International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) Early Career Research Grants Program
International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) Early Career Research Grants Programme
The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) is the leading professional forum for science, practice, and education in the field of pain. Membership in IASP is open to all professionals involved in research, diagnosis or treatment of pain. IASP has more than 8,000 members in 129 countries.
The IASP Early Career Research Grants are designed to support investigators, in the early career stage of pain research, who are actively engaged in independent research and are within six years of having gained their final degree.
Multiple grants of $20,000 are awarded each year. Application is open to all researchers on an international basis and is not confined to any particular discipline. To be eligible to apply, applicants must be:
- IASP members.
- Within six years of having received their final degree.
- Carrying out independent research.
- Not in recipient of major official grant funding.
Proposals with be evaluated against the following criteria:
- The scientific merit of the proposed research.
- The qualifications of the researcher – only work published in international refereed journals or periodicals will be considered.
The IASP Fellowships, Grants, and Awards Working Group will make final decisions on the awards. The committee shall give consideration to a balance of all aspects of pain research projects including clinical, social and basic sciences.
Applications must be made via IASP’s online grant portal by the deadline of 6 February 2017 (midnight EST).