Lung Health Dissertation Grant

Scholarship Description

The objective of the Lung Health Research Dissertation Grant is to support pre-doctoral dissertation
research in the various disciplines of social science examining risk factors affecting lung health including:
 Psychosocial lung health research
 Behavioral lung health research
 Health services and health policy research
 Epidemiological/Biostatistical lung health research
 Public Health education research

Education and Experience
At the time of application, the applicant must be a matriculating student in good standing in a full-time academic program leading to a doctoral degree in one of the above-mentioned fields. Nurses pursuing a doctoral degree in any field are eligible. Individuals with an MD degree who wish to acquire a PhD or those conducting bench research not involving patients or patient data are not eligible to apply.

At the time of application, candidates must be United States citizens or foreign nationals holding one of the
following visa immigration statuses: permanent resident (Green Card), exchange visitor (J-1), temporary worker
in a specialty occupation (H-1B), Canadian or Mexican citizen engaging in professional activities (TN), Australians
in Specialty Occupation (E-3 visa) or temporary worker with extraordinary abilities in the sciences (O-1). Lung
Health Dissertation applicants may hold a student (F-1) visa. At the time of application and throughout the
award, an applicant must be employed by a U.S. institution.

Applicants are required to submit one signed original plus two copies of all application materials to:
American Lung Association
21 W. 38th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10018
ATTN: Research Division

Year of Need: 3rd Year Grad, Beyond 3rd Year Grad,


Num Awards: Varies

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 21000

Deadline: 2019-11-01


Sponsoring Organization American Lung Association
55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150
Chicago, IL 60601

Contact Person:

Phone: 1-800-586-4872

Fax: 202-452-1805