at the time of the start of the award.
- Candidates on F grants, K grants (individual or institutional), those who have received a PES Research Fellowship Award, and prior recipients of the RSA are NOT eligible for the award.
- The competition is open to fellows on an institutional T32 grant.
- Multiple applications from one institution may be submitted.
Funding Start Date
January 1. 2022
Indirect costs are not allowed.
The monies cannot be used for salary support of the fellow.
2021 Round One:
Victoria A. Elliott, MD - Children’s Hospital of Colorado: Development and Evaluation of a Shared Decision-Making Tool to Optimize Fertility Related Communication in Patients with Turner Syndrome
Martin Thelin, MD - UC San Francisco: Diagnosing type 1 diabetes using small non-coding RNA
2020 Round One:
Svetlana Azova, MD - Boston Children's Hospital: Effects of Nutritional Ketosis on Inflammation and Brain Health in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Ryan Brady, MD - Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center: Prevalence, Characteristics and Complications of Celiac Disease/Autoimmunity in Type 1 Diabetes: the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study
Talia Hitt, MD - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: Sleep Duration and Glycemic Control in Adolescents with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Kevin Scully, MD, Boston Children’s Hospital: Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Cystic Fibrosis Patients Starting Triple Combination Therapy
Anna Valentine, MD - Children's Hospital Colorado and the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes: Prevalence, Characteristics and Complications of Celiac Disease/Autoimmunity in Type 1 Diabetes: the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study
2020 Round Two:
Sarah M. Reynolds, MD - Walter Reed National Military Medical Center: Effects of inhibition of oxidative phosphorylation in Medullary Thyroid Cancer cells treated with chlorpromazine
Apoorva Ravindranath Waikar, MBBS - Yale University: Trabecular Bone Score in Transgender Adolescents