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Request for Pilot Project Applications ($25K Direct Costs)

NC State University’s Center for Human Heath and the Environment (CHHE) is announcing its request for applications (RFA) for pilot project proposals for Fall 2020.  Applications are due on February 28, 2020.  The earliest start date is mid-April 2020 and CHHE expects to fund 6-8 projects. The CHHE Pilot Project Program (PPP) fosters collaborations, increases interdisciplinary research and aids in the career development of early career investigators to advance environmental health research. The overarching goal of CHHE’s PPP is to provide support for research aimed at understanding the adverse impacts of environmental factors on human health and disease. The CHHE PPP encourages multidisciplinary/collaborative approaches and the use of CHHE’s cores and resources. The PPP has added a new program that supports community engaged projects. More details about the objectives of the PPP and RFA instructions can be found at

Abstract pre-submission ( is encouraged but not required to determine if proposal topics are consistent with the mission of the CHHE. Individual awards will range up to $25,000 direct costs for one year.  Questions can be directed to Dr. Jamie Bonner (, Director of CHHE PPP.