SOLAS Grant Application

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SMISS through designated funding received by the SOLAS merger will fund physician-initiated research studies in the field of lateral access surgery.
If you have a new or novel idea or concept in or around lateral access surgery, please consider applying for a SMISS SOLAS Research Grant.

Grant Amount

Two (2) grants will be awarded annually with a maximum value of $20,000 each.

Grant Deadlines

2022 Application Submission Deadline: June 30, 2022

Grant Conditions

Project duration can be up to two years.
Funds may only be distributed to an active SMISS members’ institution.
An active SMISS member must be listed as the Principal Investigator OR as a Co-Investigator.
Funds will be distributed on a timeline:

  • 50% at signature
  • 25% at mid-point with a report required
  • 25% at completion of research with final report submitted to SMISS and proof of manuscript submission.

A report EVERY 6 months to the SMISS SOLAS Research Committee is required. The authors should be prepared to present their research at the SMISS Annual Forum or an update until research is complete.

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