RFA Details


$500K total costs per year for five years, for a total of $2.5M (including up to 15% indirect costs).

Application and Review Process

The review process for the CZI Ben Barres Early Career Acceleration Award is a two step process, including written application followed by a in-person interview of finalists.

Key Dates

February 20, 2018:  
Application portal is open to receive applications

April 17, 2018:
Applications due by 5 pm PT

August 2018:    
Notification of invitation to interview

Sept 10-13, 2018: 
Interviews in the Bay Area (applicants must be available to attend in-person)

October 2018: 
Earliest notification of decisions (subject to change)

December 2018:
Earliest start date of award period (subject to change)

Finalists who are invited for an interview will be notified in early August, but as the interview dates are firm, we request that all applicants hold September 10-13, 2018 for the interview period. If travel to the Bay Area is not feasible, please contact to discuss.

Awards will be five years in length with project start date of no earlier than December 2018. Actual start date may vary.

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