2014 Research Grants Available

The National Eczema Association (NEA) research program offers grants to established and new investigators in the field. The research projects range from important studies on itch, to genome wide studies, and the objective severity assessment of atopic dermatitis/eczema. This research ultimately benefits patients with eczema by providing much needed data to scientists, physicians and pharmaceutical companies.

Types of Research Grant Awarded

One-Year Research Grant
Researcher can apply for renewal funding after first year

Range of Funds Awarded


Deadline for Applications and Timetable for Funding

Applications due September 5, 2014. Funding starts January 1st each year.

Subject Areas Considered – Research Areas of Emphasis

Submissions in basic and translational science are encouraged. Research areas of emphasis include itch, eczema prevention, alternative & complementary therapies, and diet & nutrition.

How to Apply

Download grant application forms here >

The application must be submitted via email to info@nationaleczema.org. Additionally, applicants must send by mail:

  1. One hard copy of completed application
  2. Signed copy of the research grant agreement
  3. Institutional data form with all appropriate signatures
  4. IRB approval documentation


Applications and supporting materials must be submitted via email to AND received at the NEA office no later than September 5, 2014 by 5:00 PM, PST to be considered for funding. Send to:

National Eczema Association
77 Mark Dr, Suite 8
San Rafael, CA 94903-1953
Telephone: 415.499.3474
Contact: Julie Block, President & CEO, info@nationaleczema.org 

Applications are reviewed and awarded on a a competitive basis.

Award Process

A Peer Review Committee will review the research grant application. The NEA Board of Directors announces grant awards in December 2014.

For more information on NEA Funded Research, please see:  http://nationaleczema.org/research/nea-funded-research/