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Grants, Awards & Scholarships

AAAAI members may apply for numerous grants, awards, and/or scholarship opportunities to help further advance the allergy / immunology field through the Research and Training Division. Please see each individual award link to access full application for eligibility/requirements.

2025 Honorary Awards
The 2025 AAAAI Honorary Award program honors and recognizes significant contributions to the allergy / immunology specialty and/or the AAAAI.

The nomination site will close Monday, January 15, 2024, 3:00 pm CT
Submit a Nomination

Upload a Letter of Support

2024 Educator Development Award Letter of Intent
Deadline: January 25, 2024, 3:00 pm CT
Letter of Intent Opens December 11, 2023

The 2024 AAAAI Educator Development Award provides a total of $45,000 paid out in two equal payments of $22,500 at beginning and middle of award year. Continuation into the second half of the grant is subject to demonstrating satisfactory progress through a progress report mid-award. The full award term is July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025.

Who can apply?   
Applicants must meet the following requirements to be eligible for the AAAAI Educator Development Award:
A.    Be an AAAAI member/Fellow in good standing at the time of application
B.    Be within 5 years of initial faculty appointment at the time of project initiation

  • 12-month extension will be considered per childbirth (including those who adopt), medical leave, or other extenuating circumstances during this 5-year specified period
  • Be employed at an academic center in the United States or Canada throughout the funding period
  • Demonstrate a commitment to complete additional formal or semi-formal educational training
  • Demonstrate institutional commitment through a supporting statement and letter from the applicant’s Department Chair

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Immune Deficiency Foundation Research Grant Program
IDF’s Research Grant Program supports patient-centered research focused on improving the treatment, health, disease management, or diagnosis of people with PI, as well as research that contributes to the general body of PI knowledge.

Deadline: Thursday, February 29, 2024

AAAAI Diversity Equity and Inclusion Statement

The AAAAI is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and practice of allergy, asthma, and immunology for optimal patient care. The vision of the AAAAI is that all people would have optimal health and well-being, with value recognized by society. To learn more please visit AAAAI Diversity Equity and Inclusion Statement.

Grant Selection Process  

The majority of the AAAAI grants, awards, and scholarships are administered by the AAAAI Grant Review Committee (GRC) under the support of the Research and Training Division of the AAAAI Board of Directors. Candidates are selected at the discretion of the GRC after the evaluation of applications by committee reviewers who have acquired experience and expertise to assess the quality, the potential impact of the proposed research, and the research-related activities, within the context of the funding opportunity. All candidates are then approved by the AAAAI Board of Directors. In grants offered collaboratively with another organization, the partnering organization will be included in the selection process.
AAAAI Foundation Faculty Development Award recipient decisions are made by the AAAAI Foundation Council with recommendations from the GRC and final approval by the AAAAI Foundation Board of Directors. The AAAAI Foundation is dedicated to support the development of early career faculty to further their careers in A/I and to help create leaders and independent investigators by funding excellent research that will lead to the prevention and cure of asthma, allergic, and immunologic disease.   
On occasion, if not enough applications are submitted, the award sponsor will issue a new call for applications with an extended deadline. In rare circumstances, an award may not be presented if an insufficient number of quality applications are received.  

If you have questions about the application or nomination process or AAAAI grants and awards, email