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SCSG Call for Applications

DUE DATE:  Monday, October 16, 2017, 4 p.m.

The goal of the SCSG program is to promote new biomedical research collaborations between faculty in the SIU School of Medicine, SIU Edwardsville, and SIU Carbondale.  To qualify as a new team (co-PIs), faculty may not have previously published together as co-authors or worked together previously on internal or external grants or grant submissions. Faculty from at least two campuses must be represented on the team.  Each faculty member must have a well-defined role on the project.  It is expected that one proposal will be funded.  Total available funding will be $20,000. if two campuses are represented and $30,000 if all three campuses are represented.

A budget for each represented campus must be submitted. Up to $10,000 can be requested for each campus.  The budgets need not be identical but is to be tailored to the amount and type of work that will be done on each campus.  Faculty salary support is not permitted.  However, funds can be budgeted for technical or student support.  Major equipment (> $2,000) and travel costs to conferences are not permitted.

All applications must be submitted as a single .PDF file to the office of the Associate Dean of Research at SIUSM (  Application forms will be available at, but documents can be emailed upon request from Kristi Katcher (  Applications will be reviewed by a committee comprised of members from the SIUSM Grant Review Committee, and faculty from SIU-Edwardsville and SIU-Carbondale.

Applications are due on Monday, October, 16, 2017 at the ADR Office no later than 4:00 p.m.  In fairness to all, late applications will not be accepted.  Applications that do not conform to requirements will not be reviewed.

Successful teams will be expected to file close-out reports to each campus within 90 days of the end of the award period and to submit a joint proposal related to the topic of the award to an external sponsor within one year of the end of the award period.  Failure to meet the terms and conditions may result in loss of eligibility for other campus funding.