GPTCHB to Fund Research Opportunities
RAPID CITY –The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board is set to provide funding for mini-research grants in Indian Country.
The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board (GPTCHB) and the Great Plains Tribal Epidemiology Center 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: Friday, January 31, 2020
GPTEC will fund awards at $5,000 per recipient. Up to (6) awards will be available for the 2019-2020 funding cycle. To be considered for funding, proposals must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. MT on Friday, January 31, 2020. The project period will run from the date of award through September 29, 2020.
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 GPTCHB, 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 no later than August 30, 2020, and must be presented in September 2020 at the GPTEC Tribal Public Health Round Table.
- The final report should include:
- Outline anticipated impacts and outcomes from the original proposal.
- Provide a summary of the actual impacts emphasizing benefits to reducing health disparities and sustainability.
The contrast of desired and actual impacts and outcomes.
For an application please contact Emily Good Weasel at [email protected]