Continuity Collaboratory Fellowship- Graduate Student Award
The center will support up to three graduate student fellows who are pursuing health disparities community engaged research for one academic year.
Provisions of Award
- Up to $50,000 can be requested to support student’s research activities (e.g. participant compensation, stipends for community partners, data collection, transcription, data access, etc.).
- Applicants are encouraged to secure matching funds from their department during the fellowship period.
- PhD students, at any level, pursuing health disparities community engaged research.
- Eligible projects include work from any discipline and may involve collaborations.
- Preference will be given to projects that uplift best practices for community-engaged research and aim to improve practice and policy to reduce health disparities.
- Awardees must meet all university eligibility requirements for fellowship funding at the time of the award disbursement.
- Fellows will be required to submit a working paper, a short brief (e.g. policy, practice, or research report), and present at the Center’s annual research conference.
- Participate in courses and training supported by the Center.
- Completion of a brief report, 2-3 pages, summarizing the research activities, presentations, publications, and training completed during the fellowship year. Next steps for the project including identifying/applying for next funding source. The report is due one month after the funding period.
Applications should be submitted via email as single PDF file that includes:
- The application form
- Research budget and budget justification
- Project narrative (including background and significance, relevance to health disparities, research design and methods, community engagement plan, analysis, timeline, and products to be produced)
- Letter of recommendation from graduate advisor/mentor. The applicant’s advisor should email the letter of recommendation directly to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications and letters must be received by July 1, 2020. Successful applicants will be notified in August. Funding period will be October 1-September 31.
If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Cecilia Ayón at email@example.com.
Please note that all of our grant applications involve a community engagement research component and follow NIH format requirements.
Applications should be sent to Cristina Gonzalez (Cristina.Gonzalez@medsch.ucr.edu)