The AcademyHealth New Investigator Small Grant Program includes:

  • A $10,000 award* (there are up to six (6) $10,000 awards on a variety of topics)
  • Three on any health services research topics funded by AcademyHealth
  • One $10,000 award from the Altarum Institute
  • One $10,000 award from Association for Community Affiliated Plans
  • One $10,000 award from the March of Dimes

*Note: At the time of award distribution, the grant award will be processed through an institution (as a subcontract).

  • Complimentary registration to the 2017 AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference (NHPC) where the awardees will be announced. Travel and lodging for NHPC is not supported by this award.
  • Mentoring provided by AcademyHealth virtually and in-person at major meetings, including the 2017 NHPC, and 2017 & 2018 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM). Travel and lodging for conferences are not supported by this award.
  • Presentation opportunity at the 2018 ARM. Awardee's institution must support the awardee's registration, travel, and lodging for the 2018 ARM.
  • Funds** may be used for:
  • Any research-project that meets the project criteria;
  • Data collection to support relevant research;
  • Translation and dissemination of other research, such as a dissertation; and
  • Leveraging the work of another study by examining some new aspect or adding a new translation and/or dissemination activity to the study. Funds may not be used to complete tasks that are included in another project's scope of work.

**Note: NISGP funds cannot be used to support travel to attend AcademyHealth conferences, including the 2017 NHPC,
and 2017 & 2018 ARM.