January 2020

FIC Stigma Research Training Institute Travel Scholarships

Deadline: February 10, 2020

Fogarty International Center has announced a call for applications for the Stigma Research Training Travel Scholarship and the deadline to submit an application is February 10, 2020. Please see the full announcement below:

CRDF Global is requesting applications on behalf of Fogarty International Center for institute trainees interested in the Stigma Research Training Travel Scholarship . Fogarty’s Center for Global Health Studies is hosting a short-term training to promote transdisciplinary and novel health-related stigma research methods to a cohort of researchers from diverse fields to strengthen research capacity in this area. These awards are intended to support travel, including airfare accommodation and per diem, to subsidize institute trainees attendance. FIC expects to accept up to 40 applications. Applicants from U.S. and low- and middle-income country institutions/organizations are encouraged to apply.

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2020 NCI Graduate Student Recruiting Program

Deadline: January 31, 2020

Please see below an announcement from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Graduate Student Recruiting Program (GSRP). The program is currently accepting applications and deadline for submission is January 31, 2020. A flyer for dissemination is also attached.

The 5th Annual NCI Graduate Student Recruiting Program is currently accepting applications! If you know a graduate student who will defend their dissertation in 2020 and is considering a postdoc, encourage them to apply to GSRP! Accepted applicants who are invited to visit NIH have a distinct advantage in obtaining postdoc positions. Additional information can be found by visiting the GSRP website. The deadline for submission is January 31, 2020.

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RFA: Sexual and Gender Minority Health Equity Initiative Curriculum Development Fellowship

Deadline: February 14, 2020

The HMS Sexual and Gender Minorities (SGM) Health Equity Initiative is pleased to announce a Request for Applications for two or three one-year Curriculum Development Fellowships for the period of July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021. The SGM Health Curriculum Development Fellowship provides clinician-educators with dedicated time to develop, implement and/or evaluate the effectiveness of curricular innovations designed to enhance the competence of HMS graduates in caring for SGM patients. Under the direction of the Initiative’s Faculty Directors, each Curriculum Fellow will focus on any of the following aspects of medical education: pre-clerkship curriculum, clerkship curriculum, or institutional culture/climate.

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NOSI Regarding Administrative Supplements for Research on Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations

Deadline: January 31, 2020 and January 25, 2021

The Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office (SGMRO) is pleased to announce the publication of a Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding Administrative Supplements for Research on Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (NOT-OD-20-032).

Purpose: This Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) announces the availability of administrative supplements to provide funding for the expansion of existing research projects to incorporate sexual and gender minority (SGM) populations, which include, but are not limited to, those populations described in Notice NOT-OD-19-139. Basic, social, behavioral, clinical, translational, and health services research relevant to the missions of the sponsoring NIH Institutes or Centers (ICs) may be proposed in response to this solicitation. Potential applicants are also encouraged to review the FY 2017 Portfolio Analysis of NIH-funded SGM research to identify potential research gaps that may be relevant to this NOSI.

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NIAID Funding Opportunity Announcement for Research in Transgender Populations

Deadline: May 11, 2020 and May 11, 2021

The National institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) recently published a Program Announcement (PAR-20-054). The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support hypothesis-generating research among transgender people with the objective of characterizing the biological and immunological impact of the interventions (hormones, drugs and surgical) used for gender reassignment and their impact on susceptibility to HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STI).

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RFI on the Development of the FY 2021-2025 Trans-NIH Strategic Plan for SGM Health Research

Deadline: January 24, 2020

A friendly reminder that the deadline to submit comments for the RFI on the Development of the FY 2021-2025 Trans-NIH Strategic Plan for SGM Health Research is January 24, 2020.

Please continue to share the announcement below to your colleagues and networks! We welcome any feedback on these proposed goals. 

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Point Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: January 27, 2020

Point Foundation (Point) is the nation’s largest higher education scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students. Point’s multifaceted support of its scholarship recipients (“scholars”) extends far beyond direct financial contribution toward the cost of their education. Each scholar is paired with a mentor and participates in leadership development programs and events. 

RFA-MD-20-005: Methods and Measurement in Research with SGM Populations

Deadline: March 13, 2020 

Please see the recently published Request for Applications (RFA) on Methods and Measurement in Research with Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (RFA-MD-20-005).

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to support research projects to advance the measurement of constructs relevant to health research with sexual and gender minority (SGM) populations. Research projects are solicited in two areas: (1) measurement of SGM status and (2) measurement of SGM-related constructs.... Read more about RFA-MD-20-005: Methods and Measurement in Research with SGM Populations

APHA LGBTQ Health Caucus Call for Abstracts and Reviewers

Deadline: February 20, 2020 (abstracts) and February 10, 2020 (reviewers) 

 
The American Public Health Association LGBTQ Health Caucus is now accepting abstracts for the upcoming meeting being held October 24-28, 2020 in San Francisco. Abstracts focused on any aspect of LGBTQ public health will be considered. This year, abstracts are especially welcome related to activism/community organizing and LGBTQ health; the health of Indigenous and Two-Spirit LGBTQ people; the health of LGBTQ people of color; the impact of social policies and political climates on LGBTQ health; LGBTQ health and healthcare in San Francisco, CA; methodological issues in LGBTQ health research; and the reproductive health of LGBTQ people. ... Read more about APHA LGBTQ Health Caucus Call for Abstracts and Reviewers