Global Health Seed Grants

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Rutgers Global Health Institute awards Global Health Seed Grants to faculty conducting collaborative, interdisciplinary activities that address health inequities in New Jersey and around the world. Our aim is to help faculty pursue new ideas and seed expanded research and funding. Grants are awarded in one of two categories: 1) Education, Training, and Capacity Building or 2) Research.

Now Accepting Proposals for 2022–2023 Seed Grants

Submit your proposal for a 2022–2023 Global Health Seed Grant by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30, 2022. Global Health Seed Grants are administered jointly by Rutgers Global Health Institute and Rutgers Global. The online application, full instructions, and specific guidelines for submitting a Global Health Seed Grant proposal are available on the Rutgers Global Grants website.

Because global health places a priority on health equity, rather than on geographic location, the Global Health Seed Grants program is designed to address health disparities anywhere in the world, including Rutgers’ surrounding communities.

Past seed grant awards have supported efforts in New Brunswick and Newark, New Jersey, as well as in BrazilIndonesiaKenya, Nepal, and Uganda, among other locations. Brief descriptions of all projects funded by previous Global Health Seed Grants are available at these links:

Global Health Seed Grants are awarded annually in collaboration with Rutgers Global. A call for proposals will occur in the fall of each year. Subscribe to Global Health Connection to receive updates about the Global Health Seed Grants program.



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