Shore Program - Current Award Opportunities

A number of the awards in the Shore Program utilize a centralized, single-stream application which are listed under current award opportunities below and managed by the Office for Faculty Affairs. Information on additional award opportunities can be found at the end of this page.


  • Harvard Medical School Award (HMS/HSDM-wide) *
  • BIDMC Department of Anesthesia John Hedley-Whyte Research Fellowship
  • BIDMC Department of Emergency Medicine Fellowship *
  • BIDMC Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics Fellowship
  • BIDMC Department of Medicine Fellowship *
  • BIDMC Department of Surgery Fellowship
  • BCH Department of Neurology Faculty Development Fellowship
  • BCH Department of Neurosurgery Fellowship
  • BWH Department of Medicine Fellowship *
  • BWH Department of Pathology Fellowship
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Fellowship *
  • Harvard School of Dental Medicine Fellowship in honor of Aina M. Auskaps, DMD *
  • MGH Department of Anesthesia Fellowship *
  • MGH Department of Dermatology Fellowship
  • MGH Department of Emergency Medicine Fellowship
  • MGH Department of Medicine Fellowship
  • MGH Department of Radiology
  • MGH Department of Surgery Eleanor and Miles Shore Fellowship

* These awards adhere to a 2/3 Academic Promise and 1/3 Personal Need evaluation criteria during the HMS/HSDM committee review. 

Application requirements include:

  • Project Title
  • Project Description (based on Academic Promise)
  • Budget Narrative
  • Sample Budget Table
  • Faculty of Medicine Curriculum Vitae
  • IRB/IACUC approval or submission confirmation, if currently under review
  • Questionnaire (on Personal Need)

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Have an academic appointment as Instructor or Assistant Professor at the time of application/submission (by February 17, 2021)
  • Have a named Project Mentor
  • Be endorsed by a Department Chair and Project Mentor 
  • Provide information on IRB/IACUC status, if applicable
  • Hold an MD, DMD, PhD, or equivalent advanced degree
  • Past award recipients are ineligible* 

*Some department exceptions apply.  For detailed information regarding application requirements, endorsement and evaluation criteria, and eligibilty required for a specific department, division, or institutional award, you can view or download the following documents:

2021 Request For Application (RFA) (.pdf)
Shore Program Application Document Submission Checklist (.doc)
Shore Program Application Questions (.pdf)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (.pdf)

Through our single-stream application, applicants can apply for all award opportunities listed above for which they are eligible.  Click the link below to start your application.


IMPORTANT: This application form cannot be saved prior to submission. Please prepare and save your responses elsewhere prior to completing this application to prevent data loss.

Application Opens: Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Endorsement Deadline: Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Notification Date: May 2021
Celebration: November 2021

There are additional award opportunities recognized under the Shore Program umbrella that are managed independently through an external application and review process.  Important: Submissions to any of the awards listed below are not considered for any of the HMS/HSDM-wide awards offered during a given cycle.  A separate application will need to be submitted based on the requirements posted above.

  • Alice J. Adler Fellowship of the Schepens Eye Research Institute
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Department of Pathology Fellowship - Application Closed
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Department of Radiology Fellowship
  • Boston Children’s Hospital Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition Shore Grant Fellowship
  • Boston Children’s Hospital Musculoskeletal Career Development Fellowship
  • Boston Children’s Hospital OFD/BTREC/CTREC Faculty Career Development Fellowship
  • Boston Children's Hospital Pediatric Emergency Medicine Faculty Development Award
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine Faculty Development Fellowship
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine Eleanor and Miles Shore Fellowship
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital Department of Surgery Junior Fellowship in honor of Robert T. Osteen, M.D.
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital Faculty Career Development Award
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital Obstetrics and Gynecology Foundation Fellowship
  • Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards - Application Closed
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute Department of Population Medicine's Robert H. Ebert, MD Fellowship - Application Closed
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Fellowship - Application Closed
  • McLean Hospital Fellowship
  • Mount Auburn Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine Faculty Development Fellowship