Wednesday, 29 May 2013

grants in medicine and psychology

Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science Posted: 28 May 2013 08:58 AM PDT Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science The Vilcek Foundation will award three prizes of $35,000 each to young foreign-born biomedical scientists who demonstrate outstanding early achievement. Eligible work may be in basic, applied, and/or translational biomedical science. Eligibility Requirements To be eligible for the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science, applicants must meet all of the criteria listed below: 1. Applicant must have been born outside the United States. 2. Applicant must not be more than 38 years old as of January 1, 2014. 3. Applicant must be a naturalized citizen or permanent resident (green card holder) of the United States. 4. Applicant must have earned a doctoral degree (MD, PhD, or equivalent). 5. Applicant must intend to pursue a professional career in the United States. 6. Applicant must hold a full-time position in an academic institution or other organization. Eligible positions include the following: Assistant or Associate Professor, Research Scientist, or equivalent. The applicant must be directly responsible for the design and execution of the work submitted for consideration. Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows working under the supervision of a mentor are not eligible. 7. Applicant must not be a past winner or finalist of the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise. Application Requirements An online application must be submitted by 11:59pm EDT, August 14, 2013. Please be advised that you will be required to: 1. Provide personal information 2. Upload a PDF of your résumé 3. Upload a PDF with documentation of your immigration status 4. Upload PDF or Word files of your publications 5. Complete three essay questions 6. Request two letters of recommendation through the online application system Call for Nominations: 2014 Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine Posted: 28 May 2013 08:45 AM PDT Call for Nominations: 2014 Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine For Notable Achievements for Innovation, Creativity and Potential for Clinical Application The Harrington Prize, presented by the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, honors a physician-scientist who has moved science forward with achievements notable for innovation, creativity, and potential for clinical application. Prize: $20,000 unrestricted honorarium Eligibility: Must hold an M.D. or equivalent degree Need not be an ASCI member No age or citizenship criterion. International physician-scientists are eligible Self-nomination is not permitted Must be available to deliver a lecture at the 2014 ASCI/AAP Joint Meeting on Saturday, April 26 Must submit a review article for April 2014 publication in the JCI Judging Criteria: Quality of Science Innovation Potential for Clinical Impact Nomination Guidelines: Completed nomination form, including a 250 – 500 word description of achievement notable for innovation, creativity and clinical application Investigator’s NIH/similar-format biosketch Brief bibliography of up to 10 best references Letter from the nominee confirming availability to lecture at 2014 joint meeting One letter of support from the Dean, Provost, or President of the investigator’s institution Deadline: June 28, 2013. Incomplete nominations will not be presented to the nomination committee. For more information about Harrington Prize nominations, ASCI, and the Harrington Discovery Institute, please visit or contact Natalie Haynes, Harrington Discovery Institute Program Manager, at 216-368-1038 or Frances M. Culbertson Travel Grant Posted: 28 May 2013 09:47 AM PDT Frances M. Culbertson Travel Grant This grant supports women from developing countries who are in the early stages of their careers by providing travel funds to attend international regional conferences in psychology. Deadline: February 15, 2014 Sponsor: American Psychological Foundation The grant provides reimbursement for registration and travel expenses up to U.S. $1,500. Recipients of the grant also receive a two-year affiliate membership in the American Psychological Association. Eligibility Woman from a developing country, as defined by The World Bank; Five to ten years postdoctoral degree; Preference for attendance at the following conferences: International Council of Psychologists (ICP). International Congress of Applied Psychology (sponsored by the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP)). International Congress of Psychology (sponsored by the International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS)). Participation in the conference program is not required. How to Apply Submit a completed application online with the APF Web Form. Call for Nominations: Theodore Blau Early Career Award for Outstanding Contribution to Professional Clinical Psychology Posted: 28 May 2013 09:35 AM PDT Call for Nominations: Theodore Blau Early Career Award for Outstanding Contribution to Professional Clinical Psychology This award honors a clinical psychologist for accomplishments and promise in clinical psychology. Deadline: November 1, 2013 Sponsors: Society of Clinical Psychology; American Psychological Foundation Accomplishments may include: Promoting the practice of clinical psychology through professional service. Innovation in service delivery. Novel application of applied research methodologies to professional practice. Positive impact on health delivery systems. Development of creative educational programs for practice. Other novel or creative activities advancing the service of the profession. Funding is available up to $4,000 and is sponsored by the American Psychological Foundation (APF). Nominations are now being accepted. The Society and the American Psychological Foundation encourage applications from: Nominees should be no more than 7-years post doctoral degree. Individuals who represent diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability and sexual orientation. Candidates can be simultaneously considered for multiple awards, although a psychologist may receive only one Division 12 award in any given year. No voting members of the Division 12 Board of Directors will be eligible to receive awards from the Division while serving their term. Self-nomination is permitted. Nomination Requirements A CV. At least one letter of endorsement. Self-nominations are permitted and should include at least one external endorsement. Submission Process Please submit nomination materials electronically to Awards Committee Chair. Inquiries should be directed to the Division 12 Central Office at (303) 652-3126 or via email. Pearson Early Career Grant Posted: 28 May 2013 09:26 AM PDT Pearson Early Career Grant The Pearson Early Career Grant encourages early career clinicians to work in an area of critical societal need. Pearson partnered with APF to ensure psychology addresses critical needs in society. One $12,000 grant is available. Deadline: December 31, 2013 Sponsor: American Psychological Foundation; Pearson The program's goals are to support psychology's efforts to improve areas of critical need in society, including but not limited to innovative scientifically based clinical work with serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, incarcerated or homeless individuals, children with serious emotional disturbance (SED) and adults with serious mental illness (SMI); and to encourage early career psychologists to devote their careers to under-served populations. Applicants should be: Psychologists with an EdD, PsyD or PhD from an accredited university. No more than seven years postdoctoral. Submission Process Application materials must be submitted online. Please contact Parie Kadir, program officer, for more information.