2020 Americas Hernia Society and AHSQC Foundation Research Grant
The AHSQC Foundation and AHS have generously offered AHS members the opportunity to apply for five $10,000 research grants.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS – AUGUST 1, 2020
Five $10,000 grants will be awarded for research pertaining to innovation in hernia repair, abdominal core health, hernia education, disparities in hernia repair, hernia prevention, or the science of hernia.
Applications must include the following to be considered:
- Letter of IRB approval if indicated
- Research description and detailed budget
Click Here To Apply
It is assumed that some of the resources required to conduct the project are available through the investigator’s institution. The research grant serves to provide supplemental support for personnel (not including the salary of the principal investigator), equipment or services required to complete the research.
The principal evaluation criteria are (1) scientific merit, (2) experimental design, (3) potential of the proposed topic, (4) qualifications of the applicant(s), (5) facilities, (6) grantsmanship.
Awards are based on the scientific merit of the project as well as the investigator’s capability and the likelihood that the project will be completed successfully. Considerations include the investigator’s experience, background, availability of patient material and other resources.
Submission Deadline: August 1, 2020
Judging completed: September 1, 2020
Winners announced: September 2020 AHS Annual Meeting – New York
Research Results Presented: September 2021 AHS Annual Meeting