Research Awards

SOCS Research Award

The Skin of Color Society is proud to announce the establishment of two outstanding funding opportunities. The SOCS Dermatology Research Award will provide up to three annual research grant(s) (up to $15,000) to promote dermatology research within the field of skin of color. The grant is intended to assist young dermatologists in furthering their academic careers. Two of the awards will be given to those applications that focus on inflammatory dermatologic diseases in skin of color.

 SOCS Research Awards (Criteria And Application)

Applications Available: August 1
Application Deadline:
 September 30
Recipients Notified: Q1 2022

SOCS Career Development Award

The second and newest award is the SOCS Career Development Award, which will award up to $100,000 which can be used over a two-year period and which is non-renewable. This award should have a research focus on inflammatory dermatologic diseases in skin of color in areas where further clinical, translational, and basic research is needed. It is the expectation that the recipient(s) of these awards will be tomorrow’s leaders in dermatology, helping to shape the future of the specialty.

SOCS Career Development Award (Criteria and Application)

Applications Available: August 1
Application Deadline Extended:
 September 30
Recipient Notified: Q1 2022


Grant Writing Webinar

Title: SOCS Grant Writing Webinar
Speakers: Drs. Donald Glass, Crystal Aguh, & Angel Byrd 
: Thursday, September 16, 2021
Time: 6-7:00pm CST/7-8:00pm EST
Location: Zoom Meeting (registration was required)
Recording: The meeting was recorded and available at a later time.

SOCS Grant Writing Webinar - September 16, 2021

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