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Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association Health Affairs Scholarship
Application deadline: November 15
The Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) Health Affairs Scholarship was established to provide assistance to a GAPNA member who wishes to attend the annual American College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) National Nurse Practitioner Summit. The recipient of the Health Affairs Scholarship will receive an award up to $1500 to be used for registration fees, travel, lodging, and other summit-related costs.
The following criteria will be used in selecting the GAPNA Health Affairs Scholarship recipient:
• GAPNA membership for a minimum of two years; student membership applies
• Demonstrated interest in health affairs and policy legislation but cannot have previously attended the ACNP National Nurse Practitioner Summit
Terms of Acceptance of the GAPNA Health Affairs Scholarship:
• The recipient agrees to commit to participate actively on the GAPNA Health Affairs Committee for the next two years and to participate in the planning of the Health Affairs Committee activities at the annual GAPNA conference.
• The recipient will submit an article on the National Nurse Practitioner Summit for the next issue of the GAPNA newsletter.
• The recipient should participate in conference activities related to Health Affairs.
To apply for the scholarship, please complete both pages of the application and submit to the GAPNA National Office no later than November 15.
Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association GNP Student Scholarship
Scholarship amounts are at least $2,500, and may be awarded up to $5,000.
Among other things, candidates must be:
• Full-time students matriculated or matriculating into one of the following programs:
◦ Adult/Gero Primary Care
◦ Adult/Gero Acute Care
◦ Adult/Gero Clinical Nurse Specialist;
• Must plan to work in the field of nursing focusing on the older adult
• Must be a GAPNA member in good standing
Submission deadline is June 15, 2013.
Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association Chapter Excellence Award
The Chapter Excellence Award honors a chapter that best promotes the goals of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) through its member relationships, professional activities, and promotion of advanced practice gerontological nursing throughout the local, regional, and/or state during the past year. The winning chapter will be awarded $250.00.
• The chapter must be officially chartered by the GAPNA Board of Directors.
• The chapter must be in compliance with all chapter obligations and in good standing with the GAPNA National Office.
• The completed application must be received by the National Office by the given deadline.
Application deadline: June 1
Call for Nominations: William B. Abrams Award in Geriatric Clinical Pharmacology
The William B. Abrams Award in Geriatric Clinical Pharmacology was established with support from the Merck Company Foundation in 1996 to honor an investigator in geriatric clinical pharmacology for outstanding contributions to the field.
Dr. Abrams, a Past President of ASCPT, had a long and illustrious career in the pharmaceutical industry, mostly at the Merck Research Laboratories. Among his many accomplishments in geriatric clinical pharmacology, he was the founding Co-Editor of the Merck Manual of Geriatrics, created the Scientific Section on Geriatric Clinical Pharmacology of ASCPT, and developed and funded post-doctoral training programs in geriatric clinical pharmacology.
Dr. Abrams' objective in establishing this award was to encourage more young scientists to enter the field of geriatric clinical pharmacology by recognizing accomplishments in the field at the Society's Annual Meeting.
This award is funded on behalf of Dr. Abrams through the generosity of The Merck Company Foundation.
A nominee must be an investigator in geriatrics who is actively involved in high-quality teaching and research in geriatric clinical pharmacology.
Prize and Presentation
The William B. Abrams Award in Geriatric Clinical Pharmacology is presented at the ASCPT Annual Meeting. The recipient will receive a plaque and a $1,000 honorarium. Travel expenses, hotel expenses and meeting registration will be reimbursed by the Society.
The nomination deadline is Thursday, June 27, 2013.
To submit a nomination, please complete the online nomination form. Please send CVs, letters of support, and other supporting documents to ASCPT at email@example.com.
Call for Applications: 2014 Irma and Paul Milstein Program for Senior Health Fellowship and Translational Project Awards
The 2014 award application deadline is November 1, 2013
In connection with the commitment to support outstanding medical research related to geriatric medicine and aging research, the Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership Foundation (MMAAP) invites the submission of applications from mainland China for:
1) Irma and Paul Milstein Program for Senior Health Fellowship Award to support one year of training at a prominent sponsoring institution in the US for one Chinese scholar in geriatric medicine and aging research
2) Translational Research Project Award of the Irma and Paul Milstein Program for Senior Health to support one such project with potential for immediate impact on improving senior health in China.
The aim of this program is to build enduring partnership between the United States and Asia through training of future Chinese academic leaders and to encourage long term collaborations between the two regions. The fellowship award will provide support for the fellow in the amount of $60,000 accompanied by a grant of $25,000 to the hosting U.S. institution. The translational project award will provide support for the project to be conducted at applicant’s home institution in China in the amount of $50,000 and support for the U.S. partner institution in the amount of $10,000.
The 2013 Fellowship Award was given to Genxiang Mao, MD, of Zhejiang Provincial Key Lab of Geriatrics at Zhejiang Hospital, for a project entitled "A New Strategy for Delaying Cellular Senescence: Modulating Mitochondrial Biogenesis." The Translational Research Project Award was given to Peking Union Medical College Hospital, with principal investigator Xiaohong Liu, MD, PhD, for a project entitled "Development of a Chinese At-Home Senior Care Model for Community-Dwelling Disabled Older Adults." For this first round of MMAAP Foundation awards, Johns Hopkins University will serve as both the hosting institution for the fellow and the partner institution for the translational research project.
The 2014 award application deadline is November 1, 2013. For detailed information including application guidelines and eligibility, please visit www.mmaapf.org.
Phone: 212 850 4505
Velux Stiftung Research Grant Program
The Velux Stiftung was established in 1980 and promotes research projects investigating the effect and better utilisation of daylight. The Velux Stiftung is interested in the effect of daylight on the well-being of humans and on the recovery process from both physical and psychological illness, but also its impact on nature, and in technologies for the utilisation of daylight in buildings for energy efficiency and illumination.
The Velux Stiftung is active world-wide, and supports innovative projects which generate lasting progress for the benefit of mankind.
The Velux Stiftung is member of SwissFoundations.
The foundation – which is a non-profit organisation – supports research projects:
- related to the use, the impact or the benefit of daylight,
- for the better understanding and the furtherance of normal aging
- in ophthalmology
Applications submitted to the Velux Stiftung have to be within the foundation's aims and purposes, and need to fulfill the requested conditions.
For any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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Scientific Research Center on Decision Neuroscience and Aging 2014 Grants
For 2014, up to two grants for up to $20,000 will be awarded to provide researchers new to the area with resources for data collection, task development, and/or to add an older adult sample to an existing dataset. The overall goal is to provide the initial resources to support a larger grant application.
To apply for funding, submit a research plan (maximum of three pages) to firstname.lastname@example.org describing the work that these funds would support and why the work could not be otherwise completed without these funds. An itemized one-page budget and CV/biosketch for the principal investigator is also required. Be sure to include a project title and list of team members and affiliations.
Priority will be given to graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and junior faculty. Senior researchers new to the area will also be considered. If you have received funding through any of the of the following, you are not eligible for this award:
Neuroeconomics of Aging (R21) RFA-AG-06-011
Basic Research on Decision Making (R01) RFA-MH-12-130
Social Neuroscience and Neuroeconomics of Aging (R21) PAR-11-336
Social Neuroscience and Neuroeconomics of Aging (R01) PAR-11-337
Evaluation criteria include the use of a variety of measures, sophisticated/appropriate statistical analysis strategies, a comprehensive research team with expertise in all relevant disciplines, and a focus on life course decisions that impact old age relevant outcomes. We are especially interested in funding work on health-related decision making. Priority will be given to proposals that use the funds for data collection rather than salary support.
The primary applicant must be located at a U.S. university or research institute. Funds will be disbursed through a sub-award on our primary National Institute on Aging network grant. Please specify your university’s indirect cost rate in the budget. The $20,000 limit is for direct costs. Indirects will be paid in addition to this amount.
The application deadline for 2014 awards is April 1, 2014. Notification of funding will be sent by May 15, 2014.
Sigma Theta Tau International/Hill-Rom Environment of Elder Care Nursing Research Grant
The Environment of Elder Care Nursing Research Grant co-sponsored by Hill-Rom will advance the science of nursing through research focused on critical aspects of elder care including clear lungs, no falls, safe skin, patient comfort and ease-of-use. Applications from novice researchers who have received no other national research funds are encouraged. Preference will be given to Sigma Theta Tau International members, other qualifications being equal.
Funds for this grant are provided by Hill-Rom. Allocation of funds is based on the quality of the proposed research, the future promise of the applicant and the applicant's research budget.
Funds for this grant do not cover expenses incurred prior to the funding date.
Registered nurse with a current license.
Hold at minimum a master's degree or its equivalent, and/or be enrolled in a doctoral program.
Submission of completed research application packet and a signed research agreement via our online submission system.
Ready to implement research project when funding is received.
Submit to STTI a final report; submit completed abstract to STTI's Virginia Henderson International Nursing Library.
Submit an abstract for publication to Hill-Rom regarding the research done as a product of the grant, and credit research grant partners in all publications and presentations of the research.
Grants available: 1 per year
Funding: up to US $9,000
Deadline: 1 July 2013
Funding date: 1 November 2013
Sigma Theta Tau International
Phone: 888.634.7575 (US/Canada) or +1.317.634.8171(International)
How to apply: All applications must be submitted via the online submission system.