Call for Letters of Intent for the 2021-2022 TEPHINET Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Small Grants

TEPHINET is pleased to announce the opportunity to submit letters of intent for small grant field epidemiology project proposals related to cardiovascular disease/the HEARTS Technical Package.

The Cardiovascular Disease/HEARTS Technical Package small grants are awarded for a maximum of US$5,000 and are funded through the generous support of the CDC Foundation and the Office of Global Noncommunicable Diseases (NCD) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

When to apply?

Letters of Intent (LOIs) are due by 11:59 pm Atlanta/EST on August 15, 2021. All individuals interested in submitting a project proposal for funding under the small grants program must first submit a LOI. 

Who can apply?  
  • Current FETP residents/trainees (intermediate or advanced) who have not previously received a TEPHINET small grant in any subject area.
    • Residents/trainees who graduate during the application or implementation period (i.e. during July 15, 2021 to August 31, 2022) can apply with the support of their FETP program director.
  • The applicant (i.e. resident/trainee) must be the Principal Investigator (PI).
  • The applicant MUST identify an in-country subject matter expert (SME) at their ministry of health, academic institution, or public-private partnership who will serve as their incountry mentor for the duration of the grant funded project. Applications that do not identify an in-country mentor will not be considered. 
How to apply

For complete application guidelines and instructions, please visit this page

For additional questions about this opportunity or about the TEPHINET Small Grants Program, please contact sgp [at] tephinet [dot] org.