Arthroscopy Association of North America Research Grant Program
Grants for clinical or basic science research in the field of arthroscopic surgery or disorders amenable to arthroscopic treatment Deadline for grant submission is November 1. The Research Grant amounts vary depending on need and quality of work submitted.  Grant requests up to $25,000 will be considered. (Source: ScanGrants feed)
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 18, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Arthroscopy Association of North America Source Type: funding

American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Research Grant Program
The research grant application deadlines have been extended to: March 1, 2015 The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) supports research projects designed to foster the development and use of lasers and other related technologies in medical and surgical applications.  While the best research projects will be given priority for funding, a concerted effort will be made to award a balance of basic science and clinical research. Any individual or organization desiring to conduct research which fosters the development and/or use of lasers in medical or surgical applications and who meets the eligi...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 18, 2014 Category: Research Authors: American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Source Type: funding

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Foundation Research Grant Program
The deadline for 2015 ASCRS Foundation Research Grant applications is January 31, 2015. ASCRS Foundation grants are in the amount of $5,000 and are limited to one grant per approved applicant. Funding is contingent upon presentation of a paper or poster describing the research process and findings to be presented at a future ASCRS meeting. (Source: ScanGrants feed)
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 18, 2014 Category: Research Authors: American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Foundation Source Type: funding

Call for Applications: HVTN Research and Mentorship Program Scholar Program
Now accepting applications! All materials due January 28, 2015 The HIV Vaccine Trials Network, in collaboration with the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is investing in a young generation of HIV prevention researchers by providing African American and Latino/a medical students with opportunities for independent research along with structured mentoring, project and salary funding, training, and professional development activities. Program Tracks Grant recipients will work under the mentorship of HVTN-affiliated investigators to conduct research proj...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 18, 2014 Category: Research Authors: HIV Vaccine Trials Network/National Institute of Mental Health/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Source Type: funding

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses New Investigator Grant
The principal investigator (PI) for the New Investigator research grant should be a novice researcher who has never received significant funding for research. They must be a registered nurse who is active in rehabilitation or who demonstrates interest in and significant contributions to rehabilitation nursing.  This PI must also have a Master’s degree in Nursing, and a research doctorate; or a Master’s degree in Nursing and be currently enrolled in a doctoral research program.  Applicants who are members in ARN will have preference for funding, though membership is ARN is not required. Fellow Gra...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 18, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Association of Rehabilitation Nurses Source Type: funding

Schweisguth Prize
This prize is awarded to the author of the best scientific article by a trainee in the field of paedatric oncology. The prize is given in honour of Dr. O. Schweisguth, founding member and first President of SIOP. Judgement of the prize will be based on the written article describing work done by the trainee and will consider originality, completeness, scientific accuracy and contribution to science. Applicants must have been in training when the work described in the article was performed, and must still be in the training period or not more than one year thereafter at the time of submission. The prize consists of t...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 17, 2014 Category: Research Authors: International Society of Paediatric Oncology Source Type: funding

Call for Applications: Nephrotic Syndrome Study Network (NEPTUNE) Career Development Fellowship
Deadline for receipt: January 15, 2015 for funding commencing July 1, 2015 Objectives: The NEPTUNE Career Development program is designed to support advanced post-doctoral and junior faculty trainees, or established investigators interested in redirecting their investigative focus, who are preparing to become independent investigators in clinical and translational research in human glomerular disease. Successful applicants will design and carry out an individually tailored program that combines a clearly defined training component with a mentored research experience that employs the resources of NEPTUNE or that addres...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 17, 2014 Category: Research Authors: NephCure Kidney International Source Type: funding

Call for Applications: PSC Partners Seeking a Cure Research Grant Program
PSC Partners Seeking a Cure is a 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation whose mission is to provide education and support to PSC patients, families and caregivers and to raise funds to research causes, treatments and cures for primary sclerosing cholangitis. The foundation offers grants to conduct research that addresses an important and novel, basic or clinical research question related to PSC and closely allied diseases (such as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), ulcerative colitis (UC) or Crohn's disease) as they relate to PSC. The applicant must be at an academic institution with an interest in pursuing PSC as an indicati...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 17, 2014 Category: Research Authors: PSC Partners Seeking a Cure Source Type: funding

Children’s Tumor Foundation Young Investigator Award
Children’s Tumor Foundation Young Investigator Award We MUST RECEIVE completed Pre-Applications by 5:00 p.m. ET January 19, 2015 Pre-Applications received after this date will NOT be reviewed. Applicant Eligibility 1. Applicant must be one of the following: a. A postdoctoral fellow (MD, Ph.D. or equivalent) but no more than 7 years past the completion of their first doctoral degree, OR b. A graduate student pursuing their MD, Ph.D. or equivalent NOTE: Applications from individuals holding a faculty position will NOT be accepted. 2 . Applicant must be affiliated with the laboratory of a senior research...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 17, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Children’s Tumor Foundation Source Type: funding

American Society of Nephrology Young Investigator Award
The Young Investigator Award is presented annually to an individual with an outstanding record of achievement and creativity in basic or patient-oriented research related to the functions and diseases of the kidney. This award is co-sponsored by the American Society of Nephrology and the Council on the Kidney of the American Heart Association and is limited to individuals who are age 45 or younger on December 31 of the year during which the award is presented. The award consists of a certificate of recognition, an unrestricted grant of $5,000 to the laboratory of the awardee, and paid travel expenses to the meeting. T...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 17, 2014 Category: Research Authors: American Society of Nephrology Source Type: funding

American Psychological Association Congressional Fellowship Program
The purpose of this fellowship is to provide psychologists with an invaluable public policy learning experience, to contribute to the more effective use of psychological knowledge in government and to broaden awareness about the value of psychology-government interaction among psychologists and within the federal government. Deadline: January 9, 2015 Sponsor: Government Relations Fellows spend one year working on the staff of a member of Congress or congressional committee. Activities may involve drafting legislation, conducting oversight work, assisting with congressional hearings and events, and preparing briefs...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 17, 2014 Category: Research Authors: American Psychological Association Source Type: funding

Major Advancement in Psychological Science Prize
The Major Advancement in Psychological Science Prize was established in 2006 by the International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS), formerly denoted as Mattei Dogan Prize under the auspices of the Mattei Dogan Foundation. The Prize was awarded for the first time to Professor Michael Posner on the occasion of the XXIX International Congress of Psychology (Berlin, Germany) in July 2008 (read article). It is awarded every four years thereafter at the International Congress of Psychology. The Prize carries an honorarium of US $4 000. The Prize recipient will be invited to deliver a plenary scientific lecture at t...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 17, 2014 Category: Research Authors: International Union of Psychological Science Source Type: funding

International Union of Psychological Science Young Investigator Award
The Union's two Young Investigator Awards are given in recognition of young post-doctoral scientists who has already made a significant contribution to psychological science through excellent research, refereed publications, success in securing research grants and visibility. Two awards are available in this category: one is for young investigators within basic science, and one is for those working within applied science. Presentation of the awards will be at the 31st International Congress of Psychology (ICP) in Yokohama, Japan, July 2016. Awardees will be invited to present an address at the Congress. Funds to...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 17, 2014 Category: Research Authors: International Union of Psychological Science Source Type: funding

International Union of Psychological Science Achievement Against the Odds Award
The Achievement Against the Odds Award seeks to honor a researcher or team of researchers who succeeded in conducting research under extremely difficult circumstances, possibly involving great personal risk or hardship to the greater good of scientific research, the scientific community, and/or the general public. This award is related primarily to attributes such as resiliency against extraordinary odds; particular importance will also be given to the long-term impact of the work in question. Presentation of the award will be at the 31st International Congress of Psychology (ICP) in Yokohama, Japan, July 2016. The aw...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 17, 2014 Category: Research Authors: International Union of Psychological Science Source Type: funding

International Union of Psychological Science Life Time Career Award
The Lifetime Career Award honors distinguished and enduring lifetime contributions to international cooperation and advancement of knowledge in the field of psychological science. This award also brings the work of distinguished scientists to the attention of a broader audience and promotes the contribution of psychology as a discipline to the public good. Presentation of the award will be at the 31st International Congress of Psychology (ICP) in Yokohama, Japan, July 2016. The awardee will be invited to present an address at the Congress. Funds to cover travel and accommodation related to attending the award ceremony...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 17, 2014 Category: Research Authors: International Union of Psychological Science Source Type: funding

Call for Applications: Grant for Multiple Sclerosis Innovation (GMSI) 2015
Grantor: Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany)/EMD Serono Region: All Regions Closes: 01/23/2015 Maximum: €1,000,000 The deadline for grant applications is Friday January 23, 2015. The innovation grant will be awarded to support promising translational research projects by academic researchers to improve understanding of multiple sclerosis (MS) for the ultimate benefit of patients. Potential research topics that could be funded through the GMSI include MS pathogenesis, response to treatment and prediction of MS subtypes, identification of predictive or surrogate markers to allow better clinical decisions using ...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 16, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany)/EMD Serono Source Type: funding

Call for Applications: ECD Global Alliance is Soliciting Letters of Intent for Funding of Research Projects Focused on Erdheim - Chester Disease
The ECD Global Alliance is soliciting Letters of Intent for funding of research projects focused on the study of Erdheim-Chester Disease. Number of Grants to be Awarded: Minimum of one (1) Maximum Amount of Monies to be Awarded: Up to $100,000 USD (total) Duration of Grant: 1 Year LOIDeadline: April 2, 2015 Eligibility Requirements: Open to all qualified researchers (international proposals welcomed) The purpose of the ECD Global Alliance is to help those affected by Erdheim-Chester Disease. As such, the Alliance’s mission is to provide support, promote research, raise awareness and share educational m...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 16, 2014 Category: Research Authors: ECD Global Alliance Source Type: funding

Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance General Research Grant
Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance General Research Grant FARA accepts LOIs from qualified investigators for projects that target FARA’s research priorities twice per year (due February 1 and July 15). For those invited to submit a full application, the deadlines for submission are April 1 and September 15, respectively. On the Main Grant Page, put “General Research” in the “Grant Type” field. The applicant may request a budget of up to $150,000 per year for one or two years. General Research Grant Subtype: Postdoctoral Trainees and Ph.D. Students Salaries for all those co...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 16, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance Source Type: funding

Bronya J. Keats Award for International Collaboration in Research on Friedreich's Ataxia
Bronya J. Keats Award for International Collaboration in Research on Friedreich's Ataxia The Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance accepts LOIs focusing on FA research that relies on international collaboration among investigators in at least two different countries. Special consideration will be given to proposals that bring new scientists to the FA community. The rationale for the collaboration needs to be convincing and must clearly demonstrate that the research goals could not be achieved by just one of the participating groups and that the synergy among the groups is essential for the success of the project....
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 16, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance Source Type: funding

Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance Phillip Bennett and Kyle Bryant Translational Research Award
Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance Phillip Bennett and Kyle Bryant Translational Research Award FARA accepts LOIs focusing on pre-clinical and clinical investigations that will advance treatments for FA. The specific aims must target one or more of the following: Identification of biomarkers for FA that will elucidate disease variability, severity, and prognosis; facilitate drug screening, and/or optimize selection of patients and clinical endpoints for clinical trials; Development of tools and technologies that can (a) be directly used for therapy development; (b) overcome existing obstacles to treatment and ...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 16, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance Source Type: funding

Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance Keith Michael Andrus Memorial Award
Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance Keith Michael Andrus Memorial Award FARA accepts LOIs focusing on advancing understanding and/or treatment of the cardiac involvement in FA. The deadline for the LOI is January 15. For those invited to submit a full application, the deadline for submission is March 1. On the Main Grant Page, put "KMA Award" in the "Grant Type" field. The applicant may request a budget of up to $150,000 per year for one or two years. (Source: ScanGrants feed)
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 16, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance Source Type: funding

Call for Applications: Grant for Growth Innovation (GGI)
Grantor: Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany)/EMD Serono Region: All regions Closes: 01/06/2015 Maximum: €400,000 Call for Applications: Grant for Growth Innovation (GGI) The deadline for grant applications is Tuesday January 6, 2015. Researchers with proposals for projects that have the potential to advance understanding in the field of growth are invited to apply for the GGI 2015 award. We are particularly interested in: • Innovative translational research that could potentially improve patients’ lives • The impact of nutrition on growth • The metabolic impact of growth disorders...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 15, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany)/EMD Serono Source Type: funding

Request for Applications: Give to Cure Global Alzheimer’s Challenge
Request for Applications: Give to Cure Global Alzheimer’s Challenge Completed applications will be accepted until January 13th, 2015. To all you researchers,independent biotech, and industry players that have a promising Alzheimer’s treatment in the pipeline and are ready to launch clinical trials, we are here for YOU. Give to Cure is pleased to announce the launch of its Global Alzheimer’s Challenge with the release of its short form Request for Application (RFA). The goal of the Global Alzheimer’s Challenge is to accelerate the development of treatments for Alzheimer’s disease by direc...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 15, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Give to Cure Source Type: funding

Request for Grant Proposals: Center for Excellence in Surgical Education, Research and Training
Deadline: June 1, 2015 Since October 1999, the Board of Directors of the Association for Surgical Education Foundation had made available grant funds of up to $100,000 per grant for research projects which addressed the ASE's and CESERT's primary areas of interest. Proposals may be submitted for one- to two-year research projects. The maximum amount to be awarded for any CESERT grant proposal will now be $25,000 regardless of length of study. CESERT funds are intended to support excellence and innovation in surgical education research.The Foundation's Board of Directors has outlined grant-making prioriti...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 15, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Center for Excellence in Surgical Education, Research and Training Source Type: funding

Call for Nominations: American Psychological Association Division 38 Awards Program
Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology. Division 38 gives four awards each year for outstanding contributions to the field. One goes to a “senior” researcher member (i.e., someone who received her or his terminal degree > 10 years ago); one goes to a “early career” researcher member (i.e., someone who earned his/her terminal degree within the past 10 years); one goes to a clinical service provider member; and one goes to a health psychology educator/trainer. • To nominate someone for the Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology by a Senior Professional Award, please send a...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 15, 2014 Category: Research Authors: American Psychological Association Division 38 Source Type: funding

Request for Proposals: Health in All Policies at Local Health Departments
Application deadline: 5:00 PM ET, Friday, December 19th Through support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NACCHO has released a competitive funding opportunity for Health in All Policies (HiAP) led by local health departments (LHDs). The aim of this project is to advance the progress of HiAP at the local level by LHDs and to encourage sustainable strategies for embedding health considerations into governmental structures and processes that will result in improved community health. Details: NACCHO will award 2 to 3 LHDs up to $10,000 each to engage in activities that will lead to the implementation...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 15, 2014 Category: Research Authors: National Association of County and City Health Officials Source Type: funding

Call for Applications: Bladder Cancer Research Innovation Award
We are now accepting letters of intent for the 2015 Bladder Cancer Research Innovation Award. The deadline to submit an LOI is January 14, 2015. BCAN is pleased to announce this new award, supported by the James Family Foundation, in conjunction with Partner Fund Management, which will support the work of one investigator with an exceptionally novel and creative project with great potential to produce a breakthrough in the management of bladder cancer.  The Innovation Award will fund $300,000 over two years.  Applicants may apply for one award – the Young Investigator Award or the Innovation Research A...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 15, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Source Type: funding

Division 17 Committee for Early Career Professionals American Psychological Association Convention Travel Grant
The Division 17 Committee for Early Career Professionals is happy to announce two travel grants of $500 to be awarded for 2015 APA Convention. All Early Career Psychologists who are Division 17 members (within seven years receipt of their doctorate) are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a need for funding, are presenting at the APA Convention, and/or who are active in a Division 17 section, committee, or STG. The application package must include the following information: 1. Brief self-statement (500 words maximum): This statement should include a summary of your professiona...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 15, 2014 Category: Research Authors: American Psychological Association Division 17 Society of Counseling Psychology Committee for Early Career Professionals Source Type: funding

IonOptix Travel Grant Competition 2015
Do you want the opportunity to travel to a conference of your choice courtesy of IonOptix? Here is your chance!  We are giving 2 undergraduate or graduate students a €500 stipend to travel to a scientific meeting of their choice in 2015. IonOptix is pleased to announce its 2015 Student Travel Grant Competition. We want to support you with your thesis research and give you the opportunity to travel to a conference in North America or Europe. The grant is applicable to final year undergraduates, masters, and Ph.D. students in all areas of the life sciences. To qualify for the award, you must be presenting your...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 15, 2014 Category: Research Authors: IonOptix Source Type: funding

David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library History of Medicine Travel Grants
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library History of Medicine Travel Grants Dates to Remember ■ Deadline for applications: January 30, 2015 by 5pm EST ■ Announcement of grant recipients: No later than March 31, 2015 ■ Grants must be used between April 2015 and May 2016 ■ Please note that the Rubenstein Library will be closed to the public from July 1, 2015 - August 23, 2015, while we relocate to our newly renovated space. These closure dates are subject to change The History of Medicine Collections offers research grants of up to $1,000 to researchers whose work would benefit from access to...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 15, 2014 Category: Research Authors: David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library Duke University Source Type: funding

Call for Research Grants: Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation
The Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation (CARF) seeks original, focused, and innovative research grant applications dealing with primary cicatricial alopecia (PCA). Applications will be accepted from laboratories around the world. The proposed project must serve to further CARF's research goals, namely, to understand the pathogenesis of PCA, an understanding that will lead to effective prevention and therapy. CARF will give priority to research proposals based on the following topics. Please see the attached review criteria at the end of the application that reviewers will use to evaluate the applications. &bu...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 15, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation Source Type: funding

Deanna Lynn Potts Scholarship
Deanna Lynn Potts was born with Cystinosis and lived to be 27 years old. Before she died, she discussed her wishes to start a scholarship fund for children with Cystinosis. We know how devastating a chronic illness can have on a family emotionally, physically, socially, and financially. Children with Cystinosis are living longer, thanks to medical science and therefore, embarking on careers. These careers require education. Education is expensive, yet something we do not want to deprive our children of in our world today. Due to the financially draining medical costs, it might prove difficult to send a child to coll...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 15, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Cystinosis Foundation Source Type: funding

8th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2015) Scholarship Program
19-22 July 2015 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada The deadline is 3 February 2015, 23:59 CET. The Media and International Scholarship Programmes are an integral part of the conference and provide full and partial scholarships to eligible, highly-evaluated applicants. The aim of the programmes is to bring to the conference individuals who are most able to transfer the skills and knowledge acquired there to their work, organizations and communities. Applicants should note that funding is limited and demand for scholarships is very high. For the 7th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS ...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 11, 2014 Category: Research Authors: International AIDS Society Source Type: funding

American Association for Cancer Research-Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation Career Development Award for Clinical/Translational Research
The AACR-Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation Career Development Award for Clinical/Translational Research represents a joint effort to encourage and support junior faculty to conduct triple negative breast cancer research and establish a successful career path in this field. Eligibility is limited to junior faculty who, at the start of the grant term, will have completed their most recent doctoral degree or medical residency within the past 11 years. The research proposed for funding must be clinical or translational in nature and must have direct applicability and relevance to triple negative breast cancer. ...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 11, 2014 Category: Research Authors: American Association for Cancer Research Source Type: funding

Debbie’s Dream Foundation ‐ American Association for Cancer Research Gastric Cancer Research Fellowships
Debbie’s Dream Foundation ‐ American Association for Cancer Research Gastric Cancer Research Fellowships The Debbie’s Dream Foundation‐AACR Gastric Cancer Research Fellowships represents a joint effort to encourage and support postdoctoral or clinical research fellows to conduct gastric cancer research and to establish a successful career path in this field. The research proposed for funding may be basic, translational, clinical, or epidemiological in nature and must have direct applicability and relevance to gastric cancer. These fellowships provide a one‐year grant of $50,000 to support the salary...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 11, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Debbie’s Dream Foundation/American Association for Cancer Research Source Type: funding

National Academies Gulf Research Program Exploratory Grants
Many areas of research and development pertaining to the enhancement of oil system safety, the environment, and human health of the Gulf of Mexico and other offshore energy production regions could benefit from innovations. Innovative ideas or technologies often need time and testing to develop and evolve. The Gulf Research Program exploratory grants aim to jumpstart innovations and transformative ideas by providing seed money for research in its early conceptual phase, activities that can accelerate concept to testing, or development of novel approaches. The funding opportunity encourages innovators to explore and te...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 11, 2014 Category: Research Authors: National Academies Source Type: funding

Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy 2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy - Rutgers University The Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy announces the 2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program. The program is intended for highly motivated undergraduates interested in a research career in the pharmaceutical and environmental sciences. Students are provided with an opportunity to conduct full-time research in areas related to Pharmacology and Toxicology, Environmental Health Sciences, Pharmaceutics, Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Biology, and Clinical Pharmacy. The SURF program is open to undergraduate students currently enrolled at a university in ...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 11, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy - Rutgers University Source Type: funding

Human Frontier Science Program Research Grants
Submission of Letters of Intent deadline: March 31st, 2015. The Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) is a niche program that supports innovative basic research into fundamental biological problems with emphasis placed on novel and interdisciplinary approaches that involve scientific exchanges across national and disciplinary boundaries. The participation of scientists from disciplines outside the traditional life sciences such as biophysics, chemistry, computational biology, computer science, engineering, mathematics, nanoscience or physics has made biological research increasingly quantitative and will continue t...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 11, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Human Frontier Science Program Source Type: funding

National Med-Peds Residents’ Association Grants and Awards Program
National Med-Peds Residents’ Association Grants and Awards Program Each year the National Med-Peds Residents’ Association presents several grants and awards to Med-Peds Residents. Applications cycle will open Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Deadline for all awards and grants will be June 19, 2015 11:59 EST, with the exception of Research Grant with a deadline of August 1, 2015 11:59 EST.  Winners will be announced 2-4 weeks after the deadline. Submit Applications by Email to president-elect@medpeds.org Grants and Awards The Gary Onady Award (recognizing significant contributions by a Med-Peds Resident ph...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 11, 2014 Category: Research Authors: National Med-Peds Residents’ Association Source Type: funding

Willis-Ekbom Disease Foundation 2015 Grant Program
Willis-Ekbom disease (also known as restless legs syndrome) is a distinctive but often misdiagnosed sensorimotor disorder that affects more than 5% of the population. Primary features include paresthesias deep in the limbs that compel the person to move in order to relieve the sensations, which occur when the afflicted individual is at rest, primarily in the evening and at night. Associated features include the presence of periodic limb movements of sleep, sleep disturbance (leading to daytime sleepiness), a positive family history, a progressive disease course, and the lack of another medical condition that accounts fo...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 10, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Willis-Ekbom Disease Foundation Source Type: funding

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Fellowship in Medical Journalism
This fellowship program for new faculty members will provide a 1-year experience in medical journalism with the editorial and publishing teams at Family Medicine. Fellows, after completion of this program, will significantly improve their skills in writing, reviewing, and editing scientific papers; these basic scholarly skills will make them better teachers and leaders. The fellowship year will mirror the academic year and will begin in June of each year and complete the following July. Fellow Responsibilities: ◦ Participate in weekly conference calls with the journal’s editorial team ◦ Participate in th...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 10, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Source Type: funding

Derek Denny-Brown Neurological Scholar Award
The Derek Denny-Brown Young Neurological Scholar Award recognizes early- to mid-career neurologists and neuroscientists who have made outstanding basic and clinical scientific advances toward the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of neurological diseases. ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES Eligible candidates are those who have applied for, and been approved for, new membership to the American Neurological Association (ANA) between September 26, 2014 and April 15, 2015.  The Membership Committee, together with the President, will then select the two awardees, one in Basic Science and one in Clinical Science. Each aw...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 10, 2014 Category: Research Authors: American Neurological Association Source Type: funding

American Physical Therapy Association Federal Government Affairs Leadership Award
The Federal Government Affairs Leadership Award was established in 2003 to recognize outstanding achievements by American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) members in advancing the association's federal government affairs objectives and activities. The award is presented annually to an APTA member who has made significant contributions to APTA's federal government affairs efforts, and has shown exemplary leadership in furthering the association's objectives. Submission Requirements To nominate an APTA member for this award, complete and submit: • the nomination form • a letter of nominati...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 10, 2014 Category: Research Authors: American Physical Therapy Association Source Type: funding

American Society for Radiation Oncology Junior Faculty Career Research Training Award
This award was created to stimulate interest in radiation research early in junior faculty’s careers by offering them the opportunity to have focused time for research projects in radiation oncology, biology, physics or outcomes/health services. You are eligible if: You are a board-eligible physician or physicist in radiation oncology or a radiobiologist within the first three years of your junior faculty appointment. Your institution is recognized as providing a rich environment for career development and possesses qualified faculty in clinical, translational or basic research to serve as mentors. You hav...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 10, 2014 Category: Research Authors: American Society for Radiation Oncology Source Type: funding

American Society for Radiation Oncology Residents/Fellows in Radiation Oncology Research Seed Grant
This grant is designed to support residents or fellows who are planning a career focusing primarily on basic science or clinical research. It is designed for the exceptional trainee and implies dedication to a career in research. You are eligible if: You show a commitment to a career that focuses primarily on radiation oncology sciences. Your institution has a well-established research and clinical career development program and qualified faculty in radiation oncology sciences to serve as mentors. You have identified a mentor with extensive research experience to support your project. Both the mentor and co-ment...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 10, 2014 Category: Research Authors: American Society for Radiation Oncology Source Type: funding

American Society for Radiation Oncology/ROI Comparative Effectiveness Research Award
This award aims to develop comparative effectiveness research leaders within radiation oncology, and to stimulate research focused on evaluating the effectiveness, complication profile, cost and cost-effectiveness of various radiation therapy treatments, as well as the comparative effectiveness when compared to other therapies. You are eligible if: You are a board-certified or board-eligible physician in radiation oncology at the time the award commences. You are committed to a career that focuses primarily on academic radiation oncology. If you are a junior faculty member, you must name a primary mentor who wil...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 10, 2014 Category: Research Authors: American Society for Radiation Oncology Source Type: funding

American Society for Radiation Oncology Minority Summer Fellowship Award
The application deadline is Friday, March 6, 2015. The purpose of the ASTRO Minority Summer Fellowship Award is to introduce medical students from backgrounds that are under-represented in medicine to the discipline of radiation oncology early in their medical education. Medical students in all years are encouraged to apply; preference will be given to first- and second-year students. In an effort to promote radiation oncology as a career choice, the fellowship will provide medical students with an experience designed to expose students to clinical, basic and translational research questions in radiation oncology. E...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 10, 2014 Category: Research Authors: American Society for Radiation Oncology Source Type: funding

EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases Travel Scholarship
The EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases is providing travel stipends for patient advocates in United States (outside of the DC metro area) to attend FDA meetings & Capitol Hill events. Scholarships are given to ensure patients have the ability to participate in these important meetings. Travel stipends range from $300-$1,000 maximum and are intended to help offset travel costs but not to cover all costs in full. The amount of the award depends upon the distance the recipient has to travel for the event. Scholarship Applications for Rare Disease Week 2015 will be closed on Dec. 31st, 2014. (Source: ScanGrants feed)
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 9, 2014 Category: Research Authors: EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases Source Type: funding

Request for Proposals: National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association Research Grant Program
Request for Proposals: National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association Research Grant Program The National Tay- Sachs & Allied Diseases Association Inc. (NTSAD) is considered to be the nation’s oldest genetic disease nonprofit organization. The “Allied Diseases” represent a family of almost 100 rare diseases including lysosomal storage diseases (LSD) and leukodystrophies affecting the central nervous system. A major element of NTSAD’s mission is to lead the fight to treat and cure Tay-Sachs, Canavan and related genetic diseases; therefore, NTSAD is committed to funding research project...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 9, 2014 Category: Research Authors: National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association Source Type: funding