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Call for Nominations: Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Excellence in Evidence Based Practice Award
Recognizes an APHON member who has demonstrated high quality contributions to evidence-based practice in the nursing care of children and their families in any area of hematology/oncology nursing practice.
Selected by the APHON Steering Council and presented at the annual conference to an APHON member who has excelled in the use of Evidence-Based Practice.
Recipient receives a $250 honorarium and recognition at the annual conference, APHON Counts, JOPON, in a press release, and an announcement is sent to the recipient's immediate supervisor/employer.
This award is appropriate for the nurse who has demonstrated contributions to evidence-based practice in the nursing care of children and their families in any area of hematology/oncology nursing practice.
Criteria: Candidates for this award must meet the following:
• APHON member in good standing.
• Completion of an independent evidence based practice project that:
◦ Advances the care of children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer and/or hematological disorders and their families.
◦ Shows a significant contribution to the scientific foundation for practice.
• Lead author for either an oral presentation or a poster presentation of an EBP project at an APHON conference
Please note: Current members of the EBP/Research Committee are not eligible for this award
Completed nominations must include the nominee's CV and two letters of recommendations that elaborate on the above criteria, along with documented summary of EBP project. Nominations must be submitted by May 31.
Call for Nominations: Jean Fergusson Excellence in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing Practice Award
Given in recognition of compassion and expertise in clinical nursing practice and for the active incorporation of research and new ideas into clinical practice.
Recipient receives a $250 honorarium and recognition at the annual conference business and awards luncheon, APHON Counts, JOPON, in a press release, and an announcement is set to the recipients immediate supervisor/employer.
• Registered nurse with 4 years of direct care experience in pediatric hematology/oncology and currently involved in the direct care of pediatric hematology/oncology patients.
• Clinical practice is consistent with the APHON Scope of Practice and Outcome Standards for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing.
• Practice exemplifies a high level of compassion and specialty expertise as documented by peers and/or patients/family.
• Recognized as an clinical expert as evidenced by contributions to and development of pediatric hematology/oncology nursing.
• Actively incorporates research and evidence from the literature into clinical practice.
• Communicates effectively.
Completed nominations must include the nominee's CV and two letters of recommendations that elaborate on the above criteria. Nominations must be submitted by May 31.
Call for Nominations: Jean Fergusson Excellence in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing Education Award
Recognizes an outstanding educator in the field of pediatric hematology/oncology nursing through demonstration of proficiency, professional contributions to the field, and positive teacher-learner relationships.
• Registered nurse with 4 years of experience in pediatric hematology/oncology and demonstrated proficiency in pediatric hematology/oncology education.
• Contributes to pediatric hematology/oncology education at the local, state, national or international level.
• Educational programs are consistent with the APHON Scope of Practice and Outcome Standards for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing.
• Implements well-developed programs with defined objectives (i.e., current content relevant to pediatric hematology/oncology nursing and appropriate evaluation methods).
• Establishes a positive teacher-learner relationship that promotes and supports pediatric hematology/oncology education.
• Actively incorporates research and evidence from the literature into educational programs
American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation Travel Grants for the BMT Tandem Meetings
The American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation is offering approximately (10) travel grants of $1,000 each to hematology and oncology fellows to attend its 2015 annual meeting – the BMT Tandem Meetings – that will be held February 11-15 in San Diego, California.
The objective of the travel grants is to introduce young clinicians and investigators to potential careers in the field of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited hematology and/or oncology training program and recommended by an ASBMT member and the applicant’s training program director. (In some instances that may be the same individual.)
Applications must be submitted on the official form by October 31, 2014.
Call for Applications: Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Bio-Therapeutics Impact Award
Application due date: June 12, 2014 (11:59 PM ET)
All requests must be submitted using ALSF’s online application.
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation evolved from a young cancer patient’s front yard lemonade stand to a national foundation for childhood cancer.
The Bio-Therapeutics Impact Award accelerates the development of clinical trials for promising biologic approaches to treating childhood cancer. These approaches include, but are not limited to, immunotherapy, gene therapy and small molecules. The award, intended for investigators who are initiating clinical trials or undertaking the pre-clinical work necessary to move into the IND (investigational new drug) phase, totals the maximum of $1.5 million awarded over three years.
Call for Applications: Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Woman to Woman Program Grant
A Woman to Woman program grant recipient will receive a one-year grant of no more than $50,000. This grant opportunity is available to any medical institutions with a sufficient volume of gynecologic cancer patients and a need to provide this type of support service to patients. Grants are provided to cover the cost of a part-time Program Coordinator’s salary (can be a new hire, or a reassignment), program costs, and the patient fund (no indirect costs are allowed). It is expected that each Woman to Woman program will become self-funding after the first year.
OCRF will provide all program materials for patients, as well as technical assistance and support, for the life of the program (even after the end of the grant period). Programs will also have access to a dedicated section of the fund's website available to participants only, which will feature tools to assist in the development and administration of new programs.
OCRF is now accepting applications for a Woman to Woman program grant. The deadline for submission is May 1, 2014.
For questions about Woman to Woman, please email Julia Volpin at email@example.com.
Call for Applications: Sigma Theta Tau International/Rosemary Berkel Crisp Research Award
To support nursing research in the critical areas of women's health, oncology, and pediatrics.
The allocation of funds is based upon a research project that is ready for implementation in the area of women's health, oncology, or pediatrics; the quality of the proposed research, future potential of the application, appropriateness of the research budget, and feasibility of time frame. Funds provided by interest from a gift from The Harry L. Crisp, II and Rosemary Berkel Crisp Foundation to the honor society's Research Endowment.
Funds for this grant do not cover expenses incurred prior to the funding date.
• Registered nurse with current license
• Member of Sigma Theta Tau International
• Have a master's or doctoral degree or be enrolled in a doctoral program
• Submit a completed research application package and signed research agreement
• Ready to implement research project when funding is received
• Complete project within one (1) year of funding.
• Submit to STTI a final report; submit completed abstract to STTI's Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository.
• Note: Some preference will be given to applicants residing in Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, Kentucky, and Tennessee.
Grants available: 1 per year
Funding: US$5,000 (max)
Deadline: 1 December 2014
Funding date: 1 June 2015
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.
Call for Applications: Livestrong Foundation Big C Competition
We're looking for big thinkers to create tangible innovations and solutions improving the daily lives of people facing cancer.
The Big C competition is an opportunity to change the way the world fights cancer.
How it Work
May 15 deadline for submitting your product, service or innovation.
150 semi-finalists have access to mentoring, crowdfunding and media exposure.
Five teams pitch in Austin for a chance to win $25,000!
(60 teams win a total of $140,000)
Solutions We Seek
The Big C competition invites you to submit projects addressing the following needs.
Rebuild Financial Health
Regain Emotional Wellbeing
Care for Caregivers
Improve Access to Quality Care
Fill the Knowledge Gap
Help Anyone Facing Cancer Now
Call for Applications: Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Reach Awards
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) evolved from the front yard lemonade stand of cancer patient Alexandra “Alex” Scott (1996-2004) into a national fundraising movement to raise awareness and find cures for all childhood cancers.
Reach Awards are designed to move hypothesis-driven research toward the clinic. A successful application will identify an unmet clinical need relevant to the care of patients with pediatric cancer and describe how the work performed will allow for the translation of hypothesis-driven research to the clinic keeping broader clinical testing and implementation in view.
All Reach Award applications must be received by May 30, 2014 - 11:59 PM ET.
Maximum of $250,000 in total costs awarded over two years.
All applications must be submitted using ALSF’s online submission process.
The purpose of the Reach Award is to advance ALSF’s mission to find cures and better treatments for childhood cancers by providing support to move hypothesis-driven research into the clinic. Significant barriers exist that impede the translation of innovative and important ideas to the clinic. The Reach Award seeks to remove one of these barriers by providing support for important pre-clinical projects that are necessary to move a study from the pre-clinical arena into a clinical trial. Thus, the goal of this award is to support selected “late translational” studies needed to ultimately initiate a clinical trial. Preference will be given to those research projects which, if funded, will result in the initiation of a clinical trial within two to three years.
Primary applicants may be Assistant, Associate or Professor level investigators who demonstrate a track record of discovery, investigation and external funding. Applicants may be M.D., D.O., Ph.D, or M.D./Ph.D. Applicants must have a demonstrated track record of pediatric cancer research with experience in translational research Multiple investigator applications that bring together pairs or teams of researchers with complementary expertise are encouraged. Phase I/II Trials are not eligible for funding by this grant mechanism.
Call for Applications: Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation ‘A’ Awards
The ‘A’ Award is a three-year grant designed for the early career scientist who wants to establish their career in pediatric oncology research. The ideal applicant has an original project that is not currently being funded. Demonstration of outstanding mentorship and a future commitment to pediatric cancer investigation are critical components of a successful application. Institutional commitment to the career of the applicant is also expected.
All applications must be received by May 23, 2014 - 11:59 PM ET.
This award totals $450,000 over three years and is open to MD, MD/PhD and PhD candidates.
‘A’ Award Program Goals To encourage the best and brightest early career researchers to build lifelong careers and become leaders in the field of pediatric cancer research. To advance research that will lead to new treatments and cures impacting children with cancer.
Highlights NEW in 2014: ALSF increased the award to $450,000 over 3 years ($150,000 per year) Recipient will have the opportunity to speak at and attend Foundation events In addition to the grant funds, the "A‟ Award provides
-- reference books to enhance personal pediatric oncology library
-- equipment to enhance lab/project work up to $10,000
-- registration fees for one educational course or event
Eligibility Criteria (Updated for 2014!) Proposals must be aligned with ALSF's mission and "A‟ Award program goals. Applicants must have an M.D., Ph.D. or dual M.D., Ph.D. (D.O., MBBS or equivalent) and must not have achieved an appointment higher than assistant professor. In addition,
-- M.D. and M.D., Ph.D. Applicants
o M.D. or M.D., Ph.D. applicants must be no more than 6 years after finishing 3-year fellowship at the time the award would start (i.e. fellowship ended in 2008 or later) and be no more than 12 years since receiving the most recent professional degree (Ph.D, M.D., D.O., MBBS or equivalent) at the time the award would start. Preference will be given to applicants no more than 12 years since receiving the first professional degree.
o M.D. candidates who did not have a 3-year fellowship must have 3 years of research experience after M.D. was awarded and be no more than 12 years since receiving the M.D. at the time the award would start.
-- Ph.D. Applicants
o Ph.D. applicants must be no more than 6 years since being awarded Ph.D. (i.e., if Ph.D. is awarded in 2008 or later, applicant is eligible for 2014 "A‟ Award). A minimum of 75% of the applicant's time during "A‟ Award must be allocated as protected time for all research activities. Applicants holding K99/R00, R01 are not eligible.
Applicants MAY have research grants from other funding sources during the "A‟ Award period, but there must be clear documentation of mechanisms to avoid scientific and budgetary overlap. Current ALSF Grant Recipients
-- Applicants currently holding an ALSF 2012 Young Investigator Award, ending June 30, 2014, are eligible to apply.
-- Applicants currently holding an ALSF 2013 Young Investigator Award or are Center of Excellence Scholars are not eligible.
-- Applicants currently holding ALSF's Innovation, Reach, Phase I/II Infrastructure or Epidemiology grants are not eligible to apply for the 2014 "A‟ Award. Prior Young Investigator applicants: If you are submitting a Young Investigator application previously reviewed but not funded by ALSF for the "A‟ Award, you must complete the resubmission section: respond to critiques, describe changes and/or new data etc. A detailed mentoring plan for career development must be clearly articulated with appropriate letters of support. Institutional commitment to the applicant's career must be addressed. Funds must be granted to nonprofit institutions or organizations operating in the United States or Canada. Researchers need not be U.S. citizens.
Resubmissions: Only one resubmission of a previously reviewed "A‟ Award or Young Investigator proposal is permitted.