Grants, Fellowships and Awards

Research grants, fellowships, and special awards are available for investigators to pursue lupus research at many levels. Research grants are available for tenure-track investigators. Fellowships are available for students and medical school graduates. Special awards are available for Young Investigator Prize and Lifetime Achievement Award candidates.

The following grants and awards exist to foster interest in a career in lupus rsearch and to support efforts of tomorrow's lupus scientific thought leaders. 

Peer Reviewed Grant Program

Lupus Foundation of America's prestigious peer-reviewed grant program provides grant funding to lupus investigators.

LIFELINE Grant Program™

This Program provides temporary salary support for faculty who experience a gap in external funding for a specific, previously funded lupus research project due to the decreased funding available from government sources.

Lupus Insight Prize

The Lupus Insight Prize is a collaborative funding effort among three lupus organizations.

Evelyn V. Hess, MD, MACP, MACR Award

A lupus research lifetime achievement award

Mary Betty Stevens, MD, Young Investigator Prize

An award that recognizes early stage lupus investigators

Career Development Award

This award supports rheumatology, nephrology, & dermatology fellows engaged in lupus research.

Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship Program

This program provides funding to support student lupus research projects for one summer.