Office of Research

Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS) 2020

Note: This is not a limited submission and is being announced as a courtesy only


The Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS) is a highly competitive program that provides $700,000 awards over five years for physician-scientists, who are committed to an academic career, to bridge advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training and the early years of faculty service. 



Application Instructions


Opportunity Details

Program web page

Program Announcement No.


09/20/2019 UW Internal Deadline Open
09/20/2019 OSP Deadline
10/01/2019 Sponsor Deadline

Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Funding amount


Maximum Number of Applications

99 (not limited)

Eligible groups
  • All campus

Inquiries and Contact Information

Investigators who identify a grant, award or fellowship program that restricts the number of applications that can be submitted from an Institution should immediately contact their Chairperson, Associate Dean for Research (or Dean, if no ADR) and the Office of Research (see below) if they intend to prepare a response. Failure to do so, or to meet the deadlines for submission of pre-proposal, will preclude submission of the application through the Office of Sponsored Programs.

For general inquiries, or to request a listing of a limited submission opportunity that should be but is not already listed, please email us at