The Program provides financial support to 2 junior researchers for a 2-year period. Each award is funded up to USD 130,000, to be paid in annual installments of up to USD 65,000 per year for 2 years. Funding for the second year is contingent upon submission of a progress report and approval by the Scientific Review Committee Chair.
Recipients of these competitive awards will be selected by a Committee comprised of leaders in the field of cystic fibrosis (the "Scientific Review Committee" or the "Committee"). The Committee will review complete applications and select research proposals based on their scientific merit, feasibility, mentorship, environment, and candidate. Announcement of award recipients will be made at an awards dinner hosted by the Committee and senior representatives from Gilead.
Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria in order to be considered for an award.