Fellowship Award – Requirements

  • Applicants must be currently and/or pursuing an MD and/or PhD at a U.S. based academic institution and must still be in the process of completing his/her education or medical training (specialty training, fellowship, or the like).
  • FWW does not fund sociological or population-related research; our focus is on basic, clinical or epidemiological lines of inquiry.
  • Research should be related to FWW priority areas which are:
    • Cardiovascular disease
    • Leading female cancers
    • Hormones’ role in disease and stage-of-life health concerns
    • Diseases or health concerns that disproportionately afflict women
    • Exploration of gender differences related to the aforementioned topics
  • Applicant’s research proposal submitted in this application is being conducted at a U.S.-based medical institution.
  • Applicants must have a social security number. Award checks go directly to individuals and will be reported to the IRS as required by federal law.
  • Only complete, qualified online applications will be considered.