Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Student Funding Opportunity: Student Stipend for Injury and Violence Prevention Projects in the Rocky Mountain Region


Purpose of the Project Stipends: PIPER/Injury and Violence Prevention Center created stipends to attract and support students pursuing research or evaluation projects in the field of injury and violence prevention.


Eligibility: Any student enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, graduate, or professional school degree-granting program in the Rocky Mountain Region is eligible to apply. Residents, fellows, or postdoctoral students are not eligible, unless also enrolled in a degree-granting program. We are especially interested in engaging students from underrepresented backgrounds, such as Black/African American, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), individuals from low-income communities, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and first-generation students.


Project Stipend Details: The Injury and Violence Prevention Center will award up $2,000 (per funding cycle) for up to 3 projects, to support student projects in injury and violence prevention. The award is unrestricted and could be used to pay for travel, incentives, supplies, or to support the student’s time on the project. Projects should be completed within 1 year. Priority will be given to projects utilize a health equity lens.


Examples of relevant injury and violence prevention topics include:

  • domestic violence
  • youth violence
  • child abuse
  • suicide
  • work-related injuries
  • motor vehicle crashes
  • pedestrian injuries
  • fires and burns
  • falls
  • poisoning, including prescription drug overdose
  • sports or recreational injuries
  • other types of injury or violence

Applications are due May 15th. Details available here!