Application form for submission to the EMRISTA program can be found here

Investigators MUST submit their proposed study through the online portal which can be accessed via the

When prompted “are you applying for a competitive grant program,” select yes and then select the appropriate program for which you are applying. 

Completed proposal application forms must be accompanied by the following documents: 

  • An abbreviated curriculum vitae (CV) (limited to 3 pages); NIH biosketch format will be accepted 
  • Itemized budget for proposed research
  • Bibliography of relevant references 

Proposals not submitted through the portal will not be eligible to participate in the EM-RISTA program.

Deadline for submission

  • The website is open for submissions from October 15 to March 15, 2017 at 23:59 EDT
  • No proposals will be accepted after the submission deadline
  • All applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application once the review committee assessment is completed.

To apply for an EMRISTA Award click here

Review of proposals and prioritization for funding is conducted by an Independent Review Committee.  Details on the committee composition will be posted once available. 

NOTE:  A technical check by Pfizer is performed prior to the IRC review to ensure that eligibility requirements are met, the proposal falls within the areas of research interest, all documents are present, and the PI is eligible to conduct research .