Researchers : Funding Opportunities

State of Florida Pilot Awards

RFA 2017-18

The UM Institute of AIDS and Emerging Infectious Diseases (formally known as the HIV/AIDS Institute) provides support for pilot grants in HIV/AIDS research, made possible by the State of Florida contract awarded to the University of Miami.

This year we will combine our RFA with the Miami Center for AIDS Research and offer one joint RFA.

Request for Applications (RFA)
We are requesting applications in HIV/AIDS research for pilot awards of approximately $50,000 direct costs or more. Focus is on cure and vaccine research.

LOI – Due March 10, 2017 by midnight
Full Application – Due April 9, 2017 by midnight

How to Apply
1. Read the RFA and the Instruction Guide found below
2. Complete the online LOI form
3. Complete the online application form

Download the following files
Instructions to Application

At any time, you may pause the online application process, save and return to it at a later time. Make sure to save the password provided as you leave the application.

Who to Contact
If you have questions about the application process or experience trouble during your online submission, please contact Institute Administrator, Melanie Weiss
P: 305-243-3345