The Myositis Association is pleased to be able to offer funding for 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.

Research Fellowships – 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.

Grant Application – 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).

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Research Guidelines

Letter of Intent due May 15, 2019
Full application due June 15, 2019
Funding decisions made October 1, 2019

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