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New UW-Madison grant opportunities in global health and women and well-being

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) and the 4W (Women, Well-being, Wisconsin and the World) Initiative are pleased to announce their 2016-2017 grant competition.

4W award program
For the first time, the 4W Initiative will offer two awards. The 4W Innovation Award of up to $7,500 will allow a faculty or academic staff member to devote time to developing a key initiative related to women and well-being and aligned with the vision and core values of 4W. The 4W Engagement Grants for Emerging Scholars will support graduate and professional students who are engaged in research related to women and well-being in Wisconsin or around the world. Proposals are due Friday by 5:00 P.M., January 6, 2017. Learn more.  For information on 4W Initiative Awards, please contact 4W@sohe.wisc.edu or 263-5459.

GHI grant program
The GHI competitive grant program is designed to support global health efforts of faculty, staff and graduate students across campus, fostering the Wisconsin Idea locally and globally.  The deadline for GHI grant applications is 5:00 p.m. February 13, 2017.  Note that GHI Seed Grant applicants must also submit a Letter of Intent by 5:00 p.m. December 1, 2016.

The Institute will again offer grants in four categories:

  • Seed Grants will support efforts to launch new global health research projects and make them competitive for sustained external funding. Two grants of up to $50,000 each will be awarded. Application information is available here.
  • Graduate Student Research Awards supports doctoral students pursuing work in any relevant discipline whose graduate work will enhance global activities on the UW-Madison campus and beyond. Up to five grants of up to $5,000 each will be awarded. Application information is available here.
  • Visiting Scholar Awards brings visitors to UW-Madison who substantially enhance global health activities on campus in collaboration with a sponsoring UW-Madison faculty member or faculty team. Up to seven grants of up to $8,000 will be awarded. Application information is available here.
  • Faculty and Staff Travel Awards are available for UW-Madison faculty and staff who are GHI affiliates. They can be used for international travel related to educational and research activities. Up to 12 grants of up to $2,500 will be awarded. Application information is available here.

To learn more about previous grant recipients, visit the Global Health Institute research pages. For more information about the GHI grants and award process, contact Monet Haskins, 265-9299.

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