The Spine Intervention Society (SIS) is proud to provide funding for high quality research to help generate definitive evidence and support the spine intervention field. SIS has supported research in the field since 1990, yet much more needs to be accomplished in order to sustain our specialty.
Apply for a Research Grant
Investigators seeking grant funding should follow the Spine Intervention Society's procedures for submitting grant proposals. Proposals are carefully vetted by the Research Division and funding of research proposals is approved at the semi-annual SIS Board of Directors meetings.
APPLICATION PROCESS and instructions – New for 2017
A Letter of Intent is required a minimum of 3 months prior to the Spring (May 1)/Winter (November 1) full proposal deadlines. See below for specific dates.
Letters of Intent should be no longer than 3 pages and must include:
Submit Letters of Intent via email to grants@SpineIntervention.org
Spring Cycle: Letters of Intent must be received by February 1. After review by the Research Division, full proposals may be invited by March 1. Invited full proposals will be due May 1 for consideration at the Board of Directors meeting held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting.
Winter Cycle: Letters of Intent must be received by August 1. After review by the Research Division, full proposals may be invited by September 1. Invited full proposals will be due November 1 for consideration at the January Board of Directors meeting.
Evaluation of letters of intent and full proposals will be considered from the perspectives of:
Full proposals will be evaluated according to a 100-point scoring system:
Please contact the Spine Intervention Society at grants@SpineIntervention.org
3/10/2017 » 3/12/2017
Advanced Lumbar Bio-Skills Lab - Tampa, FL
3/11/2017 » 3/12/2017
European Lumbar Bio-Skills Lab - Amsterdam, NL
4/21/2017 » 4/23/2017
Cervical Bio-Skills Lab - Bethlehem, PA
6/2/2017 » 6/3/2017
Intensive Anatomy and Hands-On Fluoroscopic Correlation - Biddeford, ME
6/23/2017 » 6/25/2017
Radiofrequency Bio-Skills Lab - Memphis, TN