Elizabeth Nash Memorial Fellowship

Elizabeth Nash Memorial Fellowship

The Elizabeth Nash Memorial Fellowship (ENMF) was inaugurated in 1999 to provide annual funding to Post-Doctoral Fellows engaged in CF-related research at academic and hospital institutions nationwide and encourage collaborative research and communication between the institutions and PI’s. The fellowship is named in memory of geneticist Elizabeth Nash, who had CF and served as CFRI’s RAC Chairperson.

Program Features

ENMF aims to support new and promising research in critical areas at well-recognized academic and medical laboratories nationwide.

  • ENMF supports at least one Post-Doctoral Fellow annually for two years with a grant of $60,000 per year via two annual contracts.
  • Yearly award payments are made in two annual $30,000 installments, based on RAC reviewed and designated ‘satisfactory’ project, financial progress reports, and relevant fund availability to the research goals.
  • Announcement for Letters of Intent (LOI) is made in September with the LOI due to CFRI the first Monday of the second week in November for two-year postdoctoral research fellowships with up to $60,000 per year in basic, clinical or translational research related to cystic fibrosis.
  • Up to $60,000 per year will be awarded to a research institution in the United States to support a principal investigator, who in turn appoints a postdoctoral research fellow. Of particular interests are projects that are original, probing and/or pioneering a new approach to a therapy or cure.