Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease

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Eligibility & Application Process:

The competition will employ a two-stage process.

Pre-Proposal Forms and Resources

Forms and templates for the application process are provided below.

Both Microsoft Word and PDF versions of the forms are available.  If you choose to use the Word version, before converting it to PDF, you must correct any distortions to the form resulting from the input of data. Data should be completed in the space provided. The form must respect the original margins on all sides.

If you choose to use the PDF version, you must use Adobe Acrobat to complete and save the form to your system--Adobe Reader or Mac's Preview will not work properly.

To ensure proper completion of the Signature Page, refer to the instructions for authorized signatures and submission.  Be sure to save a copy of the completed form for your records.

You can use standard word processing software (e.g., Word, WordPerfect) to prepare the original documents/attachments for your application. Next, you MUST convert ALL documents to PDF files and combine the files into one continuous PDF file (see the required order below).  You will then upload and attach one PDF file to your application.

Items 1-5 below must be combined into one continuous PDF file in the order shown.  This single PDF file should be uploaded as an attachment to your application in BWF's online application submission system.

  1. Application Cover Sheet
  2. Five Critical Questions
  3. Applicant’s Biosketch
  4. Institutional Certification
  5. Signature Page

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Award Timeline

Jul 17, 2023

Letter of Intent Deadline

Nov 15, 2023

Application Deadline

Apr 15 - 17, 2024

Finalist Interviews

May 31, 2024

Notice of Award

Jul 01, 2024

Award Start Date

Jun 30, 2029

Award End Date

Program Contacts

Victoria McGovern, Ph.D.

Senior Program Officer


Darcy Lewandowski

Program Associate

Kendi Kajogo

Program Coordinator