ScanGrants is a public service listing of grants and other funding types to support health research, programs and scholarship.
40 funding opportunities found in this category. Change the order of results:
Lowest Award to Highest
Highest Award to Lowest
Call for Applications: United States Pharmacopeial Convention Global Fellowship Awards Program
The USP Global Fellowship Awards Program promotes research in areas relating to standards for medicines, foods, and dietary supplements and their use. Since the inception of the USP Global Fellowship Awards Program in 1981, USP has invested nearly $4 million in more than 200 Fellowship awards.
USP Global Fellowship Awards of up to $50,000 are presented to the students whose proposed research directly address a specific USP scientific or research need. This program offers up to three years of funding. Applicants must ensure that their research topic is in close alignment to USP research priorities.
Applicants for the USP Global Fellowship Awards must
Have been accepted for full-time study in a Ph.D. or Pharm.D. program or medical or dental school;
Have been accepted to a Fellowship Program; or
Have been awarded a postdoctoral research (non-faculty) appointment.
Non-U.S. applicants must have a background in standards and currently be enrolled in an equivalent educational program. International students must possess the appropriate visa required to participate in the Global Fellowship Awards Program. USP will not assist students to obtain a visa for this purpose. USP may require proof of visa status as a condition of offering a Fellowship to a student.
Applicants for Global Fellowship Awards may not currently be in receipt of funds from USP, or directly or indirectly under contract with USP, even if the activity is unrelated to applicant’s research proposal.
The USP Global Fellowship Award allows for subsequent year's funding; however, second awards are not automatic. Applications for continued funding must include a progress report on the research up to the time of application.
Deadline is May 2, 2014
Contact Information: Please email questions to Helen Kharab, Manager, Global Outreach and Activities, at email@example.com.
Call for Applications: Heart Failure Society of America Research Fellowship
The Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) has established HFSA Research Fellowship in heart failure. The purpose of the research fellowship is to develop clinician-investigators in the field of heart failure.
The 1-2 year fellowship is designed for individuals seeking research training in the area of heart failure. At the time of award initiation, the awardee should have no more than 7 post doctoral years (excluding personal leave). Individuals with faculty appointments (above Instructor level or no more than three years at the Assistant Professor level for nursing applicants) are not eligible for this fellowship award. The individual may not have another similar fellowship award from another organization at the same time. During the period of this award the recipient must devote no less than 80% of his/her time to research activities in heart failure.
Candidates must have a doctoral degree in medicine or osteopathy. If the candidate is a cardiology fellow, the candidate must be a full-time fellow in good standing in an ACGME or AOA accredited Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship training program at the time of the initiation of the award and throughout its duration. Candidates shall have been - and shall intend to continue to be - directly involved in patient care. Awards will be restricted to US and Canadian citizens and/or permanent residents.
HFSA will provide research fellowship grant support according to the following guiding principles:
Up to 2 one-year clinical research grants to be funded at a maximum of $40,000 each. These awards may be applied towards project support, salary support, or a combination of the two as deemed best suitable for the individual awardee.
Up to 10 one-year fellowship clinical research mini-grants with allowable funding of up to $10,000 each.
Travel grants are available for HFSA Annual Meeting. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Grant considerations will include clinical research for both adult and pediatric heart programs.
Application Due Date: March 31, 2014 (Receipt Date)
How to Submit an Application
Submissions are accepted by:
Heart Failure Society of America
Attn: Fellowship Research Application
5425 Wisconsin Avenue - Suite 600
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Call for Applications: 2014 American Academy of Family Physicians Vaccine Science Fellowship
Application deadline is March 17, 2014.
The American Academy of Family Physicians has two vaccine science fellowship positions available for family physicians. The selected fellows will work with mentors to become more knowledgeable about vaccine science and policy.
Selected applicants will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and practical “hands on” experience through participation in meetings of leading experts in public health and immunizations, federal and state vaccine policy groups, and vaccine manufacturers.
Applicant must be an active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, in practice or teaching, and out of residency and fellowship.
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
Each applicant must devote approximately 10% of full time employment (FTE) for one year.
Applicant must commit to travel time for appropriate meetings.
Because funding support for the AAFP Vaccine Science Fellowships is provided by Merck & Co., Inc., the selected applicants may be disclosed by Merck and posted on a public website by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services as covered recipients under the Physician Payments Sunshine Act, codified at 42 CFR Parts 402 and 403. The funder will have no input into or control over selection of fellows or content of the fellowships.
The overall purpose of the program is to develop a cadre of family physicians interested in and knowledgeable about vaccines issues. This cadre of family physician vaccine experts will assist the AAFP in providing effective input into the deliberations and decisions of federal and state public health agencies that set vaccine policies as well as educating practicing family physicians about advances in vaccines. This fellowship will address the interface between public health and the family physician community to make vaccine information effective and practical to the membership of the AAFP. The proposed outcome will be improved use of immunizations by the U.S. public and the highest level possible of vaccine safety and public acceptance of vaccines.
Who Should Apply
This program is designed to be of particular assistance to those who are early in their post graduate education careers. See other eligibility requirements above.
The fellowship is for one year, from April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015. The applicant's institution and/or department chair must be willing to commit that sufficient time will be allowed to complete the fellowship.
Each fellow must agree to devote approximately 10% of FTE for one year (approximately 22 days). A nominal stipend will be provided.
The fellow will be required to dedicate time for travel in order to be involved with vaccine-related meetings. Travel costs will be covered under the fellowship. The fellow will attend approximately seven meetings during the term of the fellowship. Proposed meetings include: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices; National Vaccine Advisory Committee; National Immunization Conference; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Washington DC to meet key governmental staff; Vaccine Manufacturers; and to the Wisconsin Council on Immunization Practices meeting and/or the Wisconsin State Immunization Program.
Fellows must agree to attend one of the following Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices meetings: June 25-26, 2014; October 29-30, 2014 or February 25-26, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Submitting Your Fellowship Application
To apply, please submit the following materials to Janet Leiker, RN, MPH, CPHQ, AAFP Clinical Policies Manager:
A letter of interest
Completed conflict of interest form
A letter from your institution and/or department chair stating that it is agreed that 10% of FTE protected time will be allowed for the applicant to complete the fellowship.
Applications will be acknowledged via email upon receipt. If acknowledgement has not been received, please contact Janet Leiker.
Review Committee and Selection Process
Applications will be reviewed and awardees selected by a review committee independent of any supporter involvement. The awardees will be notified via e-mail by March 24, 2014.
Please contact Janet Leiker, RN, MPH, CPHQ, AAFP Clinical Policies Manager, at email@example.com or 800-274-2237, ext. 3161.
Call for Applications: ASPPH/NHTSA Public Health Fellowship Program
Deadline for electronic submission of application: 04/01/2014
Deadline for ASPPH's receipt of hardcopy materials: 04/02/2014
The ASPPH/NHTSA Public Health Fellowship, a collaborative effort between the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), is a unique training opportunity offered to graduates of accredited schools and programs of public health.The selected fellow(s) will work with national experts in injury prevention and motor vehicle and highway safety issues to examine the causes and etiology of motor vehicle crashes and injuries.
NHTSA´s mission is to save lives, prevent injuries and reduce economic costs due to road traffic crashes, through education, research, safety standards and enforcement activity. The agency develops, promotes and implements effective educational, engineering, and enforcement programs to prevent injuries and deaths and reduce economic costs associated with the nation’s roadways. NHTSA provides leadership to the motor vehicle and highway safety community through the development of innovative approaches to preventing roadway crashes and resulting deaths and injuries. NHTSA spearheads innovative research and data analysis critical to motor vehicle and highway safety and leads the nation by setting the motor vehicle and highway safety agenda.
The selected fellow will work with experienced professionals in NHTSA to learn all components of the comprehensive approach to traffic safety; develop a thorough understanding of the shared missions between public health, traffic safety and injury prevention; and experience working within a Federal agency on projects affecting the public health of the entire Nation.
The fellowship position is a full-time opportunity for a one year period. The fellowship position will be located at the U.S. Department of Transportation Headquarters (DOT), Washington, D.C. The selected applicant will be required to relocate to the fellowship location. Relocation expenses will not be reimbursed.
To be eligible, students must have received an MPH or Doctorate degree prior to the beginning of the fellowship (no later than August of the application year). Early career professionals with MPH or Doctorate degrees (within 5 years of graduation) may also apply for the fellowship program. Applicants must have received their degree(s) from an ASPPH-member, CEPH-accredited, graduate school or program of public health, as well as be a U.S. citizen or hold a visa permitting permanent residence in the U.S., to be eligible for the fellowship program. Certification in Public Health (CPH) preferred (http://www.nbphe.org/)
The fellow will receive an annual stipend paid in semi-monthly installments. In addition, the fellow will have access to sufficient allowance to offset the costs of health insurance premiums and fellowship-related travel and training expenses.
The fellow is responsible for his/her own move to and from the fellowship site (relocation expenses are not covered). The fellow is also required to maintain his/her own health insurance while in the fellowship program.
All applications to the fellowship program will undergo a technical review process by NHTSA staff based on the following criteria: quality of essay, strength of credentials, previous professional experience; and letters of recommendation. Finalists will then be evaluated to assess which of the candidates applying for the project is most suited for the fellowship.
There are two components to the application process, the online application and hard copy documents that must be mailed to ASPPH in ONE package. The following lists all documents required to apply:
1. An essay (1500 word max) for each training area to which you are applying explaining your interests, strengths and qualifications for that position and how it will benefit your long-term career plans in the field of public health.
3. Two references - Name, email and phone number.
Hard copy documents:
1. Two Generic Letters of Recommendation (from the references provided in the online application). Must be on a letter head with contact information and original signature. Does not need to be in a sealed envelope. Please request your recommenders to not fold or staple recommendation letters.
2. Signature Page available upon submitting the online application. You will need to print, and sign. Please do not fold or staple pages.
3. Official Graduate Transcripts (School or Program of Public Health only). This will need to be in a sealed envelope issued by your school.
4. A copy of your Green card, if you are not a US Citizen.
- Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
- Safety Programs
- Impaired Driving and Occupant Protection
- Behavioral Safety Research
Call for Applications: National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation Edward H. Schuchman Research Fellowship
The National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation (NNPDF) invites applications for research fellowships examining the biology of Acid Sphingomyelinase Deficiency (ASMD; i.e., Types A and B Niemann-Pick Disease), a rare inherited lysosomal storage disease for which there are no effective therapies.
Those eligible to apply for funding are:
• Predoctoral students with a lab selected and an approved thesis
• M.D., Ph.D and D.V.M postdoctoral researchers
• Early career investigators
Preference will be given to research projects that will improve our understanding of the biology and pathogenesis of ASMD. Preference also will be given to research projects developing new therapies for ASMD and for identifying biomarkers to improvide diagnosis and/or to monitor disease progression and efficacy in clinical trials.
The NNPDF Fellowships provide support of $50,000 per annum for two years ($30,000 per annum for three years for predoctoral fellowships) and are renewable based on performance. Applicants must be currently associated with a recognized laboratory.
This fellowship is named for Edward H. Schuchman, Ph.D. a pioneer in ASMD research, and supporter of those affected by Niemann-Pick Disease.
Applications are due May 1st, 2014, and should be submitted by email to the Research Committee Chair. Applicants will be informed of the funding decision by September 1st, 2014, via email. Fellowships awarded will begin October 1st, 2014.
For further information please contact the National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation's Central Office.
Call for Applications: National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation Peter G. Pentchev Research Fellowship
The National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation (NNPDF) invites applications for research fellowships examining the biology of Niemann-Pick Type C (NPC), a lethal neuro-degenerative disease for which there are no effective therapies.
Preference will be given to research projects developing new therapies for NPC, and translational research projects that improve our understanding of the biology, pathogenesis and potential treatment of NPC Disease.
These fellowships are named for Peter G. Pentchev, Ph.D. a pioneer in Niemann-Pick Disease Research, and supporter of the NNPDF. Dr. Pentchev was honored for his contributions at the recent NNPDF Family Support and Medical Conference.
Applications for the Peter G. Pentchev Research Fellowships are due May 1, 2014, and should be submitted by email to the Research Committee Chair.
Applicants will be informed of the funding decision by September 1, 2014, via email.
Fellowships awarded will begin October 1, 2014.
For further information please contact the Research Committee Chair.
Call for Applications: 2014 Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship Program
Application Deadline: March 28, 2014 at 5 PM ET
To foster an interest, among students, in the areas of basic, clinical, translational, epidemiological, or behavioral research relevant to lupus under the sponsorship and supervision of an established, tenure-track Principal Investigator who directs a laboratory, dedicated at least in part to the investigation of lupus at an academic, medical, or research institution in the U.S., Canada, or Mexico.
Fellowship Award Amount: $4,000
Although undergraduate students may apply, preference will be given to graduate or medical students who have already earned a baccalaureate degree or will have done so prior to their official acceptance of the award. Please note that awards cannot be postponed for use in a later year.
Applicants are encouraged to register and complete a professional profile in proposalCENTRAL as soon as possible. Applicants should ensure that their grants and contracts office has registered their institutional, financial, and signing officials with proposalCENTRAL.
LFA uses an electronic grants submission process. All interested grant applicants must submit their full application packages through proposalCENTRAL at the following webpage: https://proposalcentral.altum.com/.
A proposalCENTRAL helpline is available for questions from applicants, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., EST. Customer support is available via phone at 1-800-875-2562 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for Applications: Fellowship in the History of Family Medicine
The Center for the History of Family Medicine (CHFM) is proud to announce its fourth annual Fellow in the History of Family Medicine. Interested family physicians, other health professionals, historians, scholars, educators, scientists, and others are invited to apply.
The successful applicant will be awarded a fellowship grant in an amount of up to $1,500 to support travel, lodging, and incidental expenses relating to conducting research on a project of their choosing dealing with any aspect on the history of general practice, family practice, or family medicine in the United States. The fellowship will be awarded directly to the individual applicant and not to the institution where he or she may be employed.
The deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m. CDT, Monday, March 31, 2014. All applications will be reviewed in April, with the Fellowship award announced by May 31, 2014.
Complete fellowship rules, application forms, and instructions are available online.
National Ataxia Foundation Research Post-Doc Fellowship Award
Research Post-Doc Fellowship Award: One-year grants* up to $35,000. Applicants should have completed at least one year of post-doctoral training, but not more than two at the time of application, and should have shown a commitment to research in the field of ataxia.
August 15, 2014 – Date the Letter of Intent is due with a ½ to one-page abstract with specific aims of your research
September 15, 2014 – Full application due
*For the Research, Young Investigator and Research Post-Doc Fellowship Awards, the number of grants awarded is dependent upon funds available. In 2013 46 research applications in those three grant programs were submitted. NAF was able to fund 16 of those grants.
Email all correspondence and questions to Sue Hagen at email@example.com. Please include the last name of the principal investigator as the first word in the subject line of any email you send.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Grants and Awards Program
Research Grants Deadline Extended
The application deadline has been extended to May 15 for a number of Academy Foundation research grants.
Abbott Nutrition Award
Supports a doctoral student planning research in renal disease and nutrition.
Colgate Palmolive Fellowship in Nutrition, Oral Health/Dental Education
Supports research in nutrition and oral health or dental education.
Diabetes Care and Education (DCE) DPG Karen Goldstein Memorial Grant for Diabetes MNT Application
Supports a Diabetes Care and Education DPG member for outcomes research in diabetes medical nutrition therapy.
Jean Hankin Nutritional Epidemiology Research Grant
Supports a doctoral student working on a dissertation in nutritional epidemiology.
Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group Research Grant
Supports innovative research relating to vegetarian nutrition by a member of the Vegetarian Nutrition DPG (recipient must have been a VN member for at least two years).