This year-long professional development program is designed to take mid-career researchers to the next level in their research and leadership potential. Through in-person sessions, webinars and individualized guidance throughout the year, participants will build networks, identify new opportunities and develop tools and skills necessary to become the next change agents at their institution. To read more about the individual and institutional benefits of participating in the program, please see the AACP Catalyst flyer.
Applications may be submitted online and will be accepted until 11:59 EDT on April 17, 2017.
For more information on application requirements, please see the AACP Catalyst Application Instructions.
Session I: September 25-27, 2017, Alexandria, VA (Washington, D.C. area)
Session II: February 23-24, 2018, Long Beach, CA (in conjunction with the 2018 AACP INterim Meeting)
Session III: April 11-13, 2018, Rockville, MD (Washington, D.C. area)
Webinars: In addition to in-person meetings, Catalysts participate in webinars throughout the year to meet with agents from federal funding agencies. The webinars are designed to provide Catalysts with a candid view of current and future funding priorities from inside these agencies and are an opportunity to learn practical tips for research funding success.
$7,500 for members of AACP, HOPA or CPNP
$7,695 for applicants who are not members of AACP, HOPA or CPNP
Tuition includes registration for the AACP INterim Meeting and a discount on the AACP Annual Meeting. The nominator is responsible for related travel expenses covering transportation, lodging and some meals associated with participation in the program.
Last updated on: 3/20/2017 4:48 PM
Kirsten F. Block, Ph.D.Associate Director of Research and Graduate Programs703-739-2330 ext. 1042