The South Carolina Clinical & Translational Research Institute (SCTR) is offering an ongoing funding opportunity open to all MUSC Principal Investigators with a faculty appointment. SCTR Vouchers enable investigators to gather preliminary data for inclusion in a grant proposal, improve the science or safety of their research projects, or develop a translational focus to their research.
|WHO||A Principal Investigator (PI) with a MUSC faculty appointment is eligible to apply for a Voucher for his or her research protocol. Basic, translational, and clinical researchers along with community research projects affiliated with MUSC can apply.|
*Note: Only one Voucher per IACUC or IRB number will be granted.
|WHAT||A Voucher can be approved for up to $1,000 for research services and supplies (ex. laboratory services, clinical procedures, pregnancy testing supplies, core facilities, or off campus labs).|
Vouchers cannot be used to fund food, personnel, parking, travel, computers, or SCTR services.
|WHEN||One Voucher per protocol, once a year. Voucher funds expire one year from the approval date.|
|WHERE||To apply for a Voucher, enter a request through: |
|HOW||Voucher requests are reviewed by SCTR staff within 2 business days pending all information submitted is complete and accurate.|
|You will be expected to complete a survey regarding project outcomes. You are required to acknowledge NIH Grant Number UL1 TR000062 and provide information on publications, extramural funding and intellectual property related to this funding. Compliance with the NIH Public Access Policy is required. Publications must be submitted to Pubmed Central & receive a PMCID within 3 months of release.|
SCTR Voucher ToolsRequesting a Voucher: A User Guide
Required Voucher Information
- A step-by-step guide to walk you through the online SPARC request for a SCTR Voucher. (PDF)
- A document that is a required upload in the online SPARC system. All requests must have this information for voucher processing. (.DOC)
Signe Demark, MS, CCRP
Program Manager, Research Opportunities & Collaborations
SCTR Research Nexus
SCTR Business Office
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