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  • Education Scholar Grant

  • Deadline Date: January 11, 2016

    Purpose:   To provide funding opportunities for individuals with an active interest in radiologic education.

    Nature of Projects: Any area of education related to the radiologic sciences is eligible for Education Scholar Grant support. Projects may include, but are not limited to:

    • advanced training in the discipline of education, possibly resulting in an advanced degree/certificate (development of teachers and educational leaders);
    • development, dissemination and evaluation of printed or electronic educational materials;
    • research of teaching methods and evaluation processes;
    • education in emerging nations;
    • medical student, resident, fellow, CME participant, allied health professionESCH Policies and Proceduresal student education.
    • RSNA and the Association of University Radiologists (AUR) have collaborated on a joint award beginning in 2013. This co-sponsored Education Scholar Grant will leverage funds to support additional projects in radiology education. Interested applicants should apply through the standard application process.

    Amount: One year grant of up to $75,000 United States Dollars (USD) for salary support and/or other project costs. In exceptional cases, grants for up to two years will be considered.


    • Applications are accepted from individuals throughout the world.
    • Applicant must be an RSNA Member (at any level) at the time of application. If the applicant’s membership category is Member-in-Training or any other non dues-paying category, the scientific advisor or one of the co-investigators must be a dues-paying member. Check your membership status, or become a member today - visit the RSNA Membership Web site for details.
    • Applicant/co-principal investigator(s) must not be agents of any for-profit, commercial company in the radiologic sciences.
    • Applicants may not submit more than one research or education grant application to the RSNA R&E Foundation per year.
    • Recipients may not have concurrent RSNA grants.
    • Supplementation of funding from other grant sources must be approved by Foundation staff if not described in the original research plan. Awards from other sources may be approved by Foundation staff if the investigator submits a satisfactory plan to address any budgetary overlap.

    Full Details: Download the Education Scholar Grant Policies and Procedures (now with grant application instructions and guidelines)

    Application Process: Applications are completed online using the Online Grant Application System. 

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  • Grant Recipients

  • To view additional recipients from prior years, please use our online Grant and Award Recipient Search tool.

  •  Current Education Scholar Grant Recipients 

    Emmanuel J. Botzolakis, MD, PhD Emmanuel J. Botzolakis, MD, PhD
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

    Development of a Novel Radiology Teaching Interface Using Bayesian Networks: Application to Neuroradiology as Proof of Concept

    RSNA Education Scholar Grant
    Christopher E. Comstock, MD Christopher E. Comstock, MD
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Interactive Screening Mammography Teaching Set: An Effective Tool to Improve Performance?

    GE Healthcare/RSNA Education Scholar Grant
    David B. Larson, MD, MBA David B. Larson, MD, MBA
    Stanford University

    The Radiology Improvement Team Education Program

    RSNA Education Scholar Grant
    Shaunagh McDermott, FFR, RCSI Shaunagh McDermott, FFR RCSI
    Massachusetts General Hospital

    Online Educational Tool for Implementation and Interpretation of Low-dose CT for Lung Cancer Screening (Ed-LSC)

    Philips Healthcare/RSNA Education Scholar Grant
    Anders Persson, MD, PhD Anders Persson, MD, PhD
    Linköping University, SWEDEN

    RadSim: Simulation Based Training Program for CT Protocol, Iterative Reconstruction and Dual Energy Applications

    Derek Harwood-Nash Education Scholar Grant
    Bhavya Rehani, MD
    University of California, San Francisco

    Developing Web-based Virtual Classroom Teaching RISE (Radiology International Student Virtual Education) Platform: A Pilot International Outreach Educational Program

    GE Healthcare/RSNA Education Scholar Grant
     Lonie R. Salkowski, MD Lonie R. Salkowski, MD
    University of Wisconsin - Madison, SMPH

    Investigation of a Radiology-based Three-dimensional Simulation to Explore Attributes of Novice and Expert Learners in their Process of Correlating and Sense-making of Medical Images with the Human Body

    RSNA Education Scholar Grant
    Jie Zhang, PhD Jie Zhang, PhD
    University of Kentucky

    Curriculum Development for Hands-on Physics Education of Residents in Diagnostic Radiology

    RSNA Education Scholar Grant