Clinical Research Grants
SAC Clinical Research Grants
Launched in 2007, SAC's Clinical Research Grants aim to increase the clinical evidence base in the fields of speech-language pathology and audiology in Canada. Each year, SAC may award up to two grants of $3,500 each.
The principal applicant must:
- Be a practicing speech-language pathologist or audiologist.
- Be a member of SAC.
- Have, at a minimum, a master's degree (or equivalent) in speech-language pathology or audiology.
- Have at least one year of clinical experience.
The 2021 application deadline is May 31, 2021.
SAC’s Clinical Research Grants Committee will evaluate submissions on the following criteria:
Previous SAC CRG recipients have volunteered to mentor applicants and provide guidance on submitting a strong proposal.
If you are interested in submitting an application for a CRG and are looking for guidance, contact Lynda Gibbons for a list of mentors.
- How to Write a Research Proposal (Part 1) - By: Paul T.P. Wong, Ph.D., C.Psych.
- Informatics Research Proposal by Alex Lascarides
- SAC Lunch & Learn Webcast: How to Submit an Application for an SAC Clinical Research Grant
- Past recipients and research topics
- Does my data collection activity require ethics review? (provided by University of Waterloo)
- Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans – A joint policy of Canada’s three federal research agencies: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
For Grant Recipients:
Interim Reporting Form: To be completed by recipient one year into research.
Final Reporting Form: To be completed by recipient once research is complete.
Director of Audiology