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Stephan D. Weiss, PhD Mental Health Fund for Higher Education Writing Prize
The Stephan D. Weiss, PhD, Mental Health Fund for Higher Education was established in December 2010 to support efforts to promote and improve the quality of mental health care for college students. The fund seeks to encourage the development of creative initiatives that will enhance mental health service delivery to students. Support from the fund can be directed to college health professionals or to students who plan to work in this field.
This year, the fund will support the Weiss Writing Prize, which will be awarded to the lead author of a pivotal publication in college mental health. American College Health Association Institutional or Individual Members are eligible to apply. The winning article should demonstrate a successful student retention program for those with mental health issues. The program will provide creative, innovative solutions that could be implemented on other campuses. Preference will be given to articles published in the Journal of American College Health.
The next Weiss Writing Prize ($1,500) will be presented during the ACHA 2014 Annual Meeting. The deadline to submit applications is January 21, 2014.
Marthea J. Proudfoot
1362 Mellon Road
Hanover, MD 21076
UnitedHealthcare StudentResources Initiatives in College Mental and Behavioral Health Grant
n 2001, United Healthcare StudentResources established through the American College Health Foundation the UnitedHealthcare StudentResources Fund. The purpose of this fund is to support ACHA annual meeting programming or other ACHA professional development activities benefiting ACHA members.
In October 2007, the focus of the fund was expanded to include a provision for one, $5,000 grant to be awarded on an annual basis. The UnitedHealthcare StudentResources Initiatives in College Mental and Behavioral Health Grant will support the development of creative solutions and programs to address issues specifically related to mental and behavioral health issues affecting college students.
The goal of the grant program is to spawn new ideas and innovative practices that improve students' mental health and to share these ideas with other college healthcare professionals through presentations at state, regional, and national conferences and in publications in college health related periodicals.
American College Health Association Institutional or Individual Members are eligible to apply for this grant. Applicants are encouraged to put together project proposals that develop or utilize partnerships on their campuses and demonstrate internal and in-kind financial support. The deadline for proposals is January 31, 2014 . The grant recipient will be announced at the 2014 ACHA Annual Meeting scheduled for May 27-31 in San Antonio, Texas.
The UnitedHealthcare StudentResources Fund will continue to support annual meeting programming and activities benefiting ACHA members in addition to supporting the grant award.
Gallagher Koster Innovative Practices in College Health Grant
Gallagher Koster has established through the American College Health Foundation the Gallagher Koster Innovative Practices in College Health Fund. The purpose of this fund is to provide financial support to student health centers and their staff for the development of innovative practices that improve access to quality health care for students.
Two separate mini-grants will be awarded through the Gallagher Koster Fund in 2014. This is the eleventh year that the Gallagher Koster Innovative Practices in College Health grant will be awarded. This grant supports the development of creative solutions to improve access to quality health care for all students. In addition, a mini-grant will be offered through a program titled, Innovative Practices in Culturally Competent Health Care. Funding through this second award will be used to plan, design, implement, and evaluate the use of culturally competent health care practices that focus on the successful treatment of specific diseases and health conditions that have been documented by national health statistics to disproportionately affect racial and ethnic minority populations, including African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian American/Pacific Islanders, and American Indians/Alaska Natives student populations.
The goal of this grant program is to spawn new ideas and innovative practices that improve students' access to health care and to share these strategies with other college health care professionals via presentations at state, regional, and national conferences, and publications in college health related periodicals.
American College Health Association Institutional or Individual Members are eligible to apply for these grants. Applicants are encouraged to put together project proposals that develop or utilize partnerships on their campuses and that demonstrate internal financial and in-kind support. The deadline for proposals is January 31, 2014. Grant recipient(s) will be announced at the 2014 American College Health Association Annual Meeting scheduled for May 27-31 in San Antonio, Texas.
International Philosophy of Nursing Society (IPONS) and Nursing Philosophy (Post)Graduate Student Essay Prize
Sponsored by the International Philosophy of Nursing Society (IPONS) and Nursing Philosophy (the official journal of IPONS), two prizes are available for the best essays on any aspect of philosophy as it relates to nursing or other health or social care practice. The essay should demonstrate philosophical understanding of an area of practice, research, or education and should have clear application to one or more of those domains.
While essays from (post)graduate coursework are welcome, students are advised to review and, if appropriate, revise such coursework to meet both the requirements of the prize and the requirements of publication. Students considering submitting an essay for this prize might find it helpful to refer to earlier winning entries as published in the journal.
The essay should be no more than 5000 words (including references) with an abstract of no more than 300 words. The winning essay will be published in Nursing Philosophy.
A £100 (or equivalent) reduction in the fee for the 2014 International Philosophy of Nursing conference or books to the value of £150 from the Wiley-Blackwell catalogue
One year membership of IPONS
Publication in Nursing Philosophy
The panel of judges will be chaired by the editor of Nursing Philosophy and will include the Chair, Secretary, Treasurer of IPONS, and the Conference organiser for 2014. Other judges may be appointed at the discretion of the panel. All decisions of the panel are final and not subject to appeal. The panel reserves the right not to award a prize and no cash alternatives are available.
Essays must be submitted by email to the editor of Nursing Philosophy at email@example.com no later than 1 May 2014. Please supply the following information in a separate file:
Title of essay
Name, email address, fax and telephone numbers of author
Title of the (post)graduate course with name and address of the institution at which the author is a student
The decision of the panel will be communicated by email to entrants by 24 June 2014. Essays submitted may be considered for suitability as concurrent papers at the 2014 conference at the discretion of the conference organizer.
Call for Nominations: David Shakow Early Career Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Clinical Psychology
This award recognizes contributions to the science of clinical psychology by a person who has received the doctorate within the past seven years and who has made noteworthy contributions both to science and to practice.
Deadline: November 1, 2014
Sponsor: Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12) of the American Psychological Association
Up to $500 for travel to the APA convention is awarded.
Nominations are now being accepted.
To be eligible for this award, nominees have to have received his/her doctorate within the past seven years.
The Society and the American Psychological Foundation encourage applications from individuals who represent diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, and sexual orientation. Candidates can be simultaneously considered for multiple awards, although a psychologist may receive only one Division 12 award in any given year. No voting members of the Division 12 Board of Directors will be eligible to receive awards from the Division while serving their term.
Nominations must include a CV and at least one letter of endorsement. Self-nominations are permitted and should include at least one external endorsement.
Please submit nomination materials electronically to Awards Committee Chair. Inquiries should be directed to the Division 12 Central Office at 303-652-3126 or via email.
Foster Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing (WOCN) Grant
The purpose of the Foster Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing (WOCN) Grant is to assist members of the American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA) to further their professional education and expertise in the area of wound and ostomy care.
The applicant must be an APSNA member for at least one year prior to applying for the scholarship.
The applicant must meet the entry requirements for the WOCN program of choice.
The applicant must enroll in the complete course of WOCN education – not just a wound or ostomy track.
The applicant must demonstrate financial need (e.g. travel expenses, living expenses for the duration of the courses, fees, books, etc.)
Responsibilities of the Recipient:
The recipient must agree to submit proof of attendance by submitting paid receipts.
The recipient must practice in pediatric enterostomal therapy and wound management.
The recipient must agree to maintain APSNA membership for three years after completing the educational course.
The recipient must agree to submit a course review and synopsis of the learning experience to be printed in a Journal of Pediatric Surgical Nursing edition after completing the course.
How to Apply:
Submit the official application form.
Attach a copy of the WOCN program requirements.
Attach a copy of the WOCN Program Outline.
Submit a letter describing your current practice in enterostomal or wound therapy, or a letter from a colleague describing your practice.
Submit a list of expenses anticipated related to the course including travel, housing, tuition, fees, books, meals and et cetera.
Application Date: Deadline is December 31st.
Contact APSNA Director at Large for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association Education Grant
The purpose of the APSNA education grant is to help APSNA members further their professional education or the professional education of others. Examples are conference attendance for one’s own education or to present an educational project, or academic programs and certification programs such as Certified Pediatric Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, or WOCN.
The applicant must be an APSNA member in good standing for at least one year.
The applicant must be a registered nurse or an advanced practice nurse with a minimum of two years experience in pediatric surgical nursing who is actively involved in pediatric surgery care, education or research.
The recipient must be willing to submit report to APSNA Board and to the membership by way of the Journal of Pediatric Surgical Nursing as to the use of the award and the knowledge gained.
The recipient must submit evidence by way of receipts that monies were spent as designated.
Please submit the official application with a current CV, a letter of recommendation from a colleague, and documentation of the academic program, course or conference.
Application Dates: November 1 to February 28
American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association Research Grant
The purpose of the APSNA research grant is to support the development of a research project relating to a clinical aspect of nursing care of the pediatric surgical patient.
Must be an APSNA member with 2 years experience in pediatric surgical nursing.
The topic may deal with any aspect of pediatric surgical nursing.
The recipient will submit annual reports to the APSNA Board.
The project must be completed within two years of the receipt of the grant monetary award (at the annual conference.)
The final research report should be in manuscript form within 6 months of completion of the project for submission to an appropriate pediatric nursing journal.
The recipient shall make a presentation of findings at the annual APSNA conference.
The applicant should submit a copy of their IRB proposal. In the case of a multi-center trial each site coordinator must submit a separate application, and copy of their IRB proposal with a budget as applicable.
Once a research project has been selected for a monetary award, a packet will be mailed to the applicant with a check request form and conflict of interest disclosure statement.
Application Dates: November 1 to February 28
Society for Vascular Surgery Student Research Fellowship
Application Deadline: Annually on March 17
The Student Research Fellowship, established by the SVS Foundation, stimulates laboratory and clinical vascular research by undergraduate college students and medical school students registered at universities in the United States and Canada.
Each award consists of a US$3,000 student stipend and a two-year complimentary subscription to the Journal of Vascular Surgery.
The SVS Foundation grants a maximum of 12 awards per year. The Research and Education Committee is responsible for the selection of students to receive these awards.
Time period: The award is designed for students to spend a meaningful period of time on a project either in a block of several months or spread out over a longer period of time, not to exceed 12 months. The minimum full-time commitment is two months.
Work site: The awards are made to the institution (school, hospital, or research facility) where the student project will be conducted. The student must be enrolled in a university in Canada or the United States. The student must be sponsored by an Active Member of SVS.
SVS Member Sponsor Responsibility: The SVS Active Member who sponsors the student is expected to supervise the research project during the scholarship period. All scholarships are awarded with the understanding that the sponsoring SVS member accepts full responsibility for the project and the completion of a final report at the conclusion of the project. This responsibility also includes assisting with the experimental design designated in the application. An individual SVS member may sponsor only one student application per year.
Institution Responsibility: The entire US$3,000 award must be used as a student stipend. The institution receiving the award on behalf of the student must agree to distribute the award to the student and submit an expenditure report to the Research and Education Committee when payment of the stipend has occurred.
Final Report: A report (1,000-1,500 words) by the student and the sponsoring SVS member must be submitted to the Research and Education Committee at the completion of the project and before any other approved funds for other students sponsored by the SVS member are released.
Application materials must be submitted via email to the SVS Foundation Research and Education Committee (SVSFoundation@vascularsociety.org). Materials may be sent in separate emails to SVS Foundation. All applicants receive a confirmation email that their materials have been received. Decisions regarding the award are sent to applicants in May.
Note: Students enrolled in combined MD/PhD programs may not submit a proposal for research that is a component of the degree process.
Research plan and specific aims of proposed project, including specific role of student in the project and what student expects to gain from the project (not to exceed five pages.)
Curriculum vitae of Applicant.
Curriculum vitae of SVS Active Member Sponsor.
Commitment letter from SVS Active Member Sponsor.
Commitment letter from Institution (indicating research is approved by institution and agreeing to distribute the award to student as a stipend.)
For information, email: email@example.com; telephone: 800-258-7188; fax: 312-334-2320.
E.J. Wylie Traveling Fellowship
Application Deadline: February 15, 2014
The primary purpose of the E.J. Wylie Traveling Fellowship is to provide the recipient with the opportunity to visit a number of excellent vascular surgery centers worldwide. Though brief, these visits stimulate academic inspiration, promote international exchange, and foster development of fellowship in vascular surgery. The achievement of these objectives will enhance the development of the fellow's career in vascular surgery.
This award is not intended to support specific research interests but rather to assist the fellow in a unique opportunity for travel and professional exchange within established vascular centers.
The generosity of W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc., has allowed the establishment of this fellowship. Their graciousness ensures the noncommercial nature of the award and its continuation in years to come. The E.J. Wylie Traveling Fellowship of the SVS Foundation pays up to US$12,000 for expenses of travel, research, and clerical help. The fellowship monies may not be used for other purposes.
Eligibility for Selection
Be an Active Member of SVS.
Have completed a postgraduate vascular training program within the past 10 years.
Be committed to an academic career in vascular surgery and have obtained an academic appointment in a medical school or freestanding clinic devoted to excellence in medical education.
Have a demonstrated record of success in pursuing clinical or basic science research sufficient to ensure academic excellence in his or her pursuit of a career in vascular surgery.
Candidates who have received prior traveling fellowships may apply. Special consideration will be given to those candidates who have not previously received a traveling fellowship.
Application materials listed below should be submitted via email to SVS Foundation Research and Education Committee (email: SVSFoundation@vascularsociety.org). Decisions regarding the award will be mailed to the applicants by mid-April.
Cover letter demonstrating interest in applying for the E.J. Wylie Traveling Fellowship.
List of the centers that candidate wants to visit.
500-word essay describing the objectives of the candidate's travel plans and linking these to his or her career goals.
Three letters of recommendation (letters may be sent under separate cover and must include one from the division head and another from the chairperson of the department of surgery of the institution in which the candidate holds a faculty appointment.)
Fellow’s Report to Committee
A report covering the experience should be prepared and forwarded to the Research and Education Committee within three months of completion of the fellowship travel. This report should be five to eight double-spaced typewritten pages and should summarize activities during the fellowship. Although factual statements of activities should be included, fellowship recipients are encouraged to place these within an overall context of their impact on their education and maturation. Any publication of the fellowship activities should acknowledge the E.J. Wylie Traveling Fellowship Award from the SVS Foundation.
For questions, email SVSFoundation@vascularsociety.org or telephone 800-258-7188.