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.
Strategic Research Award - Category I and Category II
Planning or research grant aimed at improving quality of healthcare delivery in the field of sleep medicine.
Physician Scientist Training Award
Supporting research training for physicians who wish to pursue careers as physician scientists in sleep medicine.
Bridge to Success Award for Early Career Development
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 CDA-1 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.
ABSM Junior Faculty Research Award
Assisting new faculty in the development of a career in academic sleep medicine.
Focused Projects Award
For projects involving outcomes, quality metrics or other aspects of health services research, including pilot projects, humanitarian projects or educational projects.
Success stories of current and former ASMF award recipients.
List of Recipients
List of ASMF award recipients from 2000 to present.
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.