The purpose is to provide support to trainees enrolled in graduate level training programs outside the clinical realm of Interventional Radiology but are still considered crucial to the future of Interventional Radiology and create collaborative research training environments that benefit from the unique perspectives of established scientists and Interventional Radiologists.
Up to 2 years
Upper $40,000USD Lower $20,000USD
- Applicant is encouraged to be an SIR member however it is not a requirement. However, trainee’s advisor or co-advisor must be an active SIR member (note the requirement of active membership status mean that either the advisor or co-advisor must be an Interventional Radiologist).
- Candidate should be a trainee enrolled in a graduate level, degree-seeking program (i.e. Masters, Doctor of Philosophy, or equivalent) at an accredited educational institution in the United States or Canada.
- Students enrolled in a wide variety of disciplines such as engineering, informatics, cellular and molecular biology will also be considered.
- Applicants enrolled in clinical residencies or fellowships are not eligible for this grant.
- It is expected that the trainee will devote a minimum of 75% of their time to the proposed research project.
- Applicants must be citizens of the United States or Canada or those who have permanent resident status therein.
- Permanent residents must submit documentation of their status.
- If an applicant is at an institution in the U.S. or Canada and is on a visa, a letter will be required from the department chair guaranteeing completion of the project.