AOTF Nedra Gillette Endowed Research Fellowship

AOTF Nedra Gillette Endowed Research Fellowship

American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF) is offering Nedra Gillette Endowed Research Fellowship Program to honor its namesake Nedra Gillette. The Fellowship seeks to support interdisciplinary and cross-cultural research into the human condition as it is influenced by health, participation in valued roles, and social justice with special interests relevant. The fellowship will provide a postdoctoral researcher a one-time award of $1,500 to support foundational research in occupational therapy.

The mission of American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF) is to advance the science of occupational therapy to support people’s full participation in meaningful life activities.

Eligibility:

The research must be conducted at a US academic institution and the applicant must be a US citizen or have appropriate residence/visa documents and must be:

  • Have a doctorate (Ph.D., MD, ScD, etc.) in another field, and currently be a postdoc, or looking to pursue research as a postdoc, in an OT department with an appropriate mentor.

OR

  • Have an OT degree with a doctorate (in OT or another field) looking to do postdoctoral research, or already be a postdoc doing research, in a relevant field outside of OT with an appropriate mentor.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can download fellowship application form through the given link:

http://www.aotf.org/Portals/0/documents/Scholarships-Grants/NedraGillette/Nedra%20Gillette%20Fellowship%20Application%20Form.pdf

Supporting Documents:

All documents must be attached must be in PDF format

  • Applicant biosketch attached
  • Mentor biosketch attached
  • Mentor recommendation attached
  • IRB attached (if applicable)
  • Hi-resolution photo of applicant attached (300 dpi or higher jpg)

Submitting Details:

Submit the completed application packet to research-at-aotf.org

Award Amount:

A one-time award of $1,500 to support foundational research in occupational therapy will be given to the winning fellow.

Application Deadline:

Your completed application must be submitted by October 17, 2016.

Link for More Information:

http://www.aotf.org/scholarshipsgrants/nedragilletteendowedresearchfellowship

Contact Information:

If you have questions, contact research-at-aotf.org

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