New Investigator Research Grant

The 2016 application cycle is now closed. Please check back for information about the next program offering or sign up for the ASHP Foundation Enews for the latest information.

This research grant program supports practice-based research, conducted by pharmacist new investigators and related to advancing pharmacy practice. The primary goal of the program is to support quality research to advance pharmacy practice. A secondary goal is to develop new investigators’ research skills while fostering development of mentoring relationships with more experienced senior investigators.

Submission of studies that evaluate pharmacy practice models in hospitals, health systems and other ambulatory settings is invited. Practice-based research affects a wide range of practice model topics; including the utilization of technology, role delineation changes for the pharmacists and non-pharmacists, or enhancing patient care opportunities for pharmacists. Applicants should utilize the recommendations from the PPMI Summit and the Ambulatory Care Conference & Summit in the PAI Resource Center to identify relevant topics for this grant program.
The proposed practice-based research must be aligned with:
• The vision, mission and critical issues of the ASHP Foundation;
• The set of assumptions, beliefs and recommendations for advancing pharmacy practice from the November 2010 ASHP/ASHP Foundation Pharmacy Practice Model Initiative (PPMI) Summit or the recommendations from the March 2014 ASHP Ambulatory Care Conference & Summit.

Funding Information
Two $20,000 grants will be awarded. Grants will be awarded to pharmacist new investigators to provide funding for specific practice-based research related to advancing pharmacy practice models in hospitals and health systems and are not intended for long-term support of research programs. Facilities and administrative cost rates that do not exceed 8 percent of the total requested budget are allowed.

Timeline for the 2016-2017 Program Offering
• Letter of Intent materials available: July 11, 2016
• Letter of Intent submission deadline: September 25, 2016
• Full Application Available: Fall 2016
• Full Application Deadline: February 22, 2017

Application Process
Applications must be submitted through the electronic application system. Full eligibility requirements and application procedures will be included in the application instructions.

Helpful Resources
Refer to "Research Tips for New Investigators"
Watch the recording of the "How to Submit a Successful Application" webinar
Watch the webinar series "Essentials of Practice-Based Research for Pharmacists"

Grant Recipients

Learn more about grants funded in this year and in previous years.