Funding Eligibility

Graduate Student Salary Support

The AKC Canine Health Foundation allows salary support for graduate students on a sliding scale based on a standard schedule of progressive time in the laboratory.

Year  Percentage of allowable salary in budget
 1  25%
 2  50%
 3  50%
 4  90%
 5  90%

 

Items Ineligible for Funding:

Contact the Foundation at chfgrants@akcchf.org with questions concerning the list of ineligible research expenses.

Animals:

  • Projects involving dog research colonies or any non-client owned dogs (i.e. participating dogs must have owner consent)
  • Projects involving disease induction or injury models in dogs
  • Projects involving euthanasia of dogs
  • Transportation of live or dead dogs
  • All studies involving animals must abide by CHF's Humane Use of Animals Policy.

Salary and Personnel Expenses:

  • Salary of full time university faculty or professional, salaried staff (non-profit or for-profit)
  • Tuition or registration fees for classes, training, or conferences
  • Graduate student expenses associated with course work and teaching responsibilities
  • Travel expenses for any purpose, except those directly related to research project objectives (example: sample procurement)

Equipment:

  • Laboratory equipment or non-disposable parts
  • Repair of laboratory equipment or non-disposable parts
  • Computer equipment and/or software
  • Development of custom-designed computer software 

Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis.

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