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International Association for Dental Research John Clarkson Fellowship
Deadline: October 8, 2013
Applications are accepted from post doctoral investigators for a sponsored Fellowship in Public Dental Health. It is intended that the fellow will spend up to six months at a research facility outside his/her institution and/or country studying aspects of public dental health of relevance to his/her country. The subject of public dental health is intended in its broadest context, i.e., health services research, epidemiology, prevention, diagnostics, health promotion, etc. The Fellowship is in honor of John Clarkson, who served as Executive Director of IADR/AADR from 1990-97.
To allow investigators to obtain training and experience in public dental health at a center of excellence.
The candidate must:
(1) hold a degree in dentistry or in a scientific discipline (dental, masters, or PhD);
(2) be a member of IADR and actively engaged in research in public dental health.
Research Topic: Public Dental Health
Applications should be made individually and should include the following details:
(1) name, address, current place of work, and position;
(2) IADR Division/Section membership;
(3) full curriculum vitae and reprints of three relevant publications;
(4) references from two recognized scientists and the principal Dean/Chair of the institution where the applicant is employed]; and
(5) an outline by the applicant describing how his/her experience and interests qualify him/her as a candidate for the Fellowship (no more than 3 single-spaced pages), including:
• detailed description of the subject areas to be covered in the training program,
• practical use to which the training acquired would be put,
• proposed duration and dates of the Fellowship,
• institutes and country it is proposed to visit,
• reasons for selection of particular institutes(s),
• previous Fellowships/awards, and
• detailed budget for program.
Please send application electronically in one PDF package to: Sheri S. Herren, IADR Strategic Programs Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Fellowship is funded by a generous donation from the IADR Institutional Section and individual members. The Fellow will receive funding for accommodation, subsistence, and travel (up to $15,000) following approval.
The Fellowship may begin following the announcement of the successful Fellow and should be completed within 18 months. The Fellow will be responsible for organizing the Fellowship program. This will include contacting the institution where the training is to take place, confirming the institution's agreement to accepting the Fellow(s), and making all the necessary on-site arrangements. A statement will be obtained from responsible individual(s) at the host institution that they are willing to accept the Fellow and willing to bear any research or laboratory costs involved. The Fellow will confirm these arrangements with IADR Global Headquarters prior to receiving any funding.
On completion of the training program, the Fellow will provide a report to his/her IADR Division/Section and the IADR Global Headquarters.
Applications are sent electronically in one PDF package to Sheri S. Herren, Strategic Programs Manager at email@example.com.
Call for Nominations: International Association for Dental Research E.W. Borrow Memorial Award
Supported by The Borrow Foundation
Nominations are invited for the 2014 IADR E.W. Borrow Memorial Award, which was established to recognize and stimulate research in oral health promotion for children, with a priority for caries prevention where fluoride in different formats is utilized.
Selection will be based on the originality of contributions and record of achievement in the field of oral health promotion and on the significance of research carried out on the oral health of children. Basic research, applied clinical research, and clinical investigation will be considered for the award as well. At the time of nomination, the nominee should be actively engaged in the area of research for which the award is presented. Candidates MUST be IADR members.
Any IADR Division, Section, Group, or individual IADR member may nominate a candidate for this award. Once a nomination is made, it will be considered each year for five years.
The following documentation must accompany the nomination:
• Name, address, and date of birth of the candidate;
• Full curriculum vitae with lists of publications; and
• A short statement describing the reasons the individual is being nominated for the award.
The award commenced in 1992 and is awarded annually. Nominations are reviewed by a BMF/IADR Committee. The individual selected will receive a monetary award of $3,500 and a plaque, which will be presented at the Opening Ceremonies of the 92nd General Session & Exhibition of the IADR.
The award is made in memory of the late E.W. Borrow and is generously supported by The Borrow Foundation.
Please submit nominations electronically to Sheri S. Herren, Strategic Programs - firstname.lastname@example.org by October 8, 2013.
International Association for Dental Research Colgate Community-Based Research Award for Caries Prevention
Supported by Colgate-Palmolive Company
Deadline: December 9, 2013
The IADR Colgate Community-Based Research Award for Caries Prevention is sponsored by the International Association for Dental Research with funding provided exclusively by Colgate-Palmolive Company.
The awards of up to $75,000 will be provided annually to recipients to advance research in the field of cariology to promote oral health improvement globally, with a focus on community-based research for the prevention and management of caries. Depending on the proposals and peer-review, either a single award of $75,000 or multiple smaller awards not exceeding a total of $75,000 will be offered.
The principal investigator listed in the application must be a current member of IADR and affiliated with a non-profit academic institution or non-governmental organization.
Completed proposals should be sent in one PDF package electronically to Sheri S. Herren, Strategic Programs Manager, email@example.com by the closing date of December 9, 2013.
For inquiries: Please contact: Sheri S. Herren at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This award will be presented at the 93rd General Session & Exhibition of the IADR in Cape Town, South Africa, March 25-28, 2014
2014 Family Medicine Cares Resident Service Award
This service award requires that the resident identify an unmet health care need in his/her community. The resident will then design an innovative service project at a free health clinic (or similar health care facility) to address that unmet health care need and will implement the project for 12 months. The project should enhance the services offered by the free health clinic and have relevance to the patient population being served.
In designing the project, emphasis should be placed on activities that will have an enduring benefit to the patients and the community after the 12-month project period. Projects that can be continued or replicated by other family medicine residents in the future are also encouraged.
Note: It may be helpful to obtain input from the clinic’s staff when designing the project.
All first-year and second-year family medicine residents who are members of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) are eligible to apply. All applicants must still be residents when the project period ends.
The project period will be May 1, 2014 to April 30, 2015.
One award will be provided annually. The award will total $16,500 and contain the following elements:
• A $10,000 award will be provided to the resident whose service project is selected for funding. This funding is to be used by the resident only for costs directly related to the project. These may include: medical supplies (e.g., diabetes testing), equipment rental or purchase, software purchase or lease, patient education materials, communication expenses (e.g., postage, printing, office supplies), patient incentives/reimbursement, mileage/transportation (e.g., resident mileage), patient reimbursement, personnel not employed by free clinic or health care facility (e.g., patient educators, substance abuse or peer counselors).
• $5,000 award will be provided to the free clinic (or similar health care facility) where the service project is implemented.
• $1,000 travel award will be provided to the resident to attend the 2015 National Conference (NC) of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students. The resident will present the results of the project at this conference.
• $500 stipend will be given to the residency program to celebrate and recognize the resident who wins the Family Medicine Cares Resident Service Award.
Required of Resident
The resident is required to submit the following reports:
• An interim financial report and progress report that highlights the service project activities and progress is required by November 1, 2014.
• A final financial report and final project summary detailing the implemented service project and its outcomes must be submitted by June 1, 2015.
• The resident will attend the 2015 National Conference (NC) of Medicine Residents and Medical Students to give a presentation on his/her project. Note: Registration fees for the NC will be waived for speakers.
Required Report from Clinic
The free clinic (or similar health care facility) is required to submit documentation six months after the resident’s project begins describing how the $5,000 award to the clinic is being utilized.
Letters of Recommendation/Support
Three letters are required to be submitted with the application:
• One letter of recommendation from the resident’s residency director
• One letter of support from the director of the free clinic (or other health care facility)
• One letter from the mentor (clinic director or other physician) agreeing to assist with the project should the award be granted
The deadline for the application is February 1, 2014.
The winner of the Resident Service Award will be announced by April 1, 2014.
Dissemination of Award
The $10,000 award for the resident will be distributed in three payments:
• $6,000 will be provided at the start of the project
• $2,000 will be provided after receipt of the interim reports
• $2,000 will be provided after receipt of the final reports
The $5,000 award for the free clinic will be distributed in two payments:
• $2,500 will be provided at the start of the project
• $2,500 will be provided after receipt of the clinic’s report six months after the project begins
The $500 stipend for the residency will be distributed when the award is announced.
How to Submit Your Application
All materials should be emailed and the original mailed (postmarked) no later than February 1, 2014 to: Susie Morantz, 11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway, Suite 440, Leawood, KS 66211.
If you have any questions please feel free to email or call Susie Morantz at 800-274-2237, ext. 4470.
Call for Applications: HERA Women’s Cancer Foundation Community Grants Program
HERA provides support for local ovarian cancer groups via program development and through the HERA Community Grants program.
Grants are available for ovarian cancer support and awareness programs.
The HERA Women’s Cancer Foundation is now accepting applications for its Community Grants Program.
Applications are due June 3, 2013.
These $1,000 grants will be awarded to 501(c)(3) organizations for programs that improve the quality-of-life for women with ovarian cancer or raise awareness about the disease in novel and unusual ways.
The grant application deadline is June 1st of each year. Organizations can receive support for up to 3 years in a row.
Interested grassroots and community organizations are encouraged to apply.
The HERA Women’s Cancer Foundation gives five seed grants annually of $1,000 to help organizations start programs or support existing programs.
How to apply:
Download the printable Community Grant Application from the HERA Women’s Cancer Foundation website
Applicants must be a 501(c)(3) charitable organization
There is one grant cycle and grant applications must be received by June 3.
Please include the cover page with your application. An electronic copy in a single PDF file can be emailed to:
Meg Steitz, Executive Director: email@example.com
Student Academy of Audiology Special Olympics Healthy Hearing Chapter Participation Grants
Two Application Deadlines Annually: October 1 and February 1
In 2010, the Student Academy of Audiology (SAA) officially announced its relationship with the Special Olympics Healthy Hearing (SOHH) program as a national service project. The SAA is encouraging university chapter participation in SOHH programs throughout the country to support the goals of
1) increasing the number of student volunteers involved with hearing screenings and 2) improving the audiologic follow-up of athletes after the games.
The American Academy of Audiology Foundation SAA Chapter Participation Grants program provides funding that enables students from SAA chapters to serve as volunteers at SOHH events at the local, regional, and state levels. These grants supplement chapter fundraising activities and partially cover costs of travel and supplies.
Only SAA chapters may apply for funding; no awards will be made to individual students.
Chapters may apply for funding for more than one SOHH event (i.e.: for both local and state events), but the maximum chapter grant is $250.00 per year.
Call for Applications: Wounded Warrior Project Grants Program
As part of our ongoing effort to fulfill our vision of making this the most successful and well-adjusted generation of wounded service members and veterans in our nation’s history, Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) constantly evaluates the programs we offer to ensure they are meeting the critical needs of this population. We are always looking to enhance the services we offer and expand to new areas as we see growing needs.
In order to increase the number of Wounded Warriors we aim to support, WWP has developed a grant application process to leverage and support the good work and expertise of other organizations that provide direct programming and services to this generation of wounded veterans. This in-depth grant application will ensure WWP provides financial assistance to groups espousing similar priorities and policies, and with the same commitment to our mission to honor and empower Wounded Warriors.
To be considered for funding, an organization must meet the following requirements:
Submit evidence of tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Tax exemption status must be current at the time of letter of interest submission in order to be eligible.
Be committed to honoring and empowering veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illnesses, or wound, co-incident to their military service on or after September 11, 2001 and their families.
Review the updated WWP Application to ensure your organization is willing to meet all reporting requirements, including WWP’s Standard Demographics.
Demonstrate a clear plan for warrior, family or constituent recruitment. Please note that WWP does not send direct referrals to grant recipients.
Provide programs and services at no cost to warrior, family or constituents.
To be considered for funding, an organization must meet the following deadlines:
June 3, 2013 – Letter of Interest must be emailed to WWP at firstname.lastname@example.org
July 8, 2013 – Full Grant Application must be to WWP at email@example.com
Letter of Interest (LOI) Information
Each year, the WWP grant cycle begins with the opportunity for interested parties to submit a Letter of Interest (LOI) to WWP. An organization must submit an LOI to be considered for full proposal consideration. WWP will not accept mailed or faxed submissions. The LOI should be no more than two pages and should address the following:
Your organization’s mission
Current organizational budget
Grant purpose — Please succinctly summarize the purpose of the grant request. Please specify how funds will be used, distinguishing between program expenditures and administrative costs.
For example: to support an employment training and placement program for Wounded Warriors in Jacksonville, FL.
Brief description of the program for which you are seeking support
How the mission of your organization and the specific program you are requesting funding for fits into one of our four core service areas and our larger mission of honoring and empowering Wounded Warriors
Previous contact with and/or funding from WWP
Submission of a full grant application is by invitation only after WWP's review of the initial LOI. WWP will evaluate LOIs and either decline interest or invite organizations to submit a full grant application. Please note that not all organizations that submit a LOI will be asked to submit a full grant application. Organizations invited to participate in the full grant application process must submit their application no later than July 8, 2013. WWP will communicate funding decisions by early September 2013.
All grant application materials must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than July 8, 2013. WWP will not accept mailed or faxed submissions.
Funding Principles & Priorities
WWP looks to fund proposals that:
Offer innovative programming and unique opportunities;
Fill service gaps by offering programming or services where demand outpaces supply or services do not currently exist;
Reach veterans and family members in under-served geographic ares;
Foster continued leadership, mentorship, and sense of purpose among injured service members;
State clear and measurable goals.
Organizations interested in receiving a Wounded Warrior Project grant should enhance the lives of injured service members and their families by supporting programs that fall into our four core service areas: Mind, Body, Economic Empowerment and Engagement. Before submitting a letter of interest, please explore our website and familiarize yourself with the programs currently offered by WWP.
Mind — Grant candidates should enhance the mental health of wounded service members and help foster healthy readjustment to civilian life.
Body — Grant candidates should provide unique sporting, fitness, and wellness activities for warriors and their families. Preference is given to programs that engage warriors over a sustained period of time and facilitate opportunities for leadership and peer mentoring.
Economic Empowerment — Grant candidates should provide programs or services to warriors in the area of employment, higher education, financial literacy, or other opportunities that enhance economic empowerment among wounded veterans and their families.
Engagement — Grant candidates should empower injured service members by connecting them with their peers and continued opportunities to serve and engage with their larger communities.
For more information about WWP’s programming and focus in these four core programmatic areas, please visit the Programs page on our website.
WWP will consider requests ranging from $5,000 - $250,000. Funding amount is determined by the amount requested, number of veterans or family members served, and the nature of the opportunity or activity being funded. Funding is generally limited to a one-year program cycle.
All grant application materials or questions should be emailed to email@example.com. WWP is unable to accept calls regarding the grant application process. Please direct all inquiries related to grants to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for Nominations: Pan American Health Organization/Pan American Health and Education Foundation 2013 Clarence H. Moore Award for Excellence for Voluntary Service
The call for nominations is now open for the 2013 PAHO/PAHEF Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health. The deadline to submit a nomination is June 14, 2013 at 5:00 pm ET (Washington, D.C., time).
Form of the Award
The award consists of a cash prize, a certificate of honor, and a symbolic representation of the award.
If you have questions, contact email@example.com.
This award honors Clarence H. Moore, an American, who joined the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1947 as an administrative officer in Geneva, where he was instrumental in setting up the WHO regional office structure. He served as executive director and chief operating officer of PAHEF from its inception in 1968 until his death in 1988. For most of that time, Mr. Moore served as a volunteer, accepting no salary for his work at PAHEF.
This award is one of the awards in the Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health Program, a joint partnership of PAHO and PAHEF.
This award recognizes outstanding contributions in a health area of importance to the PAHO/PAHEF program of work by national or local non-governmental or private voluntary organizations located in the Americas, with an emphasis on performing work to benefit the people of Latin America and/or the Caribbean.
Staff members, consultants, and interns in active service of PAHO, the WHO, and other United Nations agencies; current official representatives to PAHO's governing bodies (e.g., ministers of health); sitting members of PAHEF’s board of directors; PAHEF staff, consultants, advisors, and interns; and members of the Clarence H. Moore Award for Excellence for Voluntary Service jury are ineligible to receive the award.
Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation Faculty/Post-Doctoral Grant Program (Fahs-Beck Fellows)
Grants of up to $20,000 are available to help support the research of faculty members or post-doctoral researchers affiliated with non-profit human service organizations in the United States and Canada. Areas of interest to the Fund are: studies to develop, refine, evaluate, or disseminate innovative interventions designed to prevent or ameliorate major social, psychological, behavioral or public health problems affecting children, adults, couples, families, or communities, or studies that have the potential for adding significantly to knowledge about such problems. The research for which funding is requested must focus on the United States or Canada or on a comparison between the United States or Canada and one or more other countries.
Who May Apply
Faculty members of accredited colleges or universities or individuals affiliated with accredited non-profit human service organizations in the United States or Canada are eligible to apply. The applicant organization must agree to accept administrative responsibility for the project and submit required financial forms and reports to the Fund.
The principal investigator (PI) must have an earned doctorate in a relevant discipline and relevant experience. The PI must be in full control of the research and be the principal author of the final report.
The Fund observes two funding cycles annually, with deadlines of April 15 and November 1. All complete and appropriate applications received by each deadline will be reviewed by an advisory committee comprised of persons knowledgeable in research design/methodology and in the substantive areas supported by the Fund. Applicants
may submit only one proposal per funding cycle.
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Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation Doctoral Dissertation Grant Program
Grants of up to $5,000 are available to help support dissertation expenses of doctoral students in the United States and Canada whose studies have the potential for adding significantly to knowledge about problems in the functioning or well being of children, adults, couples, families, or communities, or about interventions designed to prevent or alleviate such problems. The research for which funding is requested must focus on the United States or Canada or on a comparison between the United States or Canada and one or more other countries.
The Fund observes two funding cycles annually, with deadlines of April 15 and November 1. All complete and appropriate applications received by each deadline will be reviewed by an advisory committee comprised of persons knowledgeable in research design/methodology and in the substantive areas supported by the Fund.