The American Head and Neck Society’s Prevention and Early Detection Committee application process for the 2019 Community Service Awards is not yet open.
These awards are in support of a project or community activities related to Oral Head and Neck Cancer Awareness (OHANCA) Program. Each award, in the amount of $1,000.00, will be given to an individual, department, organization, or institution in support of a patient or community-oriented project held in conjunction with the annual Oral Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Week, taking place April 2019.
A total of five (5) awards are granted – four AHNS Community Service Awards and an international grant funded by the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance – the HNCA/AHNS International Outreach Cancer Prevention Award.
Applicants should submit a letter, not to exceed 2 typed pages, containing a detailed description of the project, which should include:
- The targeted population;
- The methods to be used;
- The expected outcome;
- The expected impact on community health and/or on our knowledge and understanding of head and neck cancer prevention and early detection;
- The estimated/actual cost, of the project;
- Any other available funding the project has or will receive.
- We are looking for unique, innovative projects for this award. Click HERE to review projects from past recipients…
Applications are due early 2019. Recipients will be announced in mid March.
Please note that indirect support and salary are not supported as part of this award.
Recipients of this award, upon completion of their project, will be requested to submit a brief report describing how the funding was spent, the results of the project and an overall evaluation.