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Funding Opportunities

How to Apply

This award supports creative junior investigators, at Assistant Professor or equivalent level, with outstanding promise who are interested in the health effects of air pollution. RFA 17-3 provides up to 3 years of funding for a project relevant to HEI's research interests, as outlined in the HEI Strategic Plan 2015-2020. All applicants should contact HEI to verify their eligibility before applying.

RFA 17-3 Walter A. Rosenblith New Investigator Award provides funding for 1 or 2 studies with a funding cap of $450,000 each.

Request for Applications 17-2, Health Effects of Air Pollution, provides a mechanism for investigators whose area of interest falls outside of current RFAs, but is compatible with the HEI research program and mission, to apply for HEI funds. HEI is interested in receiving applications for research on novel and important aspects of the health effects of air pollutants, particularly those derived from motor vehicle emissions. 

Request for Applications 17-2: Health Effects of Air Pollution provides up to 2.5 years of funding for up to 2 studies with a funding cap of $400,000 each (total budget).

Other Important Information

Upcoming RFAs

HEI anticipates issuing RFA 17-3, Walter A. Rosenblith New Investigator Award, in November 2017. Tentative deadlines for this RFA are February 7, 2018 for submitting preliminary applications and May 15, 2018 for submitting full applications (by invitation only). Please check back soon and consult the previous Rosenblith RFA 16-1 for further information.


Project Negotiations and Investigator Commitment

HEI's research oversight and review processes are different from those at many other funding agencies. Please familiarize yourself with the requirements before applying. 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.

Project Negotiations and Investigator Commitments

Quality Assurance and Quality Control 

Policy on Data Access

HEI's Conflict of Interest Policy

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