Posts tagged Funding Opportunity

Vanderbilt Center for Teaching: Blended & Online Learning Design (BOLD) Fellows

Kate Stuart
April 17, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The BOLD Fellows program is designed to help graduate student/faculty teams build expertise in developing online instructional modules grounded in good course design principles and our understanding of how people learn. STEM faculty members partner with graduate students or postdocs to design and develop online modules for integration into a course, either as a tool to promote flipping the classroom, a module for a blended course, or a unit within a MOOC.

Scientist in the Classroom Information Session

Are you interested in teaching or learning how to communicate science but don't know where to begin?  Then join the Center for Science Outreach and your peers for an informational session on how to get started.  Learn how you can get involved in the Nashville community by working with K-8 students and teaching science one day a week.  We are currently accepting applications for interested graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.  Graduate students earn a topping up stipend of up to 7.5K!  

The program announcement for the individual postdoctoral NRSA fellowship (F32) has been reissued

Kim Petrie
March 20, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The NIH recently reissued the program announcement for the F32 postdoctoral NRSA fellowship. The new program announcement, PA-14-149, is effective with the April 8, 2014, application deadline. The changes are in response to the recommendations made by the Biomedical Research Workforce Working Group of the Advisory Committee to the Director, NIH. 

ASM Kadner Institute Fellowships

Kate Stuart
January 23, 2014
Posted in Announcements

A Comprehensive Report of The ASM Kadner Institute (2001-2012) This report, developed in 2013, highlights 300+ ASM Kadner Institute participants' achievements and accomplishments since attending the Institute.    Executive Summary Comprehensive Report   Institute Overview 

ASM Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship

Kate Stuart
January 23, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The ProgramThe goal of the fellowship is to increase the number of underrepresented groups completing doctoral degrees in the microbiological sciences. The ASM Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship is aimed at highly competitive graduate students who are enrolled in a Ph.D. program and who have completed their graduate course work in the microbiological sciences. The fellowship encourages students to continue and complete their research project in the microbiological sciences. Students will be:

ASM/CDC Program Fellowship in Infectious Disease and Public Health Microbiology

Kate Stuart
January 23, 2014
Posted in Announcements

ProgramThe program is sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The goal of ASM/CDC Fellowship is to 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 headquartered at a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) location. Eligible fields of study include:

The eligibility criteria for the K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award have changed

Kim Petrie
January 16, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The NIH K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award began in 2006 as a grant mechanism that supports young scientists in transitioning from postdoctoral training to an independent research career. Recently, the parent program announcement for the K99/R00 award was resissued (see PA-14-042). The new PA spells out new eligibility requirements and describes the ideal candidate in more detail, as follows:

How to Create a Plan for RCR Education for Your NIH Fellowship or Career Development Award

Kate Stuart
January 15, 2014

Friday, Jan 17, 2014 How to Create a Plan for RCR Education for Your NIH Fellowship or Career Development Award(Elizabeth Heitman) SummaryRCR CREDIT AVAILABLE. This presentation will explore the criteria of and recommendations for creating a Responsible Conduct of Research education plan for an NIH Fellowship or Career Development Award application.

Two opportunities available with the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance

Kate Stuart
January 2, 2014
Posted in Announcements

As a part of the ongoing efforts by the India Alliance to encourage Clinical and Public health research in India, the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance have come up with two initiatives; 1) Two Year Research Training Fellowships for Clinicians, and 2) Early, Intermediate and Senior Fellowship schemes for Clinicians and Public Health researchers. (Separate Competition)  Both the competitions launched on 1 January 2014.  

NIH Loan Repayment Program

Kim Petrie
July 22, 2013
Posted in Announcements

If you are a postdoctoral fellow who meets the general eligibility requirements, and your research fits within the scope of the five qualifying research areas, you may apply online for the LRP starting September 1, 2013. The relevant program announcements are listed here: 

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