The Manitoba Spinal Cord Injury Research Committee (MSCIRC) is pleased to announce that the 2011 Grants and Awards competition is now underway and accepting applications for spinal cord injury research projects in Manitoba.
Grants provided through this initiative aim to increase understanding of spinal cord function; reduce the disability related to spinal cord injury; increase functional capacity after spinal cord injury; reduce the incidence and effects of secondary complications after spinal cord injury; and increase quality of life and community integration after spinal cord injury.
Grant applications will only be considered from accredited educational institutions, disability related organizations, research institutions or members of hospital staff.
All project applications must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. on April 15, 2011.
Inquiries about the application process are to be directed to:
MSCIRC, c/o Canadian Paraplegic Association (Manitoba) Inc.
Telephone: 204-786-4753, ext. 222
Toll Free within Manitoba 1-800-720-4933)
All forms are available from the Canadian Paraplegic Association (Manitoba) Inc.’s website at http://www.cpamanitoba.ca .