The National Stroke Foundation (NSF) recently announced its 2016 research funding round applications that will close on Friday, 9 October. Internal closing date is 1 October. All applications and research grant cover sheets should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
There are three types of grants:
1.Small Project grants: for early career researchers (one year grant) up to $20,000.
2.Seed grants: up to $50,000 for mid-career researchers.
Both small and seed grants will be funded in the following NSF priority areas:
·improve transition of patients from the acute setting (care plans, education, lifestyle, medication() and improving long term follow up and support (information, follow up etc.)
·bladder and bowel management (particularly in the acute phase)
·recogntiion and management of fatigue
·improving delivery of high quality stroke care (especially aspects of care in the Quality Standards, access to stroke units and tPA)
·technology related rehabilitation activity
3.Fostering future leader grants: one-off grants of up to $10,000 for early-to mid-career researchers to enable travel, leadership training and formal mentoring.