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Lung Health Research Dissertation Grants

To provide funding for dissertation research on issues relevant to people with lung disease.

Amount Awarded: $21000

Number Awarded: 1 or more each year.

Duration: Up to 2 years.

Deadline: September of each year.

Eligibility: This program is open to full-time doctoral students in the behavioral and social sciences who have an academic career focus. Nurses in any field who are interested in lung disease may also apply. Individuals with an MD degree who wish to acquire a PhD are not eligible. Generally, individuals conducting laboratory research that does not involve patients or patient date are not eligible. Applicants must be US citizens, Canadian citizens, or permanent residents of the United States enrolled in a US institution. Application are especially encouraged from members of minority groups and candidates with an interest in tobacco control research.

Contact Information:
American Lung Association
Attn: Medical Affairs Division
1740 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
Fax: 212/265-5642