16 funding opportunities found in this category. Change the order of results:
Lowest Award to Highest
Highest Award to Lowest
American College Health Foundation Student Health 101 Award
The American College Health Foundation’s Student Health 101 Award was established to support creative efforts to improve and promote projects in health promotion on college campuses that have measurable results.
The college environment is an important place and opportunity to engage young adults and influence them to establish life-long healthy habits, while avoiding behaviors with adverse consequences. Health promotion delivered in creative ways with measurable outcomes is an invaluable tool. The Student-Health 101 Award is designed to fund the development of a creative initiative that involves student peers in an effort to promote healthy behaviors.
Only campus health professionals who are American College Health Association Individual Members or employed at an ACHA Member Institution are eligible to apply. If an applicant is not an Individual Member but is employed at a Member Institution, the institution’s representative individual member (RMI) must also sign the application. An ACHA Membership Number must be included on the application form. At least one person signing the application must be an ACHA member or RMI.
The deadline for applications for the 2014 - 2015 school year is January 31, 2014. All applications must be received or postmarked by the deadline date. Award recipient(s) will be announced at the 2014 ACHA Annual Meeting scheduled for May 27 – May 31, in San Antonio, Texas.
Stephan D. Weiss Student Mental Health Award
The American College Health Foundation’s Stephan D. Weiss, PhD, Mental Health Fund for Higher Education was established in December 2010, to support efforts to promote and improve the quality of mental health care to college students. With growing national concerns regarding the prevalence and complexity of mental and behavioral health issues among college students and the negative impact these disorders have on the health and safety of higher education communities, student retention, student learning/academic progress, and the human potential of students, the Weiss Fund is providing support for an award to be available annually.
This award is sponsored by the Stephan D. Weiss Foundation and the Weiss Fund of the American College Health Foundation. It offers a $2500 award to promote and improve the quality of mental health support for college students. The Weiss Award is intended to encourage the development of creative initiatives that will enhance mental health service delivery to students through an innovative program which could be replicated at other colleges or universities. This award will support program development that can demonstrate measurable success in student retention for those whose mental health problems might otherwise compromise the quality of their college experience and jeopardize the likelihood of their graduation.
Funding for the Weiss Award will be available annually to applicants enrolled at ACHA Member Institutions. The recipient should offer a project that is creative in its scope, formulated on the basis of published research, measurable in its effects, and applicable to the mental health enhancement of college students who participate in it. Preference will be given to those candidates who are graduate students engaged in mental health professional training programs.
Only full-time graduate level students attending an ACHA Member Institution are eligible to apply. An ACHA Membership Number must be included on the application form. At least one person signing the application must be an ACHA member or RMI.
The deadline for applications for the 2014 - 2015 school year is January 31, 2014. All applications must be received or postmarked by the deadline date. Award recipient(s) will be announced at the 2014 ACHA Annual Meeting scheduled for May 28 - June 1 in San Antonio, Texas.
Healthy Campus 2020 Award
The American College Health Foundation is offering a $2,500 award opportunity for ACHA members. The purpose of the award is to support a campus initiative that fosters positive Healthy Campus 2020 outcomes for the campus community. Priority consideration will be given to proposals that result in sustained mobilization and engagement of campus partners to achieve the goals of Healthy Campus 2020.
American Association of Public Health Dentistry Foundation Horowitz Scholarship
$10,000 Scholarship to support dentists pursuing dental public health graduate education. The scholarship is made possible through donations to the AAPHD Foundation and contributions from the family of Dr. Herschel S. Horowitz.
The Herschel S. Horowitz Scholarship supports dentists pursuing Dental Public Health specialty education in the US and Canada. Scholarship recipients are expected to pursue board certification in dental public health.
Who is Eligible? Dentists accepted to a full-time accredited MPH program or the first year of a 2-year advanced education program in Dental Public Health. Dentists must be graduates of a CODA-accredited dental school or licensed to practice in a US state.
The deadline is December 15, 2013 for the scholarship to be awarded for the Fall 2014 semester.
American Association of Public Health Dentistry
3085 Stevenson Drive, Suite 200
Springfield, IL 62703
Phone: (217) 529-6941
Fax: (217) 529-9120
Call for Proposals: American Association of Public Health Dentistry Foundation Small Grant Program
The AAPHD Foundation was established to support the primary goals of the Association including:
• Promotion of effective efforts in disease prevention, health promotion and service delivery;
• Education of the public, health professionals and decision-makers regarding the importance of oral health to total well-being; and
• Expansion of the knowledge base of dental public health and fostering competency in its practice.
One exciting opportunity that the Foundation creates for its members is the AAPHD Foundation Small Grant Program.
The Small Grant Program is designed to stimulate innovative education or research projects that benefit dental public health and the public. The Foundation’s guiding principles and funding areas of interest identify a broad array of topics for which support can be provided. These include studies or interventions designed to:
• Improve access to personal and population based oral health services
• Build and strengthen the dental public health workforce
• Translate science into practice
• Maintain competency in dental public health.
The program will provide “small grants” that serve as an incentive to individuals and entities to move science, policy, and practice to the “next step” toward enhancing oral health.
Priority will be given to:
• Applications from individuals who are at an early stage of their dental public health careers. We are especially interested in applications from residents in the DPH Residency programs who are completing their required research projects and from members of Student Chapters.
• Applications that seek to utilize and enhance partnership with existing programs, projects, and organizations.
Grant Program Requirements:
• Award recipients must be members of AAPHD.
• The funding activity has a limited duration, up to one year. However, a nonfunded extension may be granted for one additional year in order to complete the project.
• The recipient(s) will be required to submit a mid-year brief report and a final written report to the Foundation. The final report should include a financial and program summary of the project’s results.
• The recipient must present a poster at the National Oral Health Conference upon completion of their project.
• Travel costs to the annual meeting will be at the expense of the award recipients.
Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded. The grant will not pay institutional indirect costs, Principal Investigator’s salary, or patient care costs. The grant may be paid directly to individuals, institutions or sponsoring organizations upon receipt of an invoice.
Grant Program Timeline:
December 15, 2013 – Proposals Due
December 15, 2013 – February 14, 2014 -- Proposal Review
February 28, 2014 – Announce/Inform Grant Recipients
Foundation Grant Recipients may be recognized during the AAPHD Awards Ceremony at the National Oral Health Conference and in the NOHC Program.
Request for Proposals: Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures Capacity Building Grant
Deadline for submission: December 16, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. (MST)
The purpose of the Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures Capacity Building Grant is to support:
1) Community Health Assessments (new or ongoing): to better understand the root causes of childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes which will result in strategies and an action plan to address this health issue; or
2) Community Planning and Capacity Building: to create a community-driven action plan to address childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes (i.e. host stakeholder convenings, coalition building and collaboration efforts)
Grants will be awarded up to $20,000 each. Applications will be accepted from throughout the U.S. However preference will be given to grantees from three specific regions – the Southwest (New Mexico, Arizona), the Upper Midwest (Minnesota, Wisconsin) and the Southern Plains (Oklahoma, Texas).
The deadline for proposals is Monday, December 16, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. (MST). The system will automatically shut down at this time and will not allow for work in progress to continue. Please ensure you have completed and submitted your application by the deadline.
Questions? Contact email@example.com or Michelle Gutierrez, Program Officer, (505) 867-0775.
Call for Proposals: CATCH Planning, Implementation, and Resident Grants
PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION GRANTS
Up to $12,000 will be awarded on a competitive basis to individual pediatricians and fellowship trainees to plan innovative community-based child health initiatives that will ensure all children have medical homes and access to health care services not otherwise available in their community. Priority is given to projects that will be serving communities with the greatest health disparities.
All pediatricians are eligible to apply regardless of employment setting or retirement status.
Outreach must be to the community at large, not to practice or clinic patients only.
All initiatives should incorporate screening for or connecting children to medical homes and available insurance programs.
Up to $3,000 will be awarded on a competitive basis for pediatric residents to plan and/or implement community-based child health initiatives. Projects must include planning activities or demonstrate completed planning activities, and may include implementation activities.
To ensure project completion, residents who are in their 1st or 2nd year of residency on the application submission due date are eligible to apply; 3rd-year residents may apply as co-applicants, or as primary applicants if they will be chief resident in their 4th year.
Call for Proposals: Medical Toxicology Foundation Research Award: Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention
The deadline for submissions is 11:59 pm ET on February 14, 2014.
The Medical Toxicology Foundation is accepting proposals for innovative research projects designed to mitigate the harm associated with prescription drug abuse.
Misuse and abuse of prescription opioids, stimulants, and sedative medications has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. Overdose is now the leading cause of unintentional injury death, and most of these deaths are caused by prescription medications.
The MTF will support outstanding research and other initiatives that have the potential to reduce the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs, particularly among young people. A major goal is to support the development and/or analysis of innovative prevention, treatment, and/or harm reduction strategies.
The maximum amount of this award is $5,000 for direct costs. By policy, the MTF does not cover indirect costs. The maximum award period is two years.
The grant is open to any ACMT member in good standing. The PI or Senior Investigator must be an active ACMT member. Co-Investigators are not required to be ACMT members and collaboration with professionals from other disciplines is encouraged.
Emergency Medicine Foundation/Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Foundation Medical Student Research Grant
Deadline for receipt of application: January 10, 2014
The Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) and Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Foundation (SAEMF) jointly award stipends to encourage medical students to engage in and to be exposed to emergency medicine research.
An application for an EMF/SAEMF Medical Student Research Grant may be made by either a specific medical student or by an Emergency Medicine residency program wishing to sponsor a medical student research project. The specific medical student does not need to be identified at the time of application submission; however, preference will be given to an institution naming a specific student who has already committed to the project. Proposals approved for funding that do not name a student are not guaranteed funding. In theses cases, funds will be awarded on a first come, first served basis (when EMF is informed in writing that a student has committed to the project). The maximum number of awards funded will be determined annually by the EMF Board. Although an institution may receive multiple awards, only one application per research program (laboratory or clinical investigator) will be awarded.
DEFINITION OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE RESEARCH
Emergency medicine research is broadly defined as scientific investigation designed to furnish new knowledge relating to emergency medical care. Such investigations may focus on basic science research, clinical research, preventive medicine, epidemiology, cost-containment, and research in emergency medicine teaching and education.
The applicant is required to demonstrate that the project will be successfully completed at his or her institution. The applicant must demonstrate that access to a suitable caseload or patient population will be available for study during the funding period if a clinical research project is proposed. If a basic science or nonclinical project is proposed, the applicant must show that adequate and appropriately equipped laboratory space will be available during the funding period. Research involving animals or human subjects must be approved by the institutional review board (IRB), or its equivalent. A copy of the approval, or pending approval, must be sent with this application. IRB approval must be documented prior to dispensation of EMF funds.
EVALUATION OF APPLICATIONS
Each proposal will be evaluated by a committee composed of individuals from EMF and SAEMF according to the following criteria:
1. Relevance to the goals of the Medical Student Research Grant program.
2. Educational experience for the applicant.
3. The quality and scientific value of the project.
4. The research background and experience of the preceptor.
5. The preceptor’s ability to mentor.
6. Institutional support personnel, facilities, and commitment to research.
The final funding decision will be made by the Emergency Medicine Foundation, and all decisions are final.
Duration and Amount
The grant is for a maximum of $2,400, at least $1,200 which must be used as a student stipend. The grant is awarded to a student's institution and may not be used for faculty salary support, institutional overhead, or capital expenditures. The medical student's and/or preceptor's own institution may supplement the EMF/SAEMF Medical Student Research Grant within the guidelines set by that institution. Audited reports detailing how the funds were used may be required. Applicants can reapply each academic year for a second term of support on a competitive basis.
Emergency Medicine Foundation/EMRA Resident Research Grant
Deadline for receipt of application - January 10, 2014
The Emergency Medicine Foundation awards funds to support the development of research in emergency medicine. The goals of the EMF/EMRA Resident Research Program are: 1) to promote research within the specialty of emergency medicine, 2) to advance emergency medical care, and 3) to facilitate the academic growth and development of future researchers in emergency medicine and thereby invest in the future of the specialty of emergency medicine.
The EMF/EMRA Resident Research Grant attempts to maximize the applicant's educational experience in research while producing the best science. The educational agenda is best accomplished in an organized program of instruction on research methods in addition to the completion of the project itself.
A maximum of $5,000 will be awarded for each approved grant application. Funds are not to be used for capital equipment purchases, faculty salary support, publication costs, travel, or institutional overhead.
Emergency medicine research is broadly defined as scientific investigation designed to furnish new knowledge relating to emergency medical care. Such investigations may focus on basic science research, clinical research, preventive medicine, epidemiology, health care policy, or emergency medicine teaching and education.
QUALIFICATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE INVESTIGATORS
EMF Resident Research Grants are available to any physician who will be enrolled as a resident in good standing in an ACGME approved emergency medicine residency for the proposed funding year. The resident must have a faculty preceptor who is capable of ensuring the successful completion of the proposed project. A resident may competitively apply in succeeding years for other projects.
It is required that the applicant submit a letter of support from a preceptor at the applicant's institution. This letter must describe the preceptor's and the resident's roles and responsibilities in the proposed project. The preceptor must hold a have and MD, DO, PhD or equivalent degree. The preceptor must have proven ability to pursue independent research as evidenced by original research publications in peer-reviewed journals and/or funding from extramural sources. The preceptor may be in any department within the applicant's institution.
The applicant and preceptor assume responsibility for conducting the research projects and supervising the work of the resident and associate investigators. The applicant and preceptor must demonstrate that access to a suitable caseload or patient population will be available for study during the funding period if a clinical research project is proposed. If a basic science or nonclinical project is proposed, the applicant must show that adequate and appropriately equipped laboratory space will be available during the funding period. Research involving animals or human subjects must be approved by the institutional review board (IRB), or its equivalent, and a copy of the approval or pending approval sent with this application. IRB approval must be documented prior to dispensation of EMF funds. Letters of support from the Emergency Medicine Chair and Residency Director are required.
Each application will be reviewed by emergency medicine specialists who are involved/informed in basic and clinical emergency medicine research. Each application will be judged by: 1) the educational experience for the resident, including a program of instruction on research methods and the format for evaluating the progress of the award year, 2) the role of the resident applicant in the initiation, development, conduct, and reporting of the project, 3) the scientific content of the research projects, including background support, hypothesis statement, methodology, sample size calculations and planned statistical analysis, 4) the significance of the project, and 5) the qualifications of the preceptor. There should be an acknowledgement that the resident is the author of the grant application. The final funding decision will be made by the Emergency Medicine Foundation Board of Trustees, and all decisions are final.