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Research Affairs Committee New Faculty Pilot Grants


The current funding cycle is now closed.  The new funding cycle will open October, 2014


The Research Affairs Committee is requesting applications for seed funding for new faculty under MCW’s Institutional Research Grant mechanism, New Faculty (Pilot) Grant. Maximum award in this category is $25,000 for one year.


  • Applicants must be members of the MCW faculty and apply within 4 years of their first faculty appointment.  Established MCW faculty or post-doctoral fellows are not eligible.

  • It is inappropriate to receive funds for similar projects from more than one funding source (i.e. CTSI, Cancer Center, Digestive Diseases, NIH, American Heart Association etc.). 

  • Faculty may receive funding in this category one time only.

Key Dates & Deadlines:

  • Request for Applications (RFA) Release Date:  March 11, 2014

  • Application Due in the Office of Grants & Contracts: April 21, 2014

  • Application Receipt Date: April 28, 2014 - 5:00pm (emailed to Office of Research)

  • Research Affairs Committee Review:  June, 2014

  • Anticipated Start Date: July 1, 2014

Download Full Application Instructions (pdf)

The eBridge RAC Procedure Guide Instructions (pdf) can be located by visiting the Office of Grants & Contracts web site - simply search for “GCO” on either InfoScope or MCW's public site - and selecting the top tab PROCEDURE GUIDES. Next, select Internal Procedure Guides then Research Affairs Committee.

If there are any questions, contact Lynne M. Prost, Office of Research: 955-8508;
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