Research Funding for Yale Faculty
Annual Pilot Project Awards
These awards offer up to $35,000 in funding over the course of one or two years for research designed to meet a clear need in advancing women's health, and have a clearly described path to direct clinical or public health utility. Proposals in clinical, health services, and prevention research, as well as basic science research demonstrating a translational goal are considered.
Wendy U. & Thomas C. Naratil Pioneer Award
This award offers up to $50,000 in funding over the course of one or two years for initiating new, highly inventive research, or achieving a major breakthrough in ongoing research where funding is needed to achieve its aims.
All proposals must demonstrate pioneering approaches to major challenges in biomedical and/or behavioral research as it relates to women's health or gender differences in health, and describe a clear path to implementation for clinical or public health benefit.
How to Apply
Letters submitted for the Pioneer Award cannot be considered for a Pilot Project Award. In your letter, please indicate which award you are applying for, and follow the instructions provided below.
- Letter of Intent Instructions for Pioneer & Pilot Project Awards.
- Letters for the 2015 awards must be received in the Program Office by 12:00 noon, Wednesday, October 29, 2014.
Please email Marco Mutonji if you have any questions, or need assistance.
Training the Next Generation
- We are currently no longer accepting applications for the 2014 cycle. For more information on the BIRCWH Scholar Program please click here.