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Call for Applications: Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Gabriella E. Molnar-Swafford Pediatric Transitional Care Grant
The Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is now accepting applications for the first ever Gabriella E. Molnar-Swafford Pediatric Transitional Care Grant. One grant of $10,000 will be made. All applications must be postmarked by May 1, 2014.
The Gabriella E. Molnar-Swafford Pediatric Transitional Care Grant is funded by interest on an endowment provided by Mr. Jack Swafford and the AAPM&R Pediatric Council, along with new donor gifts.
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 UPDATENewsletter 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 to Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine and Transitional Care. Focus will be on individuals with physical disability, between the ages of 14 to 26, the best practices, models of care and outcomes facilitating transitional care. Transitional care refers to the actions of healthcare providers designed to ensure continuity and coordination of healthcare during the movement between healthcare providers from the pediatric to adult environments. Successful transition involves the engagement and participation of a medical home team, family and other caregivers along with the individual youth collaborating in a positive and mutually respectful manner promoting maximal independence and self-determination.
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 research.
Application must be submitted on the Gabriella E. Molnar-Swafford Pediatric Transitional Care 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 or mail. Submit e-mails firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, mail original application to:
Foundation for PM&R
Molnar-Swafford Pediatric Research Fund
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 Gabriella E. Molnar-Swafford Pediatric Transitional Care Research Grant can be directed to the Foundation at (847) 737-6062
Scott and Paul Pearsall Scholarship
$10,000 to support work that seeks to increase the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma experienced by adults who live with physical disabilities.
Deadline: October 1, 2014
Sponsor: American Psychological Foundation
The Scott and Paul Pearsall Scholarship supports graduate work that seeks to increase the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma experienced by adults living with physical disabilities, such as cerebral palsy.
Encourage talented students to orient their careers to understanding the psychological effect of stigma on people with disabilities.
Develop strategies to improve the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma felt by individuals with physical disability, in order to reduce harmful misconceptions.
Encourage dissemination of findings to the public, expressly through media.
Amount: One $10,000 scholarship.
Be full-time graduate students in good standing at an accredited university.
Have received IRB approval before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.
Application materials must be submitted online.