The Central States Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine offers two research grants per year at the undergraduate, masters, and PhD level (six grants total).
The student is attending a university in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, or Oklahoma.
The student is majoring in an ACSM related field (e.g., clinical/applied or basic exercise science or sports medicine.
The student has a minimum of a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
The student is a current CSACSM member (as of time of the grant submission)
The student’s mentor has been a CSACSM member for at least one year prior to grant submission.
The student is able to attend and present his/her proposal at the Fall CSACSM Regional Meeting. (The 2018 Regional Meeting will be held in Kansas City on October 18-19)
Award Amounts: Undergraduate: $500 Masters: $1000 PhD: $1500
Applicants must submit.
Two letters of recommendation (one from the applicant’s mentor) evaluating the applicants ability to develop as a researcher/scholar.
A one page (times new roman 12 point font, 1 inch margins-may be single spaced) abstract with the specific subheadings OVERVIEW, PURPOSE, METHODS, ANALYSIS detailing the project.
A grant proposal with the specific subheadings: OVERVIEW, INNOVATION, SPECIFIC AIMS, APPROACH, SIGNIFICANCE. This section should not exceed 10 pages (times new roman 12 point font, 1 inch margins-double spaced).
A detailed budget for the project and an explanation what the grant will cover from the overall budget (if the budget exceeds the grant).
References for the grant proposal.
Due Dates: The submission website will open on April 9 and submissions will be accepted until 5 pm CST May 18.