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2023 SCA Research Grants

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SCA supports cardiothoracic and vascular research projects. This is the basis for the creation of the SCA/IARS Starter Grant, SCA/IARS Mid-Career Grant, SCA Diversity and Inclusion Grant, and the In-Training Grant.

Grants Information

Four types of grants will be awarded in 2023 to SCA members ONLY:

  • SCA/IARS Starter Grant– up to $25,000 per year for two 
  • SCA/IARS Mid-Career Grant– up to $50,000 per year for two 
  • SCA Diversity and Inclusion Grant– up to $25,000 per year for two years.
  • SCA In-Training Grant– $15,000 for one year.

The SCA is committed to promoting the representation of women and underrepresented minority investigators. Diversity is vitally important to advance scientific discovery. Starting with this year’s funding cycle, the SCA is especially encouraging individuals from all racial, ethnic or gender groups to apply.

The awards will be announced during the 2023 SCA Annual Meeting & Workshops in Portland, Oregon. The grant period of 24 months can begin any time from July 1 to December 31 of the year granted. Grant recipients are required to present their work at a subsequent SCA Annual Meeting.

Application submission period will close on January 27, 2023.

Application Submission will close on January 27, 2023.

Click Here for the 2023 SCA Research Grants requirements and instructions.

The SCA is committed to promoting the representation of women and underrepresented minority investigators. Diversity is vitally important to advance scientific discovery. Starting with this year’s funding cycle, the SCA is especially encouraging individuals from all racial, ethnic or gender groups to apply.

Involvement Opportunities

  • Write a Newsletter or Journal article.
  • Submit an abstract – abstract submissions for the Annual Meeting & Workshops, Thoracic Anesthesia Symposium, and Echo Week Meeting open several months prior to each meeting.
  • Submit a PBLD – Problem-Based Learning Discussions (PBLDs) are a key feature of each year’s Annual Meeting & Workshops. Accepted submissions will be invited to participate in the meeting as a PBLD speaker.
  • Connect with us on social media – Follow us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram to stay engaged with the Society and your colleagues.

Special Interest Groups

Are you interested in connecting and interacting with colleagues who share similar interests and challenges? An SCA SIG can offer you that opportunity!

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