Research Grants

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Research Grants/Awards

Submissions Open: September 6, 2022
Submission Deadline: November 30, 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. 

Must be an ACSM member to apply for research grants.
Members must sign in with ACSM ID to access applications.

  • ACSM Foundation Doctoral Student Research Grant

  • Carl V. Gisolfi Memorial Fund ǀ Doctoral Student Grant

  • Clinical Sports Medicine Endowment | Clinician Grant

  • Dr. Raymond A. Weiss Research Endowment | Graduate Student Grant

  • Paffenbarger-Blair Fund for Epidemiological Research on Physical Activity | Early Career Grant

  • Research Endowment | Early Career Grant

  • World Athletics Research Grant | Doctoral Student Grant

  • Xero Shoes’ Minimal Footwear Research Grant | Doctoral Student & Early Career Grant