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Funds for musculoskeletal research through the UW CLEAR Center

Funds for musculoskeletal research through the UW CLEAR Center

The University of Washington Clinical Learning, Evidence And Research (CLEAR) Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders has opened applications for a $20,000 pilot and feasibility award. This program provides support for services and supplies to early-stage investigators interested in musculoskeletal research.

Application Materials

Application materials can be submitted through the CLEAR Center’s Application portal, using the provided templates.


  • Cover page, including the project title and abstract (250 word maximum)
  • 2- page research plan
    • Aim(s)
    • Background and Significance
    • Approach
  • Budget and Budget Justification
  • NIH-formatted Biosketch for investigators (senior/key personnel)
  • If institutional commitment is offered, a letter of support from the department chair is required.

Key Dates

Applications open: February 15, 2019
Application deadline: March 31, 2019
Awards announced: May 1, 2019
Project dates: Aug 1, 2019 – July 31, 2020 

Cite ITHSThe Institute is supported by grants UL1 TR002319, KL2 TR002317, and TL1 TR002318 from the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through the Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program (CTSA).

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