Full Grant Application Requirements

November 1, 2016 Cycle: Investigators are invited to submit a grant application per the instructions below.

Required materials are due to grants@spinalinjection.org by Tuesday, November 1, 2016. A Letter of Intent is not required for this deadline.

2017 Spring Cycle: Letters of Intent must be received by February 1. After review by the Research Division, full proposals may be invited by March 1. 


Title page

            Title of Project 
            Principal Investigator’s name and contact information 
            Collaborators’ name and affiliations, if any 
            Proposed project period  

Abstract page

            Abstract/Project Summary (300 words)

Research Proposal - 10 page limit

1. Objective of Project

2. Hypotheses 

3. Background Information and Project Justification—Include summary of previous work, including data from preliminary studies (with references, if available.) Explain why the project is unique and appropriate in the context of prior work.

4. Research Design and Methods 

5. Risks to Subjects and Strategy to Assure Protection  

6. Project Timeline

7. Project Location

8. Future Plans Related to Project 

10. References (Do not count towards 10-page limit)

Other Documents

Budget – list total operating budget requirements. If budget is for multiple years, please list each year’s budget separately and in total.

Budget Justification – budgets should include permanent and consumable equipment, statistical analyses, staff salaries, and other direct expenses. Describe other funds available for this project, if applicable, including amount and source.

Institutional Review Board (IRB) –  if human or animal subjects are involved, please supply documentation that this study was approved by an IRB. If your study was not approved by an IRB, please explain.

CVs of all Investigators

Institutional Release of Overhead and Indirect Costs – please have your institution’s administrator complete the paragraph below separately on your institution’s letterhead. Include Name, Signature, and Date.

(Institution Name) is aware that the Spine Intervention Society will not pay institutional overheard and indirect costs. I, (Name of Institution's Administrator), have reviewed this application and (Name of Principal Investigator) and I are in agreement that the institutional overhead and the indirect costs will not be deducted from this Research Grant.



Please contact the Spine Intervention Society at grants@spinalinjection.org

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