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Grants and Major Funding

Funding for the APS Frontiers in Physiology Fellowship Program has been provided by:

  • The American Physiological Society
  • The National Science Foundation
  • The National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) Program
  • The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

(See links in Resources below)

Contributing Individuals and Organizations

members demonstrate exceptional support for this program, not only hosting teachers in their laboratories, but providing all laboratory materials and supplies for the teachers’ research projects. In addition, many APS members contribute funds toward the teachers’ stipends and travel. Finally, members volunteer to serve as “Physiologists-in-Residence” at the annual Science Teaching Forum or online virtual learning community.

APS thanks the many other scientific organizations that generously donate materials for students and teachers in the Frontiers program each year. These include:

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)
  • Wiley & Sons publishers

    (see Resources below for links)

Resources

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

AAAS works to help produce the necessary base of scientists and engineers who are key to maintaining the country's leadership role and sustaining the well-being of our people

National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)

Provides clinical and translational researchers with the training and tools they need to transform basic discoveries into improved human health

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases homepage.

John Wiley & Sons Publishing

A global publisher of print and electronic products, including educational materials.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

A nonprofit, philanthropic medical research organization advancing biomedical research and science education.

National Science Foundation (NSF)

NSF is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense….”

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