About the Award
This is a Spondyloarthritis Research Grant recognizing outstanding contributions to the care and understanding of patients with spondyloarthritis. This is an annually awarded, $20,000 research grant toward axial spondyloarthritis research.
Who should apply?
MDs and PhDs at the level of Assistant Professor, currently working at a US institution, who have contributed to the care and understanding of patients with spondyloarthritis.
What do I need to apply?
Please use the form below to submit your basic contact information plus your curriculum vitae, a one-page personal statement discussing accomplishments and plans, and one letter of nomination from a senior investigator. Please include a statement describing how the money will be used within the year.
What are my commitments if I receive the award?
- Help explain your work to people living with spondylitis by being available to SAA staff for a short interview regarding your work and the way this award will help support ongoing research. The ensuing articles will be published in Spondylitis Plus magazine and/or various SAA online outlets including a news press release.
- Provide a brief summary of key findings at the end of the year, and if not fully completed within a year, again at the conclusion of the research.
- Acknowledge SAA funding in any publications/posters produced as a result of this award.
- Share the good news! Your institution is to make an announcement of the award in its publication for general distribution. This could be included in an e-newsletter, on its website, or through another vehicle.
Applications must be submitted by August 1, 2020.