Application deadline passed on January 13, 2017

Gilead Research Fellowship Program

This award is intended for junior faculty who are in the early stages of their career, specifically, an applicant may be the recipient of a career development (K) award or other mentored research award, but not an R01 grant or equivalent, or Project P1 on a P01 or U01 award. Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Hold an MD, DO, PhD, or equivalent degree at time of award
  • Be within 5 years of a faculty appointment in association with a research institution in Canada or the United States at the time of application
  • Have a strong career interest in HIV
  • Have a research mentor with extensive experience in the field of HIV
  • Be able to devote at least 50% of professional time to research (versus administrative, patient care, or teaching responsibilities)
  • Be able to complete the proposed research within the 2-year award period, providing evidence (manuscript, presentation, or abstracts) for future research projects.


An applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or hold a temporary nonimmigrant visa. This visa must be valid for the two-year award period (June 1, 2017 – May 31, 2019).