APGO Medical Education Endowment Fund Grant Program

About the Program
Awards Available and Requirements
Selection Process and How to Apply
APGO Awards Selection Committee
Past Award Recipients


Selection Process and How to Apply

Only proposals submitted electronically will be accepted for consideration for the APGO Medical Education Endowment Fund Grant Program.

All proposals and supporting documents must be submitted as one electronic (PDF/PDFX) file.

The proposal and supporting documents must be in the following order:

Proposal: No more than seven (7) pages (not including title page)

Page 1: Title page including:

  • grant category for which you are applying
  • list of themes to be addressed in the project
  • name of institution/department
  • full names and titles of all personnel involved including all investigators and collaborators on the team
  • name, email and phone number for primary point of contact

Page 2: Abstract of no more than 250 words

Page 3: Itemized budget and budget justification (See below for what can and cannot be included.)

Pages 4 – 8: Body of the proposal should include:

  • Goals and objectives
  • Statement of need/rationale for project
  • Project description
  • Detailed description of the proposed final product and explanation of how the final product can be used by APGO membership
  • Evaluation of outcomes
  • Timeline, tasks, and individuals responsible for tasks

Supporting Documents (not included in 7-page proposal limit) must include the following:

  • Letter of support from department chair on institutional letterhead
  • Biographical sketch for each member of the research team using the NIH Biographical Sketch format

Budget must allocate funding for programming and/or content updates to ensure the deliverable is sustainable for a minimum of two years after posting.

Faculty time, salary support and fringe (at a reasonable rate) are permitted.

Overhead allocations, institutional indirect costs, the purchase of any equipment (computers, machinery, cameras, recording devices, etc.) or any other depreciating assets are not permitted.

Any unused funds must be returned to APGO within 90 days of APGO’s receipt of the final report.

Proposal Evaluation
Proposals will be screened initially to ensure applicants are APGO members in good standing and all proposal documents, including the budget, are submitted as directed. Proposals with budgets exceeding the allotted amount per category, that include any non-permitted costs or mathematical errors will be disqualified during the initial screening process. The APGO Awards Selection Committee will only evaluate proposals that pass the initial screening.

 Proposals will be evaluated in the following areas including, but not limited to:

  • Scientific rigor
  • Feasibility to produce a sustainable product
  • Project appropriateness, including educational component(s)
  • Adaptability of deliverable as a teaching resource for APGO members
  • Team contributions to and participation in APGO activities, previous work of team members in ob-gyn medical education

The submission deadline has passed.