Grants, Awards, and Scholarships

These grants, supported by the Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (ERF), SNMMI-TS's Professional Development and Education Fund (PDEF), American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) and Nihon Medi-Physics LLC, represent the society's commitment to advancing molecular imaging and therapy by supporting the next generation of researchers.

The SNMMI & SNMMI-TS Grants and Awards Committees are proud to announce that SNMMI has transitioned away from paper and will only be accepting online applications again in 2017!

Below is a listing of the 2017 SNMMI and SNMMI-TS grants and awards programs that are currently accepting applications. Please feel free to contact Teresa Ellmer, Grants and Development Manager at, or 703. 652. 6780, with any questions.

Current SNMMI/SNMMI-TS Grants, Awards & Scholarship Programs:

Please click program name below to view program information and eligibility criteria.

2017 CSNM SNMMI Chinese Physician Training Program SNMMI May 2017 $9,000  

2018 ERF-SNMMI-TS Outstanding Technologist and 2017 ERF-SNMMI-TS Outstanding Educator Award, please submit a letter explaining why you (or the individual you are nominating) should be considered for the award along with the CV of the nominee. The letter and CV should be sent to Nikki Wenzel-Lamb, at no later than February 28, 2018.


For information regarding the nomination process for the 2017 Saul Hertz, MD, Award please contact

Please note that application deadlines listed are subject to change per the discretion of the SNMMI and SNMMI-TS Grants & Awards Committees.

Grants and awards run on a fiscal calendar cycle from October 1 through September 30th, not on a calendar cycle from January 1 through December 31st. Current grants and awards are for the 2017 fiscal year.  The 2018 cycle will start up in October of 2017.

Upcoming SNMMI/SNMMI-TS Grants, Awards & Scholarship Programs:

Programs Sponsor Opening Date
2018 Mitzi & William Blahd, MD, Pilot Research Grant ERF Winter 2018
2018 Susan C. Weiss Clinical Advancement Scholarship ERF March 2018
2018 Paul Cole Technologist Scholarship ERF Winter 2018
2018 ERF-SNMMI Postdoctoral Molecular Imaging Scholar Program Grant ERF 2018 (every even year)
2018 PDEF Professional Development Scholarship PDEF Fall 2017
2018 Mickey Williams Technologist Minority Scholarship PDEF

Fall 2017

2018 Bradley-Alavi Student Fellowships ERF Fall 2017
2018 Robert E. Henkin, MD, Government Relations Fellowship ERF Fall 2017
2018 Ursula Mary-Kocemba Slosky, PhD, Professional Relations Fellowship ERF Summer 2017
2018 Hyman-Ghesani SNMMI Global Health Scholarship ERF Fall 2017
2018 Alavi-Mandell Publication Awards ERF Tied to abstracts/Spring 2018
2018 Arthur Weis, MD, Award in Radiation Dosimetry and Safety ERF Tied to abstracts/Spring 2018
2018 ERF SNMMI-TS Bachelors or Entry-level Masters Degree Completion Scholarship ERF Winter 2018
2018 ERF SNMMI-TS Advanced Degree Scholarship ERF Spring 2018


SNMMI/SNMMI-TS Grants, Awards & Scholarships closed and under review:



The Scholarship, grant, and award opportunities offered by the SNMMI & SNMMI-TS are made possible by a grant from The Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging unless otherwise noted.To learn more about the Foundation and to give to one of the very worthy campaigns that supports these programs please visit their website, Your support is crucial to the vitality of these awards and the future of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging.