Category: Grant Announcements

Are You NINR’s Next Graduate Partnerships Program Fellow? Apply for GPP 2015 Today!

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP) is an unparalleled doctoral fellowship training opportunity that combines the academic environment of a university and the breadth and depth of research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Financial support and other benefits are provided for up to three years. NINR Division of … Continue reading Are You NINR’s Next Graduate Partnerships Program Fellow? Apply for GPP 2015 Today!

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Inside Higher Ed: Gap in NIH Funding for Black and White Researchers

Reported today in Inside Higher Ed: White applicants for grants from the National Institutes of Health were significantly likelier than black researchers to win funding, according to a Science magazine study published Thursday that sought (and struggled) to explain the reasons for the gap. The study found that about 16 percent of black applicants were … Continue reading Inside Higher Ed: Gap in NIH Funding for Black and White Researchers

Chronicle: Budget Straits Mean Grant-Success Rate Will Hit All-Time Low, NIH Warns

Reported yesterday in the Chronicle of Higher Education: Budget cuts forced by Congress will probably mean that university medical researchers seeking federal funds will have their lowest success rate in history, National Institutes of Health officials told lawmakers on Wednesday. Only about one in six grant applications to the NIH are expected to be approved, … Continue reading Chronicle: Budget Straits Mean Grant-Success Rate Will Hit All-Time Low, NIH Warns

Inside Higher Ed: New NSF Agenda, Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary

In news of interest to nurse researchers, according to today's issue of Inside Higher Ed: Seeking to move "beyond near-term funding cycles," leaders of the National Science Foundation briefed sociologists here Sunday about plans to create a strategy to support the social sciences over the next decade. Myron Gutmann, assistant director for the social, behavioral … Continue reading Inside Higher Ed: New NSF Agenda, Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary

CNN: $5 Billion in New Fed ARRA Grants

According to a news item today on the CNN Web site: WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Obama, in an effort to stimulate the economy and support critical research, will announce $5 billion in grants when he visits the National Institutes of Health on Wednesday, according to an administration official. President Obama and Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius … Continue reading CNN: $5 Billion in New Fed ARRA Grants