Welcome to US GSK Independent Medical Education!

Updated February 5, 2018

This site is intended for US-based organizations requesting grant funding to support independent third-party educational activities (also called IME, CME, CPD) for US-based healthcare professionals (HCP). GSK’s priority is to identify and fund innovative, high-quality educational initiatives that are designed to close HCP knowledge, competence, and performance gaps to improve patient health.

Prior to submitting a grant, organizations must first register and be approved as an eligible educational provider. GSK accepts educational grant applications in response to a specific Call for Grant Applications (CGA). Grant review criteria, disease areas of interest, and grant submission dates are included in the CGA. As stated in the CGA and our Letter of Agreement, no GSK funds may be used for food, beverage, meals, travel, or accommodation costs for attendees.

Please note that you will no longer be able to access our Grant Management System starting February 5, 2018. We are planning to launch a new Grant Management System (that will include other GSK grant types) and plan to redirect you to the new site on February 22. Your organization data will be migrated to the new system in February, but your historical grant data will not be completely migrated until April. When you first access the new system, you will be prompted to review your migrated organization data (if applicable) and submit additional information required in the new system (including what grant types you are interested in submitting to GSK). We will review all information and render a decision to determine your eligibility to submit grants in the new system (including which grant types you are eligible to submit to GSK). We commit to validating organizations as quickly as possible and plan for a 1 week response (pending volume). Please consider this validation requirement in your timeline for grant submission, as organization validation is required prior to grant submission.

Educational providers must meet the below eligibility criterion:

  • Accredited to provide HCP continuing education (ie, CME, CE) by a national accrediting body such as the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), or American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

Please navigate this site to find:

(1)  What is third-party education for HCPs?;

(2)  Changes to educational grant funding at GSK;

(3)  Educational provider criteria used to identify eligible organizations that can submit grants;

(4)  Call for Grant Applications (CGA) with disease areas of interest and grant review criteria used to evaluate submitted grant requests;

(5)  Frequently Asked Question (FAQs); and

(6)  A slide presentation overview of our process.


A list of quick reference documents is located here.