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Through our new Nursing Research Grants Program, we are committed to supporting nursing research that will enhance the quality of care and life for children with cancer.
There are three categories of applications that will be reviewed by our Nursing Advisory Board, with awards ranging from $10,000 to $50,000.
Roberta Scofield Memorial Certification Award
The Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) is calling for nominations for the 2010 Roberta Scofield Memorial Certification Award. This annual award recognizes nurses who are committed to oncology nursing. Award recipients will receive a free registration for an oncology nursing certification examination or renewal by ONC-PRO. Up to 75, non-transferable awards will be awarded.
Candidates must demonstrate dedication to oncology nursing and a commitment to obtaining or renewing oncology nursing certification, as well as being current and active members of the Oncology Nursing Society or the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON). For details and an application form, visit the ONCC website.
American Cancer Society: Funding Opportunities for
The American Cancer Society (ACS), the largest not-for-profit funding source for cancer research and training in the United States, has devoted over $3 billion to cancer research since its founding. The Society sponsors grants in support of training for health professionals seeking to develop their clinical expertise and/or their ability to conduct independent research. Visit the ACS website for detailed information about funding opportunities.
Doctoral Degree Scholarships in Cancer Nursing: The ACS awards scholarships to graduate students pursuing doctoral study in cancer nursing research, education, administration, or clinical practice, and invites applications from doctoral students for support of graduate study. For details, visit the ACS website, or call 404/329-5734 or -7605.
Lane Adams Quality of Life Award Recognizing Exemplary Cancer Care: The Lane Adams Quality of Life Award, established in honor of the former ACS executive vice president, is designed to reward caregivers who innovatively and consistently provide outstanding, compassionate care to cancer patients and their families. For details and a nomination form, visit the ACS website.
Rally Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, through volunteers across the country, raises awareness and funds specifically for childhood cancer research to find better treatments and cures for childhood cancers. Rally Foundation supports all phases of childhood cancer research from science at the bench, to Phase I, II, and III clinical trials, to fellowships, clinical research nurses, and survivorship studies. Rally Research Grants are available at www.rallyfoundation.org/index.php/funding. Please visit the Web site or e-mail Claire@rallyfoundation.org with questions.
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