American Lung Association Lung Health Dissertation Grant


The mission of the American Lung Association is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health through research, education and advocacy. The American Lung Association's Nationwide Research Program fosters basic, clinical and behavioral research designed to find cures and to prevent and relieve the suffering associated with lung disease. The American Lung Association’s Lung Health Dissertation Grant provides Pre-doctoral support for students with an academic career focus and/or nurses pursuing a doctoral degree. Research areas of particular interest to the American Lung Association are: psychosocial, behavioral, health services, health policy, epidemiological, biostatistical and educational matters related to lung disease. Duration: up to three years.


Applicant must be either a U.S. citizen or a foreign national holding one of the following visa immigration statuses: Permanent resident (Green Card), student visa (F-1), exchange visitor (J-1), temporary worker in a specialty occupation (H-1, H-1B), Canadian or Mexican citizen engaging in professional activities (TC, TN), or a temporary worker with extraordinary abilities in the sciences (O-1). Applicants must be employed by a U.S. not for profit institution at the time of application and throughout the award; Deadline: Fall

Award Amount

$21,000 per year