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Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Research Grant for Physical Therapist in USA

From Foundation for Physical Therapy

Now Accepting Applications!

Application Deadline: August 17, 2011; 12:00pm, Noon, ET
Award Notification: December 2011

Applicant Eligibility Proposals may be submitted by an individual or a group of investigators through a U.S. Sponsoring Organization/Institution with which they are affiliated. Groups must designate one (1) member as the Principal Investigator responsible for directing the project. Other members of the group may be physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, or persons from other disciplines that are relevant to the proposed study.

Grant Amount The maximum grant amount is $40,000. Funds are available for research done in U.S. institutions only. The grant funds may be used in support of salary, fringe benefits and direct expenses.

A proposed project may have a period of performance of one or two years. At the
time of application, the investigator must request either a one or two year grant
period. The amount of the grant will be the same, $40,000, for a one or a two
year award. A grant year will begin January 1 and end December 31 unless
another period has been requested in the application and approved by the
Foundation in writing.

Use of Funds: Funds may be requested to meet any type of expense reasonably associated with the research project, including salaries and fringe benefits, purchase or rental of equipment, supplies, travel, publication costs, printing or postage, and special services such as computer time, photographic services, and secretarial or
research assistant support.
Areas of Study: Up to two grants can be awarded for research projects to evaluate the effectiveness of physical therapist interventions, within any discipline relevant to
physical therapy.


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