Faculty Scholarships, Pre, & Post Doc Opportunities, November 19, 2014


Giva Semi-Annual Student Scholarship and Worldwide Community Ambassador Award - Deadlines December 1 and June 1

Giva's Corporate Student Scholarship and Worldwide Community Ambassador Award is for anyone attending a college or university worldwide. This scholarship grant is aimed at assisting undergraduate or graduate students further their education as well as expand their social responsibility and community service footprint in the world. There is no specific course of study or major required.

VA Quality Scholars Fellowship

The VA Quality Scholars Fellowship is actively recruiting for this fellowship for the next cohort, which begins July 1, 2015 (and ends June 30, 2017).  PhDs and DNPs may apply (pre-docs may apply; post-docs are preferred).

What is in it for YOU, you ask?

  • A paid full time fellowship (you get a stipend, and money for books, but not tuition)
  • You do not need to be in the VA (but you will belong to the VA for 2 years if selected)
  • There is no payback to the VA upon completion
  • You have an immersion experience in the science of quality improvement, meet other MD and RN fellows from around the country, and travel a bit at least once a year to a national meeting
  • You gain incredible experience by conducting QI and research projects, working under the tutelage of a mentorship team here at UAB.

Any questions?  Please contact Patricia Patrician, RN, PhD at ppatrici@uab.edu


December Due Dates


Doris Duke Fellowships for the Promotion of Child Well-Being, Due December 12, 2014

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago invite outstanding doctoral students to apply for the Doris Duke Fellowships for the Promotion of Child Well-Being—seeking innovations in child abuse and neglect prevention. These fellowships are designed to identify and develop a new generation of leaders interested in and capable of creating practice and policy initiatives that will enhance child development and improve the nation's ability to prevent all forms of child maltreatment. The application period for the fifth cohort of fellows opens on August 15, 2014. Applications are due by December 15, 2014. The fifth cohort will begin in the summer of 2015. Each fellow receives an annual stipend of $25,000 for up to two years.

The UAB-VA Health Services, Outcomes, and Effectiveness Research (HSOER) Training Program, a coordinated mentored research fellowship program, is accepting applications for the July 1, 2015 start dates.

UAB National Research Services Award (T32) Fellowships in Health Services, Outcomes, and Effectiveness Research (Kenneth Saag, MD, MSc, Program Director; Monika Safford, MD, Co-Director)  These are full-time, 2-year mentored research training positions funded through National Research Services Awards T32’s supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).  Fellowships may be coordinated with clinical specialty or subspecialty residency training programs to support research training for residents and fellows interested in outcomes and effectiveness research.  The application deadline is December 15, 2014.  Please see the attached flyer for more details and fellowship contacts. For questions regarding eligibility, program requirements and the application process and to request an application packet, please contact Ryan Outman at routman@uab.edu.   


January Due Dates

Claire M Fagin Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, Due January 16, 2015 

The sponsor provides funding for two years of full time advanced research and leadership training for doctorally prepared nurses committed to careers in academic geriatric nursing.

Patrician G. Archbold Predotoral Scholar Award, Due January 16, 2015

The sponsor provides a two-year predoctoral program to increase academic gerontological nursing capacity in the United States by increasing the number of well-prepared gerontological nursing faculty. This program is designed to support 2 years of doctoral work for nurses committed to careers in academic gerontological nursing


February Due Dates

EMDR Foundation Grant Award, Due February 1

Grant awards of up to $25,000 are available for post-doctoral students, university faculty or clinician conducting research on EMDR. Proposed studies examining the effectiveness of EMDR in treating PTSD will be considered, however, priority will be placed on studies that emphasize under developed areas of knowledge such as, the underlying mechanisms of EMDR; the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, somatic disorders, substance abuse, eating disorders, dissociative disorders; or populations such as combat veterans, children and adolescents.


Have a Scholarship Opportunity you would like to share? 
email Lauren Antia at lar@uab.edu