The Association's Research Programs offer opportunities for young and established investigators as they develop their careers and train in the field of diabetes research, support for both basic science and clinical research projects, and specialized grants for clinical and innovative research projects.
The Association’s research awards fall into four categories, as shown in the table below.
- At most, awardees can hold three ADA awards simultaneously:
Applicants may apply for a maximum of one Core Research or Development Award AND one Core Training Award per application cycle
Applicants cannot apply for additional grants in an award category that they currently hold, unless the existing award expires by the funding start date of the new award
Applicants cannot hold or apply for more than one Targeted Award at a time
Eligibility requirements vary per award; refer to the specific Application Instructions PDF for details
- one Core Research or Development Award,
- one Core Training Award, and
- one Targeted Award
Select the award type on the right navigation menu to access grant descriptions and create a new application. Grant details and specific eligibility criteria can be found in the application instructions for each award. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions and the Grant Stipulations Summary before beginning the application process.
To access in-progress or submitted applications, log in to the Grant Application Site.
Contact Research Programs staff at firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions regarding award eligibility or application details.