AHNS Grant Information

The American Head and Neck Society sponsors several research grants both as an individual society and in conjunction with the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American College of Surgeons. The grants are reviewed through the Academy CORE (combined otolaryngologic research evaluation) process.

Forms: Available through American Academy of Otolaryngology CORE.

Guidelines and Face Pages

  1. AHNS.AAO-HNSF Young Investigator Combined Award, In Memory of Duane A. Sewell, M.D – Open to fellows and assistant professors. Must be AHNS member (may be candidate member). To support research in neoplastic disease of the head and neck. Up to two years, $20,000 per year. One award available per year.
  2. AHNS/AAO-HNSF Translational Innovator Award – Applicants must have completed residency or fellowship training in seven years or less prior to submitting application. Candidates need to have demonstrated the capacity or potential for a highly productive independent research career with an emphasis in head and neck surgical oncology. Two years, non-renewable, $80,000 maximum ($40,000 per year), one available annually.
  3. AHNS Pilot Grant – Open to Medical Students, residents, PhD, and Junior Faculty residing in the U.S. or Canada to support basic, translational, or clinical research projects in head and neck oncology. One year, $10,000.00. Two awards available this year.
  4. Ballantyne Resident Research Grant – for best grant application by a resident, this award utilizes the same forms and guidelines as the pilot grant (above). One year, non-renewable, $10,000 maximum total costs. One award available per year. The top ranked pilot award will be honored as the Ballantyne Award.

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