Grant Guidelines and Applications

The Scleroderma Research Foundation is pursuing opportunities to expand its research program to advance understanding of the pathogenesis of scleroderma and to promote the design, development and pilot testing of hypothesis-driven innovative therapeutic approaches. The SRF encourages applications from scientists who have not previously worked on scleroderma, as well as those with substantial ongoing scleroderma-focused effort.

Research grant applications for studies for up to three years and an annual maximum award of $200,000 are currently being accepted for 2015 awards. Funding support from the SRF is not to be used for administrative overhead, indirect expenses or other institutional charges. The deadline for receipt of new applications for a SRF Research Grant is December 1, 2014.

SRF research application guidelines, click here.
SRF research award application, click here . (44k PDF)

The Scleroderma Research Foundation is dedicated to bringing talented early career scientists to the field of scleroderma research. Two-year postdoctoral fellowships in scleroderma research will be granted to candidates who have received their MD degree or PhD degree from a U.S. medical or graduate school or equivalent educational institution. In considering candidates, emphasis will be on the quality of the research proposal and demonstrated commitment to scleroderma research. The application must be accompanied by a letter from the principal lead investigator underscoring the commitment to scleroderma research. The deadline for receipt of new applications for a SRF Postdoctoral Fellowship is December 1, 2014.

SRF Postdoctoral Fellowship application guidelines, click here.
SRF Postdoctoral Fellowship application, click here . (44k PDF)