Milwaukee, Wisconsin – The Scoliosis Research Society (SRS), opens the 2024 Research Grant and Awards cycle this week with two new opportunities.
First in the Grant opportunities, the Society introduced the 2024 Named Research Grant which is designed to support innovative research in the field of growth modulation of the spine and/or vertebral body tethering (VBT). THe total grant award of up to $50,000 may be requested for up-to-two years. Applicants do not need to be members of the SRS but do need to have at least one SRS member as a co-investigator.
In addition, applications for Resident/Fellow Grants and Exploratory Micro-Grants opened February 1.
- Resident/Fellow Grants: The Resident/Fellow Research grants are meant to allow residents/fellows to pursue avenues of interest to prepare them for a lifelong research career. Open to all residents/fellows in good standing in an Orthopaedic or Neurosurgery training program.
The submission window for letters of Intent for the Biedermann Innovation Award, New Investigator Grant, SRS-Cotrel Foundation Basic Science Grant, and Standard Research Grants also opened February 1 and will be open through March 15 (11:59pm EST).
- Biedermann Innovation Award: The Biedermann Innovation Research Award shall be designed to support innovative research by young clinical investigators in the field of spine deformity.
Grant Writing Resources
If you are new to grant writing, or just looking for additional resources, SRS has compiled a new SRS grant writing resources page. The site provides valuable resources for young investigators and supports applications for a variety of SRS-supported grants.
SRS has awarded 200 grants totaling more than $6.5 million since the grant program started in 1994 – all focused on research in spinal deformity. This is the realization of the SRS mission to foster the optimal care of all patients with spinal deformities. Member research and the research SRS supports, has set the pace for innovation and inspiration in this industry worldwide.
SRS Scholarships and Traveling Fellowships
Also open this week, members and non-members are invited to apply to scholarships and traveling fellowships.
For more information on SRS Grant and Award opportunities, visit our website. To contribute to grant research funding, review all the ways you can donate to SRS.
About Scoliosis Research Society
The Scoliosis Research Society is a non-profit, professional organization, made up of physicians and allied health personnel. Our primary focus is on providing continuing medical education for health care professionals and on funding/supporting research in spinal deformities. Founded in 1966, SRS has gained recognition as the world's premier spine deformity society. Please visit www.srs.org for further information. Also follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.