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  1. 1. Dissertation Preparation Grants
  2. 2. Pharmacology Dissertation Grants  Where to Search  http://rgp.ufl.edu/research/funding.html Click Community of Science Click Simple Search Under All Fields Type Pharmacology and Dissertation Click Do The Search  # of grants found - 5  http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/index.html  # of grants found - 26  Example Grants  Food and Drug Administration: PHARMACOLOGY. ... GRANTS FOR HEALTH SERVICES DISSERTATION RESEARCH  National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: GRANTS FOR HEALTH SERVICES DISSERTATION RESEARCH
  3. 3. Example Grants Sponsor: Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation, Inc. (PhRMA) Deadline: September 01, 2004 Upper Amount: $41,000 The program seeks to support advanced students who will have completed the bulk of their pre-thesis requirements (two years of study) and are starting their thesis research by the time the award is activated. Abstract: In the field of pharmacology or toxicology, applications that will recieve highest priority are those in which the research attempts to integrate information on the mechanism of action of a drug or chemical at a molecular or cellular level with the drug's effects in the intact laboratory animal or human, encompassing the potential influences of biochemical, physiological, or behavioral systems.
  4. 4. Horticulture Dissertation Grants Horticulture  Where to Search  http://rgp.ufl.edu/research/funding.html Click Community of Science Click Simple Search Under All Fields Type Horticulture and Dissertation Click Do The Search  # of grants found - 5  http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/soltislab/Grant_Deadlines.htm  # of Grants Found - 1  Example Grants  Catherine H. Beattie Fellowship in Conservation Horticulture -The Garden Club of America (GCA) and the Center for Plant Conservation (CPC) are seeking applicants. Each year, the grant enables a graduate student in biology, horticulture, or a related field to conduct research on a rare or endangered U.S. plant.
  5. 5. Example Grants Sponsor: International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Deadline: January 31, 2005 Upper Amount: $20,000 Eligibility: AGROPOLIS is intended primarily for researchers from developing countries, including those studying in a developed country and returning to the south after their studies. Abstract: In countries throughout the developing word, millions of men and women are now farming in cities. People are growing crops on unused land by the roadsides, raising animals in abandoned buildings, and recycling organic wastes into compost. The potential benefits of urban agriculture are considerable, but there are many obstacles to overcome. The AGROPOLIS program has been established to help address these issues.
  6. 6. Pharmacoeconomics Dissertation Grants Pharmacoeconomics  Where to Search  http://www.cop.ufl.edu/hartzema.pdf  The Perry A. Foote Program in Health Outcomes and Pharmacoeconomics seeks proposals from University of Florida faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students for small grants to support the development of new research projects. The purpose of the Program is to support the development of research at the University of Florida and SHANDS HealthCare in Health Outcomes and Pharmacoeconomics.  http://www.cms.hhs.gov/researchers/priorities/grants.asp #OGO  Health Care Financing Administration's Dissertation Fellowship Grants Program
  7. 7. Example Grants  Pharmacoeconomics Cont’d  http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-04- 039.html  AHRQ GRANTS FOR HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH DISSERTATION PA NUMBER: PAR-04-039  The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announces its continued interest in supporting the health services dissertation research small grant program. This program supports research undertaken as part of an academic program to qualify for a doctorate. Research applications must address one of these areas: 1. Support improvements in health outcomes. 2. Strengthen health care quality measurement and improvement. 3. Identify strategies to improve access, foster appropriate use, and reduce unnecessary expenditures related to healthcare. 4. Medical Errors/Patient Safety: award.
  8. 8. Veterinary Medicine Dissertation Grants Veterinary Medicine  Where to Search  http://rgp.ufl.edu/research/funding.html Click Community of Science Click Simple Search Under All Fields Type Veterinary Medicine and Dissertation Click Do The Search  # of Grants Found - 1  Google Type Veterinary Medicine Dissertation grants Click AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, & SCHOLARSHIPS  # of Grants Found - 1  Example Grant  American Veterinary Medical Foundation Offers scholarships to veterinary medical students enrolled in approved veterinary programs.
  9. 9. Example Grants http://www.morrisanimalfoundation.org/apply/? section=2,0  Morris Animal Foundation funds a wide variety of animal health studies. http://www.csrees.usda.gov/  USDA, CSREES, and the Integrated Research, Education, and Extension and Competitive Grants Program are requesting applications for the Regional Integrated Pest Management Competitive Grants Program for fiscal year 2004 to support the continuum of research and extension efforts needed to increase the implementation of integrated pest management (IPM) methods. The Regional IPM Competitive Grants Program supports projects that develop individual pest control tactics, integrate individual tactics into an IPM system, and develop and implement extension education programs.
  10. 10. Example Grants http://www.cals.wisc.edu/research/sheep.html  Competitive grants are available for product or business development, producer information or education, marketing and promotion for sheep or goats or their products, and genetic retention or animal health. Funds are available to be awarded in FY 2004 for projects to be completed by the end of FY 2005. The objective is to fund a variety of proposals that will benefit the U.S. sheep and goat industries.
  11. 11. Dissertation Preparation Grants: Neuroscience Where to search? http://www.grantsnet.org/  ‘Search for grants’  Graduate and Post graduate database  Specify, select ‘PhD dissertation student’, select ‘Neuroscience’, then ‘search now’  # of grants found: 64 Where to search? http://fundingopps.cos.com/  click ‘search by keyword’ (here you can then add COS keywords to a Funding Opportunities search form ; in natural and physical sciences, mathematics and technology folder  in biological sciences folder, click neuroscience (there are 3 subfields)  in the funding type field, click on ‘dissertation or thesis’ , click ‘do the search’  # of grants found: 2
  12. 12. Neuroscience Example Grants Program Name: Predoctoral Research Training Fellowship Program URL: http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org/research/grants.cfm Type of Scientists Funded: Early Doctoral Student, PhD Dissertation Student Program Description: The Predoctoral Research Training Fellowship supports pre-doctoral students with dissertation research related to epilepsy, thus stengthening their interest in establishing epilepsy research as a career direction. Graduate students pursuing a PhD degree in neuroscience, physiology, pharmacology, psychology, biochemistry, genetics, nursing, or pharmacy may apply
  13. 13. Neuroscience Example Grants Sponsor: NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH/NIH- NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING Program: Minority Dissertation Research in Aging URL -- http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-98-110.html Type of Scientists Funded: PhD Dissertation Student Program Description: Small grants to support doctoral dissertation research will be available for underrepresented minority doctoral candidates. Grant support is designed to aid the research of such investigators and to encourage underrepresented minority individuals from a variety of academic disciplines and programs to conduct research related to aging.
  14. 14. Dissertation Preparation Grants: Genetics Where to search? http://www.grantsnet.org/  ‘Search for grants’  Graduate and Post graduate database  Specify, select ‘PhD dissertation student’, select ‘Genetics’, then ‘search now’  # of grants found: 71 http://fundingopps.cos.com/  # of grants found: 0 http://www.grants.gov/FindGrantOpportunities  # of grants found: 4 (18 total)
  15. 15. Genetics Example Grant Program Name -- American Fellowships: Dissertation URL -- http://www.aauw.org/3000/fdnfelgra/american.html Scientists Funded: PhD Dissertation Student Program Description: American Fellowships support women doctoral candidates completing dissertations or scholars seeking funds for postdoctoral research leave from accredited institutions.  Candidates are evaluated on the basis of scholarly excellence, teaching experience, and active commitment to helping women and girls through service in their communities, professions, or fields of research.
  16. 16. Genetics Example Grant cont. Program Name -- Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in the Directorate for Biological Sciences (DDIG) URL --http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2002/nsf02173/nsf02173.htm Synopsis of Program: The NSF awards Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in selected areas of the biological sciences. These grants provide:  partial support of doctoral dissertation research in order to improve the overall quality of the research  allow doctoral candidates to conduct research in specialized facilities or field settings away from the home campus  provide opportunities for greater diversity in collecting and creativity in analyzing data
  17. 17. Dissertation Preparation Grants: Geomatics Where to search? http://www.usda.gov/ResearchAndScience/  Search ‘dissertation grants’  # of hits: 107 (not all grant info) http://www.grantsnet.org/  ‘Search for grants’  Graduate and Post graduate database  Specify, select ‘PhD dissertation student’, select ‘Earth Systems’, then ‘search now’  # of grants found: 21
  18. 18. Dissertation Preparation Grants: Geomatics Where to search? http://www.nsf.gov/verity/srchfund.htm  Search ‘Program area: geosciences’  # of hits: 78 (0 dissertation grants) http://fundingopps.cos.com/  # of grants found: 2  Canadian citizenship required
  19. 19. Geomatics Example Grants Sponsor: Ford Foundation Program Name: Predoctoral and Dissertation Fellowships for Minorities URL -- http://www7.nationalacademies.org/fellowships/fordpredoc.html Disciplines: behavioral sciences, social studies, the humanities, engineering, mathematics, physical sciences, biological sciences, and interdisciplinary programs composed of two or more eligible disciplines. Aim: to provide funding for doctoral candidates who are members of minority groups to undertake research in a variety of fields.
  20. 20. Geomatics Example Grants Sponsor: Association of American Geographers Program Names:  Robert D. Hodgson Memorial Ph.D. Dissertation Fund  Paul Vouras Fund  Otis Paul Starkey Fund URL – http://www.aag.org/Grantsawards/Dissertationresearch.html Objective: The fund provides financial assistance to candidates preparing doctoral dissertations in geography. The Research Grants Committee represents a broad spectrum of geographical specialties
  21. 21. Dissertation Preparation Grants: Entomology Where to search? http://www.usda.gov/ResearchAndScience/  Search ‘dissertation grants’  # of hits: 107 (not all grant info) http://fundingopps.cos.com/  # of Entomology grants found: 1  Title: Graduate Research-Travel Scholarship; Sponsor: Entomological Society of Canada (ESC); Canadian citizenship required http://www.grants.gov/FindGrantOpportunities  search ‘dissertation entomology  # grants found: 13
  22. 22. Entomology Example Grants Sponsor: National Science Foundation Program Name: Developing Global Scientists and Engineers URL -- http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2004/nsf04036/nsf04036.txt Objective: This solicitation describes support for research experiences for undergraduate and graduate students, and support for doctoral dissertation enhancement awards. The goal of these activities, and the related activities described below, is to build a more inclusive and globally-engaged workforce that fully reflects the strength of our diverse population. Disciplines:  * 47.075 --- Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences  * 47.050 --- Geosciences  * 47.041 --- Engineering  * 47.074 --- Biological Sciences
  23. 23. Entomology Example Grants Program Name -- Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate Fellowships Grants Program—Special International Study or Thesis/Dissertation Research Travel Allowances URL -- http://www.csrees.usda.gov/about/offices/serd_funding_intl.html Synopsis -- Before the international study or thesis/dissertation research travel may commence, a Fellow must have completed 1 academic year of full-time study, as defined by the institution, under the fellowship appointment and arrangements must have been formalized for the Fellow to study and/or conduct research in the foreign location(s).  Applications may be submitted by universities or colleges who currently have active Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate Fellowships Grants Disciplines include: Biotechnology & Genomics, Pest Management Plants & Plant Products, Technology & engineering
  24. 24. Dissertation Preparation Grants: Parasitology Where to search? http://fundingopps.cos.com/  # of grants found: 0 http://www.grantsnet.org/search/  # of grants found in science: 70 http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/default_grants.htm  resource page w/ helpful links
  25. 25. Parasitology Example Grants Sponsor: AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR MICROBIOLOGY Program Name:ASM/NCID Post-Doctoral Research Associates Program in Infectious Diseases and Public Health Microbiology Scientists Funded: PhD Dissertation Student, Medical Student, MD/PhD Student, Initial PhD Postdoc, Advanced PhD Postdoc, Initial MD Postdoc, URL -- http://www.asmusa.org/edusrc/asmncid8.htm Objective:support the development of new approaches, methodologies and knowledge in infectious disease prevention and control in areas within the public health mission of the CDC. The fellowship allows one to perform research in residence at the NCID which is headquartered at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA. Eligible fields of study include: * Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases * Viral and Rickettsial Infections * Nosocomial Infections * HIV/AIDS * Vector-borne Infectious Diseases * Sexually Transmitted Diseases * Parasitic Diseases
  26. 26. Parasitology Example Grants Program Name: Earthwatch Institute’s Center for Field Research Grants URL--http://www.earthwatch.org/research/proposals.html Eligible Scientific Levels: PhD Dissertation Student, MD/PhD Student, Advanced PhD Postdoc Objective: Earthwatch’s mission is to provide scientists with the funding and labor they need in the form of motivated, dedicated, paying volunteers. One of our goals is to support diverse research interests and a diverse scientific community. In particular, Earthwatch is interested in supporting typically under-represented groups, such as early career scientists, women in science, and developing country nationals.
  27. 27. Parasitology Example Grants Sponsor:The Welder Wildlife Foundation Program Name: FELLOWSHIPS FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS IN WILDLIFE ECOLOGY & RELATED AREAS URL -- http://hometown.aol.com/_ht_a/welderwf/fellowship.html Disciplines: animal behavior, biology, botany, conservation education, ecology, mammalogy, ornithology, parasitology, range science, veterinary pathology, and wildlife sciences. Objective: Scholarships are awarded directly to properly accredited U.S. colleges or universities for bona fide graduate students who are approved candidates for M.S. or Ph.D. degrees, after project proposals have been submitted to and approved by the Foundation.
  28. 28. Natural Resources Lists from Universities  University of Florida  http://snre.ufl.edu/funding/overview.htm  Harvard University  http://www.laspau.harvard.edu/grantee_guide/fulbright/gr ants.htm  UC Riverside  http://www.graddiv.ucr.edu/HowFindMoney.html Environmental Protection Agency (STAR Fellowships) National Science Foundation
  29. 29. Wildlife Ecology Universities  Departments of Biology, Ecology, etc.  University of Wisconsin  http://www.sit.wisc.edu/~ckwillia/Funding%20Sources.htm Private Foundations  The Welder Wildlife Foundation  http://hometown.aol.com/welderwf/welderweb.html?f=fs National Science Foundation Environmental Protection Agency
  30. 30. Education Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance  http://www.cfda.gov/public/grantsubtopic.asp?catcode=G Private Foundations  The Spencer Foundation  http://www.spencer.org Department of Education  American Educational Research Association  National Science Foundation (Science Education)  National Assessment of Educational Progress (Assessment Projects)
  31. 31. Marine Biology National Science Foundation National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  Sea Grant (supports a variety of programs)  e.g. College Program (http://www.nsgo.seagrant.org/aboutsg/aboutsg.html)  National Marine Fisheries Service American Museum of Natural History (Smaller Grants)  Lerner-Grey Grants for Marine Research PEW Institute for Marine Science  Several different topics  Generally Policy Related
  32. 32. Soil & Water Science  Where to Search  http://rgp.ufl.edu/research/funding.html  Select: Community of Science  Select: Simple Search  Under All Fields Type: (Soil or Water) and Dissertation  Select: Do The Search  # of grants found – 8  Select: Grants Database  Word search options: Psychology and dissertation  # of grants found – 4
  33. 33. Example Title: Horton Research Grant Sponsor: American Geophysical Union Amount: $10,000 Summary  The objective is to foster graduate student research leading to the completion of doctoral dissertations. Appropriate topics may be in hydrology (including its physical, chemical, or biological aspects) or in water resources policy sciences (including economics, systems analysis, sociology, and law).
  34. 34. Psychology  Where to Search  http://rgp.ufl.edu/research/funding.html  Select: Community of Science  Select: Simple Search  Under All Fields Type: Psychology and Dissertation  Select: Do The Search  # of grants found – 36  Select: Grants Database  Word search options: Psychology and dissertation  # of grants found – 20
  35. 35. Example Title: Social Issues Dissertation Award Sponsor: Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Amount: $750 Summary  Offers doctoral dissertation prizes in psychology or social science with psychological subject matter are available. The criteria for award is scientific excellence and potential application to social problems.
  36. 36. Plant Biology  Where to Search  http://rgp.ufl.edu/research/funding.html  Select: Community of Science  Select: Simple Search  Under All Fields Type: Plant and Dissertation  Select: Do The Search  # of grants found – 3  Select: Grants Database  Word search options: Psychology and dissertation  # of grants found – 1
  37. 37. Example Title: American Orchid Society Fellowship Sponsor: American Orchid Society Amount: $27,000 Summary:  The purpose of the American Orchid Society Fellowship is to encourage doctoral candidates in their pursuit of fundamental and applied research on orchids; to attract future generations of scientists to orchidology; and to address critical research needs in the biology of orchids. The dissertation project must deal with any aspect of orchid biology in the disciplines of physiology, molecular biology, structure, systematics, cytology, ecology, or evolution.
  38. 38. Engineering  Where to Search  http://rgp.ufl.edu/research/funding.html  Select: Community of Science  Select: Simple Search  Under All Fields Type: Engineering and Dissertation  Select: Do The Search  # of grants found – 96  Select: Grants Database  Word search options: Engineering and dissertation  # of grants found – 13
  39. 39. Example Title: Engineering Dissertation Fellowships Sponsor: American Association of University Women $10,000 Goal  A doctoral candidate in engineering must be entering the final stages of writing her dissertation at an accredited U.S. institution. Women pursuing master's in engineering programs are eligible to apply for either the first or final year of study.
  40. 40. Source for a wide variety of disciplines http://www7.nationalacademies.org/fellowship s/forddiss.html  Awards will be made for study in research-based Ph.D. or Sc.D. programs that include the following major disciplines and related interdisciplinary fields: Archaeology, Anthropology, Art History, Astronomy, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Engineering, Ethnomusicology, Geography, History, International Relations, Life Sciences, Linguistics, Literature, Language, Mathematics, Performance Study, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, and Urban Planning.  The Ford Foundation Fellowships for Minorities offers approximately 60 predoctoral, 35 dissertation and 20 postdoctoral fellowships. Dissertation $21,000 for one year. All awardees have expenses paid to attend at least one Conference of Ford Fellows. Application deadlines are dependent on the type of fellowship.

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