Pfizer: Independent Grants for Learning & Change (IGLC), Lysosomal Storage Disorders Fellowship for Nurse Practitioners

Pfizer’s Independent Grants for Learning & Change (IGLC) is accepting applications to support institutions with Genetics fellowship programs for Nurse Practitioners that have a strong focus on clinical practice, research and education to further the understanding of lysosomal storage disorders. The Pfizer Fellowship program provides career-building opportunities for practicing clinicians and academic researchers in outcomes and patient-oriented research that is vital to improving healthcare. Award amount up to $75,000 per year for up to two (2) years. The application deadline is May 18, 2018.

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations has identified the following private funding opportunity:

Pfizer: Independent Grants for Learning & Change (IGLC) – Lysosomal Storage Disorders Fellowship for Nurse Practitioners
http://www.pfizer.com

Award Amount: up to $75,000 per year for up to two (2) years
Application Deadline: May 18, 2018
Anticipated Award Notification: June 2018
Anticipated Award Start Date: July 2018
RFP Synopsis:

Pfizer’s Independent Grants for Learning & Change (IGLC) is accepting applications to support institutions with Genetics fellowship programs for Nurse Practitioners that have a strong focus on clinical practice, research and education to further the understanding of lysosomal storage disorders.  The Pfizer Fellowship program provides career-building opportunities for practicing clinicians and academic researchers in outcomes and patient-oriented research that is vital to improving healthcare. The goal of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to encourage organizations with an active Genetics fellowship program in Lysosomal Storage Disorders to submit a proposal. Organizations seeking funding must submit proposals describing the strength of their program in supporting clinical training and research. Eligible applications must be submitted by an accredited US-based academic organization. The organization cannot host more than one fellow funded through this same Pfizer award during the proposed term. This is an organizational grant and the attributes of an individual fellow will not be taken into consideration. Overhead or indirect costs are not allowed for this award.

To read the full application guidelines, including detailed eligibility requirements, please visit: http://www.pfizer.com/files/rfp_files/IGLC_RFP_2018LSD1_NursePractitionerFellowship.pdf

If you have any questions about this funding opportunity, please contact Kavita Hall, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, at Kavita.Hall@unc.edu or (919) 962-2013. The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations at UNC Chapel Hill is available to assist UNC personnel pursuing privately funded opportunities. 

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