Funding begins July 1 or within thirty days of receiving the disbursement form, institution W-9, and IRB. We prefer to keep to a July/January payment schedule.
Funding will go directly to the institution or department of radiology as direct costs only.
No, the award only covers direct costs.
Direct costs include:
Indirect costs include:
Yes, awards may be transferred to another institution. At least 30 days prior to the transfer, the following must be received by The Foundation of the ASNR.
Upon approval by The Foundation of the ASNR, the recipient will need to provide an updated disbursement form, institution W-9, and IRB for the new institution. The remaining stipend will be prorated on the unused portion of the grant.
We require a final financial reconciliation from the recipient’s current institution and a Mutual Termination Agreement signed by The Foundation of the ASNR and the recipient’s current institution.
Applicants who hold any of The Foundation of the ASNR Research awards, the RSNA Research Scholar, Research Fellow, or Research Seed Grant Awards, GERRAF or ARRS Grant Award will not be eligible for another award or fellowship in that same year.
Any portion of the award not utilized must be returned to The Foundation of the ASNR.
No, there is not a citizenship or permanent residency requirement. You must have strong institutional and mentorship support.
Candidates must be a member of ASNR in good standing with an MD or DO degree and must be board-certified or board-eligible in radiology by either the American Board of Radiology (ABR) or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RSPSC).
No, an applicant is welcome to inquire in advance as to which grant mechanism would be most appropriate for the project he/she is proposing. Only a single LOI for that project can be submitted.
Yes, you can apply for an award while you are still a resident. However, but you need to have completed residency and be enrolled in an ACGME-approved fellowship in neuroradiology by the time the award begins (July 1st).
Yes, we recommend that you review and implement any comments, suggestions, etc. that are included in the reviewer comments that are received.
Faculty position does not make a difference however the awards have typically focused on junior faculty and assistant professors.
No, there can only be one principal investigator on an award.
No, while multiple Letters of Intent can be submitted by an institution, no more than one full application in each award category can be submitted from an institution. The institution will determine the most appropriate candidate to submit the full application.
There is no minimum requirement for the grant. You should indicate an effort reflecting your best estimate of the time that you will spend on the project.
In October, each award prospectus and information on applying is posted on the Foundation’s website (foundation.asnr.org). Applicants must electronically submit a letter of intent, a one-page abstract of the research proposal, to the Foundation by the deadline. Applicants who are selected to submit a full proposal will receive a follow-up email invitation.
Applicants who are invited to submit a full proposal must electronically submit the following by the stated deadline:
Either format is acceptable; PDF is preferred.
Letters of nomination/collaboration should be signed and scanned as PDF files.
Yes, please reference the applicant in the subject line of the email. It is preferable to send everything at one time although it is not absolutely necessary to do this.
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Yes, justification is required for all budgeted expenses.
Yes, you need to send all documents at once. The only exception is for letters of nomination/collaboration which may be sent separately but must reference the applicant in the subject line of the email.
No, a cover letter is not required. However, a cover sheet (included with the application) must accompany the application.
Yes, applicants must include a letter from their chair or program director to confirm that the application is the candidate endorsed by the institution for the award chosen.
Yes, however the letter must be from the department chair to confirm that the application is the candidate endorsed by the institution for the award chosen.
Yes, the mentor must be an ASNR Senior Member.
You should address the feedback in your ten-page research plan.
We strongly encourage your mentor to be from the same institution where you will be conducting your research. If your mentor is not at your institution, please provide evidence of a strong mentor-mentee relationship.
No, it is not recommended that you send DVDs. Still pictures are allowed provided that you do not exceed the maximum page numbers per document.
Yes, they would count against the ten–page limit.
References are in addition to the ten-page plan and are not included in the page limit.
Yes, preliminary studies must be included in the research plan.
No, it is not required.
Reviewers are selected from member of the ASNR Research Committee.
Use a minimum font size of 11 in Arial or Times New Roman font. Margins must be set at 0.5 inches and all sections should be double spaced, except the reference section, which may be single spaced.
Yes, multiple mentors are permitted. However, one mentor must be designated as the primary mentor and must be an ASNR Senior Member.
Yes, the mentor must be an ASNR Senior Member.
We would like separate letters of collaboration that spell out what the collaborator is doing or mentoring in the project. The primary mentor should make this clear in his/her letter.
Progress reports should follow the format of a research manuscript. Reports should also include a list of presentations and publications that resulted from the funding project, as well as any additional funding received to continue the project (or plans for additional funding).
A listing of awards that are offered can be found at foundation.asnr.org under Foundation Awards.
All previously funded awards are listed on the Foundation website at foundation.asnr.org. Under each award heading is a link to the previously funded awards.