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

2023 Research Grant Program Guidelines has recently been updated.  It provides details on the procedures and conduct of the research program.

2023 Mentored Research Fellowship Guidelines – 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.

2023 Pilot Project Grant Guidelines – 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.

Timeline for the 2023 Grant Program

Letter of Intent due May 15, 2023  
Invitation for full application by May 22, 2023
Full application due June 30, 2023
Notification of awards November 30, 2023
Earliest funding starts January 2024

Both applications require information in NIH Biosketch format.

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