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Nurse in Washington Internship Grant
One grant sponsored by Nursing Economic$, The Journal for Health Care Leaders
Sponsored by the Nursing Organizations Alliance, the NIWI program provides nurses the opportunity to learn how to influence health care through the legislative and regulatory processes. Participants learn from health policy experts and government officials, network with other nurses, and visit members of Congress. For more information about the NIWI program, visit The Alliance website at www.nursing-alliance.org.
To support a qualified ANNA member to attend the annual Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI) program.
• Registration for internship
• Reimbursement of expenses for travel, hotel (double occupancy), and per diem
1. Candidates will apply for the internship.
2. Be a current full member of ANNA, having been a member for a minimum of the last 2 years as of the awards/scholarship application deadline date.
3. Actively involved in nephrology nursing related health care services.
4. Has not attended NIWI in the past 2 years.
November 15, 2014 (for the 2015 NIWI program)
1. Submit a letter of application to the ANNA National Office at firstname.lastname@example.org (ATTN: Casey Pladus) addressing the following criteria:
a. Evidence of current activity in the legislative arena on the local, state, or national levels.
b. Strong communication skills.
c. Willingness to be partnered with a member of the ANNA Health Policy Committee for the calendar year following NIWI, and to serve on a future ANNA Health Policy Committee.
d. Ability to meet the time requirements for preparation for NIWI.
e. Describe how the internship will help in his/her current clinical role and his/her role in ANNA.
2. Include a professional photograph (head and shoulder view only) with the application.
3. The selected intern will be notified by the President-Elect.
4.The selected intern will be required to submit a report describing how they plan to use and/or have used their experience at NIWI to benefit ANNA. Reports will be due within 60 days of the close of the meeting.
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 Nominations: Excellence in Rehabilitation of Aging Persons Award
The Excellence in Rehabilitation of Aging Persons Award is designed to acknowledge outstanding contributions in the field of rehabilitation of aging persons.
The individual who is nominated should demonstrate sustained contributions to the field of rehabilitation of aging persons. The nominee’s work may be in any or all of the areas of teaching or patient care, or publications which may include scholarly works, books, monographs, administrative directives, or public policy papers. Examples of potential candidates for consideration may include: a psychologist working in the area of psychological rehabilitation, a biologist who is working a lifetime on Parkinson’s disease, or someone working at NIA who is overseeing rehabilitation research. Practitioners such as physicians, nurses, therapists could also be candidates. This award will be presented at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting at the Health Sciences Section Business Meeting. The award consists of a cash award of $250 and a certificate.
Deadline: May 1st
Applicants do not have to be a member of GSA.
This is a Health Sciences Section Award, but it is open to anyone in the rehabilitation community.
Nominator or endorser of nomination must be a GSA member.
Nomination packet should include:
A detailed formal nomination letter
Up to 2 letters of endorsement (in additional to the nomination letter)
A current Curriculum Vitae
Digital Copies of Publications (books require 5 hard copies)
Presented annually at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting at the Health Sciences Section Business Meeting, the award consists of a cash award of $250 and a certificate.
In order to nominate someone for the Excellence in Rehabilitation Award, please send your nomination packet to email@example.com with a subject of "Excellence in Rehabilitation Award Nomination - NOMINEE NAME HERE." Please remember to substitute your nominee's name in the subject.
Call for Nominations: M. Powell Lawton Award
The M. Powell Lawton Award, sponsored by The Polisher Research Institute of the Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life, recognizes outstanding contributions from applied gerontological research that have benefited older people and their care. The award was established to honor the memory of the late M. Powell Lawton, PhD, director emeritus of the Polisher Research Institute and a leading figure in aging research.
The award is presented at the GSA's Annual Scientific Meeting to an individual who exemplifies Dr. Lawton's personal and professional qualities, and whose contributions in gerontology have led to innovations in gerontological treatment, practice or service, prevention, or amelioration of symptoms or barriers. Individuals who have influenced public policy changes or demonstrated leadership in defining and implementing a creative program that led to improvement in the lives of older persons are also eligible.
The awardee receives a $2,500 cash prize and certificate, and presents a lecture at the GSA's Annual Scientific Meeting the following year. In addition, if the awardee has no support for attending the meeting, up to $1,000 can be made available for travel and per diem expenses.
Nominations of candidates in the early or mid stages of their careeers are encouraged.
Nominations should be responsive to the following guidelines:
Description and documentation of the nominee's contribution, including originality and creativity.
Demonstration of the innovation's positive impact over a sustained period.
Evidence of replication by others or dissemination.
The significance of the contribution in improving the lives of older persons.
An explanation of how the candidate exemplifies the qualities of the late M. Powell Lawton, including evidence of leadership, commitment to mentorship, humility, and respect.
The nominator must be a member of GSA, however nominees can be nonmembers.
Formal nomination letter.
A current Curriculum Vitae.
Two letters of endorsement.
Nomination packets must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject of "Lawton Award Nomination - NOMINEE NAME HERE." Please remember to substitute your nominee's name in the subject.