Student Research Opportunities

Week of March 22, 2017

Student Research Opportunities and Fellowships

Soros Foundation – Open Society Foundation Youth Fellowships - The Open Society Foundations' Youth Exchange, in partnership with the Human Rights Initiative, seeks applicants for its Community Youth Fellowships. The Community Youth Fellowships will support dynamic activists aged 18-25 who want to implement a project of their own design that advances human rights anywhere in the United States. This opportunity is specifically for young persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Successful applicants should demonstrate a connection to the community in which they will be based. Human rights projects could include those relating to criminal justice, workers' rights, employment, education, health, housing, or immigration, among other subject areas. Through these fellowships, the Open Society Foundations aim to provide young people at the early stage of their work with the support they need to develop great ideas that contribute to dismantle challenges in their communities and advance the values of an open society. Applicants may employ, either alone or in combination, any number of strategies to achieve the goals and objectives set forth in their projects. These strategies include but are not limited to: grassroots organizing, public education, strategic communications, policy advocacy, and coalition building. Application Due Date: Letters of Intent Due by April 7, 2017. https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/grants/open-society-youth-exchange-fellowships-20170309

ACMPE Scholarship Fund Program - The ACMPE Scholarship Fund Inc. (SFI) is a program that supports individuals who, by virtue of experience, current position and plans, demonstrate potential for contributing to the medical practice management profession. The scholarships may be used toward a undergraduate or graduate degree relevant to medical practice management, including public health, business administration, health care administration, and other related areas. The scholarships are not intended to support individuals pursuing degrees in medicine, physical therapy, nursing, or other clinically related professions. Application Due Date: May 1, 2017. http://www.mgma.com/education-certification/education-resources/acmpe-scholarship-fund-program

International Fellowship Program: Promoting Talents Across Borders - The Bayer Fellowship Program targets students and apprentices in scientific and medical disciplines. Its goal is to support the next generation of researchers and teachers as they engage in "Science for a Better Life". The Fellowship Program consists of five scholarship programs that offer tailored financial support. Medicine: Students and young professionals in the fields of human and veterinary medicine, medical science, medical engineering, public health and health economics can apply for the Carl Duisburg Scholarship. Application Due Date: July 18, 2017. http://www.bayer-foundations.com/en/international-fellowship.aspx

NSF Sociology Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards (Soc-DDRI) - The Sociology Program supports basic research on all forms of human social organization -- societies, institutions, groups and demography -- and processes of individual and institutional change. The Program encourages theoretically focused empirical investigations aimed at improving the explanation of fundamental social processes. Included is research on organizations and organizational behavior, population dynamics, social movements, social groups, labor force participation, stratification and mobility, family, social networks, socialization, gender roles, and the sociology of science and technology. The Program supports both original data collections and secondary data analysis that use the full range of quantitative and qualitative methodological tools. Theoretically grounded projects that offer methodological innovations and improvements for data collection and analysis are also welcomed. Applicatino Due Date: October 16, 2017. http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505118&org=NSF&sel_org=NSF&from=fund