Research Grants

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Research Grants/Awards

Submissions Open: September 6, 2022
Submission Deadline: November 30, 2022 11:59 p.m. EST


ACSM's Foundation Research Grant Program started in 1989 with one research initiative in basic and applied science, and it awarded $50,000 among five doctoral research students. In 2019, the Foundation awarded approximately $116,365 among 21 student researchers and young investigators. Grants in this program and other programs are outlined below. 

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  • Dr. Raymond A. Weiss Research Endowment | Graduate Student Grant

  • ACSM Foundation Doctoral Student Research Grant

  • Research Endowment | Early Career Grant

  • Carl V. Gisolfi Memorial Fund ǀ Doctoral Student Grant

  • Paffenbarger-Blair Fund for Epidemiological Research on Physical Activity | Early Career Grant

  • Clinical Sports Medicine Endowment | Clinician Grant

  • World Athletics Research Grant | Doctoral Student Grant