Family Strengthening Scholars

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE), will solicit applications for Family Strengthening Research Scholars grants to support dissertation research on healthy marriage/responsible fatherhood policy issues.

These grants are meant

credit:


to build capacity in the research field to focus research on questions that have direct implications for healthy marriage/responsible fatherhood policy decision-making and program administration, and to foster mentoring relationships between faculty members and high-quality doctoral students.

These grants are intended to address issues of significance to inform policy decisions and solutions, particularly for underserved/understudied populations (e.g., low-income families, minority populations), utilize rigorous research methodology (both primary data collection and secondary data analysis), and help inform the development of future intervention research.

For further information about OPRE, see http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/opre/.

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Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2016-ACF-OPRE-PD-1114

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligibility is limited to accredited public, state-controlled, and private institutions of higher education acting on behalf of doctoral-level graduate students, including: (a) Tribally Controlled Land Grant Colleges and Universities, (b) Historically Black Colleges and Universities, (c) Hispanic Serving Institutions, and (d) faith-based institutions of higher education (for more information on faith-based organization please see http: //www.acf.hhs.gov/acf-policy-on-grants-to-faith-based-organizations).

The faculty mentor who will serve as principal investigator must have a Ph.D.

or equivalent in the respective field and conduct research as a primary professional responsibility.

Applications from individuals (including sole proprietorships) and foreign entities are not eligible and will be disqualified from competitive review and from funding under this announcement.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2016-ACF-OPRE-PD-1114

Contact:
ACF Applications Help Deskapp_support@acf.hhs.gov

Agency Email Description:
ACF Applications Help Desk

Agency Email:
app_support@acf.hhs.gov

Date Posted:
2016-04-07

Application Due Date:
2016-06-06

Archive Date:
2016-07-06



Chris Blackwood is the founder of Helping Neighbourhoods Implement Change, a social enterprise that offers transformational mentoring to help change the lives of at-risk youth within the Canadian society.




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