Research Scholar Award

SHEA’s Research Scholar Award is a program that funds one proposal for up to $40,000 to an early investigator within 5 years of completion of training to conduct a research project that address knowledge gaps and new challenges in healthcare epidemiology and antibiotic stewardship research. The winner will be announced during the SHEA Business meeting at IDWeek.

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants are early investigators who possess a MPH, PhD, PharmD, MD or similar terminal degree, and are within 5 years of completion of training. Applicants will submit project ideas to be executed with the oversight of a mentor.

Read here for a full list and description of requirements for submitting a winning proposal for the Research Scholar Award. Questions regarding eligibility, status of training, credentials, and submission requirements should be emailed to