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Hearing Health Foundation: Emerging Research Grants

Grant Amount: Up to $50,000 per year, with possible extension of one year
Deadline: February 25, 2022
Category: Early-career; Audiology; Hearing Loss; Balance,
Additional Information

Through the Emerging Research Grants (ERG) program, Hearing Health Foundation (HHF) provides seed money to researchers with innovative approaches to hearing and balance science. HHF now welcomes applications for the 2022–2023 grant cycle.

Early-career Researchers are invited to apply under the General Hearing Health grant opportunity. (ECRs are also invited to apply to any topic-specific grant opportunities listed below.) Under “General Hearing Health,” HHF welcomes proposals on any topic in hearing or balance research, including but not limited to:

  • Age-related hearing loss
  • Auditory and vestibular implants; hearing aids
  • Central Auditory Processing Disorder
  • Diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of hearing loss and balance disturbance
  • Epidemiology of auditory and vestibular disorders
  • Hearing loss in children and pediatric hearing disorders
  • Human genetics and mouse models of peripheral and central auditory/balance dysfunction
  • Human otopathology
  • Hyperacusis
  • Innovation in cellular and molecular therapies
  • Ménière’s disease
  • Physiology of hearing and balance
  • Tinnitus
  • Usher syndrome
  • Vestibular disorders

General Hearing Health grants are restricted to Early Career Researchers, which HHF defines as researchers no more than 7 years from their most recent terminal degree or medical residency as at the application deadline.

Please contact Lynn Wong if you are interested in applying to this opportunity.

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