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Call for Applications: Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Mallinckrodt Acute Pain Management Research Grant
The Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is now accepting applications for its Mallinckrodt Acute Pain Management Research Grant. One grant of $10,000 will be made. Application deadline is May 1, 2014.
• The Mallinckrodt Acute Pain Management Research Grant is funded by a grant from Mallinckrodt Pharmaceutical, Inc.
• Award will be presented at the 2014 AAPM&R Annual Assembly.
• Information about the grant recipient and his/her paper may be published in the Foundation UPDATE Newsletter and/or other publications. Additional items may be included in electronic and print materials produced by the Foundation for PM&R.
• Award is a grant for research on a topic related physiatric management of acute pain.
• Applicant and/or at least one co-investigator must be a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) or the Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP).
• Special consideration will be given to applications focused on outcomes and/or comparative effectiveness research.
• Application must be submitted on the Mallinckrodt Acute Pain Management Research Grant Application Form and must include a concise statement of the purpose of the project; anticipated outcomes; proposed budget (showing other sources of cash and in-kind support); and a letter of support from the sponsoring institution. Please also include your Curriculum Vitae. Indirect costs should comprise no more than 10% of the budget.
• All applications must be typed. No hand-written applications will be accepted.
• Application and all required attachments must be submitted by May 1, 2014.
• Application can be submitted by e-mail (preferred) or mail. Submit e-mails to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or, mail original application to:
Foundation for PM&R
Mallinckrodt Acute Pain Management Research Grant
9700 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue,
Suite 200, Rosemont, IL 60018
• Applications will be reviewed by the Awards and Grants Review Committee. Their decisions shall be final. Winner(s) will be notified by September 1, 2014.
• Awardee must commence his/her project in a timely fashion. The awards of recipients who are unable to proceed with the proposed scope of work and/or with the terms and conditions of the award may be revoked.
• Awardee must submit a complete programmatic and fiscal report of his/her project to the Foundation for PM&R within 24 months of the notification date for the award.
• Awardee must submit a report of his/her work to the Foundation for PM&R for review and possible presentation at an AAPM&R annual assembly.
Questions about the Mallinckrodt Acute Pain Management Research Grant can be directed to the Foundation at (847) 737-6062.
Call for Applications: Obesity Society Early-Career Research Grants
This program (formerly, New Investigator Research Grants) is offered by The Obesity Society (TOS), as a member service, to foster and stimulate new research ideas in any area of investigation related to obesity. The program targets junior-level investigators and post-doctoral trainees by funding proposals that demonstrate a high likelihood of resulting in new and innovative approaches in obesity research. Early-career investigators are defined as individuals who have received a PhD within the past five years or MD within the past eight years and who currently hold full-time, entry-level positions (e.g., post-doctoral fellow, instructor, assistant professor) at an established academic/research institution. Applicants may request up to $25,000. No indirect cost will be paid from this grant. Applications (Letters of Intent) are due Monday, March 31, 2014, with funding available August 20, 2014. The award may be expended over a period of up to one year.
The following applies to the Principal Investigator only:
- Member of TOS (domestic or international)
- Junior investigator or post-doctoral research fellow:
PhD within the past five years or MD within the past eight years
No previous major research funds as PI (e.g. RO1, UO1, PO1, P510, and any extramural funding totaling more than $250,000 per year of direct costs
Potential to generate future funding
- Applications from postdoctoral research fellows must have a mentor who is a current TOS member
PhD: obtained not earlier than September 1, 2009; MD: obtained not earlier than September 1, 2006. Applicants may not be a post-doctoral fellow for more than five years.
Call for Applications: Alpha-1 Foundation Gordon L. Snider Scholar Award
Full Application Due Date: March 28, 2014
The Alpha-1 Foundation is proud to announce its latest funding opportunity, the Gordon L. Snider Scholar Award. This award is named after Gordon L. Snider, MD, one of the most influential researchers in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (AATD). Snider not only made seminal scientific contributions which have clarified the pathogenesis of AATD related lung disease, but also laid the groundwork for the Foundation’s research program. In particular, he stressed the importance of encouraging young investigators to pursue a career in AATD research.
The objective of this award is to provide additional career development support for outstanding young investigators who have continued to conduct research (basic or clinical) in AATD related lung or liver disease after completion of their postdoctoral fellowship. It is expected that the award will provide an incentive for a career in AATD research.
The Alpha-1 Foundation intends to commit up to $225,000 ($75,000/year) over three years to fund one award.
Call for Applications: Heart Failure Society of America Research Fellowship
The Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) has established HFSA Research Fellowship in heart failure. The purpose of the research fellowship is to develop clinician-investigators in the field of heart failure.
The 1-2 year fellowship is designed for individuals seeking research training in the area of heart failure. At the time of award initiation, the awardee should have no more than 7 post doctoral years (excluding personal leave). Individuals with faculty appointments (above Instructor level or no more than three years at the Assistant Professor level for nursing applicants) are not eligible for this fellowship award. The individual may not have another similar fellowship award from another organization at the same time. During the period of this award the recipient must devote no less than 80% of his/her time to research activities in heart failure.
Candidates must have a doctoral degree in medicine or osteopathy. If the candidate is a cardiology fellow, the candidate must be a full-time fellow in good standing in an ACGME or AOA accredited Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship training program at the time of the initiation of the award and throughout its duration. Candidates shall have been - and shall intend to continue to be - directly involved in patient care. Awards will be restricted to US and Canadian citizens and/or permanent residents.
HFSA will provide research fellowship grant support according to the following guiding principles:
Up to 2 one-year clinical research grants to be funded at a maximum of $40,000 each. These awards may be applied towards project support, salary support, or a combination of the two as deemed best suitable for the individual awardee.
Up to 10 one-year fellowship clinical research mini-grants with allowable funding of up to $10,000 each.
Travel grants are available for HFSA Annual Meeting. For more information contact email@example.com
Note: Grant considerations will include clinical research for both adult and pediatric heart programs.
Application Due Date: March 31, 2014 (Receipt Date)
How to Submit an Application
Submissions are accepted by:
Heart Failure Society of America
Attn: Fellowship Research Application
5425 Wisconsin Avenue - Suite 600
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Call for Applications: Students Preparing for Academic-Research Careers (SPARC) Award
As many as 10 students will be awarded up to $1,000 for teaching and research activities.
Deadline: May 15, 2014.
The goal of the Students Preparing for Academic-Research Careers (SPARC) Award is to foster students' interest in PhD education and academic research careers. Currently, there is a shortage of PhD-level faculty in communication sciences and disorders. Initially developed to address this shortage, this award continues as part of ASHA's commitment to research. The SPARC Award provides opportunities for students to participate in mentored teaching and research activities.
You are eligible to apply if your current education status is:
junior or senior undergraduate student enrolled in a communication sciences and disorders (CSD) program
first-year master's student enrolled in a CAA-accredited CSD program
first- or second-year entry-level clinical doctoral (e.g., AuD) student enrolled in a CAA-accredited program
holder of a BA degree and an offer of admission for enrollment in a master's CSD or AuD program for the 2014–2015 academic year
You are not eligible to apply if you are enrolled in a PhD program or if you already have a PhD degree. The goal of the SPARC award is to foster students' interest in the pursuit of a PhD education and a career in academia. The award is, therefore, limited to undergraduate, first year master's, and first- and second-year entry-level clinical doctoral students per eligibility criteria above.
You are eligible to receive the award if you will be a part-time or full-time student in academic year 2014–2015 as follows
first- or second-year student in a CAA-accredited master's speech language pathology program
first-, second-, or third-year entry-level student in a CAA-accredited clinical doctoral (e.g., AuD) program
Awardees must be National NSSLHA members at the time of the SPARC award allocation.
SPARC applicants must complete the online application form and upload PDF documents through the online application system. Please see the application instructions for detailed descriptions of what to include in the following required materials:
completed application form
CSD Career Mentoring Plan to include a Teaching Plan and a Research Plan
letter of recommendation from the primary mentor
commitment statement from the primary mentor
budget proposal for the 15-month funding period
Questions? Please refer to the SPARC FAQs http://www.asha.org/students/SparcFAQs/
Still have questions? Please contact Academic Affairs and Research Education at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for Research Proposals: American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Products Grant
Deadline June 1, 2014
Up to $4,000
ELIGIBILITY: The principal investigator must be a member in good standing of the AAOMPT.
TOPIC AREA: A study that relates to orthopaedic manual physical therapy (OMPT).
Call for Applications: American Academy of Neurology Medical Student Summer Research Scholarship
The scholarship program offers members of SIGN a summer stipend of $3,000 to conduct a project in either an institutional, clinical, or laboratory setting where there are ongoing programs of research, service or training, or a private practice. Only applicants from schools with established SIGN chapters are eligible to apply. The AAN will award up to 20 scholarships to first year medical students who have a supporting preceptor and a project with clearly defined goals. The project is to be conducted through a U.S. or Canadian institution of the student's choice and jointly designed by the student and sponsoring institution.
1) The project is to be undertaken in either an institutional, clinical, or laboratory setting that has ongoing programs of research, service, or training, or in a private practice setting.
2) The research being conducted MUST be neuroscience based.
3) The intention of the scholarship is to provide research funding support to students with little or no prior research history. Therefore, preference will be given to beginning researchers. Projects already completed will not be considered.
4) There must be a registered SIGN chapter at the student applicant’s institution, however, there does not need to be a SIGN chapter at the site where the research will be done, but this is encouraged.
5) Applicants must be current AAN members and SIGN chapter members at their institution at the time of application submission.
6) Applicants must not have received the scholarship previously.
7) Sponsoring investigators must confirm compliance with local IRB requirements regarding the student’s role in human subjects’ research.
8) If the project preceptor and SIGN faculty advisor are the same person, two separate letters should be provided. The first letter should focus on how the student is involved with the SIGN chapter and the second should focus on the role he/she will play in the research project.
9) The student should write the proposal, clearly delineating his/her role in the project. Applications in which the role of the student is not clearly defined will not be considered.
10) Any publications resulting from the funded project must acknowledge the support of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). Upon publication, copies should be forwarded to the AAN.
11) The recipient will provide the AAN with his/her name, year of Medical Student Summer Research Scholarship award receipt, academic institution, publications, presentations and/or awards related to the summer research project.
12) Multiple sources of funding are allowed; however, applicants must provide information regarding what funds have been applied for and/or received.
13) Scholarship winners are encouraged to submit their abstract to the AAN for the Annual Meeting Scientific Program (online at www.call4abstracts.com/aan/); AAN’s acceptance of the abstract is not guaranteed.
Student must submit by or before March 28, 2014:
Note: Project proposal, budget proposal, CV and bibliography should be Arial, 11 point font or greater and have at least 0.5 inch margins.
1) 1-2 page project proposal
2) 1 page budget proposal
3) 1-2 page Curriculum Vitae
4) 1 page bibliography
5) 2 letters of recommendation: one from the project preceptor/mentor and one from the SIGN faculty advisor or from neurology or neuroscience faculty.
Student will include in the Project Proposal:
1) Student name and contact information including phone and email address
2) Faculty mentor name and contact information including phone and email address
3)Title of project
4) Specific aims of the project (List as specific aims, the specific objectives for the research proposed. If the research is part of a larger project, briefly describe the goals of the over-all project and how the proposed research is related. The student should concisely state his/her specific role in the project, and the outcomes expected for each Specific Aim).
5) Background and Significance (Explain the importance to biomedicine of the problem motivating this research, here and elsewhere; indicate citations by number in parentheses, corresponding to their order of appearance in the Bibliography).
6) Experimental Design (Keyed to the Specific Aims, describe the experiments/studies intended and the experimental and analytical methods that will be used)
7) Bibliography (authors, titles of article, journal, book, volume, pages, year; list citations numerically in the order in which they appear in the application).
8) Time-Line (Present a 10-week time-line identifying anticipated key points in the progress of the research).
9) Mentorship (Describe arrangements made with the mentor and lab associates for structured guidance).
10) Formal budget for research. Students are encouraged to think practically and realistically about the cost of their proposal. For guidance, some basic budget categories could include:
Materials and supplies: This should include animal costs (cost for animal and cost for housing), costs to pay human subjects (if applicable), costs for supplies (including molecular biology kits, pipette tips, assay supplies, etc.).
Equipment: Should include any new equipment that needs to be purchased for the project
Travel: Costs associated with presenting data at meetings (includes cost of registration + travel expenses)
11) Signatures of student, SIGN faculty advisor, and project preceptor
Student will return when notified of winning:
1) A Statement of Intent form, signed by student and preceptor, supplied with winner notification letter.
2) W-9 or W-8BEN Tax form for Canadian citizens
Student will submit after project completion and before September 6, 2014:
1) A one-page abstract of the project
2) Evaluation forms completed by the student and preceptor, supplied with the winner notification letter.
3) Students are encouraged to submit completed abstracts to the AAN
Award, presentation and publication
1) Recipient will provide AAN with Name, year of Medical Student Summer Research Scholarship award receipt, academic institution, publications, presentations and/or awards related to summer research project, presentations relating to summer research project.
Call for Applications: Child Neurology Society 2014 Philip R. Dodge Young Investigator Award
The CNS Awards Committee Announces the 2014 Philip R. Dodge Young Investigator Award
Application period: March 1 - April 1, 2014
The Child Neurology Society announces an award for basic or clinical research by promising young investigators who are members of the Society. Applications will be judged on the basis of originality, scientiﬁc merit, succinctness and relevance. The recipient of the award will receive a grant-in-aid of $20,000 and will be invited to present their work at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Child Neurology Society, October 22-25, 2014 in Columbus, OH.
1. The applicant completed a pediatric neurology residency on or after June 30, 2009 or a neurodevelopmental disability residency on or after June 30, 2010, and graduated medical school on or after May 2004, or after May 2003 if the applicant completed a 3 year pediatric residency.
2. The scientiﬁc work is mainly the result of the applicant's efforts.
3. The applicant is a Junior or Active member of the Child Neurology Society.
Request for Proposals: Brandon C. Gromada Head & Neck Cancer Foundation Research Awards
The Brandon C. Gromada Head & Neck Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce its first annual Research Awards to support investigators in the fight against head and neck cancers.
Researchers interested in submitting a proposal may obtain the Request for Proposals (RFP) document via the web site's Contact page or by sending an email request to email@example.com. The deadline for RFP submission is 5 p.m., March 28, 2014.
Call for Applications: American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Harold M. Frost Young Investigator Award
Deadline: April 30, 2014
Harold Frost’s ideas transformed the face of skeletal biology and orthopedic science and he is regarded by many as being the most influential theoretician in skeletal biology of the 20th century. Harold Frost developed the process of quantitative bone histomorphometry, discovered the intermediary organization of bone and shed theoretical insights into the adaptation of bone to mechanical forces and hormones. In addition to Harold Frost's many scientific accomplishments, he was an active participant in the Sun Valley Workshop on Skeletal Tissue Biology, an annual meeting that emphasizes interaction between young investigators and senior investigators. His participation in the workshop influenced many young scientists. The award was established in Dr. Frost’s honor.
To be eligible, an applicant must be a 2 year post-doctoral fellow or resident with no more than 2 years as an Assistant Professor as of September 1, 2014. Note: ASBMR Harold M. Frost Young Investigator Awards are open to ASBMR members and nonmembers.
Nine awards of $1,500 each are available, based on competitive application. The young investigators who receive Harold Frost Awards are required to present their research at the Sun Valley Workshop on Musculoskeletal Biology held August 3-6, 2014.
Note: The award covers the meeting registration fee, but recipients are expected to make their own arrangements for travel and accommodations.
The character limit is 2500, which includes all letters and spaces within the text of your abstract. Tables and graphics are not included in this character limit.