Mathilde Krim Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research

Closing Date

May 14, 2015 - 12:00pm


Maximum funding: $150,000; 10% indirect cost rate maximum.

Performance period: two years starting October 1, 2015

Please click here to view the full RFP

DEADLINE: Letter of Intent due no later than 3:00 PM EDT on Thursday, May 14, 2015

Forms & Instructions Letter of Intent submission is an online process.

CLICK HERE to download the form to request log in credentials, forms and instructions


E-mail all of the following information to

  • Fellow’s Name, doctoral degree(s) and e-mail address (see qualifications below)
  • Mentor’s Name, doctoral degree(s) and e-mail address (see qualifications below)
  • Name and location of nonprofit institution where fellow and mentor will be located during the performance period (see qualifications below)
  • Title of research you would propose if invited to submit an application

Applicants are encouraged to request log-in and forms no later than 3:00 PM EDT on May 13, 2015.

Log-in credentials are not interchangeable. Each potential applicant must send a separate request for forms.


Krim Fellowship applicants must:

  • Hold a research or clinical doctorate completed between three and six years prior to April 17, 2015*
  • Be positioned to secure an independent research position no later than March 2018
  • Be mentored by an experienced investigator at the same U.S. or international nonprofit research institution who: (a) is qualified to oversee the proposed research; (b) has successfully supervised postdoctoral fellows; and (c) is at the associate professor level or higher
  • Be the main author on significant publications in leading international peer-reviewed journals
  • Have made oral and poster presentations at major scientific conferences and meetings

*The three to six year period for applicants who have earned only an M.D. begins with the date they finished their internship.