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Call for Nominations: Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Postdoctoral Cancer Research Fellowship
A Two-Year $100,000 Postdoctoral Cancer Research Fellowship
Must be postmarked by March 1, 2014; no exceptions.
The Ladies Auxiliary VFW presents an opportunity for researchers to devote two years, full-time to making
new discoveries about cancer. United States universities, hospitals, and other institutions are invited to nominate one individual who meets the criteria.
1. Applicant must be a United States citizen. (The nominator does not have to be.)
2. Must be nominated by the person who will be supervising the lab in which the researcher will be working.
3. Must be qualified in a specific cancer-related specialty and proposed research project must be cancer-related.
4. Candidate must have a doctoral degree by July 1, 2014. If candidate does not have the degree by the time of
application, please indicate date expected on the application form. (No later than July 1, 2014.)
5. Proposed research must be the principal professional responsibility of the recipient during the fellowship.
American Fund for Alternatives to Animal Research/New England Anti-Vivisection Society Postdoctoral Fellowship
The American Fund for Alternatives to Animal Research (AFAAR) and the New England Anti-Vivisection Society (NEAVS) are offering a $40,000, one-year postdoctoral fellowship grant (with possible renewal) to a woman interested in developing, validating, or using alternatives to animal methods in the investigation of women's health or sex differences. Applicants should send a cover letter explaining their interest in alternative research methods and their career goals, along with their CV, research proposal, and three letters of recommendation (including one from their mentor) by Dec. 15, 2013 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Award notification will be sent on or before Jan. 15, 2014. Please address inquiries to email@example.com.
The award is available to postdoctoral female scientists researching women's health or sex differences whose research involves development, validation, or use of non-animal alternatives. Applicants must hold an interest in using or promoting non-animal alternatives in research. Proposals are reviewed by an award committee with expertise in related fields of the project.
How to Apply
Applicants should send a cover letter explaining their interest in non-animal research methods in women's health and/or sex differences; career goals; CV; research proposal including information regarding the scope of their research; three letters of recommendation (one from project mentor); a list of other researchers involved; and the name and credentials of their supervisor. Applicants should indicate other potential funding sources. The award is based on greatest future impact of the research as well as experience and commitment to alternatives to animal research. Send applications to:
AFAAR/NEAVS Alternatives Grant Award
333 Washington St., Suite 850
Boston, MA 02108
or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Aug. 15, 2013: Applications accepted
Dec. 15, 2013: Application submission deadline (11:59 p.m. ET)
Jan. 15, 2014: Announcement of Fellowship Grant Award Recipient
Second-round Presidential Youth Fitness Program Funding Opportunities
Get on the fast track to a fit school. Apply to receive the supplemental resources of the Presidential Youth Fitness Program.
Public and private schools employing a full- or part-time certified physical education teacher are eligible to apply.
Second-round Presidential Youth Fitness Program (PYFP) funding opportunities have the following deadlines:
Applications will be accepted online from Jan. 1 through Jan. 31, 2014. (Paper applications are not accepted.)
Awards will be announced April 1, 2014.
Funding covers selected schools through the 2014–2015, 2015–2016, and 2016–2017 school years.
What Is the Presidential Youth Fitness Program Funding Opportunity?
A generous donation of $10 million from the General Mills Foundation (the largest donation in the foundation’s history) has been committed over six years to help implement the Presidential Youth Fitness Program in schools nationwide.
This is a private funding program administered by the AAU, AAHPERD, NFFSN, and The Cooper Institute, co-sponsors of the PYFP. This is not a government grant program. The availability and administration of this funding opportunity, including the selection of recipients and all other decisions of the funding program, are not endorsed by any federal agency or office. No federal funds are being used in or for the administration or awarding of this private funding opportunity.
Are You Interested?
Do you represent a district interested in program funding? Please send a message indicating your interest to email@example.com.
Call for Proposals: CATCH Planning, Implementation, and Resident Grants
PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION GRANTS
Up to $12,000 will be awarded on a competitive basis to individual pediatricians and fellowship trainees to plan innovative community-based child health initiatives that will ensure all children have medical homes and access to health care services not otherwise available in their community. Priority is given to projects that will be serving communities with the greatest health disparities.
All pediatricians are eligible to apply regardless of employment setting or retirement status.
Outreach must be to the community at large, not to practice or clinic patients only.
All initiatives should incorporate screening for or connecting children to medical homes and available insurance programs.
Up to $3,000 will be awarded on a competitive basis for pediatric residents to plan and/or implement community-based child health initiatives. Projects must include planning activities or demonstrate completed planning activities, and may include implementation activities.
To ensure project completion, residents who are in their 1st or 2nd year of residency on the application submission due date are eligible to apply; 3rd-year residents may apply as co-applicants, or as primary applicants if they will be chief resident in their 4th year.
Anthony Battaglia Pocket Nurse Scholarships
International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Center Conference
The International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) is pleased to announce the Anthony Battaglia Pocket Nurse Scholarships. Each year, a number of non-transferable scholarships to support attendance at the annual INACSL conference are made available through a generous donation from Pocket Nurse. These scholarships are designed to stimulate interest and participation in the development and advancement of clinical simulation in nursing and learning resource centers through the payment of conference registration costs.
The Anthony Battaglia Scholarships are open to all educators, learning resource specialists, managers, and students who are interested in the design and development of clinical simulation to enhance education, research, and practice in nursing. Priority is given to current members of INACSL and first time attendees. Recipients will be recognized at the INACSL business meeting held at the annual conference.
Scholarship applications are reviewed by members of the INACSL Scholarship Committee. The selection of scholarship recipients is based on submitted documentation that provides evidence of contributions that advance simulation in nursing.
Submit a one-page typed paper not to exceed 500 words that includes the following information:
Heading with name, title and/or role, institution, address, phone number, current INACSL membership status (i.e. member/non-member), and attendance status (first time attendee, previous attendee)
Describe background in simulation (e.g. teaching, research, clinical lab management, professional presentations, publications)
Discuss future plans to utilize simulation in nursing education, research, or practice.
Submit curriculum vitae, two pages or less, focusing on simulation associated activities.
Send letter and curriculum vitae electronically to Pat Pulito, Chair of the Scholarship Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org by 11:59 p.m. February 14, 2014. Please include the words “Anthony Battaglia Pocket Nurse Scholarship” in the e-mail subject line to avoid being identified as “spam.”
Dispersal of Funds
Scholarship recipients will be notified of their award via e-mail by March 14, 2014. Once notified, recipients have until March 28, 2014 to notify Pat Pulito of scholarship acceptance or the scholarship will be forfeited.
All scholarship recipients are required to complete the International Nursing Association Simulation/Learning Resource Center’s online registration form. Funds will be dispersed directly to the conference providers. Attendees are responsible for all transportation, lodging, and personal expenses while attending the conference.
Call for Nominations: American Society of Parasitologists 2014 Distinguished Service Award and Extramural Awards
The Distinguished Service Award is presented by the ASP to honor one of its members who, through dedicated efforts and sustained giving of time and talents, has significantly enhanced the effectiveness of the Society and promoted the discipline of parasitology.
Nominations will close on January 15, 2014.
Selection criteria: In choosing the awardee, the collective criteria for determining service contributions may include: (a) longevity as an active ASP member as evidenced by continuous membership and regular attendance at annual meetings; (b) active participation on ASP committees; (c) exceptional service in positions of leadership within the Society (officer, committee chairs, etc.); or exceptional leadership in promoting parasitology through active participation in regional parasitology societies or in the awardee's geographical area, or both.
The award consists of travel and accommodation expenses and an engraved plaque at the Annual Meeting.
Required documentation for the Distinguished Service Award nomination will include: (a) nomination letter summarizing the nominee's qualifications for distinguished service recognition; (b) two additional supporting letters; (c) updated Curriculum vitae of the candidate with an appended detailed description of the candidate's contribution to ASP, or to the field of parasitology, or both.
The Committee is also responsible for nominations for extramural awards given by other organizations or individuals for which a members of the Society might qualify. The Committee Chair will accept nominations for these awards.
The award consists of a plaque, and travel and accommodation expenses.
Please submit nominations to:
Dr. Nancy F. Smith
Galbraith Marine Science Laboratory
4200 54th Ave S
St. Petersburg, FL 33711
Call for Applications: Willis A. Reid, Jr. Student Research Grants
In 2004, the American Society of Parasitologists began a new program to provide small grants to students studying parasitology. At this time, the ASP is able to fund one graduate student ($1000) and one undergraduate student ($500) doing research in the field of parasitology.
Submissions must be received by January 15, 2014.
Awardees will be notified by April 1, 2014 and awards dispersed on that date.
The competition is open to undergraduate and graduate level ASP student members affiliated with institutions or major professors who have limited or no grant money to support student research. Both the student and his/her major professor must be members of the ASP at the time of application. (Applications for membership may be found at http://amsocparasit.org/).
The application packet must include:
A brief proposal written by the student (maximum of 3 pages, double-spaced, 11 pt typeface minimum in either MS Word, WordPerfect, or PDF format only) outlining the student's proposed research must be submitted, along with a separate, detailed 1-page budget of how the money will be spent. Money can only be used for supplies, equipment, and travel expenses for research (not to attend and present results at meetings).
A brief CV (1-2 pages).
A letter of support from the student's major professor stating why the student needs funding and explaining why the student is a good candidate to receive the grant.
NOTE: At the end of one year (April 1, 2015), awardees must submit a brief report (1-2 pages) summarizing their research activities over the year, outlining what was accomplished and the expenses incurred related to the initial proposal.
Please submit proposals electronically to:
Dr. Matt Bolek
Call for Nominations: 2014 Henry Baldwin Ward Medal
The Henry Baldwin Ward Medal is presented by the American Society of Parasitologists in recognition of outstanding contributions to the field of Parasitology.The recipient shall be a member of the Society for no less than 3 years at the time of the nomination and in mid-career, and who, by self-directed investigations, shall have attained a position of leadership in some aspect of parasitological research.
The recipient shall be a member of the Society for no less than three years at the time of the nomination and in mid-career, and who, by self-directed investigations, shall have attained a position of leadership in some phase of parasitological research. The field of parasitology is considered to include, in general, those aspects of the science which are represented by reports published in the official organ of the Society, The Journal of Parasitology.
The award consists of travel and accommodation expenses, a $1,000 honorarium, a certificate and the Ward Medal, a special bronze medal designed by Dr. Justus F. Mueller, at the Annual Meeting. The recipient will be expected to deliver an acceptance speech.
Members in good standing who nominate candidates for the Henry Baldwin Ward Medal should carefully determine the eligibility of their candidate according to the above eligibility rules.
Nominations for the Henry Baldwin Ward Medal should be supported by sufficient documentation to enable the Awards Committee to exercise critical evaluation. At the least, this documentation should consists of:
a complete Curriculum vitae providing a bibliography in which the authors are listed in the same sequence as in the published papers, and
three supporting letters, including the original nominating letter.
These letters should include a serious evaluation of the major aspects of the nominee's scientific work.
Dr. Judy Sakanari
Center for Discovery and Innovation in Parasitic Diseases (CDIPD)
University of California, San Francisco
1700 4th St.
QB3, Campus Box 2550
Byers Hall Rm 508A
San Francisco, CA 94158
Call for Nominations: 2014 Clark P. Read Mentor Award
The Clark P. Read Mentor Award is awarded to honor an individual who, during his or her career, has demonstrated extraordinary leadership in the training of young scientists who have successfully pursued the independent study of parasites or aspects of the host-parasite relationship. Further, the individual shall have influenced the research and/or graduate education of a department, college or institution to significantly increase the number of students completing graduate level training in the various disciplines of parasitology.
Awarded to honor an individual who, during his or her career, has demonstrated extraordinary leadership in the training of young scientists who have successfully pursued the independent study of parasites or aspects of the host-parasite relationship. Further, the individual shall have influenced the research and/or graduate education of a department, college or institution to significantly increase the number of students completing graduate level training in the various disciplines of parasitology.
Selection criteria: include but are not limited to one or more of the following:
evidence of success of his or her undergraduates, graduates or postdoctoral trainees in the field of parasitology;
evidence of scholarship in research and graduate education;
effective teaching methods;
effective or unique aspects of bench training;
evidence of an impact on the field of parasitology through their didactic and/or bench-level teaching;
evidence of the development of a supportive, creative, and credible learning environment that facilitates the scholarly development of student-mentor partnerships in the various disciplines of parasitology,
candidates for the award should be a member of the American Society of Parasitologists (ASP), at least by the time the award is given; and
at least four letters of support.
The award will consist of travel and accommodation expenses and a certificate to be presented during the Annual Meeting of the Society. The recipient will be expected to deliver a 30 minute oral presentation to the membership of the Society emphasizing his or her views and experiences related to mentoring.
The nomination package for the Clark P. Read Mentor Award should include the following material:
Letter of Nomination
Current Curriculum Vitae
List of current and former students mentored and, if known, their present position/status including: *Undergraduate students *Graduate students *Post-doctoral trainees *Students on whose thesis/dissertation committee the nominee served
Letters of Support (minimum of 4) that speak to the nominee's strengths as a mentor: *Former/current students: letters of support from former/current students should focus on firsthand evidence of the "mentorship" abilities of the nominee *Colleagues – in addition to commenting on evidence of scholarship in research and publication, it is important that the individual writing the letter comment on the nominee's interaction with and influence on students in a mentorship capacity.
Dr. Valerie McKenzie
Dept. of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309-0334
Call for Nominations: 2014 Eminent Parasitologist Lectureship
The Eminent Parasitologist Lectureship honors someone of eminence and international visibility for a substantial contribution to parasitology over a substantial period of time.
Selection criteria for the Eminent Parasitologist award are: (1) Eminence and international visibility for a substantial contribution to parasitology over a substantial period of time, (2) Eligibility is not limited to American Society of Parasitologists (ASP) members and (3) Nominations or selection committee initiative would be acceptable.
The award consists of travel and accommodation expenses, a $2,000 honorarium, and a plaque presented at the Annual Meeting. The Eminent Parasitologist will be required to give a one hour presentation.
Dr. Lance Durden
Dept. of Biology
Georgia Southern University
4324 Old Register Rd.
P.O. Box 8042-1
Statesboro, GA 30458