$1,000 Research Award Opportunity Open to All UNTHSC Students!

$1,000 Research Award Opportunity Open to All UNTHSC Students!

Award Criteria
• Research project must be population-health-based and have an environmental or occupational health (EOH) approach.
• Open to any UNTHSC student enrolled full time -OR- working on dissertation or thesis

Application Process
• Submit a proposal of no more than 5 pages to ForKatieAward@unthsc.edu by September 26, 2018
• Proposal must indicate:
a) Background identifying the problem
b) Specific aims/approach used to collect information
c) Impact on EOH practice with a proposed budget and justification
d) Contact phone number, advisor name, and school

Open to any UNTHSC student who meets the continuing academic performance standards at the time of the award. Student must be enrolled full time, or working on dissertation or thesis, for duration of the research project.

Method of Application
• Background literature that identifies and supports issue/problem/knowledge gap
• Specific Aims and methods used to acquire and analyze information to answer specific aims questions
• Impact on environmental or occupational health practice (EOH), proposed budget and justification
• Proposal deadline: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
• Email proposal to ForKatieAward@unthsc.edu

The award is intended to assist with costs necessary to perform research. Expenses are to be submitted to supervising faculty member for reimbursement. A final report must be in the appropriate format (thesis, dissertation, publication, or report as expected by the designated school). A copy is to be submitted to the award committee, as well as proof of a presentation at a UNTHSC seminar, Research Appreciation Day (RAD), Grand Rounds, state or national professional conference, community forum, or other open audience.

Questions? Please contact us at ForKatieAward@unthsc.edu

This research award was established through the generosity of Ramona and Terrance Gratton, PhD, in memory of Katherine Nicole Steiner. Dr. Gratton was a professor in the School of Public Health from 2000-2010.