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Requests for (Preliminary) Applications
Follow the links below to find the current and past RFAs and RFPAs, application forms, and instructions on how to fill out the forms.

Current HEI Research Agenda COMING SOON

HEI will soon issue its Fall 2014 Research Agenda, which will include RFA 14-3, Assessing Health Effects of Long-term Exposure to Low Levels of Ambient Air Pollution, and RFA 14-4, Walter A. Rosenblith New Investigator Award.

Please check back soon.

Full Application Forms F-1 through F-12 (Word file*).
Form F-2-NIA (Word file*, Rosenblith Award only).
Preliminary Application Form (Word file*).
*Note: The preferred browsers to open and save the Word files are Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. If you use Internet Explorer choose the option to save the file; when the filename is shown, CHANGE THE EXTENSION TO DOCX instead of ZIP. The DOCX file should open fine. If you still encounter a problem with the forms please contact Ms. Margarita Shablya (+1 617 488 2345) and she will email the forms to you.

InstructionsPDF to fill out the application. (HTML format)

Project Negotiations and Investigator CommitmentsPDF (from the RFA booklet). Read about the scientific negotiation of project plans, the research agreement (contract), quality assurance program, progress reports, site visits, annual conference, final report, and publications. (HTML format)

Policy on follow-on applicationsPDF (from the RFA booklet). For HEI investigators who are nearing completion of their projects and would like to apply to HEI for funding to continue their research. (HTML format)

Quality assurance / quality control proceduresPDF (RFA booklet Appendix C) (HTML format)

Policy on the provision of access to data underlying HEI-funded studiesPDF (RFA booklet Appendix D) (HTML format)

HEI Strategic Plan 2010–2015
Revised draft of HEI Strategic Plan 2015-2020
. HEI expects to publish the final Strategic Plan 2015-2020 in April 2015.

Investigators' Guide.
HEI's Investigator's Guide contains important information for HEI-funded investigators who are getting ready to write the Final Report for their study. The Guide introduces HEI's review, editing, and publication process and lists requirements for submission of the report. The Guide also contains detailed instructions on reference and text styles, tables and illustrations, and submission of electronic art.

RFA archive: Past Requests for (Preliminary) Applications, 1996-2013.

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