The Myositis Association has a competitive grant program for innovative pilot research into any type of immune-mediated myositis. Fellowship funding is available for $50,000 per year for 2 years, and pilot project grant funding is available for a maximum of $100,000 per year for 2 years.

2021 Research Fellow Application – (word version) (.pdf version) to support an early stage clinical or basic investigator that has demonstrated commitment to the field of myositis and who conveys a clear path to research independence.

2021 Pilot Grant Application – (word version) (.pdf version) This funding is to fund new and innovative research pilot projects in the hope that they will attract funding from other sources (such as NIH).

NIH Biosketch format

Research Guidelines

Letter of Intent due May 15, 2021
Invitation for full application due May 22, 2021
Full application due June 30, 2021
Notification of awards November 30, 2021
Earliest funding starts January 2022

For more information, visit www.myositis.org or email Chrissy@myositis.org.