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Tufts University School of Medicine

Mary Y. Lee, MD, J75, M83 Community Service Learning Faculty Mini-Grants

The Tisch College and Tufts University School of Medicine Community Service Learning Program (Tisch-Tufts School of Medicine CSL Program) is pleased to announce our Mary Y. Lee, MD, J75, M83 CSL Faculty Mini-Grant awards, designed to inspire medical students and faculty to engage in community-driven efforts that promote health and social justice.

Read about previous CSL Faculty Mini Grant Awardees below.

Tufts School of Medicine faculty are invited to apply for up to $7500 to fund the development of a new CSL initiative or improvement of an existing initiative in partnership with a nonprofit organization partner. Grants will be awarded to faculty on a competitive basis according to the selection criteria.

Quick Facts

  • Objective: To fund the development of new Tisch-Tufts School of Medicine CSL Program initiatives or improvement of existing initiatives that inspire medical students and faculty to engage in community-driven efforts that promote health and social justice. Strong project proposals will address community-identified needs, fulfill the educational goals for Tufts School of Medicine students, and demonstrate potential for sustainability beyond the funding period. Priority will be given to projects which advance TUSM's efforts toward becoming an anti-racist institution.
  • Eligibility: Open to Tufts School of Medicine faculty.
  • Funding: Up to $7500 for an 18 month award period.
  • Email of interest due by December 14, 2020. Full proposals due by March 1, 2021.

Application Checklist At-A-Glance

  1. Email of Interest: Submit an Email of Interest via email with a brief description of the project to Jennifer Greer-Morrissey, Coordinator, Tisch-Tufts School of Medicine CSL Program.
  2. Full Proposals: Submit applications and proposal documents, forms and attachments via email to Jennifer Greer-Morrissey. Full Proposals must not exceed 15 pages, including attachments.
    1. Proposal Narrative (4-6 pages maximum)
      — Project Rationale
      — Objectives
      — Methods
      — Evaluation
      — Timeline and Sustainability (using projected timeline form)
      — Budget Justification (using budget form)
    2. Two Letters of Support
      — Letter of support from Department Chair(s) or other supervisor (one page each)
      — Letter of support from Community Partner
    3. Curriculum Vitae of First Author (2 page maximum)
    4. Other supporting material — limit of 2 additional attachments (5 page maximum)

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