Research Grants

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Research Grants/Awards

ACSM's Foundation Research Grant Program started in 1989 with one research initiative in basic and applied science, and it awarded $50,000 among five doctoral research students. In 2019, the Foundation awarded approximately $115,909 among 21 student researchers and young investigators. Grants in this program and other programs are outlined below. 

  • Dr. Raymond A. Weiss Research Endowment

  • ACSM Foundation Doctoral Student Research Grant

  • Research Endowment

  • Carl V. Gisolfi Memorial Fund

  • Paffenbarger-Blair Fund for Epidemiological Research on Physical Activity

  • NASA Space Physiology Research Grant

  • Clinical Sports Medicine Endowment

  • Visiting Scholar Award

  • IAAF/World Athletics Research Grant