2024 AABIP Research Grant

2024 AABIP Research Grant

Deadline to Apply: Monday, April 1, 2024

Grant applications should be related to the study of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology.


APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS: Applicants should be permanent residents, or on an appropriate working visa, of the US or Canada. The study supported by AABIP must be carried out in the United States or Canada at an accredited medical institution.  Preference will be given to individuals who are within 5 years of the end of formalized training. Applicants should be members in good standing of the AABIP. 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications should follow an NIH style format. The background, preliminary data, specific aims and research design is limited to 3 pages. In addition, a CV for each investigator should be submitted and a letter of support from the applicant’s mentor if the applicant is a fellow.  The application must be submitted on line through the AABIP website. The deadline for application submission is 11:59 PM ET, Monday, April 1, 2024.  A scientific review of the submitted applications and the results of the funding decisions will be sent to applicants by May 31, 2024. Release of funding will be approximately July 1, 2024.

  • Cover page including title and complete contact information for the PI
  • 3 pages total (not including references):
    • Specific Aims (1 page)
    • Background (<½ page)
    • Hypothesis (4-5 lines)
    • Innovation (4-5 lines)
    • Approach (1.5 pages): must include limitations, future application, and timeline for completion).  All proposals should include a statistical section, if applicable. The application should address any additional need for mentoring (if the applicant is a fellow or junior faculty with minimal research experience) and how the data generated from this proposal will lead to further grant applications (e.g NIH R series or NIH mentored awards) or funding (industry, etc), and/or publication.
  • CVs for all key personnel
  • Budget and justification (NIH format)
  • Letter of support from applicants mentor
Application resources:


One award of up to $20,000. No more than 25% of the awarded amount can be used to support the salary of investigators.  Travel costs (please note presentation requirement when considering Travel costs) and publication charges will be limited to $1000 each. If portions of the proposal depend on IRB approval money may be withheld pending IRB approval.  Indirect costs are not supported.

The Awardee is expected to present their study design at the current year AABIP Annual Conference. Additionally, progress update in the form of a presentation is expected at the following year AABIP Annual Conference. The AABIP strongly encourages the recipient to submit their work for publication to the Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology. However, only manuscripts meeting the journal's peer review standards will be published. All publications should acknowledge the AABIP as the funding source.

Additional documentation may be required including but not limited to Investigation Review Board (IRB) approval, Health Information Patient Privacy Act (HIPPA) compliance certificate, Federal Wide Assurance Certificate or its number, Institutional and personal certificate of Human research compliance, Institutional and personal certificate of Animal research compliance (if animal research is part of the application), Financial accountability structure.

  • Interim Progress Report at 6 months (1 page)
  • Final Progress Report at 1 year (3 page)
2024 AABIP Grant Application

Other grant opportunities:

The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST)

Congratulations to the 2023 AABIP Grant Award Winner!

Jamie Bessich, MD
Rapid Evaluation of Bronchoscopic Biopsies Using Stimulated Raman Histology