ARTS+ Medicine Trailblazer Award
The ARTS+Medicine Trailblazer Award is dedicated to developing novel collaborations between artists and researchers or to advance the understanding of the impact of art on health from a clinical and translational science perspective. Applications are now being accepted for 2019-2020 ARTS+Medicine Trailblazer Awards.
Trailblazer Award Application
Application Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019, at 5 PM central
A total of $5,000 each year is available and awards may pay for artist travel, supplies, installation of final art for display, research, photography, use of specialized instruments (i.e., SEMs), faculty release time, a graduate student assistant, artist stipends or other appropriately justified expenses.
There are no page requirements, but succinct proposals are encouraged. Generally two to four pages in length is adequate. Research proposals should include the following sections: background, significance, specific aims, innovation/benefit and approach.
Indirect/Facilities and Administration costs are disallowed for all Frontiers Trailblazer Awards. If applicable, projects that are IRB approved are encouraged; projects ready to submit to IRB for approval are allowed. IRB documentation is required. Proposals for a Frontiers ARTS+Medicine Trailblazer Award will be reviewed by the Frontiers leadership and arts professionals (i.e., KU School of Arts faculty and community art specialists) for funding decisions.
All funds awarded for 2019-2020 must be spent by June 30, 2020.
May 01, 2019