Grants and Fellowships

Guidelines and Tips on Writing Grant and Fellowship Applications

Here are some useful websites with guidelines and tips on how to write successful grant and fellowship proposals. Remember that the organizations administering the grants and fellowships often have their own guidelines and tips for successful applications so don’t forget to check these out!

National Institutes of Health (NIH):
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency:

National Science Foundation:

Grants, Awards, and Fellowships in Exposure Science-related Fields

Please send posting requests to

Occupational Safety and Health Summer Fellowships
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies.
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
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The Health Effects Institute announces the following new Requests for Applications, which are now available at
  • RFA 17-1: Assessing Adverse Health Effects of Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution, Noise and Their Interactions with Socio-Economic Status seeks health studies to assess adverse health effects of short and/or long term exposure to traffic-related air pollution. The studies should consider spatially correlated factors that may confound or modify the health effects of traffic-related air pollution, such as noise, SES, and green space. Preliminary applications are due on March 1, 2017. The Research Committee will invite a subset of these applicants to submit a full application, which will be due on July 15, 2017.
  • RFA 17-2: Health Effects of Air Pollution provides an application mechanism for investigators whose area of interest falls outside the topics targeted in the current research requests. The RFA requests preliminary applications for small, innovative studies on air pollution and health in general that are relevant to HEI’s current priorities. Dates for preliminary applications are to be announced. The Research Committee will invite a subset of preliminary applicants to submit a full application, dates to be announced.

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