National Swimming Pool Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
Application deadline: June 1
The National Swimming Pool Foundation is a non-profit foundation that improves public health by creating a safer aquatic environment and by attracting more people to aquatic exercise through education and research. The National Swimming Pool Foundation has established the NSPF Fellowship Program to encourage and support graduate students and post-doctoral fellows who focus research in two areas associated with aquatic venues that are treated to maintain a sanitary condition (e.g. swimming pools, spas/hot tubs, therapy pools, water parks, etc):
1. Research to reduce the risk to people associated with - but not limited to - physical facility design, exposure to chemical or pathogenic contaminants, air quality, drowning, or entrapment, etc.
2. Research to investigate and document the positive health consequences of aquatic activities against maladies such as - but not limited to - high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, heart disease, cancer, aging, physical therapy, arthritis, etc.
Several awards are available:
• National Swimming Pool Foundation Fellowship
o A minimum of $ 2,000 per award. Up to eight fellowships for an academic year.
• National Swimming Pool Foundation Board Fellowship
o A minimum of $4,000 per award. Two fellowships awarded for an academic year.
National Swimming Pool Foundation
4775 Granby Circle
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
Phone: (719) 540-9119
Fax: (719) 540-2787