QEP Internal Grants | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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The purpose of the QEP internal grants is to fund projects and programs that will contribute to the wellness of TTUHSC students.  Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to apply for a grant.  The link to apply is included below, along with a video that can assist you in navigating the application process.

Grant Applications Committee

The following members of the QEP Steering Committee serve as the Grant Applications Committee and are available to assist anyone who wants to apply for a QEP Internal Grant or has questions concerning this opportunity:

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Ms. Ashlee Rigsby  
School of Health Professions
Dr. Mark Dame 
Dr. Logan Winkelman 
School of Medicine
Dr. Alan Korinek  
School of Nursing
Dr. Hollis Franco  
School of Pharmacy
Dr. Nadia German  
Other TTUHSC Departments
Ms. Leslie Collins 
Ms. Renee Posey  

Link to Apply for a QEP Grant for Cycle Three (2022-2023)

Please note:  Although the grant application mentions “Spring proposals,” there will be only one grant cycle per fiscal year, with applications due by July 15.

Video with Helpful Information on Applying for a QEP Grant


Previous QEP Internal Grants Awarded


Cycle One - Fall 2021

“Find Your Zone: Build Resilience, Restore Balance, & Refill Your Tank” – engaging students in specific creative and leisure activities that facilitate health-enhancing flow experiences  (Project Lead:  Dr. Laurie Stelter)
“Soul Hacks Series: A Wellness Initiative for the Edification of TTUHSC PA Students” – creating a culture of wellness within the PA program through a biweekly wellness series that includes journaling insights and experiences  (Project Lead:  Ms. Sarah Stringer)
A Formal Investigation of Risk Factors for Burnout among Medical Students in Their Clinical Years” – identifying risk factors for burnout at a critical stage of medical training, enabling preventative measures to be developed  (Project Lead:  Dr. Joel Barrett)
QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training for School of Nursing Behavioral Intervention Team Members”– training SON staff in QPR, an evidence-based approach to suicide prevention, so that they can train BIT members who work with at-risk students   (Project Lead:  Dr. Annette Gary)