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 of investigator, assistant professor or higher at an accredited U.S. academic institution or similar not-for-profit medical research institution.
  • 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 afflict women
    • Exploration of gender differences related to the aforementioned topics
  • The affiliated medical institution must accept this award on the awardees behalf with no administrative costs deducted. 100% of the award amount must go to the research study directly. Chosen awardees must supply a letter from their institution’s grants office or equivalent agreeing to 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.