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Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation Young Investigator Scholarships for the 14th International Conference on Alzheimer's Drug Discovery
Ten ADDF Young Investigator Scholarships will be presented. Each of these 10 scholarships provides:
A single registration to attend the conference
Opportunity to present a poster at the conference
Name recognition in the program and on the conference website
Scholarship recipients are expected to attend the 14th International Conference on Alzheimer's Drug Discovery to receive the award.
The applicant must be a graduate student or a postdoctoral fellow. Postdoctoral applicants should have no more than four years of postdoctoral training including postdoctoral training at other institutions. Physician-scientists are eligible to apply. The program has no geographic restrictions. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
All applications must be submitted by July 19, 2013. Winners will be announced via email.
The following materials must be submitted for consideration by the ADDF’s Young Investigator Scholarship Review Committee:
Application Form (sumbitted online)
Current curriculum vitae that includes a list of publications (by email to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Short Bowel Syndrome Foundation Gutsy Grant Award
Short Bowel Foundation is pleased to grant twelve (12) $500.00 scholarships.
The purpose of our grants is to provide support to individuals, who live with Short Bowel Syndrome, who have been diagnosed with or treated for a chronic/life threatening disease.
The deadline to return your complete application packet is December 24, 2013.
To be eligible, an applicant must satisfy the below requirements in full:
--Applicant must have been diagnosed with Short Bowel Syndrome at some point in their life.
-- Must have been diagnosed with and/or been actively treated for a chronic or life threatening disease
-- Applicant must write an essay on how their diagnosis has impacted their lives and their future goals. (1000 word maximum)
-- Applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from their Treating Gastroenterologist/Surgeon/or Primary Care Physician.
If you have a previous letter of recommendation that states the patient lives with SBS we will
also accept that letter as well.
-- Applicant must provide one letter of recommendation from non-related persons (examples: other SBS families,
teachers, coaches, community leaders). Reference must include their name, address and phone number within the letter.
Scholarship Amount is $500.00
The award is awarded in full directly to the Patient (if 18 or older).
If the patient is a minor (under 18) the check will be made out to the Legal Guardian of the Child.
International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation International Traveling Scholarships
The ISHLT will fund a minimum of ten International Traveling Scholarships annually. These awards are open to any member of the Society, in any country. They represent a unique opportunity for garnering fresh ideas and collaborative work across the globe. There are two submission dates annually: August 1 and December 1. Applicants will be informed of the decision within 1 month of the application deadline.
Applications are now being accepted for the August 1, 2013 deadline.
If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Phyllis Glenn at email@example.com.
The purpose of this award is to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and techniques regarding heart and lung transplantation and the treatment of end stage heart and lung failure and to build relationships between individuals, institutions, and countries. The Scholarships may be used to learn new techniques in the clinic, operating room, or laboratory or just to experience first-hand how others deal with challenging problems.
Each award will be in a amount of up to $6,000. ALL members of the Society are eligible to apply for a Scholarship.
It is anticipated that each Scholarship will be for up to one month, however no absolute time is stipulated. Visits of less than 2 weeks will not be funded. The funding may be used for travel, accommodation, and/or subsistence for the recipient, with a maximum of $100 per day for food and accommodations. The funding may not be used to cover other costs, such as accompanying family members or salary, nor to cover any associated costs borne by the recipient's home institution, such as for the back-filling of clinical duties or for indirect costs/institutional overhead.
The applicant or the applicant's department head at either the home or host institution must be a member of the ISHLT in good standing at the time of application, and the award recipient must be a member of ISHLT prior to funding.
The applicant cannot be in a temporary position (<1 year). The goal of the award is to facilitate the international interchange of knowledge and experience. Therefore priority will be given to trans-national and international interchange.
Funding Stipulations/Award Policies
The funded visit must begin within 6 months of notification that the recipient has been selected to receive the award.
Award funding will be provided no more than 30 days prior to the initial date of travel.
The duration of the visit for which funds will be used may not be less than two weeks. The funds must be used for the purpose described in the application and may not be used to supplement other funding received for the same purpose.
A report detailing the funded experience and what was accomplished and learned must be submitted in writing to ISHLT within two months of the conclusion of the visit. ISHLT may choose to publish the report in the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, the ISHLT LINKS newsletter, or on the ISHLT website.
ISHLT must be acknowledged as a funding source in all publications and presentations derived from the Scholarship via the following statement, "This work was supported by a travelling award from the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation." Copies of any such publications must be submitted to the ISHLT Headquarters office.
An accounting of how the funds were used must be provided to ISHLT within 2 months of the conclusion of the visit. Unused funds must be returned to ISHLT.
Funding will be made to the recipient's home institution. No payments will be made directly to the recipient.
The award recipient and the award recipient's home and host institutions agree that the funds will be expended for the purpose(s) described in the application, that there is no duplicate funding for these purposes, and that no portion of the award will be used to pay for indirect costs or institutional overhead.
No individual may receive more than one award per year.
OrthoPediatrics Travel Scholarships to the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine 67th Annual Meeting
The OrthoPediatrics Travel Scholarships to the AACPDM 67th Annual Meeting are designed to allow six residents/fellows in training or medical professionals early in their career to attend our Annual Meeting who would not otherwise be able to attend. The scholarship is open to: Residents/Fellows in training, Physicians in their first year of practice, and Allied Health Professionals (nurses, physical, occupational, speech, and recreational therapists).
Scholarship winners receive
Complimentary basic registration to the Annual Meeting
Complimentary Instructional Courses
Valuable networking opportunities
Opportunity to learn from multi-disciplinary experts in the field of childhood-onset disabilities
Reimbursement of travel, hotel and food expenses up to $1,500
Applicants must be working in the field of treating patients with cerebral palsy and other childhood onset disabilities, but need not hold a doctoral level degree.
Applicants must be training or practicing in the United States.
Applicants must not have received an AACPDM Student Scholarship in 2011, 2012 or 2013. Applicants for the 2013 Student Scholarship may apply for the OrthoPediatrics Travel Scholarship, but cannot be awarded both scholarships.
Application Submission Process
Applicants must submit a Request for Support letter, explaining their need for a scholarship and how they would benefit from receiving a scholarship. The letter should include their role in treating patients with cerebral palsy and other childhood-onset disabilities.
Residents/Fellows in training will need a support letter from their educational institution. Physicians in their first year of practice and allied health professionals will need a support letter from their supervisor.
Both letters must be submitted in a single PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 30th, 2013.
The AACPDM Membership Committee will review the applications and award three scholarships to surgical resident/trainees and three scholarships to non-surgical practitioners (early career), based on the following criteria:
Academic and clinical strengths and interests
Ability to implement knowledge obtained into current practice and disseminate it across a wide spectrum of individuals
Inclusion of support letter
Submission of abstract for poster or platform presentation
American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Medical Student Travel Grant
The American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery’s purpose of existence is to promote, encourage, foster and advance the art and science of microsurgical and other complex reconstructions. To do this the organization has established a forum for teaching, research and free discussion of reconstructive microsurgical methods and principles. Yearly, the ASRM holds a scientific annual meeting which has a longstanding tradition of presenting cutting edge topics in microsurgery, panel discussions and breakout courses applicable to the clinician as well as the researcher.
The American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery is committed to investing in the future of microsurgery. Therefore, the ASRM has implemented a scholarship program to assist medical students that want to attend the annual meeting. To qualify medical students must:
be a medical student at the time of the meeting
not be presenting during the meeting
have a letter of support from their Program Director
be granted time away from rotation to attend meeting
This scholarship covers the costs associated with meeting registration, 3 night’s hotel lodging at the host hotel and $500 towards travel expenses. Additional expenses are the responsibility of the student or institution.
Applications Due: October 15th
Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board Certification Scholarship
Submission Deadline: January 1, 2014
This award encourages nurses to seek and retain certification in orthopaedics. The ONC credential recognizes knowledge in the specialty practice of musculoskeletal nursing.
Blinding the Application
All awards undergo blind review. Candidates must remove all identifying information from the application form and all accompanying documentation to ensure anonymity and fairness. An original of the application and supporting documents must be sent with three (3) blinded photocopies. A self-addressed, stamped postcard for acknowledging receipt of your application must also be enclosed with your submission. The ONCB recommends that applicants retain a copy of submitted materials.
Applications must be received at the ONCB office by January 1, 2014, to be considered for the award. Submissions received after the deadline will not receive consideration. The ONCB recommends that applications be sent via registered or certified mail. The ONCB is not responsible for non-performance on the part of the mail. No faxed copies will be accepted.
Scoring of Awards
Each award application will receive an identification number when received at the ONCB office. The application will then receive blind review based on an objective point system. It will be scored by ONCB members in conjunction with other appropriate reviewers.
Incomplete submissions and applications will not be considered.
Questions can be directed to the ONCB office (888-561-6622).
Call for Nominations: Council on Social Work Education Ashley Brooks-Danso Memorial Fund Student Travel Scholarship
The Ashley Brooks-Danso Memorial Fund will begin accepting nominations for the Student Travel Scholarship on May 1, 2013! One student will win $500 for travel expenses to the 2013 CSWE Annual Program Meeting (APM) in Dallas, Texas and a complimentary APM registration.
The CSWE Gero-Ed Center will provide a travel scholarship for a baccalaureate or master’s level social work student with an interest in aging to attend the 2013 CSWE Annual Program Meeting (APM) and its Gero-Ed Track events. The student awardee will receive a complimentary APM registration and $500 to be used toward travel expenses. The student will be expected to write a short reflection about his or her experience at APM that will be featured on our website.
The Ashley Brooks-Danso Memorial Fund honors the life and legacy of Ashley Brooks-Danso (1979–2011) by supporting students with scholarship and stipend opportunities. From 2004–2008 Ashley co-directed the CSWE Gero-Ed Center and was a friend, mentor, and colleague to many in the social work community. Ashley’s great passion at the Center was finding creative ways to recruit students to gerontological social work and help support their studies.
Nominees must meet the following eligibility requirements:
-- Be currently enrolled full- or part-time students in a CSWE-accredited baccalaureate or master’s level social work program,
-- Demonstrate an interest in aging through a field placement, service learning, coursework, or similar activity, and
-- Be nominated by a social work faculty member from their current program.
Social work faculty nominators must submit the application form, which includes a cover sheet, educator statement, and student statement, to email@example.com. Applications are due by Monday, July 1, 2013 at 11:59pm ET.
2013 Systems of Care Special Program Scholarship
Co-sponsored by SAMHSA's Center for Mental Health Services, AACAP's Committee on Community-based Systems of Care, and AACAP's Schools Committee
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is pleased to announce the opportunity for child and adolescent psychiatry residents to apply for the 2013 Systems of Care Special Program Scholarship. The scholarship includes $1,000 for travel expenses to the AACAP's 60th Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL.*
The AACAP 2013 Special Program is a day-long event taking place on Monday, October 21 that will provide attendees with knowledge, skills and attitudes to better serve children and families in the context of the juvenile justice system. Knowledge of clinical, legal, social, and systems issues will be reviewed. Presentations will describe the epidemiology of the mental health needs of youth in the juvenile justice system, provide practical information about assessment and treatment of mental health issues in this population, offer perspectives of several youth and family representatives, and describe the needs of this specific sub-populations of youth.
$1,000 (plus shared funds) for travel expenses to the AACAP's 60th Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL.
The chance to network with colleagues working in systems-based care.
Applicants must be child and adolescent psychiatry residents at the time of the AACAP Annual Meeting in October 2013.
Participants must be currently enrolled in a residency program in the United States; residents in their first or second year of training are eligible. Triple Boarders in their fourth or fifth year of training in their triple board programs are eligible.
Participants must either be members of the AACAP or have a membership application pending at the time of application.
Participants must attend the Special program and at least one other Annual Meeting events sponsored by AACAP’s Committee on Community-based Systems of Care.
Scholarship recipients will have to present a poster on a Systems of Care topic/project during the lunch break.
Recipients must also give a presentation on what they have learned to residents in their training programs
Use the online awards system to complete your application and to upload your Curriculum Vitae, a personal statement articulating a compelling reason for wanting to attend the Systems of Care Special Program, a poster topic form, and a letter of shared funding support from a local institution. Your Residency Program Director must also upload a completed form indicating good standing from your training program.
Please see complete detailed instructions on the online awards system by clicking on the following link:
Applications will be reviewed by members of the Committee on Community-Based Systems of Care. Recipients will be notified in early August.
Letter of Shared Funding
Applicants must submit a Letter of Shared Funding that should include the following information:
The name of the sponsoring institution/program;
The total dollar amount that will be provided to the trainee (minimum cost-share amount of $300);
A statement indicating that documentation proving receipt of payment by the trainee will be provided to AACAP by the institution/program;
A signature on behalf of the institution/program by an authorized signer, indicating financial responsibility for the amount indicated.
Oftentimes, applicants secure funding through their training program or regional organization. Applicants who have difficulty in securing local funding should contact the AACAP’s Department of Government Affairs and Clinical Practice at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance by June 30, 2013.
Applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm (EDT) on July 12, 2013 for consideration.
*Residents may apply to both the Special Program Scholarship and the Educational Outreach Program; however, individuals cannot receive both awards at the same time.
AACAP reserves the right to waive liabilities.
For more information, contact AACAP’s Clinical Practice Manager at email@example.com or (202)587-9671
Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship
This fellowship promotes the advancement of knowledge and learning in the field of child psychology.
Deadline: November 15, 2013
Sponsor: American Psychological Foundation
The Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship program supports graduate research projects and scholarships in child psychology.
Nurture excellent young scholars for careers in areas of psychology, such as child-clinical, pediatric, school, educational and developmental psychopathology.
Support scholarly work contributing to the advancement of knowledge in these areas.
Up to four research awards of up to $25,000 each; up to two $5,000 scholarships for runners-up.
Support for one year only.
Only one application accepted from any one institution in any given year.
Tuition waiver/coverage from home institution.
Completed doctoral candidacy (documentation required).
Demonstrated research competence and area commitment.
IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.
Conformance with stated program goals.
Magnitude of incremental contribution.
Quality of proposed work.
Applicant’s demonstrated scholarship and research competence.
Description of proposed project to include goal, relevant background, target population, methods and anticipated outcomes.
Format: not to exceed 6 pages
a. 1 inch margins, 12 point Times New Roman font.
b. Relevant background, literature review, specific aims, significance: approximately 2 pages.
c. Methods section: approximately 3 pages (The method section must be detailed enough so that the design, assessments, and procedures can be evaluated.)
d. Implications section: approximately 1 page.
Timeline for execution.
Full budget and justification.
Two letters of recommendation (one from a graduate advisor and the other from the department chair or director of graduate studies).
Copy of IRB approval.
Submit a completed application online by the deadline. Questions about this program should be directed to Parie Kadir, Program Officer, via email.
American Psychological Foundation Graduate Student Scholarships
The purpose of the scholarship program is to assist graduate students of psychology with research costs.
Deadline: June 30, 2013
Sponsor: APF and the Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology
APF awards 15 annual scholarships for graduate student research:
The $5,000 Harry and Miriam Levinson Scholarship
The $5,000 William and Dorothy Bevan Scholarship
The $3,000 Ruth G. and Joseph D. Matarazzo Scholarship
The $2,000 Clarence J. Rosecrans Scholarship
The $1,000 William C. Howell Scholarship
The $1,000 Peter and Malina James and Dr. Louis P. James Legacy Scholarship
In conjunction with the Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology, APF awards nine additional $1,000 scholarships.
The major criteria are related to the research proposal. Proposals will be rated on the description of the context for the research (a brief literature review), the clarity and comprehensibility of the research question, the appropriateness of the research design, the general importance (theoretical, applied) of the research and the use of requested funds (with preference given for funds to actually conduct the research as opposed to tuition, travel, books and journals). Secondary criteria are related to the student's background, including previous publications or presentations at conferences, awards won at the student's institution, the letter of recommendations from the major advisor, breadth of courses taken and grades in courses.
Graduate students enrolled in an interim master's program or doctoral program are eligible to apply. If a student is currently enrolled in a terminal master's program, the student must intend to enroll in a PhD program. Students at any stage of graduate study are encouraged to apply. The purpose of the scholarship program is to assist graduate students of psychology with research costs associated with the master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation. The American Psychological Association Science Directorate administers the granting of the scholarships.
Each graduate department of psychology that is a member of COGDOP may submit nominations. The number of candidates that each member department is allowed to nominate depends upon the total number of students enrolled in the graduate program. Departments that have 100 or fewer students enrolled in their graduate programs may nominate one (1) candidate; departments that have 101-200 graduate students enrolled may nominate up to two (2) candidates; and departments that have more than 200 graduate students enrolled may nominate up to three (3) candidates. NOTE: nominees must be currently enrolled in the graduate program at the time grants are awarded.
APF encourages applications from individuals who represent diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability and sexual orientation.
How to apply
Each application must include five (5) collated sets of the following materials:
1. A completed application form. Additional copies of the form may be photocopied and are also available on the COGDOP website.
2. A 3-page maximum letter of recommendation from the nominee's graduate research advisor, with original signature. Please do not submit more than one letter of recommendation; only the letter of recommendation from the nominee's graduate research advisor will be forwarded for review. Copies of the letter should be included in the same application packet with the rest of the materials. All application materials must arrive together in one packet.
3. A 3-page maximum brief outline of the nominee's thesis or dissertation research project (even if in progress). Outlines may be single or double-spaced and margin sizes are at the discretion of each applicant. The 3-page outline may include up to 2 additional pages of references. We encourage you to use your best judgment on the format and content of your application, and to get your advisor’s feedback on a draft of the entire application packet before completing it.
4. A curriculum vitae and a transcript (an unofficial/student copy is acceptable) of all graduate coursework completed by the nominee.
All application materials must be delivered in one complete package on or before the application deadline. All applicants will be notified of selection decisions in the fall. Five collated sets of application materials (the originals plus four copies) must be included in each submission.