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Little People of America Kitchens Fund for First Time National Conference Attendees
The Kitchens Fund helps first time national conference attendees offset the costs of attending a conference. Grants average from $300 to $500. Applications due April 30, 2014 for the 2014 Conference in San Diego.
For more information, contact Jon North, LPA VP of Programs.
Foundation for Ichthyosis & Related Skin Types Family Conference Financial Aid Fund
Application Deadline: February 1, 2014
(Funded by the Jean Giroux Charitable Trust)
A scholarship fund is available for families to apply for financial assistance to attend the 2014 National Family Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Family Conference Financial Aid Fund, funded by the Jean Giroux Charitable Trust, will provide funds for registration and accommodations. Funding is limited; all applications will be evaluated based on scholarship guidelines.
Scholarships are available for registration fees for two people, with one adult or child being affected.
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons International Fellowship Grant
Length of Award: 1 Year (6-month proposal considered on an individual basis)
Maximum Award: $50,000
Deadline: March 1
Purpose – To provide research support to residents and clinical investigators from outside the United States or Canada to travel to the United States or Canada to do research – or – residents and clinical investigators in the United States or Canada to travel outside the United States or Canada to do research.
• The applicant must be pursuing a career in colorectal surgery
For citizens of USA or Canada:
• The applicant must be currently enlisted in or a graduate of an accredited residency program in either general or colon and rectal surgery or be a recent graduate of a program approved by the Research Foundation of ASCRS
• The applicant must be sponsored by a colon and rectal program director or ASCRS Fellow
• ASCRS member must be co-principal investigator or principal investigator
For foreigners traveling to USA or Canada:
• The applicant must be sponsored by a clinician investigator who is an ASCRS member and board certified by the ABCRS with a research program
• The award will be given at the discretion of the Research Committee and not necessarily every year
• On any given year, should the International Fellowship Award go unfunded following the Spring review, applicants for that year may resubmit by October 1st of the same year for an expedited review and possible funding within that calendar year
• The award is to support research activities; either direct research expenses or for salary and living expenses (the applicant should specify other sources of support)
American Music Therapy Association Student Conference Scholar Program
The AMTA Student Conference scholar will receive: $250 cash for conference expenses at the upcoming AMTA National Conference, free conference registration, and free participation in CMTE courses and Institutes.
Award: Two (2) scholars will be selected.
Requirements: The application narrative should be a maximum of one (1) page. Statement of need and potential development should be addressed within your narrative. (Your narrative should be submitted for blind review)
Application Deadline: All entries for the 2014 conference must be received by 6:00 pm EST July 18, 2014 without exception.
American Music Therapy Association Conference Scholar Program
The AMTA Conference scholar will receive: $500 cash for conference expenses at the upcoming AMTA National Conference, free conference registration, and free participation in CMTE courses and Institutes.
Award: Up to five (5) scholars will be selected.
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. (Your narrative should be submitted for blind review)
American College of Surgeons International Guest Scholarship
The American College of Surgeons offers International Guest Scholarships to young surgeons from countries other than the United States or Canada who have demonstrated strong interests in teaching and research. The scholarships, in the amount of $10,000 each, provide the Scholars with an opportunity to visit clinical, teaching, and research activities in North America and to attend and participate fully in the educational opportunities and activities of the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress.
This scholarship endowment was originally provided through the legacy left to the College by Dr. Paul R. Hawley (FACS Hon), former College Director. More recently, gifts from the family of Dr. Abdol Islami (FACS), the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, and others to the International Guest Scholarship endowment have enabled the College to expand the number of scholarship awards.
The scholarship requirements are:
Applicants must be graduates of schools of medicine.
Applicants must be at least 35 years old, but under 45, on the date that the completed application is filed.
Applicants must submit their applications from their intended permanent location. Applications will be accepted for processing only when the applicants have been in surgical practice, teaching, or research for a minimum of one year at their intended permanent location, following completion of all formal training (including fellowships and scholarships).
Applicants must have demonstrated a commitment to teaching and/or research in accordance with the standards of the applicant’s country.
Early careerists are deemed more suitable than those who are serving in senior academic appointments.
Applicants must submit a fully completed application form provided by the College on its website. The application and accompanying materials must be typewritten and in English. Submission of a curriculum vitae only is not acceptable.
Applicants must provide a list of all of their publications and must submit, in addition, three complete publications (reprints or manuscripts) of their choice from that list.
Preference may be given to applicants who have not already experienced training or surgical fellowships in North America.
Applicants must submit independently prepared letters of recommendation from three of their colleagues. One letter must be from the chair of the department in which they hold academic appointment or a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons residing in their country. The chair’s or the Fellow’s letter is to include a specific statement detailing the nature and extent of the teaching and other academic involvement of the applicant. Letters of recommendation should be submitted by the person making the recommendation.
The application form is structured to assist the Scholarship Selection Subcommittee and assists the applicant in submitting a structured curriculum vitae. Additional information (a maximum of four pages) may be attached if desired.
The International Guest Scholarships must be used in the year for which they are designated. They cannot be postponed.
Applicants who are awarded scholarships are expected to provide a full written report of the experiences provided through the scholarships upon completion of their tours.
An unsuccessful applicant may reapply only twice and only by completing and submitting a current application form provided by the College, together with new supporting documentation.
The scholarships provide successful applicants with the privilege of participating in the College’s annual Clinical Congress in October 2015, with public recognition of their presence. They will receive gratis admission to selected postgraduate courses plus admission to all lectures, demonstrations, and exhibits, which are an integral part of the Clinical Congress. Assistance will be provided in arranging visits, following the Clinical Congress, to various clinics and universities of their choice.
In order to qualify for consideration by the selection committee, all of the requirements must be fulfilled.
Formal American College of Surgeons International Guest Scholar applications appear online on the College’s website. Supporting materials and questions should be directed to:
International Liaison Section
American College of Surgeons
633 N. Saint Clair St.
Chicago, IL 60611-3211
Completed applications for the International Guest Scholarships for the year 2015 and all of the supporting documentation must be received at the office of the International Liaison Section prior to July 1, 2014, in order for an applicant to receive consideration by the selection committee. All applicants will be notified of the selection committee’s decision in November 2014. Applicants are urged to submit their completed applications and supporting documents as early as possible in order to provide sufficient time for processing.
American College of Nurse-Midwives Leadership Development Award
Application due September 1, 2014
The purpose of this award is to improve leadership skills in business management and marketing of midwifery practices. CNMs/CMs are eligible to apply. The award is a monetary grant to help cover the costs of attending the Midwifery Business Network (MBN) meeting.
Offered by the American College of Nurse-Midwives Foundation. All submissions are accepted electronically at email@example.com.
American Association for Clinical Chemistry International Travel Grants
International Travel Grants encourage young scientists in underserved areas of the international clinical laboratory community to attend the AACC Annual Meeting and foster relationships between scientists of other countries and those in the United States. International travel grants ranging up to $2,500 and include free Annual Meeting registration. Applications are due December 31; winners are notified by March 1 and the funds are distributed at the annual meeting.
International travel grants are intended to help offset travel expenses, not to cover all the costs of attending the meeting, and are based on the following criteria which should be explained in your cover letter:
• Impact on the applicant's future career in clinical laboratory medicine;
• Impact on state of clinical lab medicine in your country and your institution;
• Broadening international participation at the meeting;
• Financial need to attend; and
• Applicant's impact on the meeting's content (preference will be given to those presenting abstracts)
• Please note, applicants who have received an international travel grant twice in a five-year time span will not be considered.
Preference will be given to AACC members.
How to Apply
Applications should contain the following:
1. A statement of why the applicant wants to attend the AACC Annual Meeting and how attending will help the applicant in his or her work as a clinical laboratory scientist;
2. A statement as to whether the applicant has submitted an abstract for presentation at the meeting (if so, a copy of the abstract must be included with the application). Please note: Even thought the deadline for Annual Meeting abstract submissions is generally later than the December 31 deadline for travel grant applications, the abstract must be submitted with your application to be considered;
3. Information about whether other resources are available for the applicant to attend the meeting. Applicant must be able to pay for airfare and other expenses related to travel to the meeting.
4. Financial need to attend, with the understanding that the travel grant only covers part of your expenses to get to the Annual Meeting. How do you plan to cover the rest of the costs to attend? Please provide information on additional funding that you could acquire to attend the meeting.
5. Contact information for the applicant, such as address, e-mail address, or fax number;
6. Information about whether applicant has attended past AACC meetings
7. Applicant's CV or resume, including date of birth;
8. A list of the applicant's professional memberships; and
9. Two letters of support that address the impact your attendance at the meeting will have on the state of clinical lab medicine in your country and in your institution, AND which must be on organizational letterhead.
Submit applications by December 31 to:
• Email: firstname.lastname@example.org;
• Format: Please make sure the documents are in the sequential order listed directly above (under the "How to Apply" Section). Applications will not be considered unless submitted as a single PDF document.
Questions? If you have questions about the International Travel Grant, please contact Membership & Awards Coordinator, April Gascon, at email@example.com or call (800) 892-1400 ext. 1701 or (202) 835-8701.
Anthony Battaglia Pocket Nurse Scholarships
International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Center Conference
The International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) is pleased to announce the Anthony Battaglia Pocket Nurse Scholarships. Each year, a number of non-transferable scholarships to support attendance at the annual INACSL conference are made available through a generous donation from Pocket Nurse. These scholarships are designed to stimulate interest and participation in the development and advancement of clinical simulation in nursing and learning resource centers through the payment of conference registration costs.
The Anthony Battaglia Scholarships are open to all educators, learning resource specialists, managers, and students who are interested in the design and development of clinical simulation to enhance education, research, and practice in nursing. Priority is given to current members of INACSL and first time attendees. Recipients will be recognized at the INACSL business meeting held at the annual conference.
Scholarship applications are reviewed by members of the INACSL Scholarship Committee. The selection of scholarship recipients is based on submitted documentation that provides evidence of contributions that advance simulation in nursing.
Submit a one-page typed paper not to exceed 500 words that includes the following information:
Heading with name, title and/or role, institution, address, phone number, current INACSL membership status (i.e. member/non-member), and attendance status (first time attendee, previous attendee)
Describe background in simulation (e.g. teaching, research, clinical lab management, professional presentations, publications)
Discuss future plans to utilize simulation in nursing education, research, or practice.
Submit curriculum vitae, two pages or less, focusing on simulation associated activities.
Send letter and curriculum vitae electronically to Pat Pulito, Chair of the Scholarship Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org by 11:59 p.m. February 14, 2014. Please include the words “Anthony Battaglia Pocket Nurse Scholarship” in the e-mail subject line to avoid being identified as “spam.”
Dispersal of Funds
Scholarship recipients will be notified of their award via e-mail by March 14, 2014. Once notified, recipients have until March 28, 2014 to notify Pat Pulito of scholarship acceptance or the scholarship will be forfeited.
All scholarship recipients are required to complete the International Nursing Association Simulation/Learning Resource Center’s online registration form. Funds will be dispersed directly to the conference providers. Attendees are responsible for all transportation, lodging, and personal expenses while attending the conference.
Society for Personality Assessment Student Travel Grants
Deadline: January 31 (each year)
In an effort to encourage training of students and promote student participation in research and scholarly presentation in the area of personality assessment, the Society for Personality Assessment gives travel grants to students attending the SPA Annual Convention. Travel grants are available for amounts up to $200 to help defray the costs of travel to and from the Annual Convention.
Students applying for travel grants must be a Student Affiliate member of SPA, or apply for membership along with the Student Travel Grant Application. Students must also report other travel funding they will be receiving.