About the C-PROGRESS Pilot Studies Program

The National Pediatric Rehabilitation Resource Center offers an annual Pilot Studies program. This program encourages innovation and funds pilot studies with high potential for discovering efficacious treatments and promoting their rapid, high-fidelity application in clinical and community settings. The Center also considers methods and techniques development research – particularly when the topic fills a critical gap or seeks to overcome a major obstacle to conducting high-quality medical rehabilitation research with pediatric populations.

Now Accepting 2022 Pilot Grant Applications!

Submission deadline: April 15, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. CT.

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Previous Pilot Studies Award Recipients

C-PROGRESS announced its second group of Pilot Studies Award recipients in November 2021. Learn more about their novel pilot studies and research questions.

Meet the 2021 Pilot Studies Recipients
Meet the 2020 Pilot Studies Recipients


C-PROGRESS has allocated up to $150,000 per year toward its Pilot Studies Program.

Review Process

The American Association on Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) assists in announcing, reviewing, and scoring the Pilot Studies. Final funding decisions are made by the C-Progress team, with input and approval from the independent National Advisory Board.

Important Dates

Applications for the 2022 Pilot Studies Program are now open! The submission deadline is April 15, 2022.

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Interested in learning more? Please contact Dr. Darragh at amy.darragh@osumc.edu for more information about the C-PROGRESS Pilot Studies Program.

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