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EurasiaHealth Grants & Funding Bulletin

Vol. III, No. 8 - August 2005

EurasiaHealth Knowledge Network

www.eurasiahealth.org

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The EurasiaHealth Grants & Funding Bulletin is intended to assist institutional and individual grant seekers who are seeking to work in the area of health development in Eurasia. The Bulletin, which appears periodically or as new information warrants, provides information on grant opportunities for researchers, students, public leaders, and medical and social organizations.

 

The information in the EurasiaHealth Grants & Funding Bulletin is obtained from the funding organizations themselves and presented as a service to EurasiaHealth subscribers.  AIHA and EurasiaHealth are not responsible for the actual content nor the accuracy of the information presented.

Interested applicants should always contact the funding organizations directly to verify the information before applying.

 

This publication is distributed to all subscribers of the EurasiaHealth mailing list (EurasiaHealth@mail.eurasiahealth.org) and is a service of the American International Health Alliance - AIHA.

 

Your input (including new sources of grant opportunities) will be greatly appreciated.

 

For more information on organizations that provide funding to institutions and individuals for health care projects and research, please refer to the EurasiaHealth Grants & Funding database at http://www.eurasiahealth.com/index.jsp?sid=1&id=3539&pid=3540

 

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CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE:

 

-        Featured Resource:

 

U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation

 

-        Current Grants

 

         PROJECT FUNDING

 

O       Global Research Initiative Program, Social Science

O       Elton John AIDS Foundation International Small and General Grants Funds

O       The U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF) Industry Travel Grants Program (TGP)

O       The British Academy's Grants for Joint Projects with Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union Academies

 

         BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH

 

O       European Diabetes Research Fund (EFSD/Lilly) Diabetes Research in Europe

O       Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy, Inc (ACGT) Research Grant 2005 Young Investigator Award

O       2005 Epilepsy Research Awards Program

O       Stem Cells and Cancer Research

O       RFBR-CNRS Joint Competition

O       Association for International Cancer Research

 

         OTHER RESEARCH

 

O       Basic and Preclinical Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)

O       Collaborative Awards in Epilepsy Research for Junior Investigators

O       Quick-Trials for Imaging and Image-Guided Interventions: Exploratory Grants

O       The U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF) Grant Assistance Program

 

         PROFESSIONAL EXCHANGE AND TRAINING

 

O       Metro A. Ogryzlo International Fellowship - 2006/2007

O       AIDS International Training and Research Program

O       TEMPUS Individual Mobility Grants (TEMPUS-IMG)

O       Call for Applications for the Award of Research Training Grants - 2006

O       INTAS Young Scientist Fellowships 2005

O       Trish Greene UICC International Oncology Nursing Fellowships (IONF)

O       The Trust Foundation Internship Program for the Former Soviet Republics

 

 

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[   FEATURED OPPORTUNITY   ]

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U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation

 

http://www.crdf.org/

http://www.crdf.ru/ - Russian version

 

The U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation (CRDF) is a nonprofit charitable organization created by the United States Government in 1995. This unique public-private partnership promotes scientific and technical collaboration between the United States and the countries of the former Soviet Union (FSU).

 

The CRDF's mission is to:

 

CRDF provides a wide array of grant possibilities, each with a different set of qualifications and application requirements. One of their programs is described later in this bulletin. For details on their other grant programs, please, see their Web site.

 

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[     PROJECT FUNDING      ]

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Global Research Initiative Program, Social Science

 

Internet Address:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-05-082.html

Health Topic Areas:

Behavioral and social sciences research

Eligible Applicants:

Only institutions in developing countries are eligible to apply. Institutions in countries that have the least economic resources are particularly encouraged to apply. For the purpose of this PAR, institutions in the following countries or geographical regions are eligible: : Russia, the Newly Independent States, Eastern Europe :

Description:

         The goal of this initiative is to provide funding opportunities for the increasing pool of foreign biomedical and behavioral scientists, clinical investigators, nurses, and other health professionals with state-of-the-art knowledge of research methods to advance critical issues in global health upon their return to their home countries through behavioral and social sciences research.

         The total amount to be awarded is $500,000 and the anticipated number of awards is ten to 15.

         Because the nature and scope of the proposed research will vary from application to application, it is anticipated that the size and duration of each award will also vary; however, individual awards are limited to a maximum of $50,000 direct costs per year. The total amount awarded and the number of awards will depend upon the quality and costs of the applications received.

Application Deadline:

Letters of Intent Receipt Dates: August 22, 2005; August 21, 2006; August 21, 2007.
Application Receipt Dates:
September 21, 2005; September 21, 2006; September 21, 2007.

Contact Information:

Aron Primack, M.D., M.A.
Division of International Training and Research
Fogarty International Center
31 Center Drive, MSC 2220
Building 31, Room B2C39
Bethesda, MD 20892-2220
Tel: (301) 496-4596
Fax: (301) 402-0779
E-mail: primacka@mail.nih.gov

 

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Elton John AIDS Foundation International Small and General Grants Funds

 

Internet Address:

www.ejaf.org

Health Topic Areas:

Service-orientated projects that help to alleviate physical, emotional and financial suffering caused by AIDS and preventative education programs and initiatives that help to stop the spread of the HIV virus.

Eligible Applicants:

Any registered not-for-profit organization that is running programs or intending to run a program specifically to benefit those infected or affected by HIV/AIDS in Romania, the Russian Federation, and Ukraine.

Description:

EJAF is keen to encourage community based projects which:

Application Deadline:

Applications should be submitted prior to the end of March 31, July 31 or November 30.

Contact Information:

P.O. Box 17139
Beverly Hills, CA  90209-3139

USA

 

Or:

 

1 Blythe Road,

London W14 0HG

United Kingdom

Tel: +44 20-7603-9996

E-mail: stephencrawford@ejafuk.com

 

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The U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF) Industry Travel Grants Program (TGP)

 

Internet Address:

http://www.crdf.org/ApplicationForms/TGP_PA.pdf

Health Topic Areas:

Biology, Cell and Molecular, Biology & Microbiology, Biomedical Engineering, Medicine

Eligible Applicants:

Applicants must be scientists, engineers or their business managers presently employed and residing in the following countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, or Uzbekistan.

Applicants must be sufficiently fluent in English to participate fully in their proposed meetings.

Description:

The Program provides short-term support to scientists, engineers, and business managers from Eurasia for travel to the United States to meet with U.S. for-profit companies with the intent of developing collaborative projects and new business opportunities in science and technology.

CRDF will consider all eligible proposals that can demonstrate:

         Potential for developing a new U.S. company partnership;

         Commitment of a U.S. for-profit company to the proposed visit; and

         Potential for commercialization of the proposed technology.

The maximum award is $3,600. This amount includes airfare.

Application Deadline:

      Rolling. First of the month for the decision made in the next four months.

Contact Information:

U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation

Attn: Industry Travel Grants Program

1530 Wilson Boulevard, 3rd Floor

Arlington, VA 22209

Tel: (703) 526-9720

Fax: (703) 526-9721

E-mail: tgp@crdf.org

Program Manager: Jenee Petersen

 

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The British Academy's Grants for Joint Projects with Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union Academies

 

Internet Address:

http://www.britac.ac.uk/funding/guide/intl/ceefsujpnfa.html

Health Topic Areas:

Scientific research

Eligible Applicants:

Scholars from Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia in the fields of the humanities and social sciences.

Description:

The British Academy's Agreements with East European Academies support joint projects between British and East European scholars. Applications for projects involving collaborative work, between defined groups of scholars in Britain and another of the countries in the list above are considered by both sides.

Application Deadline:

30 September and 31 December 2005.

Contact Information:

International Relations Department

Tel: 020 7969 5220
Fax: 020 7969 5414
E-mail: overseas@britac.ac.uk

 

 

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European Diabetes Research Fund (EFSD/Lilly) Diabetes Research in Europe

 

Internet Address:

http://212.144.4.93/efsd/Lilly-EFSD/RFA2004.html

Health Topic Areas:

Diabetes research

Eligible Applicants:

Applications are invited from single not-for-profit institutions or groups of affiliated institutions from Europe and associated countries.

Description:

Research will be supported through the award of fixed sum grants, each of Euro 100,000. The duration of each award may be one year or longer, depending upon the needs of the project and as justified in the application, so long as the total budget does not exceed the fixed sum of Euro 100,000, payable in the first year and in one installment.

Application Deadline:

      September 21, 2005

Contact Information:

Viktor Jurgens, M.D., Executive Director
European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes
Rheindorfer Weg 3
D-40591
Dusseldorf, Germany

E-mail: foundation@easd.org

 

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Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy, Inc (ACGT) Research Grant 2005 Young Investigator Award

 

Internet Address:

http://www.acgtfoundation.org/ACGT2005_YI_RFA.pdf

Health Topic Areas:

Development of gene therapy approaches to the treatment of cancer

Eligible Applicants:

Candidates for a Young Investigator Award must hold an MD, MPH, PhD, or equivalent degree, and be a TENURE TRACK Assistant Professor within FIVE YEARS of their initial appointment to this rank at the time of award activation. The investigator must be conducting ORIGINAL research as an INDEPENDENT faculty member with DEDICATED laboratory space from the department chair. ACGT has no citizenship restrictions, and research supported by the award must be conducted at medical schools and research centers located in the United States.

Description:

The overall objectives of this grant are to advance gene therapy into the causes, treatment and prevention of all types of cancer by promoting development of novel and innovative studies by young investigators. The emphasis of this initiative is to promote basic and pre-clinical research approaches utilizing cells and genes as medicine. ACGT will direct its grants into areas of gene therapy research that have demonstrated great promise. The six main areas of research ACGT will support are:

         Tumor-Specific Replicating Viruses and Bacteria

         Anti-angiogenesis

         Immune-mediated Gene Therapy and Cancer Vaccines

         Oncogenes/Suppressor Oncogenes/Apoptosis

         Tumor Targeting and Vector Development

         Other Cancer Gene Therapy Research

Application Deadline:

      September 21, 2005 at 4pm E.S.T.

Contact Information:

Allison Neslage

Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy, Inc.

96 Cummings Point Road

Stamford, CT 06902

Tel: (203) 358-8000 x 495

E-mail: aneslage@acgtfoundation.org

 

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2005 Epilepsy Research Awards Program

 

Internet Address:

http://www.aesnet.org/visitors/research/awards/ep_research.cfm

Health Topic Areas:

Epilepsy

Eligible Applicants:

Any individual holding a professional degree and whose research impacts on any aspect of epilepsy is eligible for these awards.

         There is no geographic restriction. Nominations from outside the U.S. and North America are welcome.

         Nominations of women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged.

Description:

There will be two awards given in the amount of $10,000 each. These awards will be made to active scientists and clinicians. Our program is available to investigators working in all aspects of epilepsy.

The awards are intended as prizes, and as such they will be made to individuals for their unrestricted use. Funds are for the exclusive use of the recipients and may not be used for institutional or departmental support. There is no provision for institutional overhead. AES reserves the right to determine the number of awards, based on available funds and other considerations.

Candidates for the Epilepsy Research Awards Program are nominated by their peers. Formal nomination is made by two individuals: a proposer and a seconder. It is the responsibility of the proposer to ensure that all required documents are obtained from the candidate and that the complete nomination dossier is received in the AES Executive Office.

Application Deadline:

      Deadline for completed nominations is August 26, 2005

Contact Information:

342 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06117

Tel: (860) 586-7505

Fax: (806) 586-7550
E-mail: ctubby@aesnet.org

 

 

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Stem Cells and Cancer Research

 

Internet Address:

http://www.fedgrants.gov/Applicants/HHS/NIH/NIH/PA-05-086/Grant.html

Health Topic Areas:

Cancer and stem cells research

Eligible Applicants:

Eligible principle investigators include all those with the skills and knowledge to carry out the proposed studies. Eligible organizations include foreign institutions.

Description:

This funding opportunity is intended to promote research on all aspects of tumor stem cell biology, and on the genes and proteins responsible for the tumor stem cell phenotype.

Application Deadline:

      March 1, July 1, November 1, of every year until May 2, 2008.

Contact Information:

Ms. Linda Whipp
Grants and Contracts Management Office
National Institute on Aging
7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 2N212
Bethesda, MD  20892-9205

Tel:  (301) 496-1472
Fax:  (301) 402-3672
E-mail: whippl@nih.gov

 

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RFBR-CNRS Joint Competition

 

Internet Address:

http://www.rsci.ru/MoreInfo.html?MessageID=3326 (Russian)

http://www.sg.cnrs.fr/drhchercheurs/concoursch/default-en.htm (English)

Health Topic Areas:

Biological and medical research

Eligible Applicants:

Scientists born after December 31, 1974, without restrictions on nationality.

Description:

Successful candidates will be able to launch new scientific projects and diversify their professional experience while collaborating with the CNRS' many partners - universities, public and private research organizations, enterprises - perhaps even going off at some point in their career to join one of them.

Application Deadline:

      Unlimited

Contact Information:

Olga E. Babkina
Russian Foundation for Basic Research,
Department of International Relations
Leninsky prosp. 32a,
Moscow 119991 Russia
Tel: (+7-095) 938-5492
Fax: (+7-095) 938-5456
E-mail: babkina@rfbr.ru

CNRS Office in
Moscow
Gubkina str. 14, room 98
Moscow 117312 Russia
Tel: (+7-095) 129-0313
Fax: (+7-095) 938-2229
E-mail: patrick.le-fort@m.astelit.ru

 

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Association for International Cancer Research

 

Internet Address:

http://www.aicr.org.uk/information.stm

Health Topic Areas:

Cancer research

Eligible Applicants:

The application must come from a suitably qualified researcher (minimum of PhD). PhD students are only funded from within a project grant.

Description:

AICR's aim is to support fundamental research into the causes, mechanisms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer. The emphasis is on basic, as opposed to clinical research.

Application Deadline:

      October 28, 2005

Contact Information:

AICR Grants Administration Office

Madras House

St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9EH

Tel: (01334) 477-910

Fax: (01334) 478-667

E-mail: alan.gilchrist@aicr.org.uk

 

 

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Basic and Preclinical Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)

 

Internet Address:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-05-141.html

Health Topic Areas:

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)

Eligible Applicants:

Domestic or foreign institutions may apply.

Description:

This initiative encourages CAM and conventional researchers to carry out basic and/or preclinical research on CAM areas of special interest with an aim to understand the mechanisms of action of a CAM modality.

Application Deadline:

      October 1, 2005

Contact Information:

Center for Scientific Review
National Institutes of Health
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 1040, MSC 7710
Bethesda, MD 20892-7710 (U.S. Postal Service Express or regular mail)
Bethesda, MD 20817 (for express/courier service; non-USPS service)

 

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Collaborative Awards in Epilepsy Research for Junior Investigators

 

Internet Address:

http://www.fedgrants.gov/Applicants/HHS/NIH/NIH/PA-05-095/Grant.html

Health Topic Areas:

Epilepsy research

Eligible Applicants:

Foreign institutions are eligible to apply. Eligible principal investigators include: Postdoctoral trained individuals with institutional appointments through Assistant Professor, or equivalent, position. Any individual with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed research is invited to work with their institution to develop an application for support. Individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups as well as individuals with disabilities are always encouraged to apply for NIH programs.

Description:

The goal of this program announcement is to stimulate basic, translational and clinical research in the field of epilepsy by promoting collaborations among junior investigators.
This program announcement invites both research project grants (R01) and exploratory/developmental research grant applications (R21).
Because the nature and scope of the proposed research will vary from application to application, it is anticipated that the size and duration of each award will also vary. The total amount awarded and the number of awards will depend upon the mechanism numbers, quality, duration, and costs of the applications received.

Application Deadline:

      November 1, 2005

Contact Information:

Margaret P. Jacobs
Program Director, Epilepsy Research
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke,
NIH
Neuroscience Center
, Room 2138
6001 Executive Boulevard

Bethesda, MD 20892-9523

Tel: (301) 496-1917
Fax: (301) 402-1501
E-mail: jacobsm@ninds.nih.gov

 

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Quick-Trials for Imaging and Image-Guided Interventions: Exploratory Grants

 

Internet Address:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-05-114.html

Health Topic Areas:

Image-guided intervention

Eligible Applicants:

Domestic and foreign institutions are eligible to apply. Any individual with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed research is invited to work with their institution to develop an application for support.

Description:

Investigators may apply for a maximum of 2 years of funding support for up to $250,000 direct costs per year. The anticipated number of awards is three to six per year. The anticipated start date is April 2006.

Because the nature and scope of the proposed research will vary from application to application, it is anticipated that the size and duration of each award will also vary. Although the financial plans of the IC(s) provide support for this program, awards pursuant to this funding opportunity are contingent upon the availability of funds and the receipt of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.

Application Deadline:

Application Receipt Dates: August 9, 2005; December 9, 2005; April 9, 2006; August 9, 2006; December 9, 2006; April 9, 2007; August 9, 2007; December 9, 2007; April 9, 2008.

Contact Information:

Ms. Eileen Natoli (Financial or Grants Management Contact)
Grants Management Specialist
National Cancer Institute
6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS Room 243, MSC 7148
Bethesda, MD 20892-7148
Rockville, MD 20852 (for express/courier service)
Tel: (301) 496-8791

Fax: (301) 496-8791
E-mail: natolie@mail.nih.gov

 

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The U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF) Grant Assistance Program

 

Internet Address:

http://www.crdf.org/ApplicationForms/GAP_PA_Sep04.htm

Health Topic Areas:

Basic or applied civilian scientific research, educational and charitable projects and activities of a pre-commercial nature

Eligible Applicants:

Scientists in Eurasia.

Description:

The CRDF seeks to address this issue by fostering opportunities for collaborative projects between U.S. and foreign researchers that:

         Provide productive research and development opportunities that offer foreign scientists and engineers alternatives to emigration and strengthen the scientific and technological infrastructure of their home countries.

         Advance the transition of foreign weapons scientists to civilian work through collaborative non-weapons research and development projects.

         Help move applied research to the market place and bring economic benefits both to the United States and the countries with which CRDF works.

         Strengthen research and education in universities abroad.

Application Deadline:

Rolling, at least eight weeks prior to the first requested disbursement date.

Contact Information:

Grant Assistance Program, CRDF

1530 Wilson Boulevard, 3rd Floor

Arlington, VA 22209

Tel: (703) 526-9720

Fax: (703) 526-9721

E-mail: gap@crdf.org

 

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[ PROFESSIONAL EXCHANGE AND TRAINING ]

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Metro A. Ogryzlo International Fellowship - 2006/2007

 

Internet Address:

http://www.arthritis.ca/look%20at%20research/regulations/metro%20a%20ogryzlo%20international%20fellowship/default.asp?s=1

Health Topic Areas:

Rheumatology

Eligible Applicants:

The successful candidate will likely have completed their training in general medicine, and have a substantial prospect of returning to an academic position in their own country.

Description:

The Fellowship is designed to provide advanced training in Clinical Rheumatology at a Canadian Arthritis Centre. The stipend attaching to the Ogryzlo Fellowship will be $31,000 Cdn per annum.

Application Deadline:

      December 1, 2005

Contact Information:

Bonnie Thorn, Chief Science / Medical Officer

The Arthritis Society

393 University Avenue, Suite 1700

Toronto, Ontario M5G 1E6

Tel: (416) 979-3353 Ext 311

Fax: (416) 979-1149
E-mail:
bthorn@arthritis.ca

 

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AIDS International Training and Research Program

 

Internet Address:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-05-140.html

Health Topic Areas:

HIV/AIDS Training and Research

Eligible Applicants:

Domestic (US) institutions that can demonstrate active research collaborations with institutions in the low- and middle-income countries, or any individual with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed research.

Description:

The purpose of this announcement is to invite applications from eligible institutions for innovative, collaborative training programs that would contribute to the long-term goal of building sustainable research capacity in HIV/AIDS and HIV-related conditions at institutions with which they have ongoing research collaborations, in low- and middle-income countries. These research-training programs will strengthen scientific knowledge and skills to enhance prevention of, and treatment and care for, HIV/AIDS and HIV-related conditions in these countries.

Application Deadline:

Letter of Intent Receipt Date: November 21, 2005; November 21, 2006; November 21, 2007.
Application Receipt Date:
December 21, 2005; December 21, 2006; December 21, 2007.

Contact Information:

The PHS 398 application instructions are available at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/phs398/phs398.html in an interactive format. Applicants must use the currently approved version of the PHS 398. For further assistance contact GrantsInfo, Telephone: (301) 435-0714, E-mail: GrantsInfo@nih.gov.

 

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TEMPUS Individual Mobility Grants (TEMPUS-IMG)

 

Internet Address:

http://www.tempusoffice.ru/img.htm (Russian)

http://www.etf.eu.int/tempus.nsf  (English)

Health Topic Areas:

Support of international exchanges

Eligible Applicants:

Grants can be awarded to:

         Teachers in higher education institutions (including teaching Ph.D. students, assistant professors, and public or private sector employees having relevant academic and teaching experience)

         Administrative workers performing relevant functions (e.g., librarians and specialists of international relations department)

         Specialists of technical departments

         Leaders of student associations

         Education experts

         Ministry officials

Description:

Grants are designed to be used for the following types of activity:

Attending conferences, seminars and partner network meetings; participation in significant public events on behalf of his/her institution; training, education and cooperation in a specific academic area, promotion of best practices.

Application Deadline:

October 15 and February 15 of every year. Registration and application forms should be submitted online at: www.etf.eu.int/tempus.nsf

Contact Information:

Project manager

Tel: (+7-095) 518-6175

Fax: (+7-095) 200-3797

E-mail: vicktorova@tempusoffice.ru

 

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Call for Applications for the Award of Research Training Grants - 2006

 

Internet Address:

http://www.aclisassari.com/acli-openlearning/new_app_award_grants.php

Health Topic Areas:

Malaria, leishmaniasis, schistosomiasis, lymphatic filariasis and onchocerciasis, African trypanosomiasis and Chagas disease, leprosy, dengue and tuberculosis

Eligible Applicants:

Individuals who are nationals of, and employed in, least developed disease endemic countries (LDC) and developing disease endemic countries (DEC) with lesser developed research capacities.

Description:

Applications for training must be proposed as an integral part of an institution development program that clearly documents the career development plans for the applicant. Following training, grantees are expected to exhibit scientific expertise in their chosen field, promote the development of the home institute research environment, provide training opportunities, be conversant with information and communication systems, and to develop collaboration with scientists and institutions in country and with other countries where possible.

Application Deadline:

All applications must be received by 15 November 2005, by e-mail only, at: RCStraining@who.int.

Contact Information:

Steven Wayling
Manager - Research Training
UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Program
for Research And Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR)
waylings@who.int

 

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Trish Greene UICC International Oncology Nursing Fellowships (IONF)

 

Internet Address:

      http://fellows.uicc.org/fell5ion.shtml

Health Topic Areas:

Cancer education programs for prevention and early detection, patient counseling, safe drug handling, palliative care, pain assessment, quality of life issues

Eligible Applicants:

Registered nurses or nurse educators, who are actively engaged in the management of cancer patients or training of nurses in developing or East European countries, and who can communicate effectively in the language of the host centre, are eligible to apply.

Description:

The scope of the scheme has been extended to include the funding of cancer nursing experts from developed countries to travel to developing or East European countries to teach specific cancer nursing skills. Currently, 10-14 fellowships with an average value of US$ 2,800 are awarded each year.

Application Deadline:

      November 1, 2005

Contact Information:

Union Internationale Contre le Cancer
3, rue Conseil-General
1205
Geneva, Switzerland

Tel: (4122) 809 18 40
Fax: (4122) 809 18 10

 

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The Trust Foundation Internship Program for the Former Soviet Republics

 

Internet Address:

http://www.nuffic.net/common.asp?id=561&instantie=0

Health Topic Areas:

Health education

Eligible Applicants:

      Young professionals from Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine.

Description:

The program, sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, enables young people to spend up to four weeks in a Dutch company or organization (either government or non-government). Trust internships are meant to contribute to the process of social transformation that has been taking place in the former Soviet republics since the fall of the wall. The program is not meant primarily for higher education institutions, although they are not excluded.

Application Deadline:

      Rolling

Contact Information:

E-mail: trustfoundation@planet.nl

 

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Compiled by Victor Stanilevskiy

Research Associate, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Programs

American International Health Alliance

vstanilevskiy@aiha.com

 

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