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photo of Joan Schafer participating in a raceThe Joan Schafer Research Faculty Award in Sport, Fitness, and Disability

Next Application deadline: TBA, Spring 2017

The Joan Schafer Research Faculty Award in Sport, Fitness, and Disability, established in 2015, supports projects at the University of Michigan investigating how living with a physical challenge influences access to and participation in sport and physical activity. Projects that have real world application are a top funding priority. This grant supports both theoretical as well as intervention research, including challenges and solutions related to transitioning to civilian life from military service.

Support may be requested for individual activities, such as research assistance, research-related travel, or research materials.

Read about the 2016 recipient of the Joan Schafer award.

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