• The Innovation Award for 2021-2022 will not be offered.  Please check back in January 2022 for more information.

    This award is open to SIS members proposing novel, small, multicenter clinical trials or to support planning grants to support future, large clinical trials. Winning proposals will receive up to $30,000 for 1 year to support their project.


    Application Process:

    1. SIS Fellowship online application form
    2. NIH-style Biosketch
    3. Research proposal (3 pages, single space, 11 point font, 1 inch margins)
      • Including Abstract, Background/Significance, Innovation, Approach, Describe how this funding will support future investigation
    4. Current and pending support
    5. Letters of support
      • Department Chair
      • SIS Member

    Review Process:

    1. Applications will be reviewed by the Awards Committee. Priority will be given to proposals that will generate data or develop infrastructure for future, prospective clinical trials that advance the mission of the SIS.
    2. Finalists will be selected to present their proposal to the SIS Foundation and SIS Awards Committee during an open session at the SIS Annual Meeting
      1. 5 minute presentation with 5 minute Q&A with panel
    3. Winning application(s) will be selected by the SIS Foundation and given at the SIS Annual Meeting Awards Banquet

    Submission Deadline: Closed

    Complete the SIS Fellowship application online or download the SIS Fellowship application form. These forms must be downloaded from the website, completed on your computer, and sent via e-mail to Doctor Burke. The instructions regarding completion of the SIS Fellowship forms must be followed.

    Questions? Please contact:

    Laura Kreiner, MD
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    2500 Metrohealth Dr.
    Cleveland, OH 44109
    Ph: 216-778-4979