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Call for Applications: Breast Reconstruction Surgery Public Awareness Grants
The Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF) is committed to supporting organizations that focus on increasing breast reconstruction surgery awareness and education to women and their family members. Through The PSF's Breast Reconstruction Awareness Fund, The PSF awards a limited number of Breast Reconstruction Surgery Public Awareness Grants to U.S. based, tax-exempt public 501(c)(3) charities that have demonstrated a commitment to increasing the awareness of breast reconstruction surgery.
We are now accepting applications for the 2014 BRA Fund Public Awareness Grants!
Breast Reconstruction Surgery Public Awareness Grants, up to $10,000, are awarded to U.S. based tax-exempt public 501(c) (3) charities with a demonstrated commitment to developing and implementing projects and programs for the purpose of raising the awareness of breast reconstruction surgery options in the community.
Breast Reconstruction Surgery Public Awareness Grant applications for the 2014 grant cycle will be accepted through April 4, 2014.
All applications must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 4, 2014. Announcements of grant awards will be made by June 1, 2014.
Special consideration will be given to those organizations that are participating in BRA Day 2014 events.
For additional information about The Breast Reconstruction Surgery Public Awareness Grant, please contact email@example.com.
Call for Nominations: American Association for the Advancement of Science Early Career Award for Public Engagement With Science
Nomination Deadline: 15 October
The AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science, established in 2010, recognizes early-career scientists and engineers who demonstrate excellence in their contribution to public engagement with science activities. A monetary prize of $5,000, a commemorative plaque, complimentary registration to the AAAS Annual Meeting, and reimbursement for reasonable hotel and travel expenses to attend the AAAS Annual Meeting to receive the prize are given to the recipient.
For the purposes of this award, public engagement activities are defined as the individual’s active participation in efforts to engage with the public on science- and technology-related issues and promote meaningful dialogue between science and society, as highlighted in this video.
The award will be given at the AAAS Annual Meeting.
Nominee must be an early-career scientist or engineer in academia, government or industry actively conducting research in any scientific discipline (including social sciences and medicine). Groups or institutions will not be considered for this award. AAAS employees are ineligible. One scientist or engineer will be chosen to receive the award on an annual basis.
• “Early career” is defined as an individual who has been in his/her current field for less than seven years and pre-tenure or job equivalent. Post-doctoral students are eligible for this award.
Nominee will have demonstrated excellence in his/her contribution to public engagement with science activities, with a focus on interactive dialogue between the individual and a non-scientific, public audience(s).
•Types of public engagement activities might include: informal science education, public outreach, public policy, and/or science communication activities, such as mass media, public dialogue, radio, TV and film, science café, science exhibit, science fair, and social and online media.
All nominations must be submitted fully completed and postmarked on or before midnight, 15 October. Nominations should be emailed to the AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology.
Nominations may be made by AAAS affiliate organizations, universities, government agencies, media, research organizations, and individuals.
Prior nomination does not exclude a candidate from consideration in subsequent years.
The selection committee will include distinguished scientists, engineers, science communicators, and science popularizers named by AAAS. The decisions of the committee will be final.
During the award year, AAAS will expect the recipient will continue participating in public engagement with science activities and initiatives.
You should provide:
• name, position, institution, professional address and e-mail, professional phone and fax, home address and home phone number of the candidate;
• name, position, institution, and professional address and phone of the nominator;
• a statement of the public engagement activities that form the basis for the nomination;
• at least two representative material samples or other documentation which illustrate or describe the candidate’s contribution;
• the candidate’s vitae;
• and the names of two supporting persons whom AAAS may contact for more information on the candidate and his/her contributions.
All materials submitted become the property of AAAS.
Please submit information electronically to:
AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology
Attn: Linda Hosler
Call for Nominations: American Association for the Advancement of Science Award for Scientific Freedom and Responsibility
Nomination deadline: September 1, 2014
The AAAS Award for Scientific Freedom and Responsibility is presented annually by the American Association for the Advancement of Science to honor scientists and engineers whose exemplary actions have served to foster scientific freedom and responsibility.
The Award recognizes scientists and engineers who have:
• acted to protect the public’s health, safety, or welfare; or
• focused public attention on important potential impacts of science and technology on society by their responsible participation in public policy debates; or
• established important new precedents in carrying out the social responsibilities or in defending the professional freedom of scientists and engineers.
This annual award was established in 1980 and consists of a prize of $5,000, a commemorative plaque, complimentary registration, and reimbursement for travel and hotel expenses to attend the AAAS Annual Meeting.
We hope that the presentation of this award will inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers as they begin their careers.
The award is open to all regardless of nationality or citizenship.
• Send us your name, address, and phone number; and the name(s) and address(es) of the nominee.
• A summary of the action(s) that form the basis for the nomination (about 250 words).
• A longer statement (no more than three pages) providing additional details of the action(s) for which the candidate is nominated.
• The candidate’s vita (no more than three pages).
• Any documentation (books, articles, or other materials) that illuminates the significance of the nominee’s achievement may also be submitted.
All materials become the property of AAAS.
Please submit all information to:
AAAS Science and Policy Programs
Attention: Deborah Runkle
1200 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Call for Applications: Media Travel Grant for Journalists for EuroScience Open Forum 2014
EuroScience Open Forum 2014 – Copenhagen, 21-26 June 2014
1. – Purpose
The organisers of Europe’s largest general science event, EuroScience Open Forum, invite journalists from around the world to apply for media travel grants. It is expected that 250 media representatives will be at the science forum in Copenhagen from 21-26 June 2014.
The slogan of EuroScience Open Forum 2014 in Copenhagen (ESOF2014) is ‘Science Building Bridges’. One of the main objectives of the event is to build links between the media and the research community by providing a platform where journalists can discuss and report on the latest scientific developments.
To secure that journalists from a broad range of news organisations take part, EuroScience Open Forum 2014 in Copenhagen has announced its Media Travel Grant Scheme.
2. – The scheme
The ESOF2014 Secretariat offers a lump sum of €750 to help cover the costs of travel and accommodation for journalists who wish to report from ESOF2014.
Please note that all expenses covered must be in accordance with the travel guidelines issued by the Danish Agency for Science and Innovation. This means that all travel must be on economy class only and that accommodation expenses must not exceed €135 per night (February 2014).
3. – Who can apply?
Journalists irrespective of their gender, age, nationality, place of residence and media (newspaper, news agency, magazine, radio, TV or New Media) are welcome to apply.
4. – Application procedure
On submitting the application form for the travel grant, you agree to the full acceptance of the rules and to the decisions taken by the ESOF2014 Media Travel Grant Selection Committee.
The deadline for submitting an application is Friday 14 March 2014 at 13:00 CET.
5. – Selection Committee and decision
The Selection Committee is composed of members of the ESOF2014 Secretariat and the ESOF2014 International Media and Marketing Committee.
The selection of candidates will be based on the applicant’s CV and motivation statement. The Selection Committee will also strive to secure that various countries and types of media are represented in the group of successful applicants.
An e-mail with the decision will be sent in early April 2014 to all applicants stating whether or not their application has been successful.
6. – Payment conditions
Money will be transferred to the grantees after ESOF2014, subject to:
Mandatory participation at EuroScience Open Forum 2014 in Copenhagen.
Provision of documentation for travel and accommodation expenses up to a total of €750*
Completion of a feedback questionnaire regarding the scheme.
* Please note that all expenses covered must be in accordance with the travel guidelines issued by the Danish Agency for Science and Innovation.
7. – Information
For any further information, please contact the ESOF2014 Media Team at Media.ESOF2014@fi.dk
Call for Nominations: Dr. Charles H. Hudson Award for Cardiopulmonary Public Health
The annual award recognizes efforts to positively influence the public’s awareness of cardiopulmonary health and wellness. Past recipients of this prestigious award include Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Senator Frank Lautenberg, the American Lung Association, and the Allergy & Asthma Network—Mothers of Asthmatics, Inc.
The award is funded by an endowment from Hudson Respiratory Care, Inc., formerly Hudson Oxygen Therapy Sales Company, and was established in 1986 in honor of the company’s founder, Charles H. Hudson, DDS. This award consists of a plaque, coach airfare, one night's lodging, and registration for the AARC Congress 2014.
Submit a typed letter of 1,000 words or less that answers each of the following questions as appropriate for the nominee. Nominees may include individuals, groups, or organizations whose primary effort has promoted cardiopulmonary health and wellness.
How has the nominee promoted cardiopulmonary health and wellness? Outline and describe major activities, events, research, or public policy the nominee has affected.
Describe how public cardiopulmonary health and awareness have been influenced through the efforts of the nominee.
Why is the nominee a role model for others in terms of public health?
How has the nominee promoted the objectives relative to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services “Healthy People 2000,” the federal agenda for a healthier America?
Please include any supporting documentation and, in the case of an individual, a curriculum vitae, if available.
Nominations will be accepted at any time; however, the deadline for receiving nominations in the ARCF office is June 1. The award will be presented at the AARC Awards Ceremony.
Scott and Paul Pearsall Scholarship
$10,000 to support work that seeks to increase the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma experienced by adults who live with physical disabilities.
Deadline: October 1, 2014
Sponsor: American Psychological Foundation
The Scott and Paul Pearsall Scholarship supports graduate work that seeks to increase the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma experienced by adults living with physical disabilities, such as cerebral palsy.
Encourage talented students to orient their careers to understanding the psychological effect of stigma on people with disabilities.
Develop strategies to improve the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma felt by individuals with physical disability, in order to reduce harmful misconceptions.
Encourage dissemination of findings to the public, expressly through media.
Amount: One $10,000 scholarship.
Be full-time graduate students in good standing at an accredited university.
Have received IRB approval before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.
Application materials must be submitted online.
International Foundation for Ethical Research Graduate Fellowship Program for Alternatives to the Use of Animals in Science
Pre-Proposal Application Deadline is March 30th
The purpose of IFER’s Fellowship Program is to provide financial incentives to graduate students in science that encourage them at the earliest stages of their career to integrate innovation and discovery with ethics and respect for animals. Fellowships are awarded to those candidates whose program of study shows the greatest potential to replace the use of animals in science. Graduate Fellowships to develop alternatives to the use of animals in research, testing and education are open to students enrolled in Master’s and Ph.D. programs in the sciences, and human or veterinary medicine. Fellowships will also be considered for graduate students in other fields, such as education, psychology, humanities, journalism, and the law, for projects that show promise to increase public awareness or to promote changes in the legal system or public policy regarding the use of animals in research, testing, and education.
Society for Vascular Nursing Research Grant
All applicants for project/research support should submit requests on the Research Grant Application Form for merit comparison of proposals. The applicant and the institution are required to affirm that satisfactory ethical precautions shall be taken with regard to projects involving human subjects as described in the guidelines. All applications shall be reviewed by the Vascular Nursing Research Grant Subcommittee of the Research Committee of the Society for Vascular Nursing.
The deadline for submitting an application for the 2014 SVN Research Grant has been extended until March 15, 2014.
The project coordinator/principal investigator (PC/PI) has scientific responsibilities for the conduct of the proposed clinical project/research and assumes responsibility for supervising such assistants as may be required. The PC/PI, along with the institution’s fiscal officer (when indicated), is also responsible for the expenditure and proper reporting of awarded funds.
The PC/PI must be a registered, professional nurse (RN).
Any PC/PI applicant without a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) or a master’s degree in a related field must identify a nursing research consultant prepared at the master’s level or above who shall provide guidance throughout the project.
Top twenty vascular nursing research priorities
1. Strategies to increase public awareness of the signs and symptoms of vascular disease.
2. Strategies to increase public awareness of stroke warning signs.
3. Strategies to increase early detection and treatment of vascular disease.
4. Strategies to prevent amputation in high risk populations
5. Outcomes of patients cared for on a dedicated vascular unit vs. a medical-surgical unit.
6. Strategies to educate the public to help prevent the development of vascular disease.
7. Strategies to increase public awareness on the adverse effects of uncontrolled diabetes.
8. Strategies to manage chronic ischemic pain.
9. Strategies to reduce healthcare costs and length of stay while improving outcomes.
10. Nurse’s role in vascular ulcer prevention, identification, treatment, and education.
11. Strategies to increase diabetic patient compliance with diet, exercise, and glucose control.
12. Strategies to prevent wound and postoperative incision infections.
13. Outcomes of nurse-run clinics.
14. Effect of exercise on claudication symptoms.
15. Strategies to increase patient’s knowledge of venous ulcer prevention.
16. What is the patient’s understanding of discharge instructions after vascular surgery?
17. Nursing strategies to facilitate recovery after vascular surgery.
18. Factors that affect patient outcomes after major vascular procedures.
19. Prevention of readmissions in high risk patients.
20. Prevention of deep vein thrombosis in high risk patients.
Emily M. Gray Award
Established in 1997; the first award was presented in 1998.
Deadline for nominations: May 1 of each year.
The Emily M. Gray Award is given for significant contributions to education in biophysics, contributions that may include a distinguished record of excellence in classroom instruction, in mentoring research scientists at any level, in developing novel educational methods or materials, in promoting scientific outreach efforts to the public or to youth, in generating a track record of attracting new students to thefield of biophysics, or in otherwise fostering an environment exceptionally conducive to education in biophysics. The Emily M. Gray Lecture will be the keynote presentation at the Student Symposium at the Annual Meeting. The winner receives an honorarium of $750.
Nominee must have made an exceptional contribution to education in biophysics.
Nominee must be a member of the Society in good standing.
Nominator must submit completed Nomination Form and required documents.
Nominations packets must include the following:
Completed Award Nomination Form
Letter describing qualifications of the nominee
Two supporting letters
Nominee’s curriculum vitae, focusing on educational and teaching contributions, and relevant list of publications
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Distinguished Student Service Award in Clinical Psychology
This award recognizes a graduate student in clinical psychology who has made outstanding service contributions to the profession and the community.
Deadline: November 1, 2014
Sponsor: Division 12: Society of Clinical Psychology
Service contributions can include:
Development of creative educational programs or other novel activities in the advancement of service.
Working to increase funding for agencies and/or volunteer time.
Working on legislation regarding mental health.
General mental health advocacy; as initiating outreach to under served communities or substantive involvement in efforts to do such outreach.
Recipients of the award receives a plaque, a $200 honorarium contributed jointly by Division 12 and Journal of Clinical Psychology, and a complementary two-year subscription to JCLP.
To be eligible for this award nominees must be a person who is a matriculated doctoral students in clinical psychology (this may include pre-doctoral interns) and who is a student member (affiliate) of Division 12.
The Division 12 Education & Training Committee will determine the award recipients
How to apply
Nominations must include a CV and at least one letter of endorsement. Self-nominations are permitted and should include at least one external endorsement.
Please submit nomination materials electronically to Awards Committee Chair. Inquiries should be directed to the Division 12 Central Office at 303-652-3126 or via email.