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Research Grants

SCCM’s research grants are awarded each year to critical care professionals seeking funding to advance critical care.

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Obtain funding for projects that advance critical care. The Society of Critical Care Medicine’s research grants offer opportunities for established and junior researchers. Research priorities include projects that address: 

  • General principles
  • Clinical research
  •  Translational research
  • Health services and  delivery research
  • Basic science/cellular research
  • Education research
  • Patients and families: survivorship and recovery

Application portal opens Summer 2023

Download the SCCM Research Grant Application Checklist

SCCM-Weil Research Grant

Two SCCM-Weil Research Grants of $50,000 each are awarded annually to SCCM Professional or Select members for basic, translational, or clinical research.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Research completed within 18 months
  • Single-site clinical study

Discovery Research Grant

Grants totaling $100,000 will be awarded annually to to SCCM Professional or Select members.
Eligibility criteria: 

  • Research completed within 12 months
  • Multi-institutional study (collaboration between at least two institutions)
  • Plan for engagement of junior investigators (if applicable)
  • Plan for future extramural funding for the study and how this proposal would facilitate extramural funding for future multicenter studies involving Discovery, the Critical Care Research Network.
  • Discovery proposals that engage Discovery resources (such as data coordination, clinical site coordination, and project management) will be prioritized. Find a Full List of SCCM Discovery Resources.

Member Benefit

You must be an SCCM Professional or Select Member to apply for the SCCM research grants and section Congress scholarships. Join SCCM or upgrade your membership​ at any time. 

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