Gilead’s Research Scholars Program in HIV

Gilead’s Research Scholars Program in HIV Gilead’s Research Scholars Program in HIV

Each award is funded up to $130,000 for two years, to be paid in annual installments of up to $65,000 per year.*

Gilead’s Research Scholars Program supports innovative research from emerging investigators around the world to advance scientific knowledge in areas of unmet medical needs and to improve the lives of patients everywhere. The program is designed to support basic and clinical research in the field of HIV, in North America and globally. Areas of research may include, but are not limited to:

  • Basic, translational, clinical, behavioral, and epidemiological research
  • Management of complications, comorbidities, and/or co-infections
  • Prevention
  • Health economics outcomes research

Gilead’s Research Scholars Program is committed to building a more diverse and inclusive scientific community.

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Eligibility Criteria

Applications will be reviewed and selected by an independent Scientific Review Committee composed of internationally recognized experts in basic and clinical research in the field of HIV. To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Hold an MD, DO, PhD, or equivalent degree at time of award
  • Be within five years of a faculty appointment in association with a research institution in the United States or Canada at the time of application
  • Meet the Early Stage Investigator criteria as defined by the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Have a strong career interest in HIV
  • Have a research mentor with extensive experience in the field of HIV
  • Be able to devote approximately 50% of their professional time to research for the next two years
  • Be able to complete the proposed research within the two- year award period

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