Researchers: Funding Opportunities on Latino Health
Here are some funding opportunities for research on Latino health:
Health Impact Project
The Health Impact Project call for proposals is seeking applicants to undertake health impact assessment (HIA) demonstration projects. The grants, of up to $150,000, aim to demonstrate the effectiveness of HIAs and promote their incorporation into local, state, tribal and federal decision-making. Applications are accepted at any time.
NIH obesity grants
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) compiles a wide variety of obesity-related research funding opportunities that are currently seeking applications.
Ladder to Leadership training program
Ladder to Leadership: Developing the Next Generation of Community Health Leaders seeks to help early- to mid-career professionals in community-based, nonprofit health groups serving vulnerable populations develop critical leadership skills in nine priority communities. The next opening, for the Mid-South U.S., starts Dec. 18, 2009.
RWJF grants to reduce exposure to violence
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Local Funding Partnerships is seeking applications for projects to reduce violence in specific communities, such as those defined by race, ethnicity, tribe, gender, sexual identity or location. The application deadline is Dec. 31, 2009.
ASCO Resident Travel Award
Applications are being accepted for the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Resident Travel Award, funded by Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The award aims to attract residents from underrepresented populations to a possible career in one of the oncology specialties. The application deadline is Jan. 7, 2010.
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