Health Grand Challenge Thesis Support

Funding for Global Health Research

The Health Grand Challenge (HGC) provides funding for global health-related thesis research projects.

""Need-to-Know Information

  • Funding: HGC thesis research grants are based on proposed project budgets.
  • Eligibility: Rising or current Princeton seniors are eligible to apply for thesis research funds. These research grants are not open to graduating seniors, Princeton students on a leave of absence, or students at other universities.
How to Apply 

For thesis research projects that relate to global health or infectious disease, students must apply through the Student Activities Funding Engine (SAFE). Do NOT apply directly to the Health Grand Challenge / Center for Health and Wellbeing.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall/winter thesis research funding: December 8, 2015
  • Summer funding: March 31, 2016

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and early submission of applications is encouraged.

Additional Opportunities

In addition to its thesis-support program, HGC also offers: