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  • At this time, no new applications are being accepted.

Academic Year 2022-2023

Typically, applications are accepted in the fall with the following deadlines:

  • Application deadline: Nov. 1
  • Awards announced: Mid-December for use in following calendar year/s

Requests for funding may be considered outside of the regular award cycle for exceptional innovative proposals. Contact Virginia Rowthorn to learn more.

Application Process

Download Application Form

Download the application form.

View Example Applications

Two PGIF grantees have generously allowed us to share their applications to help you apply for a PGIF grant. Thank you to Dr. Adrian Holloway, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics with the UM School of Medicine, and Dr. Nadia Sam-Agudu, Associate Professor of Pediatrics with the UM School of Medicine and the Institute of Human Virology.

Application Example - Adrian Holloway 2020

Application Example - Nadia Sam-Agudu 2019

Submit the Application

  • Save all application materials as a single PDF. Please ask your department administrator if you need help combining multiple files into one .pdf.

  • Title the .pdf as follows: LeadApplicantLastName_PGIF_2021.pdf (for example: Rowthorn_PGIF_2021.pdf)

  • Submit completed application to Virginia Rowthorn.

  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.