Limited Submission: Searle Scholars Program

June 16, 2022

The Searle Scholars Program supports high risk, high reward research across a broad range of scientific disciplines. Grants are $300,000 for a three-year term with $100,000 payable each year of the grant. The Searle Scholars Program is funded through the Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust and administered by Kinship Foundation.


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants should have begun their appointment as an independent investigator at the assistant professor level on or after July 1, 2021. The appointment must be their first tenure-track position at an invited institution.

07/22/22 Internal Deadline
Mid-August 2022 Notify Applicants
09/30/22 Full Application Deadline

Interested applicants should follow the Limited Submission Pre-Proposal Instructions and email them to Brittney Patterson ( by Friday, July 22 at 11:59pm ET.