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Call for Nominations: 2014 Robert M. Scarborough Award for Graduate/Post-Graduate Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry
The Robert M. Scarborough Graduate/Postgraduate Award for Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry is intended to recognize two current graduate student and/or postdoctoral researchers who have had a leading role in significant scientific discoveries in the field of medicinal chemistry. This award is in memory of Robert M. Scarborough, an accomplished medicinal chemist and inventor of drugs such as Natrecor and Integrilin, and is sponsored by Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a cardiovascular company founded by Dr. Scarborough.
The awardees will present their research at the Fall national meeting of the American Chemical Society as a part of Division of Medicinal Chemistry programming, where they will receive a commemorative plaque, and a $500 honorarium.
Awardees will also receive $500 to partially offset travel expenses to attend the meeting.
Candidates must be current graduate students or postdoctoral researchers at an academic institution, private or government research foundation and must have demonstrated a key role in and contribution(s) to a research project with direct medicinal chemistry applications and relevance. Nominees are expected to have demonstrated creativity and insight in medicinal chemistry and/or biology and possess pragmatic, empirical problem solving skills. A publication or presentation record that supports the candidate’s contribution(s) is helpful but not essential.
A completed nomination package includes a three-page research summary that highlights the candidate's contributions, insight and problem solving skills; a short abstract of the presentation that the candidate will make if selected; the candidate’s curriculum vitae; and a letter of recommendation from the nominee's primary research advisor. These documents should be sent electronically as a single PDF file to Dr. Joel Barrish, Past Chair, Division of Medicinal Chemistry (email@example.com) by Saturday, March 15, 2014.
Call for Nominations: Philip S. Portoghese Journal of Medicinal Chemistry/American Chemical Society Division of Medicinal Chemistry Joint Lectureship
To enhance the visibility of the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry within the medicinal chemistry community and strengthen ties between the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry and the ACS Division of Medicinal Chemistry, a lectureship named in honor of Phil Portoghese, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry from 1972 to 2011, has been established. The objective of this lectureship is to honor the contributions of an individual who has had a major impact on medicinal chemistry research.
The lectureship will be administered jointly by the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry and the Division of Medicinal Chemistry of the American Chemical Society. The award will be funded principally by the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry (ACS Publications Division) and will consist of an honorarium of $3,000, a suitable plaque, and travel expenses.
Selection of the awardee will be made by a committee consisting of one Associate Editor of the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry (chosen by the Editor), one ACS member (chosen by the Chair of the Division of Medicinal Chemistry) and one member of the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry Editorial Advisory Board to be chosen jointly by the Editor and the Division. Awardee selection will be made by June 30, and the award address will be given at the fall National ACS meeting during the regularly scheduled award symposium. To further promote the prize and the journal, the winner will be asked to submit a Perspective article for publication in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry.
Eligible candidates should meet the above criteria and have published at least one article in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. The Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry and officers of the Division of Medicinal Chemistry are not eligible for the award, nor is any member of the selection committee in the year in which the awardee is chosen. Nominations should include a current curriculum vitae for the candidate, a list of publications, a letter of nomination outlining the special achievements of the candidate, and a minimum of two additional letters of support. All nomination material should be sent electronically to the Secretary of the Division of Medicinal Chemistry, Eric Walters (firstname.lastname@example.org), by Monday, March 31, 2014.
American Chemical Society Division of Medicinal Chemistry Predoctoral Fellowships
The ACS Division of Medicinal Chemistry annually awards a number of Predoctoral Fellowships.
The awards are for predoctoral students in their third or fourth year of graduate study (second or third year of graduate study at the time of application) engaged in medicinal chemistry research in a Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Chemistry department listed in the current ACS Directory of Graduate Research.
Mentors for all applicants must be members in good standing of the Division of Medicinal Chemistry.
The current amount of the award is $26,000.00. The Division annually funds one or more of these awards. In the past, additional awards have been sponsored by companies and through the generosity of members of the Division (Richard Silverman, Robert Vince, Thomas Perun).
Nominations should be submitted by the applicant’s Ph.D. advisor and should include a complete student curriculum vitae, including education and work experience; a student bibliography, including reprints of articles; a complete project description including rationale prepared by the candidate (five-page limit); transcripts of
all post-high school work, including Graduate Record Examination scores (if available); three letters, including a nomination letter from the student's research advisor; and a letter from a university official with a commitment to cover tuition and all fees granted to other regular graduate students.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent resident visa holders at the time of application and must have at least one year of graduate school remaining at the time an award would begin (about September 1 each year).
Additional information (including a complete set of guidelines) can be obtained from the immediate Past Chair of the Division, whose name and contact information can be found on the Division webpage, www.acsmedchem.org.
All application materials for the fellowship are to be submitted electronically to the immediate Past Chair of the Division.
The deadline is March 15 each year.
Call for Entries: Arts in Mental Health Essay Prize
A 4000-word essay around an arts-based project (or a series of initiatives) that contributes to a greater understanding of mental health/illness in any given cultural context (e.g. an arts-based prevention, advocacy, research, and/or healing project).
The essay (word or pdf file) must be accompanied by visual materials (such as photos and/or videos of the project) or links to visual materials (e.g. website, shared folder) and can also consist of a photo-essay. It can be a joint project (e.g. a project co-authored by a healer and an artist).
The author/s must hold permission (or have gained permission before entering the prize) for the essay and accompanying visual materials to be published as an article for the WCPRR journal, and/or WACP website and newsletters.
Submissions will also be considered for publication in a WCPRR Special Issue on Arts and media in mental health.
Essays and visual materials must be sent by email to Jacques Arpin (email@example.com) and Erminia Colucci (firstname.lastname@example.org) by the 15th of March 2014.
Entries (one per individual) will be rated by a panel and the winner will receive 300 pounds.
Call for Nominations: American Psychological Association Excellence in Librarianship Award
The American Psychological Association's Excellence in Librarianship Award was created to recognize outstanding contributions to librarianship in psychology and the behavioral sciences. Contributions may include instruction, project development, publications, research or service. The award is sponsored by APA's Office of Publications and Databases.
Both librarians and allied professionals are eligible. Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominations will be accepted from library users, students, faculty, library colleagues or others with knowledge of the nominee's achievement.
The winner will be honored at the American Library Association's annual meeting and receive a prize of $2,500.
The deadline for nominations is April 18, 2014.
Champions for Healthy Kids Program
Online application due March 14, 2014
Each year since the inception of the Champions for Healthy Kids program, the General Mills Foundation has awarded 50 grants of $10,000 each to community-based groups such as: health departments, govenment agencies, schools and Native American tribes that develop creative ways to help youth adopt a balanced diet and physically active lifestyle.
Eligibility requirements include:
• Organizations must have a current 501(c)(3) Public Charity status from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), be a school or a unit of government.
• Programs should be focused towards youth ages 2-18.
• Program must incorporate physical education and nutrition education.
• A registered dietician or registered dietetic technician must oversee the delivery of the nutrition education.
2014 nuherbs Scholarship Program
The 2014 nuherbs Co. Scholarship Program will award three scholarships to aid students of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in their studies.
1) nuherbs Scholarship: $2,000.00
2) Herbal Times Scholarship: $1,500.00
3) Jade Dragon Scholarship: $1000.00
The eligibility requirements are as follows:
1) A current student with a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0**
2) Attend a participating ACAOM accredited acupuncture school.
3) Submit a completed application, including an essay to your school´s financial aid office by April 7 2014.
The essay question for 2014 is:
"How can Traditional Chinese Medicine, in particular herbs and herbal supplements thrive in today’s instant gratification society?"
If you have any questions, email email@example.com.
About nuherbs Chinese Medicine Scholarship Program:
Reintroduced in 2007 this industry first scholarship program initially ran from 1999 to 2001. Through this scholarship program, nuherbs Co. has pledged its ongoing support to the future of Chinese Medicine and this beautiful heritage of healing.
**You must be enrolled in an ACAOM accredited school at the time of the application. You also must plan to attend the Fall 2014 term. Students graduating Spring or Summer 2014 or entering Fall 2014 are not eligible. You do not need to provide transcripts with your application. By processing your applications your schools are verifying that you have the requisite grade point average or its equivalent at schools that do not issue letter or number grades.
American Holistic Nurses Association Charlotte McGuire Scholarship Program
The Charlotte McGuire Scholarship Program (CMGSP) was established in 1986 through a gracious gift to the American Holistic Nurses Association. Since 1987, AHNA nurses in pursuit of their professional education have been assisted by this program. These awards celebrate the commitment of nurses to a holistic path, and are presented at AHNA's annual conference held each year in June. Since 1997, more than $30,000 has been awarded.
Named in honor of the founder of AHNA, the Charlotte McGuire Scholarship Program is made possible through the generous tax deductible donations of AHNA members, friends and benefactors.
Annually, the CMGSP offers academic scholarships to nurses in undergraduate nursing programs, graduate nursing programs, and other graduate programs related to holistic nursing.
Charlotte McGuire Scholarships are available to nurses who:
■ Are pursuing holistic nursing education
■ Maintain a 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale)
■ Have experience and interest in healing and holistic nursing practice
■ Are current members of AHNA
■ Have been a member for a minimum of six months at the time of application submission for the undergraduate award
■ Have been a member for a minimum of one year at the time of application submission for the graduate award
■ Complete the application process
Application packets may be downloaded or are available throughout the year from AHNA National Office. Completed applications must be returned by March 15 of the year for which the scholarship is awarded. Applications received after March 15 will not be considered. No materials will be returned to the applicant. The application includes:
■ Personal Data
■ Educational and Employment History
■ Description of personal philosophy and activities
■ Official transcript
■ Application essay
■ Two sponsorship letters (one must be written by an AHNA member)
All applications are reviewed by members of the Charlotte McGuire Scholarship Program Committee. The committee is composed of active AHNA members, one of whom is a chair appointed by the Board of Directors. Selection criteria have been approved by the Board of Directors. Scholarship recipients will be notified each year in May. All recipients are encouraged to attend the national AHNA conference to receive awards.
Amount of Scholarships
The Scholarship Program is supported by donations from AHNA members, friends and benefactors. Final determination is made by the Board of Directors.
For Questions Contact:
AHNA President Elect
Submit Applications to:
AHNA Office Manager
100 SE 9th Street, Suite 3A
Topeka, KS 66612-1213
(785) 234 - 1713 (fax)
Call for Applications: 2015 American College of Surgeons Traveling Fellowship to Germany
The International Relations Committee of the American College of Surgeons announces the availability of the ACS Traveling Fellowship to Germany.
The closing date for receipt of completed applications and all supporting documents is April 1, 2014.
The successful applicant and an alternate will be selected and notified by July 31, 2014.
The purpose of this fellowship is to encourage international exchange of surgical scientific information. The ACS Traveling Fellow will visit Germany, and a German Traveling Fellow will visit North America.
The scholarship is available to a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons in most of the surgical specialties who meets the following requirements:
• Has a major interest and accomplishment in clinical and basic science related to surgery
• Holds a current full-time academic appointment in Canada or the United States
• Is under 45 years of age on the date the application is filed
• Is enthusiastic and personable and possesses good communication skills
• Applicants with some German language skills are particularly encouraged
The Fellow is required to spend a minimum of two weeks in Germany.
• To attend and participate in the annual meeting of the German Surgical Society, which will be held in Munich, Germany, April 28–May 1, 2015
• To attend the German ACS Chapter meeting during that congress
• To visit at least two medical centers (other than the annual meeting city) in Germany before or after the annual meeting of the German Surgical Society to lecture and to share clinical and scientific expertise with the local surgeons
The academic and geographic aspects of the itinerary will be finalized in consultation and mutual agreement between the Fellow and designated representatives of the German Surgical Society and the German ACS Chapter. The surgical centers to be visited will depend to some extent on the special interests and expertise of the Fellow and his or her previously established professional contacts with surgeons in Germany.
His or her spouse is welcome to accompany the successful applicant. There will be opportunities for social interaction in addition to professional activities.
The College will provide the sum of $10,000 U.S. to the successful applicant, who will also be exempted from registration fees for the annual meeting of the German Surgical Society.
He/she must meet all travel and living expenses. Senior German Surgical Society and ACS German Chapter representatives will consult with the Fellow about the centers to be visited in Germany, the local arrangements for each center, and other advice and recommendations about travel schedules. The Fellow is to make his/ her own travel arrangements in North America, because doing so will allow him/ her to take advantage of reduced fares and travel packages for travel in Germany.
The American College of Surgeons International Relations Committee will select the Fellow after review and evaluation of the applications. A personal interview may be requested prior to the final selection.
Please send applications for this fellowship to:
INTERNATIONAL LIAISON SECTION
INTERNATIONAL LIAISON SECTION
American College of Surgeons
633 N. Saint Clair St.
Chicago, IL 60611-3211
Call for Applications: 2015 American College of Surgeons Traveling Fellowship to Japan
The International Relations Committee of the American College of Surgeons announces the availability of the ACS Traveling Fellowship to Japan.
The closing date for receipt of completed applications is June 2, 2014.
The successful applicant and an alternate will be selected and notified by November 30, 2014.
The purpose of this fellowship is to encourage international exchange of surgical scientific information. The ACS Traveling Fellow will visit Japan, and a Japanese Traveling Fellow will visit North America.
• Is enthusiastic, personable, and possesses good communication skills
The Fellow is required to spend a minimum of two weeks in Japan.
• To attend and participate in the annual meeting of the Japan Surgical Society, which will be held in Nagoya, Japan, April 16–18, 2015
• To attend the Japan ACS Chapter meeting during that congress
• To visit at least two medical centers (other than the annual meeting city) in Japan before or after the annual meeting of the Japan Surgical Society to lecture and to share clinical and scientific expertise with the local surgeons
The academic and geographic aspects of the itinerary would be finalized in consultation and mutual agreement between the Fellow and designated representatives of the Japan Surgical Society and the Japan ACS Chapter. The surgical centers to be visited would depend to some extent on the special interests and expertise of the Fellow and his or her previously established professional contacts with surgeons in Japan.
His or her spouse is welcome to accompany the successful applicant. There will be opportunities for social interaction, in addition to professional activities.
The College will provide the sum of $7,500 U.S. to the successful applicant, who will also be exempted from registration fees for the annual meeting of the Japan Surgical Society.
He/she must meet all travel and living expenses. Senior Japan Surgical Society and Japan ACS Chapter representatives will consult with the Fellow about the centers to be visited in Japan, the local arrangements for each center, and other advice and recommendations about travel schedules. The Fellow is to make his/her own travel arrangements in North America, as this makes available to him/her reduced fares and travel packages for travel in Japan.
The American College of Surgeons International Relations Committee will select the Fellow after review and evaluation of the final applications. A personal interview may be requested prior to the final selection.