About the Pioneer Program
In an effort to support innovative and collaborative work within the University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS), the Michigan Postdoctoral Pioneer Program has been established by the Endowment for Basic Sciences (EBS) to provide ‑financial and mentoring support to highly motivated and accomplished post-doctoral fellows. Pioneer fellows will be actively co-mentored by the participating investigators and will be expected to share their time between the participating laboratory settings. Awardees will be appointed for three consecutive years. The EBS will provide 90% of the ‑financial and logistical support for the ‑first two years. Participating mentors will jointly provide 10% of the financial support for years 1 and 2, and 100% of the support for year 3. The stipend is set at 120% of the NIH scale for postdoctoral fellows.
Postdoctoral fellows who have been in rank for 12 months or less at the time of award activation, and are not externally funded, are eligible for this Program.
The 2021 Timeline
Open for submission: January 15, 2021
Deadline for application: May 1, 2021
Decision: July 15, 2021
Start Fall 2021
For more information visit www.UMichPioneerProgram.org