The purpose of this initiative is to provide a maximum of $10,000 in funds to facilitate innovative training activities that will foster Patient-Oriented Research (POR) training/mentoring within research projects focused on childhood brain-based developmental disabilities. Proposals will be reviewed and projects approved until funds are expended. Please relay any further inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
Who is eligible to apply?
Any patient-partner, trainee, or researcher involved with a research project focused on childhood neurodisabilities.
- Propose a unique project/activity addressing a demonstrable gap in training/knowledge within the area of patient-oriented research (download the application package).
- Provide a preliminary budget (up to $10,000* for a period of 12 months) in support of addressing a unique training gap.
- Submit your completed application via email to email@example.com no later than October 15th, 2018.
A review panel will evaluate the applications (download the evaluation framework). Winners will be notified by November 30th, 2018, with the official award announcement confirmed at CHILD-BRIGHT’s 2018 Annual meeting.
*Note that no more than $2,500 of travel expenses can be requested
The successful applicant(s) will:
- Create synergies with SPOR entities or groups with mutual interests.
- Provide CHILD-BRIGHT with a one-page update (including multimedia where possible) every six months for a period of up to two years.
- Acknowledge CHILD-BRIGHT funding support of the project on all public-facing materials, according to CHILD-BRIGHT’s branding guidelines (provided at award confirmation).
- Grant CHILD-BRIGHT permission to promote the project through CHILD-BRIGHT communication channels.
- Make available for use the finalized training output with CHILD-BRIGHT Network members and other stakeholders with an interest in pediatric-focused POR.