A. Each grant proposal that meets submission criteria is reviewed by 3 research experts after the due date. They are members of the Research Advisory Panel who then determine the final grant recipients after the [...]
A. AWHONN is responsible for ensuring that the selected recipients will carry out the research proposal as outlined in the application.
Q. Does the IRB application need to be approved or exempt by the proposal submission due date (April 1, 2021)?
A. No. An email or letter from the IRB committee must be submitted with your application that states your IRB application has been submitted for approval or exemption by April 1, 2021.
A. Yes. Research studies already begun are considered, unless they are federally funded. It must be clearly stated in the budget and abstract/narrative that the proposal submitted is in progress.
Q. Does AWHONN allow grant funds to be used for indirect costs, tuition, computer hardware/printers, or attending the annual convention?
A. No. AWHONN does not cover the above items. However, electronic devices and computer software necessary to carry out the proposed research will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The Principal Investigator must clearly demonstrate [...]
A. Yes. In the budget, please list your requested budget from AWHONN and your requested funds from all other sources (this includes if you already have funding for your proposal).
A. The salary is meant to support a research or graduate assistant or other support staff. No Principal or Sub-Investigators may use the grant funds for salary.