New Investigator Grant

One New Investigator Grant awardee will receive $40,000 USD. The New Investigator Grant is open to full-time (12- and 9-month) tenured and non-tenured faculty with three years or less as assistant professor at the start of the grant application.

2017 New Investigator Grant

Now accepting applications for the 2017 AAPS Foundation New Investigator Grant.  
Intent to apply deadline: February 3, 2017
Application deadline: March 3, 2017

Previous Winners

The AAPS Foundation would like to congratulate and recognize the 2016 AAPS Foundation New Investigator Grant recipient, Yizhou Dong, Ph.D. In the second year awarding the grant, the foundation received 27 applications. We would like to applaud all of our applicants and thank them for sharing their research proposal.

2016 AAPS Foundation New Investigator Grant Winner 


Yizhou Dong - Headshot 2  Yizhou Dong, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy 
Development of Nonviral Gene-Engineering Delivery Systems

"We aim to develop a new type of biomaterials for genome engineering. With results obtained, we will further advance this novel platform of therapeutics for Phase I clinical trials in the future. More importantly, the success of this work will have broad impacts on drug delivery and therapeutic applications."