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Program: AHRQ Small Research Grant Program

Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Supports small grants (R03) for focused research projects, developmental studies & high risk projects in the areas of health care services & access to services. AHRQ is interested in research involving collaborative efforts between researchers & medical & public health or healthcare providers, purchasers or payer organizations.

Program: Evelyn Hooker Awards Programs (Gay & Lesbian issues)

Agency: American Psychological Foundation

Supports three awards: Wayne F. Placek Award provides up to $40,000 to two doctoral-level investigators & multiple Small Grant Awards of $5,000 for empirical research in all fields of behavioral & social science to increase the general public's understanding of homosexuality & to alleviate the stress that gay men & lesbians experience.

Program: Small Research Grants

Agency: Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses

Designed for novice researchers who are AWHONN members, program provides seed money, pilot funding, or total funding for small projects that offer promising contributions to nursing knowledge in clinical practice.

Program: NIOSH Support for Conferences & Scientific Meetings

Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Supports cooperative agreements (R13, U13) for non-federal conferences on the prevention of work-related illness, injury, disability, and death. Interests include disease (i.e., asthma, hearing loss, infectious diseases, injury) prevention & work environment & workforce issues.

Program: National Grantmaking Program (Infant & Young Child Nutrition)

Agency: Gerber Foundation

Supports specific nutrition-related interventions to improve infant health & development from 1st year before birth to age 3.

Program: Individual Predoc Kirschstein-NRSA Fellowships for Minority Students 

Agency: National Institutes of Health

All NIH Institutes, & the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality, provide fellowships (F31) of up to 5 years for minority graduate students from all types of institutions to conduct biomedical, behavioral, or health services research leading to a PhD or MD/PhD.

Program: Predoctoral Fellowships for Students with Disabilities (F31) 

Agency: National Institutes of Health

All NIH Institutes, along with the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality, provide fellowships (F31) to students with disabilities for research training leading to the PhD or MD/PhD in the biomedical or behavioral sciences.

Program: Basic & Preclinical Research on Complimentary & Alt. Med. (CAM)

Agency: National Institutes of Health

NCCAM, NCI, & the Office of Dietary Supplements support research (R01, R15, R21) on CAM to provide a stronger foundation for ongoing & planned clinical studies.

Program: Research Grants and Fellowships

Agency: Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation

Three programs support research on Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI): Michael Geisman Research Fellowships provide up to $50,000/year for one or two years ($35,000 toward the investigator's salary & up to $15,000 per year for supplies); Seed Grants provide up to $60,000 for one year; and Clinical Seed Grants provide up to $120,000 for two years and support research at institutions as well as at OI Foundation's National Conference.

Agency: American Psychological Association 

Offers many funding prospects for graduate students in the field of psychology.

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