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2023 Request for proposals for Emerging Scholars in Family Planning Grants


The Society of Family Planning is offering the Emerging Scholars in Family Planning grant.

Donor Name: Society of Family Planning

State: All States

Counties: All Counties

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline: 06/05/2023

Size of the Grant: $7,500

Grant Duration: 12 months


As one of its core strategies, the Society of Family Planning seeks to build and support a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and multidisciplinary community of all engaged in the science of abortion and contraception. Providing early-career research support to graduate-level trainees is an important step to actualizing this strategy. To this end, they are offering the Emerging Scholars in Family Planning grant. The grant may be used to support a publishable scholarly research project, including those associated with a thesis or dissertation. The goal of the Emerging Scholars in Family Planning grant is to cultivate the next generation of scholars by supporting their work and welcoming them into the family planning research community.

Additional benefits

  • Networking
    • Complimentary registration, hotel, and travel to attend the 2023 and 2024 SFP Annual Meetings. Complimentary membership to the Society for the duration of the award period (2023-2024)
  • Mentorship
    • A $3,000 stipend to support a mentorship contract (scope of work defined by the scholar) with a mentor from the Society community matched to the scholar on the basis of the research topic and/or methods, as well as support from Society staff to define this scope of work and administer the mentorship contract
  • Career development
    • Funding to cover processing fees associated with open-access publication, provided the work is published within two years of grant completion.

Funds and duration

The maximum grant award is $7,500. Funds may be used to support expenses that are directly related to research (eg, statistical support, translation services, equipment, participant reimbursement, and travel directly associated with conducting research).Up to 20% of the requested award amount may be used as stipends to support time or to present findings at an academic conference. No indirect costs are permitted for this award. They encourage scholars to submit their work for presentation at a broad array of conferences. The duration of the award period is 12 months.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Grants will be made to organizations on behalf of a named Principal Investigator (PI). A PI need not be a current Society member in order to apply. Grants are limited, without exception, to tax-exempt organizations.
  • These grants are open to scholars who:
    • at the time of award are enrolled in a degree program at the master’s- or doctorate-level, or in a clinical study as a medical student, nursing student, or resident
    • are proposing a research project on a family planning topic based in the US
    • and reside in the US.

For more information, visit SFP.

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