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Glenn/AFAR Breakthrough in Gerontology Awards

Sponsored by: American Federation For Aging Research (AFAR)

Applicant must be a full-time faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher with a strong record of independent publication beyond the postdoctoral level. The proposed research in the basic biology of aging must be conducted at any type of not-for-profit setting in the United States. Former AFAR Research Grant awardees may apply.


Application Deadline December 16
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Grant
Required areas of study basic biology of aging research
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $200,000
Average $200,000
Min $200,000


Max 2

Contact Information

Hattie Herman
Program Officer
American Federation For Aging Research (AFAR)
55 West 39th Street, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10018 United States

Phone: (212) 703-9977
Fax: (212) 997-0330

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