Research Grants

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Research Grants/Awards

Application Deadline:  January 21, 2022, 11:59 p.m. EST


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 $116,365 among 21 student researchers and young investigators. Grants in this program and other programs are outlined below. 

Members of the ACSM Research Review Committee provide pro tips for your grant application.

  • 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

  • World Athletics Research Grant