Grant opportunities for the week of March 18, 2013

If you are interested in pursuing any of the below grant opportunities, please contact Patrick Lynch, Director of Grants and Sponsored Programs, at (305) 899-3072 or plynch@mail.barry.edu.

GOVERNMENT GRANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Funding Agency:
National Institute of Health

Title:
Research on Alcohol and HIV/AIDS (R03)

Deadline:  
June 16, 2013

Synopsis:
The opportunity supports small research projects : 1) to characterize the relative importance of reducing alcohol misuse in the prevention of acquisition and transmission of HIV in order to identify and apply appropriate alcohol and HIV interventions as public health measures; 2) to more fully understand and prevent the progression of HIV disease in the presence of continued alcohol exposure; and 3) to develop operational research frameworks for addressing the occurrence and persistence of infections in high-risk populations, and translate findings into effective, culturally appropriate preventive and treatment interventions for these targeted populations. 

Funding:
Award ceiling is $50,000 per year for up to two years.

Link:
NIH Research on Alcohol and HIV/AIDS


PRIVATE GRANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Funding Agency:
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Title:
Applying Behavioral Economics to Perplexing Health and Health Care Challenges

Deadline:
April 17, 2013 (Brief Proposal)

Synopsis:
The foundation hopes to discover new interventions and insight that have potential to dramatically improve the way health care is delivered and health is promoted and preserved. Proposals are encouraged from a range of disciplines, including, but not limited to, behavioral economics, decision theory, economics, public health, sociology, psychology, marketing, nursing and medicine.

Funding:
Award ceiling is $200,000 for two years.

Link:
RWJF Applying Behavioral Economics to Perplexing Health and Health Care Challenges


Funding Agency:
The International Foundation for Ethical Research

Title:
2013 Graduate Fellowships for Alternatives to the Use of Animals in Science

Deadline:
March 30 (Pre-proposal)

Synopsis:
Fellowships are awarded to those candidates whose proposals/program of study show the greatest potential to replace the use of animals in science. Fellowships are open to students enrolled in Master’s and Ph.D. programs in the sciences, and human and veterinary medicine. Fellowships will also be considered for graduate students in other fields, such as education, psychology, humanities, journalism, and the law.

Funding:
Award ceiling is $12,500 annual stipend and $2,500 for supplies per year.

Link:
IFER 2013 Graduate Fellowships


Funding Agency:
State Farm

Title:
Youth Advisory Board National Grant Program

Deadline:
May 3, 2013

Synopsis:
The program funds student-led service-learning projects in the following issue areas: community safety and natural disaster preparedness, environmental responsibility, accessing higher education/closing the achievement gap, social health and wellness issues, and financial literacy.

Funding:
Award range is from $25,000 to $100,000.

Link:
State Farm YAB National Grant Program

 

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