Society of Interventional Radiology Student Research Grant
The Student Research Grant is designed to foster an interest in research by funding a summer research project conducted by a medical student in an area identified by SIR Foundation as important to the advancement of interventional radiology and patient care.
Application Deadline: February 1, 2013
All applications must be submitted online
Awards of up to $4,000 will provide salary support for students conducting summer research projects that test a new idea or help support a new area or direction of research in interventional radiology.
Grants are available to undergraduates and medical students currently enrolled in a MD, DO, or equivalent degree program in medical institutions within the United States and Canada. Applicants must be citizens of the United States or Canada or have permanent resident status therein. Permanent residents must submit documentation of their status. In addition, the applicant must designate a project advisor who will mentor the student for the duration of the research project.
Applicants should propose research that advances the field of interventional radiology.
The application must contain a detailed research plan and a project budget for the planned research with all available funding to support the project indicated. Failure to describe completely the sources and use of other funds available to the investigator will result in deferral or disapproval of the application.
A letter from the Chairman of the department in which the study will be conducted must be provided that indicates approval of application, comments on the merit of the project and its relevance to interventional radiology, and explains the extent to which the department is supporting the applicant’s research in terms of funding and/or available facilities. It is important that the letter indicate the institution’s commitment to provide the necessary space, equipment, and facilities to the applicant during the research period.
A letter from the designated project advisor must also be provided that indicates the advisor's willingness to mentor the student for the duration of the research project and comments on the project's merit and relevance to interventional radiology.
Society of Interventional Radiology
3975 Fair Ridge Drive Suite 400 North
Fairfax, Virginia 22033