Research Awards


FWW Research Awards target small, short-term studies with promise for improving medical care in leading women’s health concerns including cardiovascular disease, female cancers, the role of hormones in disease and stage-of-life health issues like pregnancy and menopause and diseases disproportionately affecting women.

“As budget cuts make it more and more difficult to get research funded [these awards] are critical to foster the next generation of investigators in women’s health.” FWW awardee
“This award [will] truly make a difference in moving our work in women’s health forward.” FWW awardee
“…the [small study FWW funded] has received media attention from over 120 media outlets nationally and internationally. I hope this brings awareness to the importance of FWW’s efforts.” FWW awardee
2020FWW Research Awards

Thank you to 2020 applicants! Please be patient with us, the review process has begun and finalists will be selected by the fall with awards given by year’s end. We will notify you via email no later than December 1.

Interested in applying for a future year’s award? We accept online applications via our website during the first part of each calendar year. Deadlines are in the spring and award checks sent by year’s end.

Awardees & Updates

FWW is proud of the successful impact its past awardees have had in advancing medical knowledge in critical women’s health areas. Their work has been published in prestigious medical journals; received national and international media attention; and advanced thru successfully securing larger grant funds.