Graduate Research Funding for Ph.D. Candidates
Graduate Research Funding for U.S. Health Care and Health Policy Projects
Application deadline: April 3, 2015
Graduate Research Funding is available through the Program on U.S. Health Policy, administered by the Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHW), for Princeton University Ph.D. candidates. CHW supports research on the multiple aspects of health and wellbeing in both developed and developing countries. The Program on U.S. Health Policy supports innovative, multidisciplinary research and dialogue in domestic health policy.
Applications are welcome from a variety of health-related disciplines and across a broad range of multi-disciplinary perspectives. These include anthropology, biology, bioethics, economics, engineering, history, philosophy, politics, psychology, public policy, sociology, humanities and other disciplines. To be eligible for funding the applicant's proposed work must be related to U.S. health care and/or health policy.
Grants vary in size; the maximum grant is $5000 per annum. These funds can be used to defray pre-dissertation or dissertation costs associated with some aspect of research or training relevant to the student's proposal. A preference is given for funding to cover or offset direct research expenses. Funding for salaries or stipends is not available. Travel to the student’s home city/country is not covered.
Successful applicants may be asked to present their findings at a research symposium or seminar sponsored by CHW.
How to Apply
To apply, please download, save and complete the application form. Submit the form and accompanying application materials via email as a single PDF file to email@example.com by April 3, 2015, with the subject header U.S. HEALTH POLICY GRADUATE RESEARCH FUNDING APPLICATION.
The following materials must be included in your Research Funding application packet:
- Application form
- An itemized list of your expenses
- Project Statement (Research Proposal): Attach a project statement of three to five, typed pages, beginning with a one-paragraph summary of your research question that describes the implications of the work for U.S. health care and health policy. The project statement should describe your proposed research, the research methods employed, and the work accomplished to date. It should include a precise description of how the funds will be used, a list of documents, archives or libraries to be used, and a brief bibliography.
- Faculty Letter of Recommendation: To save paper and time, your adviser may send the recommendation via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please ask her/him to use the subject header U.S. HEALTH POLICY GRADUATE RESEARCH FUNDING APPLICATION.