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Funding Opportunities

How to Apply

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.


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 16-1 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 16-1 Walter A. Rosenblith New Investigator Award provides funding for 1 or 2 studies with a funding cap of $450,000 each.


Other Important Information

Upcoming RFAs

HEI expects to issue the following RFA in the Winter of 2017:

  • RFA 17-2, Health Effects of Air Pollution, requesting small, innovative studies on air pollution and health in general. 

Please check back soon as more information will be posted. 
 

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.

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