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Indiana Trailblazer Award

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Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
Jun 1, 2021


The Indiana Trailblazer Award provides funding for collaborative, community-engaged research projects focused on topics that have potential to improve health equity in Indiana. A priority is placed on projects that are focused on rural health and projects with a sustainability plan.

Projects should pursue one or both of the following:

  • To implement research that has the potential to identify or reduce health inequities
  • To evaluate an existing health-related program that has the potential to improve health equity

Research topics of interest include:

  • Substance misuse
  • Tobacco use
  • Obesity prevention
  • Infant mortality
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Diabetes
  • Disparities in rural areas
  • Disparities relating to the COVID-19 pandemic

Eligible projects will have both a university lead and a community lead, and both partners must currently work in an Indiana-based institution or organization.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $25,000.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Cardiovascular disease · Community and faith-based initiatives · Diabetes · Health disparities · Infectious diseases · Mortality · Networking and collaboration · Obesity and weight control · Research methods and resources · Social determinants of health · Substance use and misuse · Sustainability of programs · Tobacco use · Indiana

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