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American Academy of Family Physicians National Conference Scholarships
Scholarship applications are due May 1, 2014.
Your application, with the required essay or supporting documents, must be received via fax, email, or mail postmarked no later than May 1, 2014. You must be a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) to apply.
All scholarships are provided by the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation. This was made possible by the donations of individual family physicians across the country.
Rules and Information
You must be a member of the AAFP to apply.
If you are a previous National Conference scholarship recipient, you may not apply for the same scholarship.
The number of scholarships in each category varies from year to year, depending on the number of applicants.
Scholarship recipients are selected by a panel of judges.
The $600 scholarship is intended to help reduce out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., registration, travel, lodging, meals) to attend National Conference.
All scholarship checks are awarded at National Conference. If you are unable to attend the conference, your scholarship will be forfeited.
All scholarships are provided by the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation.
For more information about any of these awards, contact the AAFP at (800) 274-2237, ext. 6726.
• First-time Student Attendee Award
• Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) Leadership Scholarship Program
• Minority Scholarships Program for Residents and Medical Students
• Community Outreach Awards
• Tomorrow's Leader Award
First-time Student Attendee Award
AAFP student members will receive a $600 scholarship to attend their first National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students (National Conference). The $600 scholarship is intended to help reduce out-of-pocket expenses (registration, travel, lodging, meals) to attend National Conference.
Requirements: Complete a First-Time Student Attendee Award application and write a 500-word or less essay on reasons for wanting to attend National Conference and interest in family medicine.
Winners must be attending National Conference for the first time.
Deadline: Submission must be received via fax, email, or postmarked no later than May 1, 2014.
Winners will be notified on May 30, 2014.
Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) Leadership Scholarship Program
AAFP student members will receive a $600 scholarship to attend the National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students for outstanding contributions to their FMIG's, medical schools, and family medicine. The $600 scholarship is intended to help reduce out-of-pocket expenses (registration, travel, lodging and meals) to attend National Conference.
Requirements: Complete a Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) Leadership Award application and write a 500-word or less essay on an FMIG project (including role in project and how leadership was exhibited at school) and reasons for wanting to attend National Conference.
Winners cannot be a past recipient of this award.
Minority Scholarships Program for Residents and Medical Students
AAFP student and resident minority members who are interested in pursuing a career in family medicine will each receive a $600 scholarship to attend the National Conference. The $600 scholarship is intended to help reduce out-of-pocket expenses (registration, travel, lodging, meals) to attend National Conference.
Requirements: Complete a Minority Scholarship Program for Residents and Students application and write a 500-word or less essay on the challenges and opportunities for family medicine's future.
Community Outreach Awards
AAFP student and resident members will receive a $600 scholarship to attend the National Conference for their key leadership role in a community service or advocacy project. The $600 scholarship is intended to help reduce out-of-pocket expenses (registration, travel, lodging, meals) to attend National Conference.
Requirements: Complete a Community Outreach Award application, letter of support, and description of the project, including an evaluation.
Winners must not be receiving other funding to attend and cannot be a past recipient of this award.
Tomorrow's Leader Award
AAFP student and resident members will receive a $600 scholarship to attend the National Conference for demonstrating leadership ability. The $600 scholarship is intended to help reduce out-of-pocket expenses (registration, travel, lodging, meals) to attend National Conference.
Requirements: Complete Tomorrow's Leader application, current CV, recommendation letters, and write a 500-word essay on using leadership skills to address challenges and opportunities facing family medicine.
Winners must not be receiving other funding to attend.
American Dental Association Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) Program
2014 GKAS Community Leadership Development Institute
Over the past eleven years, the American Dental Association's Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) Program has established itself in providing education and oral health care to nearly half a million underserved children annually. As GKAS enters its 12th year, the program’s focus has evolved to become a more comprehensive program, particularly through the provision of continuity of care and the establishment of dental homes for children.
From 2007-2010, the GKAS Promising Practices Symposium offered an opportunity for like-minded individuals to come together, learn from one another and share valuable resources regarding how to move existing dental care systems to the next level for America’s underserved children. In an effort to continue this experience and enhance the concept, in 2011 & 2012 the Symposium shifted to become the GKAS Community Leadership Development Institute (GKAS Institute). Selected participants have an opportunity to learn, in-person, how to initiate, expand and/or enhance a GKAS program. View past GKAS Community Leadership Development Institute Ambassadors.
Thanks to our generous sponsors, HuFriedy, Henry Schein Cares, and the ADA Foundation, the 2014 Community Leadership Development Institute will take place where GKAS first began – St. Louis. An estimated 650 underserved children will receive comprehensive care during the St. Louis GKAS Program which is scheduled to take place October 22-25, 2014.
Goal: The goal of the grant application is to execute a process whereby eligible applicants interested in expanding, enhancing, or beginning their GKAS programs can apply for funds to subsidize travel expenses associated with attending the GKAS Institute.
Grant Award: For this grant, up to ten travel grants will be given. The GKAS National Advisory Committee reserves the right to increase or decrease the number of awards given.
Eligibility Organizations: State (constituent) and local (components) dental societies of the ADA and/or community based organizations providing oral health care for underserved children during GKAS will be considered. Applicants must reside within the U.S. 50 states.
Candidates demonstrating their commitment and ability to begin a new GKAS program or enhance an existing one will be considered.
Candidate should have experience with managing/chairing an access to care event.
These candidates should hold a position in their organization that will allow them to effectively implement lessons learned during the GKAS Institute.
Applicants do not necessarily have to be a licensed dentist or hygienist.
Applicant will be asked to serve as a GKAS Ambassador during the GKAS Institute. The GKAS Ambassador will work the duration of the October 22-25, 2014 event in a variety of capacities depending on his/her particular interest and program goals. Examples of duties of an ambassador span from being a clinic escort, working at the check-in/check-out process, sterilization area, photography, triage area, education area, entertainment area, and more. The St. Louis GKAS Clinic will allow for the needs of the participants while allowing them to experience first-hand the workings of the clinic. Due to Missouri licensing rules, not all participants present will necessarily be working as clinical practitioners.
The deadline to return the application is Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Only applications completed online by this deadline will be considered. All applicants will be notified of the GKAS selection subcommittee’s decision the week of May 27, 2014. Please contact the Give Kids A Smile Team at email@example.com if you have any questions regarding the GKAS Institute.
CHEST Foundation 2014 Grants and Awards Program
Each year, The CHEST Foundation offers CHEST members grants for clinical and translational research, leadership, and volunteer community service. Nearly 800 recipients worldwide have received more than $9 million to support and recognize outstanding work in chest medicine.
Application deadline: May 31
For more information, contact:
Dr. Sydney Parker, Director, Grants and Awards
Distinguished Scholar in Thrombosis Grant
GlaxoSmithKline Distinguished Scholar in Thrombosis
$150,000 awarded over 3 years
Application Deadline: May 31
The Distinguished Scholar in Thrombosis grant supports clinical educational projects to improve patient care and is intended for the investigation of issues that are not easily supported through traditional funding. The grant will support a Fellow of the American College of CHEST Physicians (FCCP) who is a recognized clinician and/or scientist with a specialty in thrombosis as evidenced by publications, presentations, and peers. The applicant must propose a thrombosis-related project that does one or more of the following:
• Investigates alternatives for treatment.
• Educates patients about options for diagnosis and treatment.
• Disseminates new knowledge about diagnosis and treatment.
• Defines new mechanisms leading to innovations and improvements to treatment.
Clinical Research Grants and Leadership Awards
The CHEST Foundation Clinical Research Grant in Lung Cancer
$100,000 awarded over 2 years
Application Deadline: May 31, 2014
This grant, establashed through a grant from Genetech, supports a clinical/translational research project that could lead to improved treatment and/or cure for lung cancer. Applicant must be a CHEST member who has completed at least 1 year of a pulmonary or critical care fellowship or a thoracic surgery residency and be within 7 years of completing training.
The CHEST Foundation Clinical Research Grant in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
$50,000 (July 2014 to June 2015)
This grant, established through a grant from Actelion Pharmaceuticals, US, Inc., supports a clinical/translational research project that contributes to the understanding of the pathophysiology or treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension. Research must be completed between July 2014 and June 2015. Applicant must be a CHEST member who has completed at least 1 year of a pulmonary or critical care fellowship and be within 7 years of completing training.
The CHEST Foundation and The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Clinical Research Grant in Pulmonary Fibrosis
$30,000 (July 2014 to June 2015)
This grant supports a clinical/translational research project that contributes to effective treatments or a cure for pulmonary fibrosis. Research must be completed between July 2014 and June 2015. Applicant must be a CHEST member who has completed at least 1 year of a pulmonary or critical care fellowship and be within 7 years of completing training.
Diversity Committee Young Investigator Faculty Scholar in Pulmonary, Cardiovascular, Critical Care, or Sleep Research Grant
$25,000 (July 2014 to June 2015)
This grant supports outstanding underrepresented young investigators in their careers in pulmonary, cardiovascular, critical care, or sleep research, with a focus on promoting equity and reducing disparity within a global setting. The grant supports clinical/translational research in pulmonary, cardiovascular, critical care, or sleep medicine. Research must be completed between July 2014 and June 2015.
Applicant must be a CHEST member who has completed at least 1 year of a pulmonary or critical care fellowship and be within 5 years of completing training.
The CHEST Foundation and Alpha-1 Foundation Clinical Research Grant in COPD and Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) Deficiency
This award supports research focused on COPD and AAT deficiency. While research projects primarily in usual COPD (not associated with AAT deficiency) are allowed, those with a focus on AAT deficiency are encouraged. Research must be completed between July 2014 and June 2015. Applicant must be a CHEST member who qualifies as a young investigator (ie, in an ACGME fellowship training programs and within 5 years of completion).
The CHEST Foundation and Respiratory Health Association Clinical Research Grant in Women’s Lung Health
$10,000 (July 2014 to June 2015)
This grant supports a clinical research project related to women’s lung health. Topics may include research on gender differences in lung diseases, such as COPD and lung cancer. Research must be completed between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015.
Applicant must be a CHEST member and hold the degree of MD, DO, MBBCh, PharmD, PhD, or the equivalent.
Community Service and Humanitarian Grants
McCaffree Community Service and Humanitarian Grants
$5,000 to $15,000
The McCaffree Community Service and Humanitarian grants are given for community-based projects supported by the service work of CHEST members worldwide. Projects must show a clear impact on the community and have the potential for long-term sustainability and replicability. Grant funds are paid to the nonprofit or nongovernmental organization where the member donates time and medical service.
American Society for Cell Biology Committee for Postdocs and Students Outreach Awards
COMPASS Outreach Awards are intended to provide funds to ASCB members to promote science outreach projects--like visits to labs for students, organizing science fairs, or any other ideas for engaging the public.
In order for government funding of science to continue, we scientists must help people understand the importance of our work. For this reason, COMPASS is pleased to announce Awards for Outreach. These awards, of up to $1,000, will help ASCB members engage with local schools, science fairs, and society. We want to help you promote research, get the public excited about cell biology and improve the perception of scientists in your own local efforts.
The award can be used for food and refreshments, materials, equipment, books or brochures, transportation, prizes, etc.
To apply for this outreach award, you must be an active ASCB member, with priority given to Student and Postdoc members. Moreover, your event will have the support of a COMPASS member, who will be a liaison between you and the ASCB.
If you already have an idea of an outreach activity for your community, please proceed to the application requirements below. If not, we would like to encourage you to try one of these outreach ideas:
Bring students to your lab! Give a classroom of kids a full science experience by showing them where science is done and who does it.
Host a "Cell Biology Day" at your university, community center, church or any other venue that will draw public participation.
Are you judging a science fair? Ask for funds to give a special ASCB prize to a cell biology project.
A description of the proposed event, answering the following questions:
What are goals of the event?
Who is the event for?
What will you do during the event?
When will the event happen?
Where will you host the event?
How will the event benefit the local community/why do you think it's important?
What is the message you would like your attendees to leave with?
Organizers' CV. Up to 4 organizers / hosts allowed. Previous outreach experience should be highlighted.
A proposed budget, itemizing and justifying the spending.
A description of how you will document the event. (We want to show off your efforts so please provide fantastic photos, a heartfelt essay, examples of student's work, an edited video, or anything else that you do well that we can post on our website).
How you plan to acknowledge ASCB funding for your meeting?
Please submit your application in one pdf file to Christina Szalinski, COMPASS Committee Liaison.
First application deadline: April 15, 2014
Second application deadline: July 15, 2014
Third application deadline: October 15, 2014
Call for Applications: Mary Kay Foundation Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program
The goal of The Mary Kay Foundation is to eliminate domestic violence. As a part of this effort, the Foundation makes grants to worthwhile organizations that aid survivors of domestic violence by operating emergency shelters.
Grants to applicants that operate emergency shelters for survivors of domestic violence will be made following review of this application and the required attachments. Failure to include all information specified in this application, including the required attachments, will result in disqualification of the applicant.
Please note: Only applicants operating an emergency shelter (immediate overnight housing) for survivors of domestic violence are eligible for a grant. Please do not apply if your organization does not operate an emergency shelter for survivors of domestic violence.
The funds awarded by the Foundation may be used for the operating budget of the applicant, with the exception of staff travel. No exceptions will be made.
Upon selection of the awardees, the Foundation will mail a check in accordance with information contained in the cover letter. No notification will be sent to applicants that are not selected. All decisions of the Foundation are final.
Failure to receive a grant does not prohibit the applicant from applying the following year. In order for the Foundation to aid the largest number of applicants possible, applicants that receive grants must skip a year before applying again.
In addition to answering the questions listed on this application, the following documents must be attached. Your application will be rejected if any of these documents are not included:
-- Cover letter including how your organization plans to use the funds.
-- Letter of determination from the Internal Revenue Service.
-- A copy of the current board-approved budget.
-- Recent financial statements, including statement of financial position (balance sheet) and statement of activities (profit and loss statement).
-- A listing of the board of directors, including their occupations or standing in the community.
-- A list of the top ten corporations, individuals, government agencies (including local, state, or federal grants), and foundations that donate to the organization. Include the dollar amount and percentage of total budget for each source.
-- State map from internet, with a circle around the county in which your organization is located.
Mail a cover letter, the signed application, and all required attachments by Wednesday, April 30, 2014 (postmark date).
The Mary Kay Foundation
P.O. Box 799044
Dallas, TX 75379-9044
Federal Express and UPS deliveries:
The Mary Kay Foundation
16251 Dallas Parkway
Addison, TX 75001
Academy of General Dentistry Foundation Grant Program
AGD Foundation Mission:
The mission of the AGD Foundation, the philanthropic partner of the Academy of General Dentistry, is to passionately support the efforts of the general dentist toward improving the oral health of the public.
The AGD Foundation Grant Program offers financial support to programs in support of access to quality health care outreach for underserved populations. Grants are limited to a maximum of $5,000.
Grant Application Selection Criteria
The AGD Foundation Board of Directors will consider applications that:
● Support AGD constituent and other outreach initiatives.
● Clearly define the project with a specific timeline and budget.
● Make a connection between oral health and general health.
● Are community based and community driven.
● Contain measurable outcome criteria
Grants are made to charitable organizations that are exempt from federal taxes under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Revenue Code or organizations dedicated to dentistry through either professional or public initiatives. The AGD Foundation Grant Program does not fund the following:
● Operating budgets.
● General operational expenses as distinct from project costs.
● Organization budget shortfalls.
● Individuals or individual research projects.
● Capital campaigns or annual funds.
● Conferences and special events (i.e., fundraising receptions).
● Lobbying and/or political campaigns or endorsements.
● Discretionary or emergency requests.
● Staff salaries or travel expenses.
Responsibility of the Grant Recipient
The grant recipient must use the funds awarded for the specific purpose for which they were intended. Any funds not used must be returned to the AGD Foundation.
The AGD Foundation requires a written detailed accounting of how the grant funds were utilized and the overall results of the funded project, including photos, within 60 days following the end of the funded project. Upon receipt of an acceptable report, the grant recipient will receive the remaining 20% of the grant monies.
The grantee must list the Academy of General Dentistry Foundation as a donor in publicity materials supportive of the grant activity and at a minimum in the annual report of the grantee. The grantee must specifically submit with the application how the AGD Foundation will be given public credit of financial support to the grantee project request.
Separate sheets for narratives must be as follows:
• Where noted, narratives may be used to expand on answers. Narratives must not exceed one typed page per question.
• Narratives must be typed on the organization’s letterhead, not handwritten.
• MS Word or Adobe PDF file, must be in Times New Roman 12 point size with no less than single line spaces and not to be placed in a binder or folder of any kind.
• Submit 5 copies of the application and all additional materials/narrative.
Please note the following:
• The AGD Foundation will not provide critiques of the grant applications.
• Letters of support from general dentist faculty may be included in cases where faculty are involved in the grant request, only if the persons writing are directly involved in the project.
• Only the material required will be allowed. Additional items such as video will be discarded and not returned.
• Faxed or e-mailed grant applications will not be accepted.
• Incomplete applications will not be considered or returned for resubmission by the applicant.
Grant application deadline
The grant application must be post-marked and received by the AGD Foundation Grant Committee no later than October 31. Final grant decisions will be announced and monies will be disbursed in the first quarter of the year.
Grant applications must be mailed to:
Academy of General Dentistry Foundation
Attention: Grants Committee
211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 440-4329
Student Academy of Audiology Humanitarian, Education, and Awareness Resources (H.E.A.R.) Chapter Grant
Two Application Deadlines Annually: February 1 and October 1 at Midnight ET
This funding mechanism is to fund the development of a SAA chapter project that is either a new project or for the refinement of an existing project. The project must be either humanitarian in nature (providing service in your community, nationally, or internationally), educational in nature (providing professional education to audiology students, audiologists, or to non-professionals), or related to the awareness of audiology. Preference will be given to projects which are novel, which have a high likelihood of being completed, and/or which may easily be offered and/or replicated by other SAA chapters.
Grants of $250, $500, and $1,000 are available (with up to 15 total grants being awarded to SAA chapters each academic year). Please note that the local SAA chapter is expected to raise a portion of the budget through their own fundraising activities; specifically the local chapter must raise at least 25% of the amount requested. (For example, to receive a grant of $500, the proposed project expenditures must be at least $625).
Only SAA chapters may apply for funding; no awards will be made to individual students.
A committee of audiologists will review application materials, and award notification will be made by December 15 and April 15 respectively.
If selected, chapters must complete a post-project summary (150 words maximum) detailing the outcome of their initiative. Portions of this summary may be published on the AAA Foundation and SAA websites or newsletters. Recipients may be recognized at AudiologyNOW!
Chapters are required to submit the following:
1. Completed application
2. Essay: Describe the project to be funded and the timeline for completion. Projects must be either humanitarian or educational in nature, or must promote awareness about the audiology profession. Use this as an opportunity to make a case for your project. Also describe an activity that your chapter has completed successfully in the past. (500 words maximum)
3. A list of chapter members who will participate in the planning and implementation of the project: Please note that any chapter with 100% membership in both the local and national SAA will receive additional consideration as applications are evaluated.
4. Detailed budget: Budgets must be complete, specific, and include a description of the fundraising activity(ies) which the chapter will accomplish to raise 25% of the amount requested.
NOTE: Please read the submission criteria carefully. ONLY send the information requested above; chapters that send unrequested documentation may be disqualified from consideration.
For more information, contact Tara Conte, Foundation Program Specialist, at 703.226.1048 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Kennel Club Humane Fund Call for Appplications From Women's Shelters That Permit Pets
Up to $1,000 per year for a maximum of 3 years. Maximum: $3,000
Qualifications and Eligibility:
- Applicant must be (A) a not-for-profit organization that provides temporary or permanent housing for victims of domestic abuse and their pets, or (B), a not-for-profit organization that provides temporary or permanent housing for pets of victims of domestic abuse and has a formal, established working relationship with at least one not-for-profit shelter for victims of domestic abuse. Applicants in category (A) are preferred.
- AKC Humane Fund Women’s Shelter Grants are awarded for essential operational support relating to the housing of pets or capital improvements specifically for the housing and maintenance of pets.
- AKC Humane Fund Grants may not be used for fundraising purposes.
- An applicant may not apply for an AKC Humane Fund Grant if it has been awarded a grant from the AKC Humane Fund twice in the five calendar year period immediately preceding the application deadline.
- Applicants that are awarded grants must comply with a reporting process as indicated by the AKC Humane Fund.
ALL Applications must include the following materials, in this order:
- Completed Grant Application form with additional sheets attached as needed. The original form is required and must be signed and dated.
- Financial information regarding your shelter, including most recent financial statements (preferably audited), total current budget for the last completed fiscal year and for the current fiscal year of the organization, and a list detailing the principal sources of ongoing annual support for the organization.
- Copy of the IRS Determination letter confirming 501(c)(3) status
- A list of three (3) professional references (such as accountant, veterinarian, animal shelter operator, elected official, social worker, etc). Provide name, address and phone number for each reference contact.
- Applicants representing a pet shelter (See category B above) must provide a letter of referral from at least one Shelter for Victims of Domestic Abuse that the applicant assists. The letter must be on the Domestic Abuse Shelter’s letterhead, signed by the Executive Director of the Domestic Abuse Shelter and detail the extent of the relationship between your organizations.
- Applicants representing a pet shelter must complete Attachment A.
Applications are accepted on a quarterly basis and must be postmarked by the following dates: February 15, May 15, August 15, November 15
Mail completed applications to:
The AKC Humane Fund, Inc.
Attention: Grant Review Committee
260 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016