Center for Space Medicine

Translational Research Institute Funding Opportunities and Awards


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TRISH Postdoctoral Fellowship (RFA 2201 PD)


TRISH is seeking research proposals from postdoctoral fellows ready to help solve the challenges of space exploration.

TRISH’s postdoctoral fellowship program supports early career scientists pursuing innovative, breakthrough research with the potential to reduce spaceflight associated health risks and improve astronaut performance. Selected fellows will participate in TRISH’s Academy of Bioastronautics. Fellows will receive a stipend for salary support for two years, with a chance for a third year of funding. 

Applications are due on Jan. 20, 2022 by 5 p.m. ET. Selections will be announced in May 2022. 

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Catalyst Proposals


Catalyst Proposals grants are unsolicited proposals that may be submitted at any time. This funding vehicle is best suited for pilot or proof-of-principle projects with a small amount of funding and a short duration.

TRISH Catalyst funds are fully obligated at this time.

Schedule: Unsolicited or directed. Submit any time.
Annual Funding Amount: Generally less than $100,000 but can be up to $350,000
Duration: Up to two years
Review: Programmatic relevance and external scientific peer reviews. Reviewed as received.

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