Psoriatic Disease Research Fellowships

Psoriatic Disease Research Fellowships provide support to eligible institutions to develop and enhance the opportunities for physicians training for research careers in academic dermatology and rheumatology.

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The goal of this award is to provide support to eligible institutions to develop and enhance the opportunities for physicians training for research careers in dermatology, rheumatology, pediatric dermatology, and pediatric rheumatology. Priority consideration will be given to applications that advance psoriatic disease research.


Psoriatic Disease Research Fellowships may take place at any institution with an eligible fellowship program and devote at least 75% of their effort to research during the project period. Fellowships are primarily intended for those who already hold an M.D., however applications to support exceptionally promising medical students will be accepted. The fellow cannot be a faculty member, or in a residency program, during the project period.

Budget and Project Period

Applicants may request up to $50,000 (direct costs only) per year. Institutions are to certify that funds will be applied to stipend, salary, and find benefits only. The total project period for the application submitted is one year to take place from August 1 – July 31.

Important Dates

2023 applications will be released in Fall 2022. Award notifications are anticipated by June 30, 2023.

Application Information

Applications are submitted through the ProposalCentral Grants Management system.

Applications require provision of layman’s statement and figure, scientific abstract, and budget period detail. Please visit the ProposalCentral application for specific character constraints.

Requisite supporting attachments include biographical sketch(es), cover letter, letter of support from the fellowship program director, letter of endorsement/mentorship plan from the fellowship mentor, and research proposal.

The research proposal must be structured and contain the following sections: specific aims, background and significance, preliminary data/studies, and experimental design, and references. The research plan is not to exceed five pages, including figures and tables, but excluding references.

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Psoriatic Disease Research Fellowships Sponsors

This activity has been sponsored by educational grants from the following:

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