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Collaborative Intramural Research Program (CIRP) with LSU Health Shreveport

CIRP grants support new co-led by at interdisciplinary teams featuring one Ochsner researcher and one tenure- or tenure-track LSU Health Shreveport faculty member.

  • Projects should be interdisciplinary.
  • Projects must demonstrate innovation and meaningful collaborations.
  • Projects and collaborative PI teams must be new.
  • Applications must demonstrate clear path to sustain the research via external funding.
  • Up to $50,000 per institution per project.

Upcoming Competitions

We offer the program every Spring and open a second competition in the Fall if fewer than the targeted number of Spring applications are funded. An updated RFP and the exact Deadline of the next competition will be posted as soon as it is available.

Submission Information - Spring (Annual)

Deadline: April 8, 2024
Generally, this deadline falls between late March and early April.

Key Internal Due Dates

2024 RFP  |  2024 Forms and Instructions

Submission Information - Fall (Conditional)

Deadline: Late September - early October (varies)

Key Internal Due Dates

2023 RFP  |  2023 Application Instructions

Contact Information

Grants Manager