Research grants

The R&E Foundation funds radiologic research through four different grants that support the brightest minds in radiology across all stages of their careers.

Application cycle

The 2024–25 application cycle for the Research Scholar Grant, Resident/Fellow Research Grant, Research Seed Grant and Medical Student Research Grant is closed.

The next application cycle will open in October 2024. Learn more about each of our grants below to find the right fit for your next project.

Research Scholar Grant

Funding from this grant is exclusively for junior faculty members. The objective is to establish them as independent investigators by supporting the collection of preliminary data for future projects.

Resident/Fellow Research Grant

This grant funds trainees who aren’t professionally established while they learn more about the principles of scientific investigation, as well as research techniques and methods.

Research Seed Grant

This grant funds investigators who wish to gain experience in defining objectives and testing hypotheses in preparation for bigger grant applications to corporations, foundations and government agencies.

Medical Student Research Grant

Funding from this grant is for medical students only. Recipients will gain research experience in medical imaging including defining objectives, developing research skills and testing hypotheses.

Applicant resources

We’re here to help you succeed. Check out our grant writing workshops, research and development guides and application process FAQs

About the R&E Foundation


The mission of the R&E Foundation is to invest in the future of radiology by developing investigators and supporting lifelong innovative research and education. Since the Foundation’s inception in 1984 we’ve awarded over 1,900+ grants. That’s $84 million in funding for radiology research and improving patient care.