The Health Effects Institute
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 Agendas
HEI is issuing its Winter 2013 Research Agenda, which includes RFA 13-1, Improving Assessment of Near-Road Exposure to Traffic Related Pollution and RFA 13-2, Walter
A. Rosenblith New Investigator Award.
for Applications 13-1: Improving Assessment of Near-Road Exposure to Traffic Related Pollution 0NEW
This award solicits applications for studies to improve quantification of the relationship between on-road motor vehicle emissions, near-road pollutant concentrations, and human exposures for health studies. RFA 13-1 provides funding for 2- to 3- year studies. A detailed Letter of Intent are due February 11, 2013; applications are due April 19, 2013.
For more information please contact Dr. Maria Costantini (+1 617 488 2302).
for Applications 13-2: Walter A. Rosenblith New Investigator
This award suports creative junior investigators, at Assistant Professor or equivalent level, with outstanding promise interested in the health effects of air pollution. RFA 13-2 provides up to 3 years of funding for a project relevant to HEI's research interests. Letters of Intent are due May 1, 2013; applications are due June 4, 2013. For
eligibility criteria please click
here. All applicants should contact HEI to discuss their eligibility and include a Curriculum Vitae with the Letter of Intent.
For more information please contact Dr. Geoffrey Sunshine (+1 617 488 2303).
To download the Winter 2013 RFA booklet including RFA 13-1 and RFA 13-2, please click here.
forms for full applications.
fill out the application.
Negotiations and Investigator Commitments (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.
on follow-on applications (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.
HEI special quality assurance procedures (RFA booklet Appendix C)
Policy on the provision of access to data underlying HEI-funded studies (RFA booklet Appendix D)
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.
archive: Past RFAs and