Eligibility Criteria

  • Be early career junior faculty by October 1, 2018* (preferably in their first appointment) at academic institutions across the United States. Faculty at under-resourced institutions are strongly encouraged to apply. *This requirement was modified from 10/1/17 to 10/1/18 for the current nomination period.
  • Be working or committed to research and scholarship on issues related to the environmental and social determinants of health in under-served communities in the United States. Disciplines included are Epidemiology, Exposure Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Engineering and Physical and Biological Sciences.
  • Be nominated by a Dean, Department Chair or Senior Faculty member from their institution—see instructions for application and nomination in the “To Apply” section of the website.
  • Not already be receiving substantial funding for early career training,  through a K-award or similar non-NIH mechanism.
  • Not be a faculty member at the Harvard School of Public Health.
  • Hold a doctoral degree and have completed postdoctoral training.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Please note: Alumni of the Harvard School of Public Health ARE eligible