CTSC Pilot Awards Program

The UNM CTSC is building interdisciplinary research bridges that hasten translation of medical discovery into practice. Key to this strategy is the CTSC Pilot Awards Program that provides intramural funding for clinical and translational research at the Health Sciences Center including two rounds of funding for our standard RFAs annually.

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Funding Calendars

The UNM CTSC provides a variety of Pilot Award Programs that distribute intramural funding for clinical and translational research at the Health Sciences Center.  Learn more about RFA dates on the CTSC calendar of upcoming funding opportunities. 

Key Deadlines for Current Funding Awards

  • Application Release Date:  June 5, 2020
  • IRB Submission Deadline:  July 31, 2020
  • Application Deadline: September 25, 2020 5:00 pm
  • IRB Approval Deadline for NIH Review:  September 25, 2020
  • Notice of Intent to Fund/Decline: October 19, 2020
  • Earliest Notice of Award:  November 20, 2020
  • Funding Cycle:  December 1, 2020 through November 30, 2021

About Pilot Awards

The Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) of the University of New Mexico (UNM) Health Sciences Center (HSC) is soliciting applications from all HSC faculty members—senior as well as junior investigators—for pilot projects.  Learn more about the various CTSC funding opportunities.