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FASEB Announces Inaugural CARES Award Recipients

Thursday, November 3, 2022
FASEB is honored to recognize November as National Family Caregivers Month, a time to celebrate the contributions of caregivers.

In observance of this special month for caregivers, FASEB today announced the recipients of its inaugural CARES (Career Advancement and Research Excellence Support) Awards. The award helps alleviate financial burdens associated with caregiving, allowing the awardees to pursue professional development opportunities.

The CARES Award is a component of FASEB’s Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion Program, which FASEB launched earlier this year with an investment of $1.5 million over a three-year period. The program strives to build a scientific workforce that more fully reflects our increasingly diverse nation. 

“Providing care for loved ones can be fulfilling. It can also cause financial strain and hinder professionals’ career development, though. The CARES Awards are an investment in our future scientific workforce. We congratulate our awardees and wish them much success in continuing their scientific training, professional development, and career progression,” says Kevin C. Kregel, PhD, Executive Vice President and Provost at the University of Iowa and FASEB President.

The awardees, all individual members of FASEB societies, are

Each recipient received a $5,000 award.

To review eligibility and application process for the awards, click here.  Applications for the 2023 award cycle will be available on the FASEB website next spring.