IRF and RRG Application Forms and Guidelines

Application forms and instructions for the Department of Surgery Internal Research Fund are available below:

Please note: The Fall 2023 competitions are closed. A call for proposals will be circulated in late summer/early fall for the Fall 2024 competitions.

$25,000 for Kick Started Seed Award Grants

These are grants for trainee research activities (MD+ or basic science student) that are co-supervised or mentored by both a surgeon and basic scientist. 

These grants can be accessed by the IRF application process and have the same due date of October 23. In order to apply for these grants when you are in the on-line DOS IRF application form select the Fundamental Sciences node and then you will be asked if your application is for a Kick Starter seed grant.