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Medical Library Association Continuing Education Grants
The purpose of Medical Library Association (MLA) Continuing Education Grants is to provide members with the opportunity to develop their knowledge of the theoretical, administrative, or technical aspects of librarianship.
Submit your application for these grants of $100 to $500 to develop your knowledge of the theoretical, administrative, or technical aspects of librarianship. More than one continuing education (CE) grant may be offered in a year and may be used either for MLA courses or for other CE activities.
• The applicant must hold a graduate degree in library science.
• The applicant must be a practicing health science librarian with at least two years of professional experience.
• The applicant should preferably be a regular member of the Medical Library Association.
• The applicant must be a citizen of or have permanent residence status in either the United States or Canada.
• In exceptional cases, consideration will be given to an outstanding candidate not meeting the eligibility criteria outlined above.
The completed application form and additional documentation must be received at MLA headquarters by December 1.
Please contact MLA (312.419.9094 x15) for more information about any of MLA's grants, scholarships, or fellowships.
Call for Nominations: Susan E Healy Pediatric Urology Nursing Education Award
Certification by CBUNA preferred
A nurse who seeks to further their knowledge of patient care to pediatric urology patients
How to apply:
A SUNA member must submit a letter of endorsement to the Board of Directors to include:
The nominee's name, title, and current position in urology. The nomination can come from any SUNA member including oneself.
A written description of why the nominee should be considered for the award including how the funds will be used to further his/ her knowledge in caring for pediatric urology patients.
A current CV or resume of the nominee or an employment history.
The deadline for receipt of nominations is June 1 of each year.
The award will be determined by a vote cast by the current president, president-elect, and immediate past president from the SUNA national Executive Board and a vote cast by the two Chicago Metro SUNA board member designees. If consensus cannot be reached by this system, the President of SUNA will determine the recipient. If any of these individuals are nominated for the award, they will refrain from voting.
The SUNA Foundation will maintain a fund for this award to receive ongoing donations from friends and family members of Susan Healy. The award will be given annually as the funds are available. The award will include a check and a recognition plaque and will be awarded at the SUNA Annual Conference. The amount of the check will be determined by the President according to available funding in this designated account.
Call for Applications: American Society for Healthcare Risk Management Educational Scholarship and Grant Program
July 6, 2014
August 8, 2014 (all applicants for ASHRM’s 2014 Annual Conference must meet this deadline)
October 3, 2014
ASHRM is dedicated to supporting the professional and scholastic development of current and prospective risk management and patient safety professionals. The ASHRM Educational Scholarship and Grant Program offers financial support for the following:
Continuing education scholarships of up to $1,500 for program costs related to clinical, legal, regulatory and/or risk financing aspects of risk management and patient safety, including:
ASHRM Annual Conferences
ASHRM CPHRM Prep Courses, Examination Applications and Self-Assessment Examinations
ASHRM Patient Safety Curriculum
Scholarships of up to $3,000 for students pursuing degrees in healthcare risk management or other related disciplines, such as, patient safety, quality, compliance, insurance, health law and human factors engineering.
Full and partial scholarships of up to $2,340 each to those who have been accepted to attend Stanford University’s 'Strategic Decision-Making to Manage Risk in Healthcare Organizations' Program.
The AHA-NPSF Comprehensive Patient Safety Leadership Fellowship is a yearlong intensive learning experience that develops leadership competencies and promotes breakthroughs in safety practices through a dynamic, highly participatory, and structured learning community. Scholarships of up to $14,500 are available for current ASHRM Members accepted into the Fellowship. Scholarships will be limited to those eligible for FASHRM status.
Chapter grants of up to $3,000 to offer either the ASHRM CPHRM Prep Course or one session of the Patient Safety Curriculum.
Scholarships are only available to ASHRM members in good standing.
Chapter grants will only be given to ASHRM affiliated chapters.
First priority will be given to first time applicants. Applications from previous recipients will be considered after decisions have been made for all new applicants, if funding is still available.
Funding is limited. All decisions regarding an applicant’s approval or denial of, a scholarship or grant are made at the discretion of the ASHRM Scholarship and Grant Program Task Force and the ASHRM Board of Directors, and are considered final.
All applications must be submitted prior to the start of the desired program, and will not be retroactively accepted for attendance at a program that has already taken place.
Those currently serving on the Educational Scholarship and Grant Program Advisory Task Force are ineligible to apply for individual ASHRM Educational Scholarships or Grants, though an affiliated chapter to which a member belongs may apply for a Chapter Grant to present a face-to-face CPHRM Prep Course or a Patient Safety Curriculum.
All applicants must be currently employed at the professional level in the healthcare law, risk management, risk insurance, risk finance or patient safety management profession; or must be able to articulate that a career change to the field of Risk Management/Patient Safety is a desired professional goal.
Student applicants must be currently enrolled in or accepted into an accredited program in healthcare, insurance, risk management or healthcare finance program
If currently enrolled and attending a qualified program, student applicants must maintain a minimum current or most recent GPA of at least 3.0 out of a possible 4.0
The desired program/course of study must have a healthcare risk management and/or patient safety component to it.
Scholarships are considered for applicants with insufficient sources of funding to cover the full cost of the course or program.
Ability to demonstrate how newly learned techniques will be applied to improve the organization’s overall risk management/patient safety program.
For more information e-mail email@example.com
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Foundation Research Grant Program
In its effort to support nursing research and clinical practice efforts that contribute to the improvement of the quality of life for children and their families, the NAPNAP Foundation strives to raise money and provide opportunities for academic advancement and research in the nursing community. The result is a series of Grants and Scholarships that we make available to NAPNAP members.
The NAPNAP Foundation will offer three research grant opportunities to NAPNAP members. All grant awards will be to support research consistent with the NAPNAP Research Agenda. The deadline to submit grant proposals is April 30, 2014. The funding date will be July 1, 2014.
2014 Research Grant 1: $2,500 grant to support research in obesity.
2014 Research Grant 2: $2,500 grant to support research in the following areas:
Impact of nurse practitioner role in health care delivery.
Advanced nursing practice problems and issues.
Exploratory/evaluative research of PNP education and credentialing.
2014 Research Grant 3: Thanks to the generosity of Reckitt Benckiser, the Makers of Lysol, the Foundation is able to offer at $3,000 grant to support research in the following areas:
Development/implementation of innovative methods for delivery of health care services in the following areas:
school health, community health, behavior and development, adolescent health, chronic disease management.
Health care problems of children and their families.
Educational programs and materials for health care providers and/or children and families.
Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society Scholarship Program
Accredited Scholarship Criteria
◦ Seeking education in wound, ostomy and continence nursing care.
◦ Proof of one of the following:
■ Acceptance to a WOCN-accredited Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Education Program (WOCNEP) or Specialty Course.
■ Current enrollment in a WOCN-accredited WOCNEP or Specialty Course.
■ Certificate of completion from a WOCN-accredited WOCNEP or Specialty Course, within three months of graduation.
◦ Complete application.
◦ Three satisfactory letters of recommendation from professional associates who have known the applicant for at least one year (one from current employer is preferred).
◦ Has not been awarded an educational scholarship from the WOCN Foundation in the past three years.
Once you submit your application, the following items will need to be sent to the National Office:
◦ Three letters of recommendation
◦ Proof of one of the following: acceptance, current enrollment, or graduation (within 3 months) from an accredited program or specialty course.
When these documents are received, your application will be submitted for review.
Advanced Scholarship Criteria
◦ Seeking a master’s or doctoral degree or nurse practitioner certificate.
◦ Proof of the following:
■ Current, unrestricted RN license.
■ Active member of WOCN.
■ Certification by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB) in one or more areas of WOCN nursing.
■ Current or previous employment as a wound, ostomy and/or continence nurse for three years during the past five years.
■ Current enrollment, acceptance, or completion/graduation (within 3 months of completion/graduation) from an NLN accredited nursing program/course or other accredited college and/or university program/course for non-nursing degrees.
◦ Complete application
Once you complete your application, the following items must be sent to the National Office:
◦ Proof of current RN license
◦ Proof of WOCN Membership
◦ Proof of Certification from the WOCN Certification Board
◦ Proof of current or previous employment as a wound, ostomy, and/or continence nurse for three years within the past five years
◦ Proof of current enrollment, acceptance, or completion/graduation from an NLN accredited nursing program or other accredited program for non-nursing degree.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the WOCN National Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-224-9626.
All applicants will be notified letting them know if they have or have not been awarded a scholarship. Notification will not happen until after the respective application deadlines: May 1 and November 1.
◦ Has not been awarded an educational scholarship from the WOCN Foundation in the past three years.
2014 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Technologist Section Susan C. Weiss Clinical Advancement Scholarships
Application timeframe: March 1 – May 31, 2014
In honor of Susan C. Weiss, SNMMI-TS Past-President & former Executive Director of the Education and Research Foundation for SNMMI, the SNMMI-TS Susan C. Weiss Clinical Advancement Scholarships serve to support certified nuclear medicine technologists (CNMTs) who are pursuing clinical advancement through didactic educational programs.
This scholarship is made possible through a grant from the Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.
To be eligible for the SNMMI-TS Clinical Advancement Scholarship, candidates must:
• Provide a current resume or curriculum vitae.
• Provide a professional reference letter as either a signed original on institution letterhead or a scanned copy of the signed original.
• Provide an applicant statement not to exceed one page in any format. The brief statement should detail your activity level in the SNMMI Technologist Section (SNMMI-TS) and address the following questions: What are your career and educational goals? How will the course/program help you to achieve your goals?
To be eligible for the SNMMI-TS Susan C. Weiss Clinical Advancement Scholarship, candidates must:
• Demonstrate financial need
• Be a member of the SNMMI-TS
• Be currently enrolled in a didactic educational program(s) (ex. CT, MR, DEXA, EKG, tomography, sonography, exercise physiology, physics, statistics,) which is/are college/continuing education credit eligible.
• Complete the said class or program. It is not required that class/program completion results in a degree.
Serious applicants only, please. Questions regarding eligibility requirements or application contents should be directed to Kristi Padley in the SNMMI Development Department by calling 703.652.6780 or emailing email@example.com.
Amount Awarded: $500
Number of Awards: 3
Total Amount Awarded: $1,500
Florence Tyson Grant to Study Music Psychotherapy
The Florence Tyson Grant to Study Music Psychotherapy of the American Music Therapy Association has been established in Florence's memory by Michael G. McGuire, MM, MT-BC, to support professional music therapists in post-undergraduate training in music psychotherapy, music and psychotherapy, or psychotherapy.
Award: The Tyson Grant provides free registration to attend the upcoming Annual AMTA Conference and attend a CMTE. Continuing education credits selected should focus on training in music psychotherapy, music and psychotherapy, or psychotherapy (if available).
The award is not transferable and may not be redeemed for cash or for any other continuing education activity. A final written report is required and must be submitted to AMTA within 30 days of the end of the award period. The report will include a summary of the continuing education activities, the anticipated impact these activities will have on the recipient's career and clients. Award winners may not reapply for a period of 5 years. AMTA Executive Board members, review committee members, and AMTA National Office staff are not eligible to apply.
Requirements: The application narrative should be a maximum of two (2) pages. Briefly describe how the study of music psychotherapy, music and psychotherapy, and/or psychotherapy is important to your work as a music therapist. Statement of need, potential professional development and client impact, and strength/appropriateness of continuing education goals and opportunities should also be included.
Application Deadline: All entries must be received by 6:00 pm EST June 27, 2014 without exception.
Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
The Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship of the American Music Therapy Association has been established in Anne's memory by the Emery and Kyllo families through The Denver Foundation to support professional music therapists in their efforts to expand their training and professional interactions through participation in continuing education opportunities
Award: Three (3) cash scholarships of $500 each will be awarded annually for use towards CMTE credits.
The award may be used for national and/or regional conferences, CMTE (continuing music therapy education) courses, and/or other continuing education courses that meet the Educational Activity guidelines as established by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT). CBMT guidelines state that educational activities must be at least five contact hours in duration, and must relate to the CBMT Examination Content Outline, as published in the CBMT Recertification Manual. The award may not be used for undergraduate coursework. The award may be used for post-undergraduate coursework as it relates to the clinical practice of music therapy. The award is for one calendar year. All funds must be used within 12 months of the award. If not used, the balance must be returned to AMTA. A final written report is required and must be submitted to AMTA within 30 days of the end of the award period. The report will include a summary of the continuing education activities, the impact these activities made on the recipient's career and clients, and a financial accounting of the award funds. Award winners may not reapply for a period of 5 years. AMTA Executive Board members, review committee members, and AMTA National Office staff are not eligible to apply.
Requirements: The application narrative should be a maximum of two (2) pages. Statement of need, potential professional development and client impact, and strength/appropriateness of continuing education goals and opportunities should be included.
Bone Marrow Transplant Career Development Awards
Award: Four $2,000 awards
Purpose: To support registered nurse working in bone marrow transplantation by providing financial assistance to attend a continuing education program(s) that will further the nurses' professional goals as they related to transplant nursing. This award cannot be used for tuition in an academic program.
• Currently employed as a registered nurse working in bone marrow transplantation with a minimum of 75% time devoted to patient care, or in the position of nurse manager, nurse practitioner, or clinical nurse specialist with BMT patient population or a BMT coordinator.
• Two or more years in BMT nursing practice prior to application due date.
• Cannot be used for ONS Congress or ONS Connections conferences or for education programs/courses that lead to an academic degree.
Application deadline: 6/15/2014