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American Hand Therapy Foundation Grant Program
The Mission of the American Hand Therapy Foundation is to fund research and education to advance hand therapy and the quality of patient care throughout the world.
Our focus is to support novice or experienced researchers who are able to expand the scientific evidence, visibility, and quality of upper extremity and hand rehabilitation. As a goal of the funding process, opportunities are provided for new researchers to complete standard grant application forms, to demonstrate expertise as a principal investigator, to be responsible for handling budgeted funds, and to collect pilot data for larger funding opportunities.
The American Hand Therapy Foundation (AHTF) has three grants available. The up to $3,000 AHTF Evelyn Mackin Traveling Hand Therapist Award is designed to fund a practicing occupational or physical therapist, who is a current member of the American Society of Hand Therapists or a Certified Hand Therapist, in traveling to various hand therapy facilities, in presenting on a specific domain of hand therapy, and in sharing the "pearls" of hand rehabilitation learned from the experience. The up to $5,000 AHTF Burkhalter New Investigator Grant is for clinical research in hand and upper limb rehabilitation. The up to $9,000. Grab the Evidence Grant For Basic Research Science and Evidenced Based Studies is currently available. All AHTF funded grants are contingent upon receipt of qualified applications. Acceptance is through a blinded peer review process.
The application deadline is February 28th each year. (If you missed an earlier deadline, plan now to apply for next year based on this information, and revisit for updated submission requirements before the next Feb. 28th.)
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.
Call for Nominations: Christine K. Stevens Development Scholarship
Nomination for this award is required
The Christine K. Stevens, MT-BC Professional Development Scholarship has been established by Remo, Inc., in Christine's honor for her pioneering work and is offered through AMTA to support music therapy students in their efforts to expand their training in the use of percussion-based strategies through continuing education opportunities with the research-based HealthRHYTHMS Group Empowerment Drumming program.
Award: Two full tuition scholarships for HealthRHYTHMS training (valued at $599 each) will be awarded annually.
Requirements: The application narrative should be a maximum of one (1) page. Statement of need and potential professional development should be addressed within your narrative.
Selection Procedure: Nominations due - February 7, 2014
Application deadline: All entries must be received by 6:00 pm EST March 7, 2014 without exception.
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: email@example.com
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
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
Call for Applications: Gale Gibson International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals Educational Scholarship
Gale Gibson, entrepreneur in the field of occupational databases and founder of VERTEK, creator of OccuBrowse and OASYS software, was generous with his time and knowledge. He shared what he learned along the way with many in the rehabilitation community. In honor of his memory, IARP, along with his family, have instituted the Gale Gibson IARP Educational Scholarship. The goal of the scholarship fund is twofold: to provide funding for IARP members for professional growth opportunities; and to provide scholarship recipients venues to share their new knowledge with IARP members. Although this scholarship program originated within the IARP Forensic Section it is available to any IARP member.
This scholarship is funded by IARP members for IARP members. As long as members contribute, scholarships will be available.
Requirements: Members needs to present a proposal on an approved form outlining course/class/independent study/research project they propose to complete including:
• for course or class: course title and description; educational provider; method of delivery; timeframe; rationale for taking course; potential idea for sharing the knowledge with members; and the amount of funding requested.
• independent study: area of study; method of study; timeframe for study; rationale for independent study; potential method for sharing information with the members; and amount of funding requested.
• Research project: area of research; research proposal; methodology; questions the research hopes to answer; timeframe; potential method for sharing the information with the members; and the amount of funding requested.
Funding Amounts: Scholarships will be funded anywhere from $100.00 to a maximum of $1500 per proposal, depending on funding availability.
Timeline: There are two selection points each year. Scholarship requests must be submitted to the IARP Education Committee by either February 1st of each year or by August 1st of each year. Requests for proposals will be published in the Experts Express and on the IARP website.
The Education Committee will notify requesters of their status within 60 days of the due date (April or October) and the funds will be immediately available.
Awards will be announced in the Experts Express. An official presentation of the scholarship will occur at the following IARP Forensic Conference if the scholarship winner(s) choose to attend.
Submission: Please use our Online Scholarship Application form to submit your application.
If you have any questions, please send an email to Pat Sistler, IARP Director of Education at firstname.lastname@example.org.