Internal Funding Opportunities

Internal Grant Program

The Internal Grant (IGA) program provides resources to a faculty member or other person who has PI-eligible status* to develop projects that will lead to a highly competitive extramural application for sustained research support within 18 months of receiving the award. The Fall 2019 IGA program will be accepting proposals for categories highlighted in the overview below.

Interdisciplinary Colloquia & Scientific Advocacy Awards

The 2019 Interdisciplinary Colloquia and Scientific Advocacy Awards provide resources to a faculty member or other person who has PI-eligible status to: a) Bring together multi-disciplinary investigators from the Manne Research Institute, Lurie Children’s and Northwestern to share scientific knowledge and envision future research related to children’s health or b) Advocate for children’s health research at the regional and national level and raise the stature of the Manne Research Institute / Lurie investigators in scientific advocacy.

Robert Louis Katz Summer Scholars Program

The Robert Louis Katz Summer Scholars Program is designed to provide undergraduates summer experiences in research related to childhood health and disease. Through the ongoing generosity of Jim & Ellyn Katz, we are offering competitive scholarships for the summer of 2019 for research experiences with Manne Research Institute investigators at the downtown Lurie Children's campus. 

Mary J.C. Hendrix Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago are pleased to announce the 2019 Mary J.C. Hendrix Outstanding Graduate Student Award to recognize a graduate student of exceptional distinction. Through the ongoing generosity of the Children’s Research Fund one award will be made each year to a Manne Research Institute student performing studies in one of the research programs for their high level of scholastic achievement, research engagement and productivity in the research institute training program.