Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

The Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies offers two funding programs designed to foster innovative research projects in the areas of population sciences and population health. Each involves a competitive application process. Please read through the parameters of each program and if you have questions, contact either Laura Price, lprice@hsph.harvard.edu for the RWJF program, or Maria Joy, mjoy@hsph.harvard.edu, for the PGDA pilot program competition.

RWJF Health & Society Scholars Seed Grant Program

Open to all Harvard University faculty and affiliated postdoctoral research scholars. There are two calls for applications each year: one in October and one in March. Awards range from $10,000 – $30,000. U.S. (domestic) based research is considered only.

PGDA Pilot Project Program

Open to all Harvard University faculty. A call for applications is issued in February of each year. Pilot project grants typically range from $10,000 – $25,000. Higher awards can be considered with caveats.