Two Research Awards of $10,000 each for basic science or clinical research are available.
a. Applicant must be a REI fellow in first or second year of fellowship of an accredited program
b. The applicant must be an NEFS member (you may apply prior to submission at $160 standard rate)
c. Only one proposal can be submitted per applicant in any given application year
d. Previous winners may not apply
e. Winners must be able to complete research in 2020 calendar year and present at the 2021 annual meeting held in Spring 2021
Applicants will submit the following:
Award applications should be submitted by the October 2, 2019. Winners of the awards will be announced in December at the 4th Quarterly Meeting. Award announcement is planned for December and distribution of funds by the end of December.
OBLIGATIONS OF AWARD RECIPIENT:
Upon acceptance of the research award, recipient will be asked to sign a research agreement which will clearly state the recipient’s obligation to provide NEFS and Ferring with an end of the award year progress report. If a selected award recipient fails to sign a research agreement, the award will be granted to the next highest scoring proposal.
b) description of relevance of results with appropriate statistical analysis;
c) placement of these results in the context of the project’s objectives and hypothesis, and
d) clearly stated conclusions.