Grants

Applications are currently open for 20212020! Please apply by May 31st, 2021, and plan to utilize any grant funding awarded by June 30th, 2021. After July, we will reopen the grant application cycle and will send an announcement at that time.

Application link: https://tinyurl.com/HepatitisGrant


MAKE A DIFFERENCE

APAMSA’s hepatitis project has awarded tens of thousands of dollars in grants to APAMSA chapters countrywide. These grants have been used to screen those at risk for viral hepatitis infection as well as to provide education for health professional who will be leading the efforts in hepatitis awareness.

Hepatitis B/C Screenings

  • Provide free screenings and/or vaccinations at health fairs.

  • Incorporate a hepatitis clinic at a community clinic or at a mobile clinic that aids underserved communities.

  • Work with the American Cancer Society, local health department, or other community organizations in implementing hepatitis screenings.

Hepatitis B/C Education

  • Invite guest speakers (e.g. hepatologists, GIs, public health experts, patients and/or families affected by HBV/HCV) to hold seminars high-risk patients at large community festivals, community clinics, supermarkets, restaurants, community centers, and organizations.

  • Hold educational seminars in dorms, classrooms, health fairs, and churches.

  • Organize educational classes where participants become certified to educate others on hepatitis.

  • Develop and implement a medical education curriculum on viral hepatitis and health disparities.

GRANT LEVELS

Gold: Up to $1500

Silver: Up to $1000

Bronze: Up to $750

Education: Up to $250


FAQs

What else is required in the application?

  • Letter of Support from a Faculty Adviser or Community Leader

    • Note: letter of support author and grant submission author should be separate individuals.

  • Completed Grant Application including Project Budget

How do I get reimbursed?

Send this completed form along with your receipts to hepatitis@apamsa.org and cfo@apamsa.org


QUESTIONS?

Contact us at hepatitis@apamsa.org