World Athletics Research Grant

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World Athletics Research Grant

Submissions accepted as of October 15, 2019

Application Deadline:  January 17, 2020, 11:59 p.m. EST


Amount: $5,000.0 USD

This grant is funded by the World Athletics federation. It is one of the most influential sport governing bodies, having great involvement in the Olympics and the creation of its own global events, such as the World Athletics Championship within its +100 year history. Intent of this award is to encourage human research in the area of physical activity, training and human performance relative to athletic events. A $5,000 grant is available to doctoral students’ proposals that are applicable to the primary focus of this grant, which is research relevant to the "Applied Physiology of Ultra Endurance and Trail Running Events.” Doctoral students enrolled in full-time programs are eligible to apply. Applicants for student research grants must have graduate student status during the term of the grant to be considered for funding.

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