A Career Engagement Program for Mid-Career Investigators

Career Engagement Awards are intended to ensure protected time for mid-career investigators from SWOG-affiliated institutions to pursue clinical research initiatives. 

2-year fellowships of $50,000 per year are provided as salary support ensuring that investigators’ time is protected for research in the clinic or laboratory.

See RFA for full details and eligibility.

    LOIs due January 15, 2021
    Full applications due March 1, 2021 (upon invitation only)

Application Procedure

STEP 1: Complete an LOI

Letter of Intent Instructions

STEP 2: If invited, submit full application

2021 Request for Applications

Hope Grant Budget Template

Please note: In compliance with the Physician Payments Sunshine Act, components of this program (travel, meals, educational materials) may require reports of payment or transfer of value provided to all US licensed physicians. The Foundation will alert grantees should regulations mandate reporting.


Career Engagement Award Application

The Error Correction Window is 48 hours from time of submission. Should the due date fall on a weekend or holiday, the deadline is automatically extended to next business day. In case of emergency situation or extreme weather, documentation of institutional closing should be sent along with application, which must be received by 5pm local time on the first business day that the institution is open. Late submissions will not be accepted but will be referred to the next award cycle.
  • If unknown, contact swog.org or your institutional PI.
  • If no, please see http://swog.org/Visitors/Policies.asp to learn about and initiate the individual application process. Or, contact member@swog.org with questions.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
    Please see RFA for details. All packet materials should be compiled and submitted as one PDF.