$1000 Research Award Opportunity Open to All UNTHSC Students

For Katie Award in Environmental Health Practice Research
Application Deadline: Monday, March 26
This opportunity is open to all UNT Health Science Center Students. The award amount for this cycle is $1,000.

Award Criteria
To be eligible for consideration, an applicant for the Award must meet the following criteria:
a. Any UNT Health Science Center graduate student who meets the continuing academic performance standards at the time of the award, and whose research project is:
• POPULATION HEALTH BASED and has an Environmental or Occupational Health (EOH) Practice approach
b. Student must
• be enrolled full time—or working on dissertation or thesis—for duration of research
• maintain minimum academic performance standards for duration of project

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, grand rounds, state or national professional conference, community forum, or other open audience.

Method of Application:
• Submittal of a proposal of no more than 5 pages to indicate:
• Background literature that identifies and supports issue/problem/knowledge gap, Specific Aims, Approach (methods to acquire and analyze information to answer specific aims questions)
• Impact on EOH practice, proposed budget and justification.
• Proposal Deadline: Monday, March 26, 2018
• Email proposal to ForKatieAward@unthsc.edu

This award was established through generous contributions from Ramona and Terrance Gratton, D.Ph., in memory of Katherine Nicole Steiner.