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'Update' Student Newsletter - Oct. 2012

This month's abbreviated edition of “Update” features only the Scholarships, Grants, and Awards section for October 2012.

Sponsor

American Association for Cancer Research  (AACR)

Award

AACR-Rosenthal Family Foundation Award

Amount

$10,000

Deadline

10/11/2012 (receipt 4 pm EST)

Application

http://www.aacr.org/ScientificAwards

Criteria

Candidacy is open to cancer researchers who are affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine or cancer-related biomedical sciences. Candidates must be engaged in the practice of medicine; not more than 50 years of age at the time of the award.

Info

Linda Stokes, 267-765-1047; linda.stokes@aacr.org

Sponsor

National Science Foundation

Award

SBE Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants

Amount

$10,000 or less

Deadline

10/15/2012

Application

http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/ses/soc/socckl1.jsp

Criteria

The Sociology Program supports basic research on all forms of human social organization -- societies, institutions, groups and demography - and processes of individual and institutional change. The program also funds doctoral dissertation research to defray direct costs associated with conducting research, for example, dataset acquisition, additional statistical or methodological training, meeting with scholars associated with original datasets, and fieldwork away from the student's home campus.

Info

Pat White, Program Director; pwhite@nsf.gov  OR  (703) 292-8762

Sponsor

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Award

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships

Amount

$25,000 stipend plus research

Deadline

10/24/2012  (9 pm EST)

Application

http://www.acls.org/programs/dcf/

Criteria

The program is open to Ph.D. candidates in a humanities or social science department in the United States.  ACLS invites applications for the seventh annual competition for the Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships, which support a year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of Ph.D. dissertation writing. The program encourages timely completion of the Ph.D. Applicants must be prepared to complete their dissertations within the period of their fellowship tenure and no later than August 31, 2014.

Info

http://www.acls.org/programs/dcf/

Sponsor

Clinical Nurse Specialist Foundation

Award

Jan Bingle Scholarship

Amount

$1,000

Deadline

10/31/2012

Application

www.CNS-FOUNDATION.org

Criteria

Eligible students are those who are pursuing a master’s degree in an accredited CNS program or Clinical Nurse Specialists pursing a research or practice doctorate.  The scholarship is competitive and is based on academic performance, clinical excellence and demonstrated leadership.

Info

717-703-0033

Sponsor

Clinical Nurse Specialist Foundation

Award

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins CNS Scholarship

Amount

$1,000

Deadline

10/31/2012

Application

www.CNS-FOUNDATION.org

Criteria

Eligible students are those who are pursuing a master’s degree in an accredited CNS program or Clinical Nurse Specialists pursing a research or practice doctorate.  The scholarship is competitive and is based on academic performance, clinical excellence and demonstrated leadership.

Info

717-703-0033

Sponsor

Clinical Nurse Specialist Foundation

Award

Katie Brush Memorial CNS Scholarship

Amount

$1,000

Deadline

10/31/2012

Application

www.CNS-FOUNDATION.org

Criteria

Eligible students are those who are pursuing a master’s degree in an accredited CNS program or Clinical Nurse Specialists pursing a research or practice doctorate.  The scholarship is competitive and is based on academic performance, clinical excellence and demonstrated leadership.

Info

717-703-0033

Sponsor

Clinical Nurse Specialist Foundation

Award

Christine Filipovich CNS Scholarship

Amount

$500

Deadline

10/31/2012

Application

www.CNS-FOUNDATION.org

Criteria

Eligible students are those who are pursuing a master’s degree in an accredited CNS program or Clinical Nurse Specialists pursing a research or practice doctorate.  The scholarship is competitive and is based on academic performance, clinical excellence and demonstrated leadership.

Info

717-703-0033

Sponsor

Social Science Research Council  (SSRC)

Award

Mellon Mays Pre-doctoral Research Grants

Amount

Up to $5,000

Deadline

11/1/2012

Application

http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/mellon-mays-predoctoral-research-grants/

Criteria

SSRC-Mellon Mays Graduate Initiatives Programs are open only to those who were Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows.  Fellows may apply for one grant per year and must be enrolled in a PhD sociology program.

Info

mellonmays@ssrc.org

Sponsor

Ford Foundation Fellowship Program

Award

Predoctoral Ford Fellowship Program

Amount

$20,000

Deadline

11/14/2012 (online)

Application

http://national-academies.org/ford

Criteria

This year the program will award approximately 60 predoctoral fellowships. These fellowships provide three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a Doctor of Philosophy  (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science  (Sc.D.) degree.

Info

Fellowship Office 202-334-2872;  infofell@nas.edu

Sponsor

Ford Foundation Fellowship Program

Award

Dissertation Ford Fellowship Program

Amount

$21,000

Deadline

11/19/2012  (online)

Application

http://national-academies.org/ford

Criteria

This year the program will award approximately 60 predoctoral fellowships. These fellowships provide three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a Doctor of Philosophy  (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science  (Sc.D.) degree.

Info

Fellowship Office 202-334-2872;  infofell@nas.edu

Sponsor

American Association of University Women  (AAUW)

Award

Dissertation Fellowships

Amount

$20,000

Deadline

11/15/2012  (online)

Application

http://www.aauw.org/learn/fellowships_grants/american.cfm

Criteria

Supports women doctoral candidates completing dissertations or scholars seeking funds for postdoctoral research leave from accredited institutions. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Dissertation Fellowships are available to women who will complete their dissertation writing between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014. To qualify, applicants must have completed all course work, passed all required preliminary examinations, and received approval for their research proposal or plan by  November 15, 2012.

Info

Call 1-319-337-1716 ext. 60 ; aauw@act.org

 

 

Sponsor

Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses  (AWHONN)

Award

Novice Research Award

Amount

$5,000

Deadline

12/1/2012

Application

http://www.awhonn.org/awhonn/content.do?name=03_JournalsPubsResearch/3E1_GrantProposalGuidelines.htm

Criteria

Since 2006, AWHONN has offered a research grant award for novice researchers.  The award is intended to assist new researchers to begin areas of study, investigate clinical issues and/or launch a pilot study. The following criteria must be met for the Novice Research Award, as well as criteria identified for all awards under proposal guidelines: 1.The principal investigator can have received no more than a cumulative total of $5,000 of previous funding.  2.The principal investigator must have a minimum of a Master's degree or currently enrolled in a Master's program and completing a thesis or clinical research project.  3.A senior researcher must be identified to serve as a mentor. A letter of support from the mentor describing the role he/she will be implementing with the principal investigator is required with the application.

Info

1-800-673-8499 ext 2431; researchprograms@awhonn.org

Sponsor

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Award

Western Institute of Nursing Research Grant

Amount

$2,500

Deadline

12/1/2012 (receipt)

Application

http://stti.grant.confex.com/stti_grant/december1213/cfp.cgi

Criteria

This grant of up to $2,500 is given to one recipient. The purpose of the Sigma Theta Tau International/Western Institute of Nursing research grant is to encourage qualified nurses to contribute to the advancement of nursing through research. Proposals for pilot and/or developmental research may be submitted for the grant. Funds for this grant are provided jointly by Sigma Theta Tau International and Western Institute of Nursing. April 2013 is the funding date.

Info

Research Services call 888-634-7575; research@stti.iupui.edu

Sponsor

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Award

Rosemary Berkel Crisp Research Award

Amount

$5,000

Deadline

12/1/2012 (receipt)

Application

http://stti.grant.confex.com/stti_grant/december1213/cfp.cgi

Criteria

To support nursing research in the critical areas of women's health, oncology, and pediatrics. Registered nurses with current license , member of Sigma Theta Tau International, and  have a master's or doctoral degree or be enrolled in a doctoral program are eligible to apply.

Info

Research Services call 888-634-7575; research@stti.iupui.edu

Sponsor

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Award

Doris Bloch Research Award

Amount

$5,000

Deadline

12/1/2012 (receipt)

Application

http://stti.grant.confex.com/stti_grant/december1213/cfp.cgi

Criteria

To encourage nurses to contribute to the advancement of nursing through research. Registered nurse with current license,  a master's or doctoral degree or be enrolled in a doctoral program. Submission of a completed research application package and signed research agreement

Info

Research Services call 888-634-7575; research@stti.iupui.edu

Sponsor

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Award

International Small Research Grant

Amount

$5,000

Deadline

12/1/2012 (receipt)

Application

http://stti.grant.confex.com/stti_grant/december1213/cfp.cgi

Criteria

Approximately 10-15 Small Grants of up to $5,000 each are given annually. The purpose of the grant is to encourage nurses to contribute to the advancement of nursing through research. Allocation of funds is based on the quality of the proposed research, the future promise of the applicant, and the applicant's research budget. Applications from novice researchers who have received no other national research funds are encouraged and will receive preference for funding, other aspects being equal. Preference will be given to Sigma Theta Tau members, other qualifications being equal. Annual funding is provided by Sigma Theta Tau International Foundation for Nursing. June 2013 is the funding date for this grant.

Info

Research Services call 888-634-7575; research@stti.iupui.edu

Sponsor

NAHN National Association of Hispanic Nurses®

Award

Hispanic Scholarship for Nurses

Amount

$2,500

Deadline

March

Application

http://www.thehispanicnurses.org/membership/member-app.php

Criteria

is a non-profit professional association committed to the promotion of the professionalism and dedication of Hispanic nurses by providing equal access to educational, professional, and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses. In 2012, there were $50,000 in scholarships awarded. Anyone may join NAHN from all schools and backgrounds, however scholarships are only open to those of Hispanic descent. In order to qualify for the scholarships in March 2013, you must be a member for 6 months or more, which means October 2012 is the last qualifying month for the March 2013 scholarships. For membership please apply for the San Francisco/Bay Area chapter here:

Info

To look at previous scholarship information visit: http://www.nahnnet.org/NAHNScholarships.html