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Deadline for Application: Nov. 20, 2020

The Center for Women’s Health Research recognizes the challenges researchers may face when competing for funding related to the generation of pilot data. Our goal is to contribute to the support of innovative research by assisting UNC faculty and alleviating that challenge.

Award Criteria

  • Applicants are eligible for awards ranging in amount from $2,000-$4,500, depending on need.
  • The project proposal must address a disease, disorder, or condition that affects women only, women predominately, and/or women differently than men.
  • Examples of pilot data funds this program may cover are, but not limited to:
    • Core support
    • Statistician
    • Analysis of data
    • Lab animals

Additional Details

  • Supplemental funding is available only for persons who have submitted a grant proposal to the Center as Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator within the past five years.
  • Travel and salary are not eligible.
  • Funds cannot be used to purchase prepaid cards.
  • Feedback and notice of awards for CWHR Programs will be on a rolling basis. CWHR will give priority to applications in the order of submission.
  • CWHR will administer the grant associated with the program award.
  • Awards for the Pilot Data Program must be spent within the fiscal year in which funding is anticipated.
  • CWHR reserves the right to publicize the name of the principal investigator, project title, and total award on our website upon funding unless otherwise stipulated in the contract of the awarding program.
  • If you feel you meet eligibility requirements, please complete the form below to be considered for the CWHR Pilot Data Program.
  • You are welcome to upload additional documents if you feel they will assist us in understanding your goals for this application
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