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  • R&E Foundation Seed The Future
  • Grants and Awards

  • 2018 R&E Foundation Grant Recipients

    View the list of newly-awarded grant recipients.

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  • The Future of Radiology Education Starts Here

  • The Foundation is taking a fresh approach to education grant funding to facilitate the development and delivery of new, innovative educational products. Together with specific topics of interest representing both current and future educational needs in radiology, the opportunity to award large, multi-year, multi-institution grants of up to $525,000 will result in the creation of educational products with widespread, enduring impact. Pre-applications for the Education Innovation Grant and Education Development Grant have closed. Those invited to submit a full application will be notified by R&E Foundation Staff. Derek Harwood-Nash International Education Scholar Grant applications are due February 2019.


    Education Innovation Grant 


    • Up to $175,000 per year for up to 3 years ($525,000 maximum)


    • Point-of-Care Education 




    Education Development Grant 


    • $30,000 - $100.000 per year for up to 3 years ($300,000 maximum)


    • Imaging Cancer 
    • Patient Education 
    • Physician Burnout 
    • Gender, Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Radiology Leadership 

    Derek Harwood-Nash International Education Scholar Grant* 


    • Up to $75,000 for a 1-year project. In exceptional cases, 2-year projects will be considered ($150,000 maximum)


    • Any area of radiologic education with an international scope

    *The Derek Harwood-Nash International Education Scholar Grant does not have specific RFAs (all topics with international scope are acceptable) and does not require a pre-application. Applicants for this grant will submit a full application in February 2019.

    For additional questions, please contact Becky Murray, Senior Director: R&E Foundation rmurray@rsna.org.

  • Important Dates

    Submit Application

    JAN 2019
    Deadline for Full Applications

    JUN 2019
    Request for Application (RFAs) Announced

    JUL 2019
    Begin Date for Funded Education Grants

    SEP 2019
    Deadline for Competitive, Pre-Application

  • Other Grants

  • Research Grants Application Deadline: January 15, 2019

    Research Scholar Grant Details / Application »

    • Supports junior faculty members who have completed the conventional resident/fellowship training programs but have not yet been recognized as independent investigators.
    • $75,000 annually for 2 years ($150,000 total) to be used as salary support.
    • Requires a minimum of 40% effort.

    Research Resident/Fellow Grant Details / Application »

    • Provides trainees not yet professionally established in the radiologic sciences an opportunity to gain further insight into scientific investigation and to develop competence in research techniques and methods.
    • $30,000 for a 1-year Research Resident project or $50,000 for a 1-year Research Fellow project, to be used for salary and/or non-personnel research expenses.
    • Requires a minimum of 50% effort

    Research Seed Grant Details / Application »

    • Enables investigators to gain experience in defining objectives and testing hypotheses in preparation for major grant applications to corporations, foundations and governmental agencies.
    • Up to $40,000 United States Dollars (USD) for a 1-year project to support the preliminary or pilot phase of scientific projects.
    • Open to international applicants


    Medical Student Grant Application Deadline: February 1, 2019

    Research Medical Student Grant Details / Application »

    • Makes radiology research opportunities possible for medical students, and to encourage them early in their medical careers to consider academic radiology as an option for their future.
    • $3,000 stipend for a 10-week research project, to be matched by the sponsoring department ($6,000 total).

    Education Grants Application Deadline: January 10, 2019

    RSNA/AUR/APDR/SCARD Radiology Education Research Development Grant Details / Application »

    • Encourages innovation and improvement in health sciences education by providing research opportunities to individuals in pursuit of advancing the science of radiology education.
    • Up to $10,000 USD for a 1-year project.
    • Open to international applicants.

    Derek Harwood-Nash International Education Scholar Grant Details / Application » 

    • Provides funding opportunities for individuals with an active interest in radiologic education with an international scope.
    • Up to $75,000 USD for a 1-year project. In exceptional cases, 2-year projects will be considered (150,000 maximum).
    • Applicant must be an RSNA member at time of application.


    Recognition Award Application Deadline: April 1, 2019

    Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research AwardDetails / Application »

    • To recognize and encourage outstanding residents and fellows in radiologic
    • Open to ACGME-approved programs within North American institutions