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Scleroderma Manitoba Research Program

Scleroderma Manitoba has formalized its research grant application process establishing two grant categories: Professional Development and Research.

Applications will be reviewed as received by the recently formed Scleroderma Manitoba Research Committee, chaired by Martin Entz. The committee will recommend successful applications for funding to the Scleroderma Manitoba Board of Directors.

Applications may be forwarded to Martin Entz, Chair, Scleroderma Manitoba Research Committee at

Granting criteria is included in the application document for each category.

Professional Development Grant (due October 1)

Members of the health care community are encouraged to apply for this grant in order to gain new insights in scleroderma patient care.

Applicants can apply for up to $2,000 to support travel to conferences and workshops related to Scleroderma.

This grant competition is open to graduate students, post-medical school resident/fellows, and members of allied health based in Manitoba.

Download Professional Development Grant application

Research Grant (due October 1)

In recognition of the role that research can play in enhancing the quality of life for people living with Scleroderma and related complications, Scleroderma Manitoba sponsors an annual research grant.

Up to $20,000 is available to support projects that deal with significant issues facing people living with Scleroderma.

This competition is open to applications from across Canada, with prioritization to investigators with an ongoing clinical presence in Manitoba.

We encourage applications from all disciplines involved in the care of scleroderma patients, including allied health.

Download Research Grant application

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