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Grants and fellowships for trainees, researchers, and clinicians that support basic and the clinical research and students and education in developing countries.


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Grants and Fellowships

Here you can find all of our Grants and Awards.

The International Association for the Study of Pain offers a variety of grants and fellowships for trainees, researchers, and clinicians that support basic and the clinical research and students and education in developing countries. This page provides a complete list of all of IASP’s opportunities with each award’s eligibility criteria, deadline, and instructions on how to apply.

IASP's Highest Honors

John D. Loeser Prize for Distinguished Lifetime Achievement in the Clinical Science of Pain

This award honors Dr. John D. Loeser for his many decades of dedication to the promotion of pain education and research.

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John J. Bonica Prize for Distinguished Lifetime Achievement in the Basic Science of Pain

This award honoring John J. Bonica, the founder of IASP, is presented every two years to an individual who has made a major contribution to pain research or therapy.

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Prize for Distinguished Service to IASP

This award is presented to individuals who, over an extended period of time, have served IASP in an outstanding way through volunteer participation.

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Young Investigator /
Early Career Opportunities

IASP Early Career Research Grants

The IASP Early Career Research Grant facilitates the development of young researchers just starting their careers as independent investigators.

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SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE

01 March 2022

Patrick D. Wall Young Investigator Prize for Basic Science

This award honors an individual who has achieved a high level of independence as an outstanding scholar in the field of pain in basic science.

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Ulf Lindblom Young Investigator Prize for Clinical Science

This award honors an individual who has achieved a high level of independence as an outstanding scholar in the field of pain in clinical science.

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Trainee Opportunities

The John J. Bonica Trainee Fellowship

The John J. Bonica Trainee Fellowship was established in 1998 in memory of the founder of IASP to support training in all aspects of pain research.

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SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE

01 June 2022

Philip A. Spiegel Trainee Award

This award is given to the trainee with the highest score in the financial aid application process and facilitates travel and attendance at the IASP World Congress on Pain.

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Ronald Dubner Research Prize

This award honors the best clinical or basic science research paper, series of papers or doctoral thesis in the field of pain that were published or in press while the candidate is in training as a student, intern, resident, pre-doctoral fellow, post-doctoral fellow, or equivalent.

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Developing Countries
Opportunities

IASP Award for Excellence in Pain Research and Management in Developing Countries

This award is presented to an individual or a team that has achieved an outstanding level of excellence in pain-related programs in a developing country.

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IASP Developing Countries Project: Initiative for Improving Pain Education

The IASP Developing Countries Project provides grants of up to $10,000 that support improving pain education and practice in developing countries.

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SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE

31 March 2022

IASP Fellowship in Clinical Pain Management

The IASP Fellowship in Clinical Pain Management will provide an ethical, responsible, interdisciplinary training in pain medicine in Latin America.

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SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE

30 September 2021

Siriraj International Fellowship in Clinical Pain Management

This hands-on one-year fellowship trains an outstanding multidisciplinary clinician in pain management, treatments, and assessments for application in low-resource countries.

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Grant Opportunities

IASP Collaborative Research Grants

The IASP Collaborative Research Grant provides up to $15,000 for international interdisciplinary pain research collaborations between at least two countries with an emphasis on collaborations among basic, translational, and clinical scientists.

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SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE

01 April 2022

Lecture Awards

Ronald Melzack Lecture Award

This award honors IASP Honorary Member Ronald Melzack for his work and contributions to the science of pain.

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William D. Willis, Jr., M.D., Ph.D. Memorial Lecture Award

This award was created in 2019 to honor the legacy of William D. Willis, Jr. and recognizes significant accomplishments in basic science pain research.

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