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Data Science Professional Development Award

Grants to Multiple USA States Organizations Providing
Health Information for Data Science Professional Development

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) South Central Region (SCR)

Deadline Date:

03/19/18 5:00 PM CST - Continuous reviews will take place for this award. Applications must be submitted a minimum of 6 weeks in advance of the activity date.

Description:

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Grants of up to $2,000 to Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas libraries and other organizations the provide quality health information to support professional development in data science. The purpose of this award is to increase professional experience and knowledge in the field of data science at NNLM SCR network member institutions.

The mission of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) is to advance the progress of medicine and improve the public health by providing all U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information and improving the public's access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health.

Funding will be provided to individuals interested in attending professional seminars, conferences, and other continuing education opportunities in areas of Big Data, Data Reproducibility, Data Management, Data Science, Ontologies, Metadata Standards, Natural Language Processing, Data Visualization, Data Curation and related fields.

This award is intended to cover the costs of professional development courses/conferences such as registration fees and travel expenses (airfare, hotel, per diem, etc.).

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182836

Number of Grants:

Number of Awards Available: 4

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $2,000

Term of Contract:

The funding period is Monday, May 1, 2017 to Monday, April 30, 2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Funding opportunities are offered by the NNLM SCR to provide resources to libraries, community based organizations, public health professionals, health educators, faith-based agencies, and other information partners throughout the South Central Region of the United States. States served by the NNLM SCR include Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

Librarians or information specialists who live within the NNLM South Central Region and are affiliated with an NNLM SCR Network member institution are eligible to apply. Network membership is free and open to institutions interested in providing health information.

To apply for membership:
http://nnlm.gov/scr/services/member.html

Indirect costs are not allowed.

Pre-Application Information:

Continuous reviews will take place for this award. Applications must be submitted a minimum of 6 weeks in advance of the activity date. Applications will not be accepted after March 19, 2018, 5:00 PM CST.

Funding will be cost reimbursement.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Bethany Livingston, Research Administrator
bethany.livingston@unthsc.edu

National Network of Libraries of Medicine
South Central Region
University of North Texas
Health Science Center
Gibson D. Lewis Health Science Library
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76107

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arkansas;   Louisiana;   New Mexico;   Oklahoma;   Texas