The 2021 Gutsy Group Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research
The Gutsy Group is a not-for-profit foundation dedicated to raising money for research into Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease (Inflammatory Bowel Disease). The Gutsy Group is currently offering funding for clinical or basic science Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) research projects that are aimed at improving the diagnosis, treatment or prevention of these diseases.
Terms of Submission:
- Research grants are available for innovative IBD research proposals from investigators from non-profit institutions in Australia. Principal investigators can be research fellows or faculty at the requesting institution.
- Funding may be requested for up to three years, with each year’s support being dependent on adequate progress in the previous year of funding, as determined by 12-monthly updates to The Gutsy Group Inc’s Committee of Management. A maximum amount of $50,000 per year is available for applicants.
- When presenting or publishing results of the project The Gutsy Group, Inc will be acknowledged as a funding source.
- The closing date for the initial letter of interest is close of business Friday July 30 2021.
There is a two-stage process for applications to The Gutsy Group Inc, for research funding.
- Submit a one page Letter of Interest briefly outlining the research proposal. This should include the project title, hypothesis, methodology, anticipated outcomes, and relevance to the field of IBD. The Gutsy Group, Inc Scientific Advisory Group will rapidly review the Letter of Interest and successful applicants will be invited to submit a full research proposal.
- A full research proposal should be submitted upon invitation as a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF document not exceeding 10 pages (not including additional material such as references and curriculum vitae).
Full applications should contain the following:
- Full name, address, contact details and tertiary institution of the applicant;
- One (1) page summary of the research project;
- Detailed plan of methodology and materials, including a description of the clinical or laboratory environment for the project;
- Anticipated results;
- Relevance and importance to the field of IBD;
- Budget plan;
- Reference list
- One (1) page curriculum vitae of the applicants.
Supportive information such as references and the curriculum vitae of all investigators should also be submitted, but are not included in the 10 page limit.