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Deborah Partridge Wolfe International Fellowship (Graduate)
The purpose of this fellowship is to provide financial assistance for African American women graduate students studying abroad, and/or graduate foreign students studying within the U.S.
Deadline: February 1, 2014
Sponsor: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
The fellowship is awarded for full-time study for one academic year (fall-spring). Amount varies from $500 to $1,000 paid directly to recipient.
Applicant must be an African American woman student interested in pursuing undergraduate or graduate study abroad. Applicant need not be a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority. Funds are also available for foreign students who wish to study in the United States.
Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards
With continuing support from The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation, Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) is pleased to oversee the annual Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards program in its sixth year.
Three awards of $20,000 each will be awarded to nonprofit organizations, government agencies or universities responding to a community need with a program or project which focuses primarily on family/informal caregivers of adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Only agencies operating within the continental United States are eligible to apply. One award will be granted in each of these categories:
Creative Expression: This award will go to programs or projects that use imaginative and creative approaches in supporting persons with dementia or family/informal caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Some examples are programs or projects using art, music, theatre, journaling, multimedia (e.g. film, documentary, radio) or other types of creative expression.
Diverse/Multicultural Communities: This award will go to programs or projects that provide services, support or other types of outreach to family/informal caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias in diverse ethnic, age diversity, religion/spirituality, gender, rural, low income, and LGBT or other communities.
Policy and Advocacy: This award will go to programs or projects that advocate for systems change for the benefit of family/informal caregivers or care recipients with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias. These efforts could focus on legislation, executive or administrative changes, advocacy campaigns, or any other action to strengthen the public or private sector's recognition and support of family/informal caregivers.
Applications are available, online only. The closing deadline for 2013 applications is 5 p.m. (Pacific Time), Friday, August 16, 2013. Award announcements will be made by late November 2013. Award recipients will be honored at the 2014 Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging (ASA). Participates will be invited to present information about their awarded program or project at the conference. Travel stipends will be available for the conference.
Eligibility and Submission Conditions
Nonprofit organizations, government agencies and universities responding to a community need with a program or project that focuses primarily on family/ informal caregivers of adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias are eligible to apply. Family or informal caregivers are unpaid caregivers. The term includes family members, friends, domestic partners and neighbors. Support for family/informal caregivers need not be the primary mission of the organization, agency or university.
Nonprofit applicants must submit proof of their 501(c) (3) status or other nonprofit status by attaching a copy of their nonprofit designation letter to their application. For-profit entities are not eligible to apply.
The nominated program or project has to have been active during the calendar year of 2012 and/or 2013. If the program or project involves a major culminating event, that event must have occurred prior to application deadline.
For the Policy & Advocacy and Creative Expression categories, program or project may be related to either family/informal caregivers or persons with dementia or both.
For the Diversity/Multicultural Communities category, program/project must be specific to family/informal caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias.
The applicant or other designated program or project representatives must be willing to share information about their program with others, including a presentation at a national professional conference, and to write up additional information to appear on FCA's website and/or future publications. Award recipients may also be asked to provide information about how the award was used to further advance the mission of the organization, agency, or university.
Application must be received by the extended deadline of 5 p.m. (Pacific Time), on Friday, August 16, 2013.
Applicants must apply electronically using the designated online system.
Applicants must designate the category in which they would like to be considered. Applicants are competing only against others within their chosen category. If the judges feel that the applicant would be better suited for another category, they will contact the applicant directly.
American Roentgen Ray Society Leonard Berlin Scholarship in Medical Professionalism
Funded by The Roentgen Fund
The Leonard Berlin Scholarship in Medical Professionalism is intended to support study and research related to medical ethics, medico-legal principles, patient accountability, sensitivity to patient diversity and/or other topics encompassing medical professionalism.
The scholarship may be used for study at or outside the scholar’s parent institution, and is open to radiologists at all stages of their careers.
The ARRS Research Committee may select up to one scholar annually. Scholars may choose either a one-year program requiring a minimum 50 percent time commitment to be funded at $100,000, or a two-year program requiring a minimum 25 percent time commitment to be funded at $50,000 each year. Up to $20,000 of the funds may be used in a way that will contribute to the scholar’s development and professional advancement, such as tuition and course materials, with the remainder to be used towards salary support. The money may not be spent for the purchase of equipment, or imaging studies. Indirect costs may not be paid from this fund.
The scholarship is funded through The Roentgen Fund of the ARRS and made possible in part by support from Dr. Leonard Berlin. The scholarship funds will be paid to the Scholar’s Department. Payments will be made semi-annually on July 1 and January 1 for one-year scholarships, and annually on July 1 for two-year scholarships.
1. Earned MD or DO from an accredited institution, or equivalent.
2. Completion of a radiology residency, and fellowship training where appropriate, or the equivalent.
3. Certification by the American Board of Radiology or equivalent.
4. The candidate must be a member of the ARRS at the time the application is submitted and for the duration of the award.
Selection of the ARRS scholar will be based on:
1. The competence and promise of the candidate in research, education or administration as it relates to medical professionalism,
2. Evidence of an environment that is conducive to professional development, and
3. Personal qualities of the candidate that indicate that the candidate has the interest and potential to be a leader in the area of medical professionalism.
All candidates will submit the required documents as e-mail attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for receipt of applications is November 18, 2013. Selected applicants will be invited to meet with the ARRS Research Subcommittee and ARRS officers to discuss their application. Interviews will be held in January, 2014. The candidates will be notified of funding shortly after the interview date. The new scholar will be announced at the annual meeting of the ARRS, and is expected to be present for the announcement at the Scholars and Awards session.
Applicants must submit the following materials. The entire application (not counting the CV) should not exceed 20 pages.
1. A cover letter from the applicant stating his or her address, phone and fax numbers and e-mail address, for use by the ARRS administrative office
2. A curriculum vitae including details of any other current or pending salary support
3. A three-page summary of the applicant's qualifications, goals and purpose of study
4. A description of course-work that will be undertaken
5. A listing of mentors, as appropriate to the proposal, and their contributions to the proposal
6. A letter of nomination from the Department Chair, or when applicable, the Radiology Group Director, and two additional letters of recommendation
7. An estimated budget covering the scholar's program over the one- or two-year period. A simple balance sheet should include estimated yearly income from all sources including the budget of the institution or outside agencies and estimated expenditures for salary, travel and other expenses.
Please submit your application materials electronically to email@example.com.
1. Final Report: All scholars will be required to participate as an ARRS Annual Meeting instructional course faculty member, providing a course on medical professionalism, author an article for publication in the American Journal of Roentgenology, and/or provide a similar product or service, to be mutually agreed upon by the scholar and the ARRS Research Committee at the end of the scholarship period, with the content of designed to educate others in medical professionalism.
2. Formal acknowledgment for publications: “ARRS/Leonard Berlin Medical Professionalism Scholar” should be added to any publications that are a direct result of the scholarship proposal or prepared during the course of the scholarship. A reprint of any publications of work in which the scholar is involved should be sent to the Roentgen Fund.
Termination of Scholarship
Circumstances may arise in which the institution or the scholar may wish to bring the grant to an end before the completion of the study. This may be arranged at any time by agreement between the scholar, and the ARRS. Termination will be made with the understanding that all unexpended funds will be returned to the ARRS and that all unpaid balances of the scholarship will be canceled.
The ARRS/Leonard Berlin Scholarship is named in honor of Dr. Leonard Berlin of Rush North Shore Medical Center in Skokie, IL. Dr. Berlin is a recognized leader in various aspects of medical professionalism as they affect the field of radiology.
Applications for the ARRS/Leonard Scholarship should be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications for the 2014 scholarship are due November 18, 2013.
For additional information please email email@example.com
Call for Nominations: Society for Neuroscience Louise Hansen Marshall Special Recognition Award
Deadline for submission is June 12, 2013.
The Louise Hanson Marshall Special Recognition Award honors an individual who has significantly promoted the professional development of women in neuroscience through teaching, organizational leadership, public advocacy, or other efforts that are not necessarily research-related.
Recipients receive complimentary registration, transportation (economy air or ground), and two nights hotel accommodations for the SfN annual meeting. The award is presented at the Celebration of Women in Neuroscience Luncheon held during the meeting.
Service to the profession through SfN and/or related organizations
Recognition at a national or international level as a scientist, educator, businessperson, or administrator in neuroscience
Demonstration of outstanding imagination, innovation, and initiative in the pursuit of neuroscience
Demonstrated dedication to facilitating the mentoring and entry of young women into neuroscience, or to the advancement of women in neuroscience.
Submit all materials using SfN's award nomination site. Include the following:
One nomination letter
Maximum of two optional letters of recommendation (one letter must describe the nominee's contributions to the advancement of women in neuroscience through mentoring and other efforts, such as leadership or service)
Current CV or resume
If you have questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-962-4000.
2013 Claude H. Organ, Jr., MD, FACS, Traveling Fellowship
The family and friends of the late Claude H. Organ, Jr., MD, FACS, have established an endowment through the American College of Surgeons ACS Foundation to provide funding for an annual fellowship to be awarded to an outstanding surgeon from the Society of Black Academic Surgeons, the Association of Women Surgeons, or the Surgical Section of the National Medical Association. This annual award is intended to serve as a lasting memorial to the extraordinary life and work of Dr. Organ. For information on donating to this fund, please contact the ACS Foundation at 312-202-5376 or email@example.com.
The Organ Traveling Fellowship is awarded to an outstanding young surgeon so he or she can attend an educational meeting or make an extended visit to an institution of his or her choice, tailored to his or her research interests.
The Organ Fellowship is available to a U.S. or Canadian member of the American College of Surgeons in any of the surgical specialties who meets the following requirements:
•Is a member of the Society of Black Academic Surgeons, the Association of Women Surgeons, or the Surgical Section of the National Medical Association
•Is a Fellow or Associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
•Is no more than 45 years of age on the date the application is filed
The successful applicant will receive the sum of $5,000 U.S. This amount is to be used to help defray travel and per diem expenses, plus the cost of any courses the awardee may take in association with the award. The Organ Fellow will make his or her own travel arrangements.
Applications are due no later than June 3, 2013, and consist of the following items:
•An essay, of up to two pages, describing why the applicant wishes to receive the Organ Fellowship and his or her plans for using it
•The applicant’s current brief curriculum vitae
•One letter of nomination/recommendation from applicant’s chair or mentor
Applications are to be submitted electronically, as single scanned documents in the order noted above. Submission should be labeled with applicant’s last name, followed by first initial. Send to the attention of the ACS Scholarships Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions may also be submitted to this address.
One awardee will be selected, and all applicants are expected to be notified of the outcome of the selection process by July 31, 2013.
Requirements for the Organ Traveling Fellowship are also posted on the ACS website.
Call for Submissions: Mika Salpeter Lifetime Achievement Award
The Mika Salpeter Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual with outstanding career achievements in neuroscience who has also significantly promoted the professional advancement of women in neuroscience.
Recipients receive a $5,000 prize and complimentary registration, transportation (economy air or ground), and two nights hotel accommodations for the SfN annual meeting. The SfN president presents the prize at a lecture at the meeting, and the recipient is honored at the Celebration of Women in Neuroscience Luncheon, held during the meeting.
Exhibited dedication to facilitating the mentoring and entry of young women into neuroscience or to the advancement of women in neuroscience
Sustained exceptional achievements in neuroscience as evidenced by publications, inventions, and/or awards
Service to the profession through SfN and/or related organizations
Recognition at national or international levels as a scientist, educator, businessperson, or administrator in neuroscience
Demonstration of a high degree of imagination, innovation, and initiative in the pursuit of neuroscience
Maximum of two optional letters of recommendation (One letter must include a summary of key research accomplishments as well as a summary of mentoring, leadership, and service)
List of students and postdoctoral fellows who have been mentored by the nominee
Call for Nominations: Janett Rosenberg Trubatch Career Development Award
Nominations for the 2013 award are due Wednesday, June 5.
The Janett Rosenberg Trubatch Career Development Award, supported by the Trubatch Family, recognizes originality and creativity in research and promotes success during academic transitions prior to tenure.
This award, previously known as the Career Development Award until 2011, was renamed in 2011 to honor Janett Rosenberg Trubatch.
Two recipients each year receive a $2,000 award and complimentary registration to SfN's annual meeting. The award is presented at the Celebration of Women in Neuroscience Luncheon held during the meeting.
Nominees with a PhD or MD (or equivalent) that have completed fewer than 10 years of full-time work (Time taken off for child-rearing does not count in these totals. Part-time work and other special circumstances are evaluated at the discretion of the committee.)
Candidates working in non-academic environments if their work is published and meets academic standards
Nominees cannot have received university tenure before nomination deadline.
Nominations of women are especially encouraged.
Maximum of two optional letters of recommendation.
One letter must include a summary of past, present, and future research (two-page maximum).
AAPA American Psychological Foundation Okura Mental Health Leadership Foundation Fellowship
The AAPA-APF Okura Mental Health Leadership Foundation Fellowship provides grants to support psychology's efforts to benefit the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community through research, training and service/practice.
Deadline: October 1, 2013
Sponsor: American Psychological Foundation
The $20,000 grant will rotate each year among these three areas: research, training and service/practice.
Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students Judges' Travel Subsidy
First-time ABRCMS judges (postdoctoral scientists and faculty members) available to judge all poster and oral sessions scheduled throughout the conference are eligible to apply for the Judges’ Travel Subsidy. The subsidy provides up to $1,500 to cover registration, housing and travel.
ABRCMS Judges' Travel Subsidy Questions? Contact (202) 942-9228 or email@example.com
Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students Student Travel Award
Application Deadline: Friday, September 6, 2013
The ABRCMS Student Travel Award provides undergraduate and postbaccalaureate students up to $1,500 to cover registration, housing and travel (airfare and ground transportation). Graduate students and postdoctoral scientists are not eligible to apply.
ABRCMS Student Travel Award Questions? Contact (202) 942-9228 or firstname.lastname@example.org