Now Accepting Proposals for the 2020-2021 Infectious Disease Prevention and Control Small Grants (Supported by the Sara Lowther FETP Memorial Fund)

TEPHINET is pleased to announce the opportunity for currently enrolled Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) residents and recent graduates to submit full proposals for small grants supported by the Sara Lowther FETP Memorial Fund.

Infectious disease prevention and training future public health leaders were causes important to Dr. Sara Lowther throughout her career. The Sara Lowther FETP Memorial Fund will support an award for a FETP fellow or recent graduate to conduct a project that makes significant contributions to infectious disease prevention and control in their home country.

The Sara Lowther FETP Memorial Fund small grants are awarded for a maximum of U.S. $1,000 and are funded through the generous support of the CDC Foundation and donations from Dr. Lowther’s family, friends, and colleagues. The award is being implemented in collaboration with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Workforce and Institute Development Branch (WIDB).

Applicants may submit their proposals by 11:45 p.m. Eastern Time on November 30, 2020. 

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