HHMI Faculty Scholars Competition Announcement

Dear Rutgers Colleagues,

Earlier this week, theHoward Hughes Medical Institute—together with The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Simons Foundation—announced anational competition for grants to outstanding scientistsasFaculty Scholars.


Rutgers University Foundation’s Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) and Rutgers’ Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) will be hosting aninformational conference call for all interested principal investigators:


Monday, March 30th

3:30 to 4:30 p.m.


To join the call, dial 800.501.8979 and enter access code: 7582973.


The Faculty Scholars program seeks to: provide financial support to faculty at an early career stage, select awardees based on their vision and potential for unique contributions and offer mentoring and career development. Awards will range from $100,000 to $400,000 per year for five years.For additional information regarding the Faculty Scholars competition please link to:www.hhmi.org/faculty-scholars.


Following this initial conference call, an in-person meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 9that 11 a.m. atWinants Hall, 2ndfloor conference room. (New Brunswick Campus)


If you are interested in this opportunity, I hope that you will join us on March 30thto learn more about the application process and how CFR and ORED can support you.



Maria D. Sorensen

Director, Foundation Relations

Rutgers University Foundation

7 College Avenue, Winants Hall

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

p. 848-932-2351

c. 973-454-9650

f. 732-932-3847