Faculty Scholarships, Pre, & Post Doc Opportunities, October 15, 2014


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

Karen Buhler-Wilkerson Faculty Research Fellowship for Historical Research in Nursing, Application Due Date is January 15, 2015.    

The Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing is offering an award of up to $3,000 to faculty from all disciplines from colleges and universities, to support historical research in nursing. Selection of faculty scholars will be based on evidence of preparation and/or productivity in historical research and/or teaching related to nursing. It is expected that the research and new materials produced by Buhler-Wilkerson scholars will help ensure the growth of scholarly work focused on the history of nursing.  Recipients will participate in Center activities and will present their research at a Center seminar.

Alice Fisher Society Fellowship, Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, Application Due Date is January 15, 2015      

The Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing offers a fellowship of up to $5,000 to support research and ongoing collaboration with Center nurse historians. Selection of Alice Fisher Society scholars will be based on evidence of interest in and aptitude for historical research related to nursing.  The scholarships are open to those with masters? and doctoral level preparation.  It is expected that the research and new materials produced by Alice Fisher Society scholars will help ensure the growth of scholarly work focused on the history of nursing. Fisher scholars will participate in Center activities and will present their research at a Center seminar. 


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