The American Sleep Medicine Foundation (ASMF) is committed to supporting the education and training of sleep scientists. The ASMF is pleased to offer its fifth year of grant funding for the Physician Scientist Training Award (PSTA). Through this award, the ASMF supports research training for physicians who wish to pursue a career as a physician scientist in sleep medicine.  Applications are being accepted in the Best Science Category and from AASM Comprehensive Academic Sleep Programs of Distinction.

For a fourth year, the ASMF also is requesting applications for the ABSM Junior Faculty Research Award, which was established with an endowment of $2 million from the American Board of Sleep Medicine. This award provides funding to assist new faculty in the development of a career in academic sleep medicine

More information on both awards is available online at Candidates must complete the application process before Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, to be considered. Please direct all questions and inquiries regarding grant opportunities to ASMF Coordinator Lisa Wallis at 630-737-9700 or