Emerging Scholars Request for Proposals
Research Grants for Emerging Scholars
Request for Proposals
Proposal Deadline: Friday, September 18, 2015
Grant Start Date: October 1, 2015
Eligible Applicants: Pre-doctoral and Post-doctoral Trainees
Award Level: $25,000 for one year
Contact and Submit to: Vicki Hixon: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Civitan International Research Center is requesting proposals
for clinical or basic science research aimed at enhancing our current
understanding of typical and atypical brain development, autism spectrum
disorders, Down and Rett syndromes, developmental disabilities, impaired
cognitive development, and the effects of environmental toxins on the
development of the brain. The $25,000 award may be used as a stipend supplement
or for direct projects costs.
Proposals should consist of a single PDF document containing a two
page description of the planned research; a letter of endorsement from the
mentor; and CV from the applicant.
The mission of the CIRC is to improve the well-being and the
quality of life of individuals and families affected by neurodevelopmental
disabilities; to provide interdisciplinary clinical and research training in
neurodevelopmental disabilities; to utilize this knowledge to develop and
provide high quality exemplary services and programs; and to exchange
information in a timely way with consumers, practitioners, scientists, and
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Established in 2004, the UAB McKnight Brain Institute has been instrumental in very successful research projects at UAB. The vision of Evelyn F. McKnight is being carried forward as researchers at the Institute work toward understanding the neurobiology of memory with clinical relevance to the problems of age related memory loss.
Dr. Roberson’s research along with his clinical expertise will be an asset to the Institute. Join us in congratulating him in his newest endeavor!
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and Technology Honors student was awarded the 2015 Patsy W Collat UAB National
Alumni Society Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship is conferred on a
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plans to continue using her neuroscience degree. Dailey is a senior
planning toward her PhD in neuroscience. She has worked in the King lab
for 2 years as part of her honors research degree.
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