Research Awards and Grants

Sri Lanka Medical Association Research Grants

The SLMA hereby calls for applications for the following research grants.
Applicant should be a member of the SLMA, if they are eligible for membership. If you are currently not a member, please get the SLMA membership prior to sending the application.

RESEARCH AWARDS AND TRAVEL GRANTS 

  • CNAPT Award: Applications are invited for the best research publication (article, book chapter or book) in medicine or in an allied field, published in the year 2017, for the Richard and Sheila Peiris Memorial Award. All material should be in triplicate.

Closing date: 30th June 2018

  • GR Handy Award: Applications are invited for the best publications in cardiovascular diseases published in the year 2017, for the G R Handy Memorial award. All material should be in triplicate.

Closing date: 30th June 2018

  • Professor Wilfred SE Perera Fund: Applications are invited from life members of the SLMA. Who are members of Ethics Review Committees in Sri Lanka recognised under the Strategic Initiative for Development of Capacity in Ethics Review (SIDCER) of the World Health Organisation. Five copies of the application should be submitted.

Closing date: 30th June 2018

  • Glaxo Wellcome Research Award: Applications are invited for research proposals on a topic related to any branch of medicine. Five (5) copies of the research proposal should be submitted.  The maximum financial value of the grant is LKR 50,000.00.

Closing date: 30th June 2018

  • SLMA Research Grant: This grant is offered 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 at 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 have a supervisor.

Closing date: 30th June 2018

  • 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.

Closing date: 30th June 2018

  • FAIRMED Foundation – SLMA Research Grant: This Grant is offered for research proposals on topics related to Neglected Tropical Diseases and a special consideration will be given to Leprosy. The maximum financial value per grant is LKR 350,000.00. Medical or non-medical individuals, academics of the universities, qualified individuals working with local NGOs and post graduate students are encouraged to apply.

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(Please note that there is no specific application for CNPT award and Professor Wilfred Perera travel grant. Please send copies of required documents with a covering letter addressed to Dr. Hasini Banneheke.)

Important 

  1. All research projects should be completed within two years.
  2. Preference will be given to proposals that could be completed with the available grant. Utilization of grant funds should commence within six months.
  3. Proposals should include problem identification, detailed methodology, timeline, and itemized budget.
  4. Funding requests for conference registration and travel is discouraged.
  5. Ethics clearance should have been applied for when submitting the grant application.
  6. The grants will be formally awarded at the SLMA Foundation Sessions in October/November 2018.
  7. The application forms are available at the SLMA office and on the SLMA website.

The deadline for applications: 30th June, 2018

Thank you!
Dr.Hasini Banneheke,
Honorary Secretary,
Sri Lanka Medical Association.

For further details please contact: The Sri Lanka Medical Association,‘Wijerama House’, No.6, Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo-07. Tel: +94-112-693324, Email: office@slma.lk

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