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Public Health Services and Systems Research: Mentored Research Scientist Development Awards 2013 Call for Proposals
Deadline: August 21, 2013, 3:00 p.m. ET
Public Health Services and Systems Research (PHSSR) is a multidisciplinary field of study that examines the organization, financing, delivery and quality of public health services within communities and the resulting impact on population health.
The National Coordinating Center (NCC) for PHSSR and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) seek to expand the evidence base for effective decision-making in public health practice and policy through research that responds to the questions defined in the National Agenda for PHSSR: www.publichealthsystems.org/research-agenda.aspx. This solicitation is intended to strengthen the pool of researchers available to conduct PHSSR and to build on successful principles and models previously demonstrated in public health and health services research. The awards support mentored, intensive career development through funding, educational experiences and protected time to conduct independent research.
Approximately $800,000 is available through this solicitation.
Up to eight grants will be awarded through this solicitation.
Each grantee will receive up to $100,000 for a maximum of 24 months.
June 4, 2013 (3 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET)—Optional applicant Web conference call. To attend, please go to https://connect.uky.edu/phssr_mrsd_awards and select Enter as a Guest.
August 21, 2013 (3 p.m. ET)—Deadline for receipt of full proposals.
Late October 2013—Finalists notified.
January 2014—Start of grants.
Call for Applications: Institut Pasteur Postdoctoral Grants, Calmette and Yersin Programme
The Institut Pasteur calls in 2013 to candidature for a postdoctoral traineeship in the Institut Pasteur International Network.
Objective The Institut Pasteur International Division will finance one young French or foreign researcher to allow to realize a postdoctoral training in an institute of the Institut Pasteur International Network (RIIP) except metropolitan France. The complete postdoctoral training will be conducted in the same host institute without interruption.
These postdoctoral grants are intended to promote mobility. The postdoctoral training must be performed outside its home country or outside the country in which the university studies were conducted.
Fellowship areas may include all themes developed in the laboratories of the RIIP: research on and surveillance of infectious diseases (physiopathology, immunology, microbiology, epidemiology, virology, parasitology).
The applicant must have a PhD.
Duration This doctoral fellowship will be awarded for a duration of 2 years
Funding Fixed-term local contract with social charges covering life expenses and insurance (net amount of €1,900 per month) and a return air ticket per year between the country of origin and ttraineeship location.
Evaluation Criteria A Selection committee will decide on the allocation of this postdoctoral fellowship according to the relevance of the project, the goals of the training and on the file of the candidates.
Deadline for submissions: May 31, 2013
The description of the postdoctoral project (2 pages maximum) including context, problematics, objectives and working program (activities, waiting results and schedule) with the amount and origin of the budget for the internship project.
Applicant’s curriculum vitae (1 page)
Presentation of previous research already done by the candidate and the results (2 pages maximum)
Chronological list of scientific publications
The applicant must indicate whether s/he has already received a fellowship from a French or international organisation last year and whether s/he has applied for any other fellowships this year and, if so, at which institution(s).
Elements on the institute, the team and the supervisor (2 pages maximum) knowing that pre-required asked are the following ones:
- the supervisor should have publications, an experience on the subject (or the methods) proposed for the postdoctoral traineeship, if possible, an HDR and give the commitment that he will be in post for all the postdoctoral traineeship duration;
- the host team will received a "sufficient" size (a single researcher cannot constitute a team) and conditions of employment (scientific materials and environment) suited
The names, positions and email referents (director of the host institution, supervisor in the host laboratory) will be required in order to fill online:
A letter from the Director of the host institute
A letter from the head of the host laboratory pledging to give the necessary assistance to the applicant and specifying the name, qualifications and position of the researcher who will be supervising the applicant.
One call for proposals a year:
- Deadline for application: May 31, 2013
- Notification of the selected candidate: mid of July 2013
- Beginning of the postdoctoral traineeship: October 2013
Eliane Coëffier, PhD, Project Manager, International Division, Institut Pasteur
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Educational Outreach Program for General Psychiatry Residents
AACAP Educational Outreach Program for General Psychiatry Residents (former Travel Grant Program)
Sponsored by Lilly USA, LLC*
The availability of all awards is contingent upon receipt of adequate funding.
Application Deadline: July 12, 2013
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is pleased to announce the Educational Outreach Program (EOP) for General Psychiatry residents.
The EOP provides the opportunity for general psychiatry residents to receive a formal overview to the field of child and adolescent psychiatry, establish child and adolescent psychiatrists as mentors and experience the AACAP Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL, October 22-27, 2013. Participants will be exposed to the the field of child and adolescent psychiatry, including research opportunities, access to mentors, and various networking opportunities. Participation in this program provides up to $1,000 for travel expenses to the AACAP Annual Meeting.
(Please note that the availability of these benefits are contingent upon receipt of adequate funding from Lilly USA, LLC)
Up to $1,000 for travel expenses to the AACAP Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA.
One free ticket to attend one Institute at the AACAP Annual Meeting.
One free ticket to attend one Workshop at the AACAP Annual Meeting.
Participation in various AACAP Annual Meeting events for residents, including a mentorship program, networking sessions, an awards luncheon and focus groups.
Applicants must be general psychiatry residents at the time of the AACAP Annual Meeting.
Participants must be currently enrolled in a residency program in the United States; residents in their first, second or third year of general psychiatry training are eligible. Triple Boarders in their first, second or third year of training in their programs are eligible.
Participants must either be members of the AACAP or have a membership application pending at the time of application.
Participants must attend all Annual Meeting events specified by AACAP.
While past Educational Outreach Program recipients are eligible to apply, priority will be given to first time applicants.
Use the online awards system to complete your application and to upload your CV and a personal statement articulating a compelling reason for wanting to attend the Annual Meeting. Your Residency Program Director must also upload a completed form indicating good standing from your training program.
Applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm (EDT) on July 12, 2013 for consideration.
*Please note that the availability of this award is contingent on funding from Lilly USA, LLC.
AACAP reserves the right to waive liabilities.
For more information, contact the AACAP Training and Education Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202)587-9663.
2013 Systems of Care Special Program Scholarship
Co-sponsored by SAMHSA's Center for Mental Health Services, AACAP's Committee on Community-based Systems of Care, and AACAP's Schools Committee
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is pleased to announce the opportunity for child and adolescent psychiatry residents to apply for the 2013 Systems of Care Special Program Scholarship. The scholarship includes $1,000 for travel expenses to the AACAP's 60th Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL.*
The AACAP 2013 Special Program is a day-long event taking place on Monday, October 21 that will provide attendees with knowledge, skills and attitudes to better serve children and families in the context of the juvenile justice system. Knowledge of clinical, legal, social, and systems issues will be reviewed. Presentations will describe the epidemiology of the mental health needs of youth in the juvenile justice system, provide practical information about assessment and treatment of mental health issues in this population, offer perspectives of several youth and family representatives, and describe the needs of this specific sub-populations of youth.
$1,000 (plus shared funds) for travel expenses to the AACAP's 60th Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL.
The chance to network with colleagues working in systems-based care.
Applicants must be child and adolescent psychiatry residents at the time of the AACAP Annual Meeting in October 2013.
Participants must be currently enrolled in a residency program in the United States; residents in their first or second year of training are eligible. Triple Boarders in their fourth or fifth year of training in their triple board programs are eligible.
Participants must attend the Special program and at least one other Annual Meeting events sponsored by AACAP’s Committee on Community-based Systems of Care.
Scholarship recipients will have to present a poster on a Systems of Care topic/project during the lunch break.
Recipients must also give a presentation on what they have learned to residents in their training programs
Use the online awards system to complete your application and to upload your Curriculum Vitae, a personal statement articulating a compelling reason for wanting to attend the Systems of Care Special Program, a poster topic form, and a letter of shared funding support from a local institution. Your Residency Program Director must also upload a completed form indicating good standing from your training program.
Please see complete detailed instructions on the online awards system by clicking on the following link:
Applications will be reviewed by members of the Committee on Community-Based Systems of Care. Recipients will be notified in early August.
Letter of Shared Funding
Applicants must submit a Letter of Shared Funding that should include the following information:
The name of the sponsoring institution/program;
The total dollar amount that will be provided to the trainee (minimum cost-share amount of $300);
A statement indicating that documentation proving receipt of payment by the trainee will be provided to AACAP by the institution/program;
A signature on behalf of the institution/program by an authorized signer, indicating financial responsibility for the amount indicated.
Oftentimes, applicants secure funding through their training program or regional organization. Applicants who have difficulty in securing local funding should contact the AACAP’s Department of Government Affairs and Clinical Practice at email@example.com for assistance by June 30, 2013.
*Residents may apply to both the Special Program Scholarship and the Educational Outreach Program; however, individuals cannot receive both awards at the same time.
For more information, contact AACAP’s Clinical Practice Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202)587-9671
Beta Sigma Kappa Research Fellowships
The Beta Sigma Kappa (BSK) Research Fellowship program administered by the American Optometric Foundation (AOF) supports new optometric faculty research and/or optometric resident research. The program’s funding is designed to benefit two young researchers each year whose academic curiosity leads them to seek answers to a vast variety of professionally-based questions covering a wide area of vision science, clinical practice, or eye related public health.
All optometry faculty within 3 years of faculty appointment and/or optometry residents at an accredited school or college of optometry, irrespective of membership in BSK, are eligible to apply for research fellowship award funding.
Currently, there are two fellowships, each consisting of no less than $1,000, awarded annually. Fellowship requests may exceed $1,000, and each fellowship will consist of no less than $1,000. However, anything in excess of $1,000 will be at the discretion of the BSK Central World Council and may or may not be awarded.
Applications consisting of 5 pages or less, preferably in PDF format (International applicants with access limitations to a computer may submit in a typewritten format) as follow to:
a. Cover letter consisting of full contact information (including degree(s)), Institution, project title.
b. Research plan
• Statement of problem
• Experimental design
• Institution and other resources available
• Relevance of problem to clinical optometry, vision science, or eye related public health
• Plans for publication
• Time table
c. Budget explanation
• State amount of grant request
• Describe/Itemize costs
• Justification for equipment, supplies and other expenses
d. Helsinki declaration (required only if human subjects involved)
e. Letter of endorsement by faculty advisor (resident applicants), Dean or President/Director of the school/ college (optional).
Applications will receive a confirmation receipt by e-mail from the Foundation within 1-3 business days of the submission. If you do not receive a confirmation, contact the AOF office to ensure the application is received.
The 2013 deadline for applications is August 16th.
Applications will be reviewed by the BSK Board of Regents, the BSK Central World Council, both in collaboration with the AOF.
Funds support research conducted for a period up to one year. The AOF is a non-profit organization; our policy is not to cover any indirect costs associated with research grants or any other of our programs. This policy applies uniformly to all award recipients.
Recipients must submit a final report of their research findings no later than one year post award. The preferred submission is an article in a form suitable for publication.
Recipients are encouraged to present at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Optometry and to submit a manuscript to Optometry and Vision Science. Any manuscript or publication material produced must acknowledge the American Optometric Foundation and Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society.
Recognition of Awardees
The recipients will be recognized at the American Optometric Foundation Celebration Luncheon during the American Academy of Optometry's Annual Meeting. This year to be held October 24-27th in Phoenix, AZ.
The awardees will be listed in the AOF Annual Report and announcements will be placed in the Academy newsletter and in Eye-Mail Monthly. Press Releases will be sent to all schools and colleges of optometry, optometric organizations, and the optometric press.
Submission of a proposal constitutes permission for BSK and/or AOF to use the applicant’s name and image in online and print materials.
For additional information about this award and the American Optometric Foundation, contact Tracy Kitts, Foundation Coordinator, at AOF@aaoptom.org or 321-710-3936.
J. Pat Cummings Fellowship
Originally this award was known as the ACUVUE® Eye Health Advisor Student Citizenship Scholarship. In 2009, following the tragic death of Dr. Cummings, VISTAKON®, a Division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., and the AOF decided that the program should be renamed in his honor. This award is conferred annually to a second or third year optometry student at each of the North American Schools and colleges of optometry who best demonstrates the ideal eye care standards of practice. To qualify the recipient must demonstrate achievement in both academic performance and extra-curricular activities, along with other professional pursuits such as involvement with patients through internships, community service, and other volunteer activities.
Second or third year students attending a school or college of optometry in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico are eligible.
A $1,000 fellowship toward academic expenses and personalized plaque, one for each recipient for a total of twenty-two awards.
To recognize outstanding contributions of student clinicians who best exemplify ideal eye care standards of practice.
The appropriate award selection committee at each of the schools/colleges of optometry will select the one student who meets the eligibility requirements and best demonstrates the qualities detailed in the criteria. AOF will not accept applications directly submitted by a student. Interested students should relay their desire for consideration to the award chair or financial aid representative at their institution.
To select the one student who meets the eligibility requirements and best demonstrates achievement in both academic performance and extra-curricular activites, along with other professional pursuits such as involvment with patients through internships, community service, and other volunteer activities.
Recipients will best exemplify ideal eye care standards of practice, including: (a) the importance of eye health; (b) proper contact lens wear and care; (c) community service and volunteerism.
Submission and Deadline
The 2013 deadline is October 4th.
Nominations must be sent by a representative from each institution, electronically via e-mail and include the subject line "Cummings Fellowship" to: AOF@aaoptom.org .
For additional questions or information, contact Tracy Kitts, Foundation Coordinator, at 321-710-3936 or AOF@aaoptom.org
Vistakon Research Grant
To encourage talented persons to pursue full-time careers in optometry, the American Optometric Foundation (AOF) is now accepting proposals for one research grant sponsored by VISTAKON®, and The Vision Care Institute,LLC., both a Division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. The AOF, in conjunction with the American Academy of Optometry Research Committee, will award the competitive grant to fund basic or clinical research in the area of soft contact lenses.
Award and Eligibility
The award is open to all persons in Optometry and Vision Science. One 1-year award of $25,000 will be offered for 2013.
All funds, as per policy of the American Academy of Optometry and the American Optometric Foundation will be issued in U.S. currency to the primary institution of record.
Funds support research conducted for a period of one year in the area of soft contact lens research. Recipient must submit a minimum 500 word report of their research findings to the AOF at the end of the award period in order to be eligible for subsequent awards.
In 2012 the winner(s) were chosen from a pool of 18 applicants.
The application deadline is Friday, July 19, 2013.
Application and Review Procedures
Each proposal must be submitted electronically and contain the following components:
Cover page; project title, institution and address, name (including degree(s)) and titles for Principle Investigator (and one, Co-Investigator) with contact information.
Introduction; background and significance; specific aims; preliminary studies; and study design and methods. This section should total no more than 5 pages.
References (maximum of 1 page)
Budget and budget justification (maximum of 1 page) *NOTE: It is the policy of the Foundation not to cover indirect cost.
Biographical sketch(es) of Principal and one co-investigator only (maximum of 2 pages for each investigator) that must include:
Full contact information
Education/training; research and professional experience; honors and awards
Publications (refereed) for the last three years and best representative earlier publications (max. of 3)
Signed letter of Assurance (one page) by Department Chair (or Signatory Official) indicating the proposal has been reviewed and meets with the standards of the institution and if warranted observes all rules and regulations regarding compliance with reserach on human subjects.
APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT FOLLOW THIS OUTLINE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED
Proposals are reviewed by a peer review committee established by the American Academy of Optometry's Research Committee and approved by the AOF Board of Directors.
The award recipient will be contacted and regret notices issued early in the Fall of 2013.
All proposals must be submitted by email to: AOF@aaoptom.org and contain in the subject title: Research Grant + Primary Investigator Last Name.
Applicants will receive a confirmation receipt by email from the Foundation within 1 -3 business days after submission. Files exceeding 10 MB must be broken into separate smaller units to allow passage through internet security measures.
The AOF is a non-profit organization and our policy is not to cover any indirect costs associated with the Vistakon Research Grant or any other of our programs. This policy applies uniformly to all award recipients.
The award recipient and an institution representative will be invited to attend Academy 2013 Seattle; where on Saturday, October 26th, at the AOF Celebration Luncheon, the recipient will receive recognition and a commemorative plaque.
Any manuscript or publication material produced must acknowlege the American Optometric Foundation and VISTAKON®, and The Vision Care Institute,LLC., both a Division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
Recipients are encouraged to submit a manuscript to Optometry and Vision Science.
All award recipients by application and acceptance of an award agree to allow the AOF and/or the sponsor of the program to which they applied to publish their name, image, institution information, and any statement or quote provided by the recipient. These may appear in a variety of media formats that will announce and promote the program including, but not limited to, the AOF and/or sponsor annual report, website, annual meeting promotional materials.
For additional information contact:
Tracy Kitts, Foundation Coordinator, at: 321-710-3936 or AOF@aaoptom.org
Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant Award
This grant is open to both students and faculty to support research related to the prevention of injuries in children.
Deadline: October 1, 2013
Sponsors: American Psychological Foundation/Division 54: Society of Pediatric Psychology
The Lizette Peterson Homer Memorial Injury Research Grant supports research into psychological and behavioral aspects of the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents as reflected in the activities and interests within pediatric psychology of the late Lizette Peterson-Homer and her commitment to improving the status of children in the face of the most significant threats to their health and development. This grant is open to students and faculty to support research related to the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents. Funding is available up to $5,000 and is sponsored jointly by the American Psychological Foundation and APA Division 54.
Research should focus on prevention of physical injury in children and adolescents. More information about the criteria on which applications will be judged is available from Division 54. Funds are not provided for convention and meeting travel.
Student and/or faculty at an accredited university.
Demonstrated research competence and area commitment.
IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.
A research proposal, which should be no more than four single spaced pages including:
- A 100-word abstract.
- Description of the project with introduction, methods and procedures.
- A detailed budget.
- References (all in one MS Word document).
A current curriculum vitae.
Supporting faculty supervisor letter (if the applicant is a student).
Proof of IRB approval or statement that IRB approval is pending.
Application materials may be submitted online.
Submit a completed application to:
David M. Janicke, PhD
Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship
This fellowship promotes the advancement of knowledge and learning in the field of child psychology.
Deadline: November 15, 2013
Sponsor: American Psychological Foundation
The Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship program supports graduate research projects and scholarships in child psychology.
Nurture excellent young scholars for careers in areas of psychology, such as child-clinical, pediatric, school, educational and developmental psychopathology.
Support scholarly work contributing to the advancement of knowledge in these areas.
Up to four research awards of up to $25,000 each; up to two $5,000 scholarships for runners-up.
Support for one year only.
Only one application accepted from any one institution in any given year.
Tuition waiver/coverage from home institution.
Completed doctoral candidacy (documentation required).
Conformance with stated program goals.
Magnitude of incremental contribution.
Quality of proposed work.
Applicant’s demonstrated scholarship and research competence.
Description of proposed project to include goal, relevant background, target population, methods and anticipated outcomes.
Format: not to exceed 6 pages
a. 1 inch margins, 12 point Times New Roman font.
b. Relevant background, literature review, specific aims, significance: approximately 2 pages.
c. Methods section: approximately 3 pages (The method section must be detailed enough so that the design, assessments, and procedures can be evaluated.)
d. Implications section: approximately 1 page.
Timeline for execution.
Full budget and justification.
Two letters of recommendation (one from a graduate advisor and the other from the department chair or director of graduate studies).
Copy of IRB approval.
Submit a completed application online by the deadline. Questions about this program should be directed to Parie Kadir, Program Officer, via email.
American Psychological Foundation Graduate Student Scholarships
The purpose of the scholarship program is to assist graduate students of psychology with research costs.
Deadline: June 30, 2013
Sponsor: APF and the Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology
APF awards 15 annual scholarships for graduate student research:
The $5,000 Harry and Miriam Levinson Scholarship
The $5,000 William and Dorothy Bevan Scholarship
The $3,000 Ruth G. and Joseph D. Matarazzo Scholarship
The $2,000 Clarence J. Rosecrans Scholarship
The $1,000 William C. Howell Scholarship
The $1,000 Peter and Malina James and Dr. Louis P. James Legacy Scholarship
In conjunction with the Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology, APF awards nine additional $1,000 scholarships.
The major criteria are related to the research proposal. Proposals will be rated on the description of the context for the research (a brief literature review), the clarity and comprehensibility of the research question, the appropriateness of the research design, the general importance (theoretical, applied) of the research and the use of requested funds (with preference given for funds to actually conduct the research as opposed to tuition, travel, books and journals). Secondary criteria are related to the student's background, including previous publications or presentations at conferences, awards won at the student's institution, the letter of recommendations from the major advisor, breadth of courses taken and grades in courses.
Graduate students enrolled in an interim master's program or doctoral program are eligible to apply. If a student is currently enrolled in a terminal master's program, the student must intend to enroll in a PhD program. Students at any stage of graduate study are encouraged to apply. The purpose of the scholarship program is to assist graduate students of psychology with research costs associated with the master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation. The American Psychological Association Science Directorate administers the granting of the scholarships.
Each graduate department of psychology that is a member of COGDOP may submit nominations. The number of candidates that each member department is allowed to nominate depends upon the total number of students enrolled in the graduate program. Departments that have 100 or fewer students enrolled in their graduate programs may nominate one (1) candidate; departments that have 101-200 graduate students enrolled may nominate up to two (2) candidates; and departments that have more than 200 graduate students enrolled may nominate up to three (3) candidates. NOTE: nominees must be currently enrolled in the graduate program at the time grants are awarded.
APF encourages applications from individuals who represent diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability and sexual orientation.
How to apply
Each application must include five (5) collated sets of the following materials:
1. A completed application form. Additional copies of the form may be photocopied and are also available on the COGDOP website.
2. A 3-page maximum letter of recommendation from the nominee's graduate research advisor, with original signature. Please do not submit more than one letter of recommendation; only the letter of recommendation from the nominee's graduate research advisor will be forwarded for review. Copies of the letter should be included in the same application packet with the rest of the materials. All application materials must arrive together in one packet.
3. A 3-page maximum brief outline of the nominee's thesis or dissertation research project (even if in progress). Outlines may be single or double-spaced and margin sizes are at the discretion of each applicant. The 3-page outline may include up to 2 additional pages of references. We encourage you to use your best judgment on the format and content of your application, and to get your advisor’s feedback on a draft of the entire application packet before completing it.
4. A curriculum vitae and a transcript (an unofficial/student copy is acceptable) of all graduate coursework completed by the nominee.
All application materials must be delivered in one complete package on or before the application deadline. All applicants will be notified of selection decisions in the fall. Five collated sets of application materials (the originals plus four copies) must be included in each submission.