ISSM Grants - call for proposals

May 4, 2017

The ISSM proudly announces the 2017 ISSM Grants Cycle.


All applications must be submitted via ISSM-Affiliated Societies; we welcome applications from the APSSM, ESSM, ISSWSH, MESSM, SASSM, SLAMS and SMSNA.


The goal of the ISSM Grants Program is to provide financial support for projects in sexual medicine. The ISSM Board of Directors has allocated USD 50,000 to grant applications submitted by ISSM-Affiliated Societies in 2017. Funded research grants should support one or more of the following missions:

  1. Public education and awareness of Sexual Medicine
  2. Training of professionals in the field of Sexual Medicine
  3. Basic research in the field of Sexual Medicine
  4. Clinical research in the field of Sexual Medicine


Awards for the ISSM Grants are for up to USD 10,000 for 1-year projects or up to USD 15,000 for 2-year projects. Please note that indirect and/or overhead costs may not be included in these awards.

Application and deadline

In order to submit (a) grant request(s), please complete the attached ISSM Grant Application Form (1 per request). Please return the completed application form and an updated CV to the ISSM Executive Office before June 30th, 2017. All ISSM Grant Applications will be reviewed by the ISSM Grants and Prizes Committee, after which they will be subject to a final review by the ISSM Executive Committee. Applicants will be informed about the final decision on August 1st, 2017. 

More information

More information about the ISSM funding and this call for proposals can be found in "2017 - ISSM Grants - Grant Application Policy and Procedure". If any questions remain or additional information is required, please do not hesitate to contact the ISSM Executive Office.

Yours sincerely,

Prof. Luca Incrocci, MD PhD
President ISSM