The Myositis Association offers a competitive grant program for innovative pilot research into any type of immune-mediated myositis.

2022 Research Fellowship Application – (word version) (.pdf version) This program  supports  early stage clinical or basic investigators that have demonstrated commitment to the field of myositis and who convey a clear path to research independence. Fellowship funding is available for $50,000 per year for 2 years.

2022 Pilot Grant Application – (word version) (.pdf version) This program funds new and innovative research pilot projects in the hope that they will attract funding from other sources (such as NIH). Pilot project grant funding is available for a maximum of $100,000 per year for 2 years.

TMA’s Research Guidelines document has recently been updated.  It provides details on the procedures and conduct of the research program for 2022 Research Guidelines

Timeline for the 2022 Grant Program

Letter of Intent due May 16, 2022  
Invitation for full application by May 23, 2022
Full application due June 30, 2022
Notification of awards November 30, 2022
Earliest funding starts January 2023

Both applications require information in NIH Biosketch format.

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