Internal Funding

ORSD administers a number of internal funding programs for Harvard Chan School Faculty. Below is a list of recurring internal opportunities. Click on the links to learn more about award eligibility, internal submission requirements, and upcoming deadlines.

Career Incubator Fund

The Career Incubator Fund (CIF) is designed to encourage and support the scientific career development of Chan School Assistant and Associate Professors on the tenure ladder. The program is intended to maximize faculty competitiveness for extramural funding by allowing faculty to develop innovative and novel ideas/methods.

McLennan Family Fund – Dean’s Challenge Grant Program

The Dean’s Challenge Grant Program is sponsored through generous funding from the McLennan Family Fund and each year, the Dean will identify a set of global health issues that will be key priorities in the selection and award of challenge grants.

Taplin Equipment Award

The Taplin Equipment Award is supported through a generous gift from the Taplin Family and provides funds for the purchase of equipment and related implementation expenses.