Grant Opportunities

The American Sleep Medicine Foundation (ASMF) provides grants to support sleep research and educational development for clinicians and sleep disorders researchers. Grant 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.

Open Grants

ABSM Junior Faculty Research Award
Assisting new faculty in the development of a career in academic 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.

Past Grants

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.

Focused Projects Award
For projects involving outcomes, quality metrics or other aspects of health services research, includingn pilot projects, humanitarian projects or educational projects.

Humanitarian Projects Award
For projects that address sleep problems and sleep education needs in disadvantaged and underserved populations.

Educational Projects Award
Improving awareness about sleep and its disorders to both the public and all levels of the health care provider and physician training/continuing education continuum.

Bridge to K Research Award
Providing 'bridge funding' to promising sleep scientists who have applied for a K grant from NIH and need additional time and resources to obtain K grants.

Grant Recipients

Awardee Profiles
Success stories of current and former ASMF award recipients.

List of Recipients
List of ASMF award recipients from 2000 to present.

Additional Resources

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

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