HMS Foundation Funds
The HMS Foundation Funds Program administers the nomination process for HMS/HSDM faculty and postdocs for funding opportunities from private foundations that require candidates to be nominated by either Harvard Medical School or Harvard University. Each year, several foundations invite HMS/HSDM junior faculty members and postdocs to apply for their fellowships and grants, which serve as critical funding at the early stages of a research career. Interested investigators must first apply internally through the HMS Foundation Funds, and a committee will select the final candidates who will then submit applications to the foundations.
Additionally, a number of funding opportunities are available solely to our faculty. These are different from the typical Foundation Funds awards because applicants do not go on to compete against applicants from other universities at the national level, and therefore no institutional nomination is required. More information on these awards can be found in the award listings.
Last updated: January 25, 2016
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