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In 1994 the HAPS Executive Committee initiated a program of modest grants, scholarships, and awards for anatomy and/or physiology faculty and their students. These awards support the mission statement of the Society, which is to promote excellence in the teaching of human anatomy and physiology. Grants, scholarships, and awards are administered through the HAPS Foundation.
Applications for all grants, scholarships, and awards must be submitted online. Links to online applications are found on each grant-specific page along with deadlines, eligibility, and additional information.
SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS - ALL DUE DECEMBER 1, 2016
This is an annual award for a HAPS member who demonstrates use of engaging learning activities to help students truly understand and retain the more difficult Anatomy and Physiology concepts with kinesthetic and active learning strategies using inexpensive everyday props. The award is also designed to recognize those willing to mentor other instructors to also incorporate active learning to benefit more students. Award: $1000 cash award and registration waived for the HAPS Annual Conference in May 2017. Due December 1, 2016
For the innovative use of technology to engage undergraduates in human anatomy and physiology. Award: $500 to attend the HAPS Annual Conference. Award recipients are encouraged to conduct a workshop featuring technology in education innovations at the conference. Due December 1, 2016. Three awards are available, all sponsored by ADInstruments.
To encourage faculty during their first five (5) years of teaching anatomy and physiology to network with seasoned professionals by attending the HAPS annual conference. Award: Pays for registration fee at the annual conference. Due December 1, 2016.
To encourage contingent faculty (definition here) to network with seasoned professionals by attending the HAPS annual conference. Award: Covers registration fee at the annual conference. Due December 1, 2016.
For graduate students or postdoctoral students to attend and present a poster or workshop at the HAPS annual conference. Award: $400 cash and meeting registration fee is waived. Due December 1, 2016.
AWARDS UNRELATED TO THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE
To provide financial support to instructors of anatomy and physiology who want to take a HAPS Institute course. Award: Covers one credit of the tuition fee for one HAPS Institute course. Awarded at the start of each semester: due dates January 15, April 15, September 1.
For proposals that support student research projects or enrichment activities outside their home institution.Grant recipients or their faculty sponsors are strongly encouraged to present their project results in the form of a workshop or poster session at the annual conference following completion of the project. Award: Up to $500. Due December 1, 2016.
The Faculty Scholarships are not available this year.
The President’s medal is an award to recognize a HAPS member who has provided exemplary service to HAPS. Click the link above to learn about past recipients.