Award Opportunities

The American Sleep Medicine Foundation (ASMF) provides awards to support sleep research and educational development for clinicians and sleep disorders researchers. Award selection is based on an evaluation of proposals by experts who are appointed by the ASMF. Each investigator in an ASMF-funded study must provide a conflict of interest disclosure.

Current Awards

Strategic Research Award - Category I and Category II

Research award aimed at fostering health services research and patient-oriented research in sleep medicine, improving outcomes, and demonstrating value.
Application Deadline: October 9, 2017

Focused Projects – Humanitarian/Educational Award

Award intended to support projects across a wide variety of topics relevant to sleep medicine that align with the broad mission of the ASMF to enhance sleep health through education and humanitarian aid.
Application Deadline: September 18, 2017

Focused Projects Award for Junior Investigators

Award intended to support projects across a wide variety of topics and research questions relevant to sleep medicine that align with the mission of the ASMF.
Application Deadline: September 18, 2017

AADSM/ASMF Research Award

Research award aimed at advancing the field of dental sleep medicine.
Application Deadline: October 3, 2017

Award Programs

ABSM Junior Faculty Research Award

Assisting new faculty in the development of a career in academic sleep medicine.

Bridge to Success Award for Early Career Investigators

Providing ‘bridge funding’ to promising sleep scientists who have applied for an entry level career development award such as a K grant from the NIH, a career development award from the VA, or equivalent and need additional time and resources.

Bridge to Success Award for Mid-Career/Senior Investigators

Providing 'bridge funding' to mid-level and senior investigators in sleep and biological rhythms who have re-applied for research support.

Focused Projects Award

For projects involving outcomes, quality metrics or other aspects of health services research, including pilot projects, humanitarian projects or educational projects.

Physician Scientist Training Award

Supporting research training for physicians who wish to pursue careers as physician scientists in sleep medicine.

Additional Resources

Frequently Asked Questions
Review the list of frequently asked questions for assistance in completing the award application process.

ASMF Sample Award Contract
The ASMF requests that all research applicants review the sample award contract prior to completion and submission of an application. If award is granted, recipients are required to follow the terms of this contract in its original form. All terms and conditions are final and non-negotiable.