National Multiple Sclerosis Society: Pilot Research Grants

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is accepting applications to support high-risk pilot grants to quickly test novel ideas. The Society welcomes applications for studies related to multiple sclerosis that may serve to advance their mission of stopping MS regression, restoring function and improving quality of life, and preventing MS. Award amount is up to $44,000. The application deadline is July 12, 2017; however, interested applicants must register and complete a pre-application at three (3) days prior to the application deadline.

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations has identified the following private funding opportunity: 

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: Pilot Research Grants
http://www.nationalmssociety.org

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is accepting applications to support high-risk pilot grants to quickly test novel ideas. The Society welcomes applications for studies related to multiple sclerosis that may serve to advance their mission of stopping MS regression, restoring function and improving quality of life, and preventing MS. The Society supports fundamental as well as applied studies, non-clinical or clinical in nature, including projects in patient management, care and rehabilitation. Researchers who have completed their post-doctoral training, and who are considered eligible by their institutions to apply for a research grant, are invited to apply. Individuals who are currently postdoctoral fellows or the equivalent, or who are graduate/medical students or residents, are not eligible for support under this program. Applicants are not eligible to apply if they have an existing National MS Society pilot research award that expires later than the application deadline.

Interested applicants must register and complete a pre-application at least three days prior to the application deadline.

Application Deadline: July 12, 2017. Application Guidelines for the award: http://www.nationalmssociety.org/For-Professionals/Researchers/Society-Funding/Pilot-Research-Grants

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is available to provide assistance in pursuing privately funded opportunities. If you have any questions about this funding opportunity, please email cfr@unc.edu or phone 919.962.2867.

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