University of Vermont Health Network - Medical Group Research and Education Committee Announces Funding Opportunities

On behalf of the UVM Health Network Medical Group Faculty Practice Division Research, Education and Faculty Affairs Committee, we want to announce three exciting funding opportunities that have been made possible through the generous support of the UHC Trust, for our Educational Scholarship Award, and the UVMHN Medical Group, for our Research Awards and Innovations in Clinical Care Awards.

Grant proposals are due by 5pm, August 30, 2019.

Educational Scholarship Award:  One $25,000 award to better understand learners, educational processes, or the outcomes associated with educational interventions.

Research Award:  Two $50,000 awards to determine the safety and effectiveness of medications, devices, diagnostic products and treatment regimens.

Innovations in Clinical Care Award:  Two $50,000 awards to accelerate the development of innovative approaches within the clinical care continuum including service, patient engagement and clinical interaction, as well as broader system or process designs.

The Committee is highly motivated to assist applicants in submitting outstanding proposals.  Accordingly, we have two programs designed to assist in your application process:

Submit a Letter of Intent (Mandatory)

The Committee requires the submission of a one-page letter of intent by 5pm, June 28, 2019.

If committee members determine that the applicant may benefit from guidance in refining the grant submission, they will request a meeting with grant applicants to review research aims and assist with development of the grant.

More information is included in the RFPs.


Thank you and we look forward to your submissions.


dixonYou can't go in for a major federal grant without good preliminary data. The UVM Medical Group Research Grant and a grant from the department of Medicine gave us the seed money we needed to gather that data."

Anne Dixon, MD
2015 UVM MG Research Award recipient
2016 NIH RO1 grant recipient