Sri Lanka Medical Association Research Grants
The Research Promotion Committee of the SLMA is pleased to call for applications from SLMA members for the following research grants:
SLMA Research Grant
This grant is offered in this seventh round of grants for research proposals on topics related to any branch of medicine. The maximum financial value of the grant is LKR 100,000.00. The grant is targeted for young researchers in their early career, for proposals on applied research that could be initiated (e.g. pilot study) or completed (e.g. audit) with the grant. The project should be supervised.
SLMA/ GlaxoWellcome Research Grant
This grant is offered for research proposals on topics related to any branch of medicine. The maximum financial value of the grant in 2017 is LKR 50,000.00.
FAIRMED Foundation – SLMA Research Grant
Three (3) grants funded by the Fairmed Foundation are offered in the area of Neglected Tropical Diseases. Preference will be given to projects on Leprosy and Leishmaniasis.The selection criteria for funding include the relevance of the research project to Sri Lanka and control programmes in Sri Lanka, and multi-centre collaboration within Sri Lanka.
Dr. Thistle Jayawardena SLMA Research Grant for Intensive and Critical Care
This grant is offered for a research project with relevance to the advancement of Intensive and Critical Care in Sri Lanka. The maximum financial value of the grant is LKR 100,000.00.
Institute for Health Policy – SLMA Research Grant
This grant is funded by the Institute for Health Policy and is offered for a research project in the areas of health economics, health systems and policy research. The maximum financial value of the grant is LKR 100,000.00.
N.B. All research projects should be completed within two years. Preference will be given for proposals that could be completed with the available grant. Utilization of grant funds should commence within six months. Proposals should include problem identification, detailed methodology, timeline, and itemized budget. Funding requests for conference registration and travel is discouraged. Ethical clearance should be applied for when submitting the grant application.
Please Contact SLMA Office for further information.