Research Management Group (RMG)

Stanford Child Health Research Institute
CHRI Harman Faculty Scholar Award

Internal funding opportunity for mid-career Stanford faculty with MCL appointments in clinical departments who have their primary site of clinical/academic activity at the LPCH.

This program will not be offered in 2016. This webpage is for your reference only.

Guidelines and Policy:   Download PDF

Internal deadline: June 5, 2015 (see the internal application guidelines below)
Award start date: Sept. 1, 2015

Amount of funding: $100,000/yr for 3 years

Applicants must

The CHRI Harman Faculty Scholar Program will provide funds first for the scholar's remuneration and benefits and second to support research and other costs of the faculty member related expenses, or costs of research such that there shall be demonstrable, significant and meritorious scholarship/research activities related to innovation in child health. These resources will allow the awardee to be freed up from their usual clinical and/or administration activities so that they may pursue their academic pursuits

Type of research
Research must be primarily related to child health. Child refers to the expectant mother, embryo, fetus, infant, child and adolescent. All areas of research are eligible: basic, translational, clinical research, epidemiology/statistics, informatics, health services, or health policy.

Internal Application Guidelines

By June 5, 2015, please submit one PDF file containing the following (in the order listed below) via email attachment to:

Bonnie Whalen
Administrative Director
Stanford Child Health Research Institute
Phone: 650-498-2629

1) Cover page
Title of this RFA: 2015 CHRI Harman Faculty Scholar Award
Title of your project
PI: Name, title, department, address, phone and email address

2) Letter of Nomination printed on your department's letterhead and signed by your Clinical Department Chair* (This should be from the department where you have your primary appointment). The Chair's letter must outline the nominee's:
--current time commitment to clinical, education, research and administration
--time commitment to clinical, education, research and administration should he/she be successful in their application to become a CHRI Harman Faculty Scholar.

*If the Chair serves on the Faculty Scholar adjudication committee, the applicant will be nominated by their Division Chief.

3) Personal Statement (one page): Using Arial 10 font or larger. Describe how the award will both enhance their career development and the Strategic Plan and Strategic Goals of the LPCH and the School of Medicine as it relates to innovation in child health.

4) Research Proposal
The proposal should contain a concise description of the project aims, hypothesis, background, preliminary studies (if available), overall design and methods and potential pitfalls and a 3-year budget. For human – based studies there should also be a brief description of sample size and plan for statistical analyses of the results. The proposal should be a maximum 4 pages text, not including references, and no more than 5 additional pages of attachments or appendices. Use Arial 10 point font or larger and place the applicant’s name on every page along with the page number.

5)   A Statement That:
--in publications, abstracts, presentations, press releases and inventions arising from this support they will indicate, when possible, that they were a Stanford Child Health Research Institute Harman Faculty Scholar
-they will use the award title as a part of their formal signature block, e.g.:
Harman Endowed Faculty Scholar
Stanford Child Health Research Institute
--they will comply with all reporting requirements both during and following the completion of this award

6) NIH Biosketch and Other Support Page
Please use the new required NIH biosketch format that goes into effect May 25th per this NIH notice >>

7) Updated CV




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