Success Rates


Program

Applications Received

Number Funded

Success Rate

Career Development Award

493

73*

15%

Collaborative Sciences Award

40

5*

13%

Established Investigator Award

34

5*

15%

Innovative Project Award

190

26*

14%

Institutional Award for Undergraduate Student Training

17

8

47%

Merit Award

16

2

13%

Postdoctoral Fellowship

917

194

21%

Predoctoral Fellowship

842

179

21%

Transformational Project Award

483

53*^

11%

AHA Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Challenge Award

15

1

7%

AHA Institutional Research Enhancement Award

82

11

13%

AHA/Amazon Web Services 4.0 Data Grant Portfolio - AI and ML

51

4

8%

AHA/Amazon Web Services 4.0 Data Grant Portfolio - AI and ML Clinical Training Grant

2

0

 

AHA/Amazon Web Services 4.0 Data Grant Portfolio - AI and ML Training Grant

17

2

12%

Institute UREG Millennial Women

23

1

4%

COVID Rapid Response

693

20

3%

End Nicotine Addiction in Children and Teens

21

3

14%

Strategically Focused Research Networks

154

27

18%

Strategic Collaborative Grant

15

4

27%

Strategic Renewal Grant

13

4

31%

Only includes applications that made it to the full application stage. Application volume, declinations, and funding priorities can cause success rates to have large variances from year to year. This information should not be used to set expectations related to future success rates for these programs.
*Includes success rate for funding that was deferred to FY 20-21.
^Includes two awards funded through the AHA-Children's Heart Foundation collaboration.



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