National Sleep Foundation Request For Applications: Research Project & Grant

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Date:
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

National Sleep Foundation

Request for Applications

Deadline: September 30, 2014  

 

PART 1. OVERVIEW INFORMATION

Participating Organization

National Sleep Foundation

Funding Opportunity Title

Research Project

Purpose

This announcement encourages applications for two types of research grant(s) – up to $10,000 for Type A Award and up to $2,500 for Type B Award – for small-scale research projects at a very sharply-focused level on a specific topic.

Topic

Sleep disturbance and environmental noise

Posted Date

May 22, 2014

Application Due Date

September 30, 2014

Review

October/November 2014

Earliest Start Date

December 1, 2014

Target Project Completion Date for Type A Award (up to $10,000)

December 31, 2015

Target Project Completion Date for Type B Award (up to $2,500)

June 30, 2015

PART 2. TEXT OF ANNOUNCEMENT

Section I. Background

The purpose of this program is to provide NSF with scholarly work concerning selected contemporary sleep health and well-being topics. Awarded research projects will provide a review of areas central to NSF’s sleep health and well-being public education mandate in the specific topic listed above.

Section II. Award Information

The National Sleep Foundation aims to award two types of award grant(s):

  • Grant Type A for research project. 12-month project duration. $10,000 maximum funding, inclusive of all direct and indirect costs, per approved research grant application.
  • Grant Type B for smaller, meta-analysis review project. 6-month duration. $2,500 maximum funding, inclusive of all direct and indirect costs, per approved research grant application.

The number of awards is contingent upon budget and the number of meritorious applications. The project must be satisfactorily completed within the project duration specified for each award type.

Section III. Deliverables

Eligible researchers will propose small-scale programs to present available evidence guiding sleep health and well-being.

Type A Awardees will be expected to provide one typed document: one 3-5 page summary that details precisely the research performed during the project including introduction, methods, results, discussion, and references.

Type B Awardees will be expected to provide three typed documents: one 1-2 page summary of the review protocol (inclusion/exclusion criteria for studies, explicit search strategy, how studies were systematically coded and analyzed, evidence