Submission Dates and Times 

  • Friday, May 19, 2023
    • Deadline to submit your letter of intent (LOI) for the Alfie Milne Young Investigator Award. LOIs should be submitted to by 11:59 PM EST.
  • Friday, July 28, 2023
    • Deadline for invited investigators to submit their grant proposals. Proposals should be submitted to by 11:59 PM EST.

Alfie Milne Young Investigator Award Application Information

Alfie’s Young Investigator grant is a one-year award designed to support early career researchers, such as postdoctoral and clinical fellows or instructors, pursuing promising research ideas related to lymphatic anomalies including Gorham Stout Disease (GSD), Generalized Lymphatic Anomaly (GLA), Kaposiform Lymphangiomatosis (KLA) and Central Conducting Lymphatic Anomaly (CCLA). This grant aims to cultivate the best and brightest researchers of the future who demonstrate a commitment to a career in lymphatic research. This is a mentored award and the research project is conducted under the guidance of a scientific mentor.  Applications in all areas of lymphatic research are accepted from U.S. and international applicants.

Alfie’s YIA is a one-year grant totaling $25,000 that supports personnel and/or direct research expenses.  This grant is made possible by a charitable donation from Lymphangiomatosis & Gorham’s Disease Alliance United Kingdom (LGDA UK).

Funding level: Total grant of $25,000.

Period: 1 year. 

The Alfie Milne Young Investigator Award RFA is open globally – international applicants are invited to apply. Applicants must have a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD or equivalent and must not have achieved an appointment higher than Instructor.

How to apply: Submit a LOI to the LMI. If your LOI is selected, you will be invited to submit a full grant application. Click the link below to download instructions and form templates for the Award application. 

Please find the links to the Request for Applications Template, the Letter of Intent Guidelines and the Application Submission Guidelines below: [Click to download series of required documents]

LMI Alfie Milne YI Award Request for Application Guidelines

LMI Alfie Milne YI Award Letter of Intent Guidelines

Alfie Milne YI Award Application Submission Guidelines

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