American Federation for Aging Research
AFAR provides scholarships for current MD, DO, PhD or combined degree students, along with research grants for junior faculty (M.D.s and Ph.D.s) to conduct research that will serve as the basis for longer term research efforts. AFAR-supported investigators study a broad range of biomedical and clinical topics including the causes of cellular senescence, the role of estrogen in the development of osteoporosis, the genetic factors associated with Alzheimer's disease, the effects of nutrition and exercise on the aging process, and much more.
Please see https://www.afar.org/research/funding/ for full descriptions of the various different funding opportunities offered each year.
Eligibility varies by program. See https://www.afar.org/research/funding/ for details.
- US Citizen
- Permanent Resident
- International or Other Visa Status
For complete information, please write
AFAR, 55 West 39th Street, 16th floor
New York, NY 10018
Phone: (212) 752-2327
Fax: (212) 832-2298.