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CFAS TRAINING Grant Application 2024

Mar 18, 2024 - Jun 2, 2024

One submission per member only. Do not forget to answer all questions!

The Training Grants are meant to support REI (Reproductive Endocrinologist) fellow’s projects that are accepted by related department in higher education institutions. Training Grants serve to provide financial assistance to initiate new research or to analyze relevant clinical practices. The funded projects must be in conformity with current ethical regulations and presented as an abstract at the following annual meeting. All projects must align with the CFAS’s mission and values.


Applications must conform to the instructions below.

- Individual applicants may only submit one proposal per year.

- Applicants must submit a mid-year report upon request from the Board of Directors

- The results of research projects must be submitted as an abstract and presented to the CFAS Annual Meeting of the following year. If absolutely no results are available for submission and presentation, a one-page report explaining the reasons must be sent to the CFAS Board.

- Applications are to be submitted on letter size (8.5 x 11 inches) paper, using 12-point Arial font, and be no longer than 2 pages, with the following format:

Include the following elements your application:

Project title


  1. Principal Investigator (name, affiliations, primary place of work/employment)
  2. Co-Investigator(s) (name, affiliations, primary place of work/employment)

Project description

1. Design (if pertinent)

    • Include study design (if pertinent)
    • Include patient inclusion and exclusion criteria (if pertinent)
    • Include number of patients, oocytes, embryos etc. (if pertinent)
    • Include brief description of methodology
    • Include endpoints of project and time line for milestones

2. Value of the information, including:

    • To the scientist (e.g., preliminary results for a grant)
    • To the clinic/physicians, embryologist, nurse etc..
    • To the patient (population)

3. Ethics approval requirements (if required, funding will be held until proof of approval is received) 

4. Budget

  • Materials
  • Salaries
  • Other

Applicants should also include the following.

  • Short CVs (max 2 pages each) for each principal applicant and co-applicant. For the Principal and Co-Investigator, you must demonstrate that you meet the requirement for cross discipline collaboration. Please indicate the following below.
  • Primary career focus (i.e.: clinical care, biomedical research, etc.)