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How to Apply

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).

HEI is seeking to fund health studies to assess adverse health effects of short and/or long term exposure to traffic-related air pollution. The studies should consider spatially correlated factors that may either confound or modify the health effects of traffic-related air pollution, most notably, traffic noise, socioeconomic status, and factors related to the built environment, such as presence of green space. 

Request for Applications 17-1: Assessing Adverse Health Effects of Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution, Noise (etc) provides up to 4 years of funding for up to 5 studies with a funding cap of $1,000,000 each.

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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.

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