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Wylie Scholar Program

Grant to a USA or Canada Vascular Surgeon
Scientist to Support Fundamental Research

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Vascular Cures and Society of Vascular Surgery (SVS) Foundation

Deadline Date:

03/02/18

Description:

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Grant of $50,000 per year over three years to a USA or Canada vascular surgeon scientist who demonstrates potential in the field. The recipient will devote a significant amount of time to fundamental vascular research over a long-term period. It is the intention of this award to enable the recipient to qualify for independent funding from national health agencies.

The annual Vascular Cures Wylie Scholar award provides a grant to the most promising vascular surgeon scientists in North America who are dedicated to an academic career combining their clinical practice with original, innovative basic laboratory or clinical research.

Vascular Cures' Wylie Scholar Program is designed to support outstanding surgeons in the initial phase of their academic career, and to provide the financial assistance that will enable their development into academic vascular surgeon-scientists. The Wylie Scholar Program has and will continue to create a pool of talented academic surgeons, destined to become leaders in vascular surgery and research at major medical centers in North America.

The award may be used to support research in the following areas: basic science, translational, clinical research, outcomes/health services research, teaching, community service, and patient care. No later than two months after the funding year, the awardee will submit an update of progress and expenses for the previous year. This will be evaluated by their respective Chief of Vascular Surgery and by the Vascular Cures Review Committee.

Award Conditions:

-The candidate must prepare and present a challenging research plan to be completed during the term of the award.

-The candidate must have a research mentor who will be an additional resource for his or her research.

-The Chairman of the Department of Surgery must guarantee that the candidate will have 40% protected time available to devote to the research investigation, as well as facilities, equipment and resources to execute the proposed studies.

-The candidate is expected to participate in the Vascular Cures Wylie Scholar award event each year during their research grant tenure. This includes participating in a scientific interchange with Vascular Cures Board of Directors and donors. Up to $1,800 of the annual stipend may be used for travel expenses and one night of lodging.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 165309

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

Vascular Cures will award each Wylie Scholar $50,000 per year for up to three years.

Term of Contract:

The award is made for three years, subject to an annual review by the committee.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates must hold a full-time faculty appointment as a vascular surgeon with active privileges at a medical school accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education in the United States or the Committee for the Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools in Canada. Only one nomination per institution per year will be considered. The following conditions also must be met:

-The candidate must hold a valid and current certification from the American Board of Surgery, or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, in general surgery or vascular surgery.

-The candidate must be an active, practicing clinical vascular surgeon.

-The candidate must present convincing evidence of rigorous research training and significant research accomplishments to date.

-The candidate must not be currently funded by a career development award from the National Institutes of Health, Veterans Affairs, American Heart Association, or similar extramural funding agencies. Concomitant awards similar in size to the Wylie Scholar (e.g. from professional societies such as the American College of Surgeons) must be disclosed and will be considered on an individual basis.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications for the 2018 award are due on March 2, 2018.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Vascular Cures
274 Redwood Shores Parkway
#717 Redwood City, CA 94065

info@vascularcures.org

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