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SRS: Scoliosis Research Society

Scoliosis Research Society

Dedicated to the optimal care of patients with spinal deformity

Online Grant Application Outline

  1. Principal Investigator Information
    • First Name
    • Middle Initial
    • Last Name
    • Suffix
    • Designation
    • Email Address
       
  2. Grant Application Selection
    • Alf Nachemson Evidence Based Medicine Grant
    • Small Exploratory Grant
    • New Investigator Grant
    • Standard Investigator Grant
       
  3. Application Instructions
     
  4. Project Information
    • Project Title
    • Project Start Date
    • Project End Date
    • Total Amount Requested
    • Was Institutional Research Committee Approval Obtained? (yes/no)
    • Is this grant a resubmission? (yes/no)
      • If yes, please provide details of how the revised grant has been modified
         
  5. Responsible Individuals and Institution
    • Principal Investigator
      • Prefix
      • First Name
      • Middle Initial
      • Last Name
      • Suffix
      • Designation
      • Title
      • Department
      • Institution
      • Address 1
      • Address 2
      • City
      • State
      • Postal Code
      • Country
      • Phone Number
      • Email Address
  • Financial Officer
    • Same information needed as Principal Investigator
       
  • Collaborating Investigators
    • Same information needed as Principal Investigator
       
  • Institution Where Work Will Be Done
    • Department
    • Institution
    • Address 1
    • Address 2
    • City
    • State
    • Postal Code
    • Country
  1. Supplemental Information
    • Proposal Abstract (Purpose and Description - 200 words or less)
    • Is work currently in progress in this research? (yes/no)
    • Have you applied elsewhere for support of this project (yes/no)
    • If requesting funding more than $25,000 per year, are you able to secure additional moneys if the SRS only approves partial funding? (yes/no)
    • Does this project utilize a database from a study group? (yes/no)
      • If yes, please explain your relationship to this study group and clarify how this is an otherwise unfunded project
    • Please disclose any industry support for and or participation in this or related projects
    • Please describe the general facilities available for your research, including laboratory and hospital space and major items of permanent equipment.
       
  2. Additional Documents
    • Budget (upload document) (1 Year Template; 2 Year Template)
      • Please justify your budget (all personnel costs should be explained)
    • Biographical Sketches(upload document) (Template)
      • For Principal Investigator and any Collaborating Investigators, including date of birth, education (BA, BS, MS, PhD, MD) postgraduate training (internship, residency, fellowship), hospital and academic appointments, thesis titles and supervisors, and any relevant publications. 
      • **Must be combined into one document for upload
    • Research Plan (upload document)
      • Minimum answers that need to be provided:
        • Why is the work important?
        • What do you plan to do?
        • What has already been done?
        • How ong will it take you to do the work?
      • Organizational Structure:
        • Specific Aims:  A concise statement of what the research is intended to accomplish and/or why hypothesis is to be tested.
        • Significance:  Briefly describe the background of the proposal, relating it to existing knowledge and published work.  Identify the gaps in existing knowledge which the research is intended to fill and state concisely the importance of the project.
        • Materials and Methods:  Detail the experimental design and procedures to be used to accomplish the Specific Aims of the Project.  Describe a tentative sequence or timetable of investigation and the means by which the data will be analyzed and interpreted.
        • Supporting Data:  Briefly describe any previous work done on this project.  Cite results obtained by yourself and others on this or closely related work (cite not more than five (5) personal publications).  Those investigators with less than two (2) personal publications related to the proposed project should submit a letter of recommendation from a recognized investigator in the field.
    • Assurance statement: The application summarized on these pages and further documented in the succeeding pages is submitted to the Scoliosis Research Society for consideration.
       
  3. Review Your Application