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American Federation for Aging Research : MetLife Awards for Medical Research In Alzheimer’s Disease: Frequently Asked Questions
MetLife Awards for Medical Research In Alzheimer’s Disease: Frequently Asked Questions
MetLife Awards for Medical Research In Alzheimer’s Disease: Frequently Asked Questions

MetLife Awards for Medical Research In Alzheimer's Disease: Frequently Asked Questions

Can I nominate myself for the Major or Promising Investigator Award? No, you must have someone else nominate you.

Who can nominate me for a MetLife Award? Nominations can be submitted by deans of medical schools or colleges, senior members of independent nonprofit research institutions, Chairs of Neurology and Neuroscience Departments, Heads of Divisions in Neurology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience Departments, and previous major award recipients. Nominations from anyone who does not meet these requirements will not be accepted.

Can more than one person nominate me from the same or a different institution(s)? Yes.

Are nominations accepted from outside of the United States? Yes.

Who is eligible to apply for the Promising Investigator Award? Nominees who are junior faculty and/or within 10 years of their first appointment are the most competitive. Postdoctoral researchers are not eligible.

Must the nomination be submitted as one PDF with all of the required documents or may I submit several PDFs? The nomination must be submitted as one PDF via email attachment to metlifeaward@afar.org.

I am having trouble locating the nomination forms, where can I find them? You may contact grants@afar.org if you are eligible to nominate someone. Nominations can be submitted by the following people:

• Deans of medical schools or colleges
• Senior members of independent nonprofit research institutions
• Chairs of Neurology and Neuroscience Departments
• Heads of Divisions in Neurology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience Departments
• Previous major award recipients

When is the deadline for receipt of all nominations? 2016 applications have closed.  Check back in early 2017 for updates.

I have a question that isn't addressed in these FAQs, where can I email my question? Email your question to grants@afar.org.



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