Research Grants

The Research and Education Foundation of the Society for Pediatric Radiology annually offers funds to foster research and education in pediatric radiology.

The Grants Programs offered are:

  • Seed Grant
    • The John Dorst - Felix Fleischner Seed Award in Pediatric Thoracic Radiology
  • The Pilot Award
  • Research Fellow

Deadlines: The annual grant deadline is March 15

Online Application forms can be found on the specific tabs.  

Note: The online submission forms cannot be saved mid-process. Please be prepared to complete in one sitting.

The Research and Education Foundation of the Society for Pediatric Radiology annually offers funds to foster research and education in pediatric radiology. The deadline is March 15 each year.

The purpose of the Seed Grant award is to assist investigators in defining objectives and testing hypotheses before they apply for major grants from corporations, foundations or government agencies. Any area of radiology-related research is acceptable, but the Foundation Board may also announce priorities annually.

Amount: One-year grant of $10,000 or less to support a specific research project. No salary support will be provided.

Beginning in 2008, each year, the SPR REF Board may award a John Dorst - Felix Fleischner Seed Grant in Thoracic Pediatric Radiology. This award is a seed grant awarded on a pediatric thoracic radiology topic.  

Questions? Contact Jennifer Boylan at jboylan@acr.org.

Instructions

Online Application

 

The Research and Education Foundation of the Society for Pediatric Radiology annually offers funds to foster research and education in pediatric radiology. The purpose of the Research Fellow award is to provide young investigators not yet professionally established in the radiologic sciences an opportunity to gain further insight into scientific investigation and to develop competence in research techniques and methods.

This grant can be used to fund protected time for a one or two-year fellowship, or as a transition-to-faculty award to buy additional protected time within the first five years of faculty appointment. This award requires the naming of an official Mentor in the department. 

Amount: $30,000 salary support for one year. Application for renewal for a second year of salary support will be considered based on progress toward the stated goals during the initial year.  

Application Instructions

Online Application

 

The SPR Pilot Award is designed to provide a higher level of support for pediatric radiology-related projects of merit.

This grant can be used to fund protected time.
Amount – up to $50,000.
Funding will be based on merit, including expertise and available resources, but should also endeavor to focus on unique aspects of imaging or image-guided therapy/intervention in children, promote the importance of imaging or imaging expertise in improving health care in children, embrace broader cross boundary impact, including public policy or translational medicine, cultivate multidisciplinary cooperation, and provide opportunities for additional funding Watch this space for news on the new application process for 2014.

Application Instructions

Online Application.  

Questions? Contact Jennifer Boylan at jboylan@acr.org.