Glory's Hope Doctoral Student Research Grant
Welcome to Glory's Hope Doctoral Student Research Grant Application!
Jeremiah Attaochu, the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He founded Glory's Hope Sickle Cell Foundation 2015. This grant is funded by the Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to community outreach, educational and research support programs for sickle cell diseases (SCD) all over the United States and the continent of Africa. Our undertaking includes but not limited to educational promotions that build awareness of SCD and related circumstances and programs that provide services such as mentoring, tutoring and educational support for individuals and families impacted by sickle cell disease. Glory’s Hope Doctoral Student Research Grant Program offers $2,500.00 to assist a doctoral student pursuing research in the area of Sickle Cell Diseases. The candidate should be from any University in the United States of America.
The Glory’s Hope Doctoral Student Research Grant Program places greater emphasis on the candidate authentic passion for research in the area of Sickle Cell Diseases and the recommendation of the faculty dissertation or research committee. The primary mission of the Glory's Hope Doctoral Student Research Grant Program is to foster a research-oriented academic culture among Ph.D. students by providing incentives for students who are in need financially. Also, to help further student professional progress by providing funds for pre-doctoral research publications in the areas of sickle cell diseases, presentations, and professional networking.
Criteria for Application
To participate in a Glory’s Hope Doctoral Student Research Grant Program you must be a doctoral students with strong interest and/or training in the following topic areas: African & African American Studies, Cultural Anthropology, Sociology, Medicine, Nursing, Genomics, Computational biology, Statistics, Environmental health, Global health, Psychology and other relevant disciplines
Pursuing Research on Sickle Cell Disease or related
Demonstrated need for financial assistance
Students must plan to register for the Fall 2017 semester to be eligible to apply.
Must be US citizen or permanent residents only
Recommendation of the faculty dissertation or research committee
To determine who gets the grant, the Doctoral Student Research Grant Program Committee in Glory’s Hope Sickle Cell Foundation takes into account each candidate’s application and essay (500 to 700 words), then select the best fit for the grant. Recipients of Glory’s Hope Doctoral Student Research Grant will attend the Glory’s Hope Award Night & National Convention. Airfare and one night’s hotel accommodation will be provided to candidates that won the grant to accept the award. Recipient of the grant will also be asked to prepare and deliver a brief presentation at the Convention.
If you think you are qualified and would like to apply for the Glory's Hope Doctoral Student Research Grant, please take a moment to review the information below about Glory’s Hope Doctoral Student Research Grant program important dates. Then click on the link - Application for Glory's Hope Doctoral Student Research Grant to participate in the program.
October 16th 2017 March 17th, 2018 April 28th, 2018
Application Opens Application Deadline Glory's Hope Scholars
All applications are submitted online. No mailed, faxed, or other forms of submission are accepted.