GPTEC is pleased to announce a funding opportunity through the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) to award mini-research project grants that contribute to the Public Health educational development of American Indian/Alaskan Native students.
Application Deadline: Monday, November 30, 2020, 11:59 pm MT
GPTEC will fund awards at $5,000 per recipient. Up to (6) awards will be available for the 2020-2021 funding cycle. To be considered for funding, proposals must be submitted by Monday, November 30, 2020, 11:59 pm. The project period will run from the date of award through September 29, 2021.
In order to be considered eligible for this funding opportunity, applicants must:
- Be an enrolled full-time student (Undergrad/Graduate).
- An enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe.
- Have the ability and commitment to conduct research in one of the 17 tribal communities or 1 service area within the four-state Great Plains Area (ND, SD, NE, or IA).
- Share the results of their work with the tribe and GPTEC.
- Projects must address at least one known health disparity within one of the 17 tribal communities or 1 service area within the four-state Great Plains Area (ND, SD, NE, or IA).
- Projects must be completed within a sufficient time frame to allow for IRB/RRB approval to be presented to the tribe and GPTEC no later than September 2021.
Please reach out to Emily Good Weasel, GPTEC’s Epi & Disease Prevention Program Manager, at [email protected] or (605) 646-0879 if you have any questions regarding this opportunity.