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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 PTA Smart from the Start Community Outreach Grant
Application deadline: Friday, March 28, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. EST/2:00 p.m. PST
Smart from the Start: Community Outreach provides PTA Regions, Districts and Councils with tools and resources to educate families of children ages 3-5 and partner with a local neighborhood community to improve awareness of energy balance concepts. Energy balance is finding a balance between the calories we consume through what we eat and drink and the calories we burn through physical activity.
PTA Regions, Districts and Councils will:
• Educate families of children ages 3-5 about practical ways to ensure their children achieve a balanced intake of nutritious foods and physical activity every day, using the Energy Balance Pre-K curriculum.
• Mobilize community-based stakeholders to focus on increasing access to nutritious foods and physical activity options in the community, especially for families of children ages 3-5.
National PTA will award 10 grants of $10,000 each to PTA Regions, Districts and Councils.
Grant funding must be spent between June 1, 2014 and September 30, 2015.
Contact email@example.com or call (703) 518-1269.
Call for Applications: Prevent Blindness Joanne Angle Investigator Award
Applications are due Monday, March 31, 2014, 5pm ET
The Joanne Angle Investigator Award provides funding for research investigating public health related to eye health and safety. Applications will be accepted in the following priority areas in adult vision, children’s vision, or eye injury:
• Burden/economic aspects of eye disease/vision loss on society
• Best practices to integrate vision screening/follow up care to system care access
• Vision program effectiveness/evaluation
All research grants need to promote the core mission of Prevent Blindness – preventing blindness and preserving sight. Basic laboratory science research will not be supported under this program.
Call for Applications: Sigma Theta Tau International/Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Grant
The purpose of the Sigma Theta Tau International/Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Grant research grant is to encourage research career development of nurses through support of clinically oriented HIV/AIDS research and increase the number of HIV studies being done by nurses. This includes studies focused on HIV prevention, symptom management, promotion of self-care and adherence. Proposals for pilot and/or developmental research may be submitted for the grant.
Funds for this grant are provided jointly by ANAC and Sigma Theta Tau International.
Funds for this grant do not cover expenses incurred prior to the funding date.
Registered nurse with current license.
Have a master’s degree, and/or be enrolled in a doctoral program.
Submit a completed research application via online submission system.
Ready to implement research project when funding is received.
Complete project within one (1) year of funding.
Submit completed abstract to the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository and credit grant partners in all publications and presentations on research.
Membership in one organization is required. Applicants are not required to be a member of both organizations.
However, preference will be given to honor society and ANAC members, other qualifications being equal.
1 per year
Funding: US $2,500 (max)
Deadline: 1 April 2014
Funding date: 1 August 2014
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 Submissions: HIV R4P Scholarship Program
Submission Closes 2 May 2014
HIV R4P is the world's first and only scientific meeting dedicated exclusively to biomedical HIV prevention research.
HIV R4P is dedicated to ensuring the participation of individuals from resource-limited settings and communities including, researchers, community activists and civil society representatives.
HIV R4P will offer financial assistance to eligible delegates to help them attend the conference. Full and registration-only scholarships will be offered in two categories (research and community) and applicants will be selected based on various considerations below. All scholarships will be awarded based on the availability of funds.
Research scholarships are open to those actively involved in HIV prevention research, which may include but not limited to any of the following disciplines: basic science, clinical research, formulation science, social science and public health. Note: graduate students, fellows, or junior faculty within three years of faculty appointment are eligible to apply. Criteria that will be used for ranking applicants include: first author on a submitted abstract, motivation for attending, quality of recommendation letter and whether the applicant is from a developing country or applicant from a country most affected by the HIV pandemic.
Community scholarships are offered to those actively involved in HIV prevention or care as a community advocate, educator, care provider or related role and who are able to effectively communicate knowledge gained at the conference to communities. Criteria that will be used for selecting applicants include: first author on a submitted abstract, track record in education or training and whether the applicant is from a developing country and/or a country most affected by the HIV pandemic.
A full scholarship includes:
• Complimentary conference registration;
• Airline ticket (coach class / non refundable);
• Up to five (5) nights lodging at the conference venue.
A conference scholarship does not include transportation to and fron the airport or a per diem stipend.
A registration-only scholarship includes:
• Complimentary admittance to all conference sessions, provided meals and refreshments and materials
Applicant Requirements and Eligibility
All applicants must complete the online award and scholarship application.
Champions for Healthy Kids Program
Online application due March 14, 2014
Each year since the inception of the Champions for Healthy Kids program, the General Mills Foundation has awarded 50 grants of $10,000 each to community-based groups such as: health departments, govenment agencies, schools and Native American tribes that develop creative ways to help youth adopt a balanced diet and physically active lifestyle.
Eligibility requirements include:
• Organizations must have a current 501(c)(3) Public Charity status from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), be a school or a unit of government.
• Programs should be focused towards youth ages 2-18.
• Program must incorporate physical education and nutrition education.
• A registered dietician or registered dietetic technician must oversee the delivery of the nutrition education.
Call for Applications: American Psychiatric Foundation Typical or Troubled? Grant Program
The Typical or Troubled? School Mental Health Education Program was developed by the American Psychiatric Foundation to address the important role adults can have in a teen's life and the importance of early identification. By encouraging and equipping adults (such as parents and teachers) who closely interact with adolescents to notice the warning signs of mental health problems, to be prepared with intervention strategies, and to know where to refer teens for help in addressing these issues, the program becomes an essential element in ensuring student health and safety.
At its core, Typical or Troubled? is an evidence-based program that has been successfully working with school communities as a companion program with existing school safety and physical health programs across the nation to improve student mental health through early recognition, intervention, and treatment. To date, the curriculum has been presented in nearly 2,000 schools nationwide in urban, suburban, and rural school communities.
The Foundation is now accepting applications from community organizations, schools, and school districts to apply to implement the Typical or Troubled? program in middle and high schools. Those who have already implemented Typical or Troubled? may apply for the Innovations Grant.
Applicants can apply to implement the Typical or Troubled? and/or Típico o Problemático? programs at high schools and middle schools in their community.
Standard grant support is as follows:
For implementation in two to four high schools - Grant in the amount of $1,000
For implementation in five or more high schools - Grant in the amount of $2,000
We expect to award 25 to 30 grants.
Timeline for 2014 Typical or Troubled? and Típico o Problemático? grant applications:
• Application deadline: March 31, 2014
• Notification of award: May 6, 2014
Upon selection, the primary contact person on the application will be notified by email.
• Execution of grant contracts: beginning May 7, 2014
A contract to be signed and returned will be mailed. If APF does not hear back from you within two weeks, your grant fund may be forfeited.
• Awardees will be mailed grant checks upon receipt of a signed contract
• Implementation of Typical or Troubled? and Típico o Problemático? programs: 2014 - 2015 school year
•Evaluation due date: May 15, 2015, or two weeks after program implementation.
Health Impact Project 2014 Call for Proposals
Deadline: April 02, 2014, 6:00 p.m. ET
The Health Impact Project, a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and The Pew Charitable Trusts (Pew), promotes the use of Health Impact Assessments (HIAs) and related approaches to help policy-makers in a wide range of fields incorporate health considerations into new policies, programs, plans, and projects, and make decisions that reduce unnecessary health risks, improve health, and decrease costs. This call for proposals (CFP) supports two types of initiatives: 1) HIA demonstration projects that inform a specific decision, with a focus on tribes, states, and territories that have had limited experience with HIAs to date; and 2) HIA program grants that enable organizations with previous HIA experience to develop sustainable HIA programs that integrate HIAs and related approaches in policy-making at the local, state, or tribal level. The Health Impact Project also partners with additional funders to support HIAs on specific topics or in a defined state or region. We will provide information regarding the availability of additional funds through periodic announcements to our mailing list and on our website.
This call for proposals will fund:
up to six Demonstration Project grants for up to $100,000 each completed within 18 months; and
up to five Program Grants for up to $250,000 each completed within 24 months. Program Grants must include $100,000 in matching funds or in-kind support from the grantee or partner organizations.
February 12, 2014: Call for proposals announced.
March 5, 2014: Demonstration Project informational webinar on HIA, the CFP, and application process. Registration is required. Please visit www.healthimpactproject.org/project/opportunities for details.
March 6, 2014: Program Grant informational webinar on the CFP and application process. Registration is required. Please visit www.healthimpactproject.org/project/opportunities for details.
April 2, 2014 (6 p.m. ET): Deadline for receipt of brief proposals.
April 30, 2014: Applicants notified of invitation to submit a full proposal.
May 28, 2014: Optional HIA training in Washington, DC for invited full proposal Demonstration Project applicants.
June 25, 2014 (6 p.m. ET): Deadline for receipt of full proposals.
By September 30, 2014: Notification of awards.
Eligibility and Selection Criteria
Eligible applicant organizations include:
state, tribal, or local agencies;
tax-exempt educational institutions; or
tax-exempt organizations as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and are not private foundations or non-functionally integrated Type III supporting organizations.
Academy of General Dentistry Foundation Grant Program
AGD Foundation Mission:
The mission of the AGD Foundation, the philanthropic partner of the Academy of General Dentistry, is to passionately support the efforts of the general dentist toward improving the oral health of the public.
The AGD Foundation Grant Program offers financial support to programs in support of access to quality health care outreach for underserved populations. Grants are limited to a maximum of $5,000.
Grant Application Selection Criteria
The AGD Foundation Board of Directors will consider applications that:
● Support AGD constituent and other outreach initiatives.
● Clearly define the project with a specific timeline and budget.
● Make a connection between oral health and general health.
● Are community based and community driven.
● Contain measurable outcome criteria
Grants are made to charitable organizations that are exempt from federal taxes under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Revenue Code or organizations dedicated to dentistry through either professional or public initiatives. The AGD Foundation Grant Program does not fund the following:
● Operating budgets.
● General operational expenses as distinct from project costs.
● Organization budget shortfalls.
● Individuals or individual research projects.
● Capital campaigns or annual funds.
● Conferences and special events (i.e., fundraising receptions).
● Lobbying and/or political campaigns or endorsements.
● Discretionary or emergency requests.
● Staff salaries or travel expenses.
Responsibility of the Grant Recipient
The grant recipient must use the funds awarded for the specific purpose for which they were intended. Any funds not used must be returned to the AGD Foundation.
The AGD Foundation requires a written detailed accounting of how the grant funds were utilized and the overall results of the funded project, including photos, within 60 days following the end of the funded project. Upon receipt of an acceptable report, the grant recipient will receive the remaining 20% of the grant monies.
The grantee must list the Academy of General Dentistry Foundation as a donor in publicity materials supportive of the grant activity and at a minimum in the annual report of the grantee. The grantee must specifically submit with the application how the AGD Foundation will be given public credit of financial support to the grantee project request.
Separate sheets for narratives must be as follows:
• Where noted, narratives may be used to expand on answers. Narratives must not exceed one typed page per question.
• Narratives must be typed on the organization’s letterhead, not handwritten.
• MS Word or Adobe PDF file, must be in Times New Roman 12 point size with no less than single line spaces and not to be placed in a binder or folder of any kind.
• Submit 5 copies of the application and all additional materials/narrative.
Please note the following:
• The AGD Foundation will not provide critiques of the grant applications.
• Letters of support from general dentist faculty may be included in cases where faculty are involved in the grant request, only if the persons writing are directly involved in the project.
• Only the material required will be allowed. Additional items such as video will be discarded and not returned.
• Faxed or e-mailed grant applications will not be accepted.
• Incomplete applications will not be considered or returned for resubmission by the applicant.
Grant application deadline
The grant application must be post-marked and received by the AGD Foundation Grant Committee no later than October 31. Final grant decisions will be announced and monies will be disbursed in the first quarter of the year.
Grant applications must be mailed to:
Academy of General Dentistry Foundation
Attention: Grants Committee
211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 440-4329