Research Awards & Grants

Angela S.M. Kuo Memorial Award

Amount: Up to $40,000 total
Grants/Year: 1
Duration: 1-2 years (Proposal budgets should be detailed with this in mind)
Focus: Award is to be used by a young investigator to help promote a long term research career for that individual. 

The first Angela S.M. Kuo Memorial Award was presented at the 2003 annual meeting. Through the OREF, Dr. Ken Kuo established an endowment fund with a challenge grant in memory of his late wife, Angel. The current objective of the award is to provide recognition of an outstanding young investigator who is a member of POSNA, and to provide funds to help promote a long-term research career for that individual. 

Scoring Criteria: The grant application will be evaluated based on the following criteria: significance, impact, relevance to POSNA mission, originality/innovation, scientific quality of the proposed study, investigator(s) track record, feasibility, and potential for future funding. Applicants may apply for both the Angela S.M. Kuo Memorial and one of the POSNA Awards (Quality, Safety, Value Grant, Arthur H. Huene Memorial or St. Giles Young Investigator) but must complete the grant application, check the box for the award they qualify for, and submit any other items required for that specific award.
Additional Information: Any application for a Research Grant, Directed Research Grant, Clinical Trial Planning Grant, or Registry Grant can be designated as also applying for one of the three names awards (Kuo, Huene, St. Giles) if the applicant qualifies and would like to be considered, with funding up the level of the underlying grant. For example, a Registry Grant application could be designated as a Kuo award and still be funded at 150K. Candidacy for award grants will be designated using a checkbox when submitting the full grant in Proposal Central, after the application has passed the letter of intent process. Please note that in order to be considered for a named award, the applicant must also submit supplementary materials.
Eligibility Criteria: The Kuo award is available to investigators under 45 years of age and with at least 5 years of practice, as of January 1st of the year of submission.
Application Status: Closed