Thomas F. & Kate Miller Jeffress Memorial Trust
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The Jeffress Memorial Trust was established under the will of Mr. Robert M. Jeffress, a business executive and philanthropist of Richmond, VA. Mr. Jeffress had a deep interest in his native state, and he made large contributions during his life in support of scientific research in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Jeffress Trust Award Program
The Jeffress Memorial Trust grant review process is administered by The Medical Foundation, a division of HRiA.
The Jeffress Trust Program provides $100,000 awards as seed funding to support 1-year pilot studies that encourage the development of innovative interdisciplinary strategies that integrate computational and quantitative scientific methodologies across a broad range of scientific disciplines.
Eligible research areas for the Jeffress Trust Award Program support include astronomy, biosciences, chemistry, computer sciences, engineering, environmental sciences, material science, mathematics and physics. Research in social, economic and behavioral sciences, including psychology, are currently outside the scope of Jeffress funding.
The application deadline is generally in January of each year and the notification period is in March. Please visit the HRiA website for the published deadline date, application guidelines and application forms. The HRiA website link is in the Application and procedures section of this page. Two-year research fellowship grants currently range from $87,400 to $106,350.