CDC?s Procurement and Grants Office has published a program announcement entitled, Grants for Dissertations Awards for Doctoral Candidates for Violence-Related and Unintentional Injury Prevention Research in Minority Communities.? $125,000 [this amount is an estimate, and subject to the availability of funds] will be available in fiscal year 2005 to fund approximately five awards. The purposes of the program are to: (1) Solicit research applications that address the priorities reflected under the heading, ?Research Objectives?. (2) Build the scientific base for the prevention and control of injuries, disabilities, and deaths disproportionately experienced in minority communities. (3) Encourage doctoral candidates from a wide spectrum of disciplines, including epidemiology, medicine, biostatistics, public health, law and criminal justice, behavioral, and social sciences to perform research in order to prevent and control injuries more effectively. (4) Assist students in the completion of their dissertation research on a violence-related or unintentional injury topic. (5) Encourage investigators to build research careers related to the prevention of violence-related or unintentional injuries, disabilities, and deaths in minority communities.
For complete program details, please see the full announcement on the CDC website at http://www.cdc.gov/od/pgo/funding/grantmain.htm. The estimated funding date is August 30, 2005.
Who can apply:
Eligible functional categories:
Injury Prevention and Control Research and State and Community Based Programs
Grants for Dissertation Awards for Doctoral Candidates for Violence-Related and Unintentional Injury Prevention Research in Minority Communities
If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact:
(TIMS), Technical Information Management Section
Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Procurement and Grants Office