Research Award – Requirements

  • Only one application per applicant (i.e. Principal Investigator) may be submitted.
  • Lead investigator must be an MD and/or PhD with faculty appointment at an accredited U.S. academic institution or similar nonprofit medical research institution that receives NIH and/or public foundation grants.
  • FWW does not fund sociological or population-related research. Applications should only be for studies that are exploring basic, clinical or epidemiological lines of inquiry.
  • Research should be related to one of FWW’s priority areas which include:
    • Cardiovascular disease
    • Leading female cancers
    • Hormones’ role in disease and stage-of-life health concerns
    • Diseases or health concerns that disproportionately affect women
    • Exploration of gender differences related to the aforementioned topics
  • F&A (facility and administrative) costs or rates may not be charged/deducted from FWW awards. At the time that an award is given, awardees are required to provide FWW with a letter from the affiliated medical institution/organization confirming such.
  • Non-overlapping financial support and existing or pending financial support necessary to complete research must be in place if FWW monies are being used as partial or supplemental funds.
  • Only complete, qualified online application submissions will be considered.
  • Budgets are not required for initial applications however may be requested after submission date. Budgets may include costs required to complete the proposed study including staffing needs.