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Wilderness Medical Society Research Training Grant

To encourage health care professionals and scientists to conduct research in health-related aspects of outdoor and wilderness activities.

Amount Awarded: $8000

Number Awarded: Varies each year.

Duration: 1 year.

Deadline: March of each year.

Eligibility: This program is open to 1) residents or fellows of accredited American or Canadian medical training program or 2) graduate students in nursing, health care, or allied life sciences who are interested in conducting research in the field of wilderness and environmental medicine. A wide variety of research projects are acceptable for submission. Projects may be part of existing research programs, but they should be easily distinguishable as a separate component. Letters of support from faculty, sponsors, collaborators, and co-sponsoring funding agencies, if appropriate, must be included with the application.

Contact Information:
Wilderness Medical Society
3595 East Fountain Boulevard, Suite A1
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
719/572-9255
Fax: 719/572-1514
wms@wms.org
www.wms.org