Research Grants

Funding Agency:
Sjogrens Syndrome Foundation

The Sjögren’s Foundation strives to foster research that will have the greatest potential impact on Sjögren’s patients. An important way in which the Foundation strives for change is to promote innovative research that will have the greatest impact on the lives of those who have this prevalent and devastating disease.

The Sjögren’s Foundation Research Grants Program places a high priority on both clinical and basic scientific research into the cause, prevention, detection, treatment, and cure for Sjögren’s, with opportunities open to both junior and senior-level investigators.

Deadline: Feb. 1, annually.


Agency Website

Areas of Interest

The Sjögren's Foundation High Impact Research Award
Funding Amount: $100,000
Duration: 1 - 3 years
This award supports more fully developed research proposals, which should already have the necessary preliminary data and methodology in place to move forward into the next phase of the project.

The Sjögren's Foundation Pilot Research Award
Funding Amount: $50,000

Duration: 1 - 2 years
This award assists investigators in conducting feasibility studies, collecting preliminary data, or other research assistance necessary to advance their project and should help prepare them to pursue additional, larger forms of grant funding.

Funding Type



Junior Faculty


Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

February 1, 2024