William Randolph Hearst Fund

The William Randolph Hearst Fund has been established at Harvard Medical School in honor and recognition of the efforts and devotion of Isabelle and Leonard Goldenson and Ethel and Jack Hausman on behalf of handicapped children.

Next deadline: Friday, October 3rd, 2014 by 5pm (Receipt Date)
Funding: Top two ranking awards receive $100,000 over two years beginning January 1st. Remaining awards receive $50,000 for one year beginning January 1st.
Eligibility: Eligibility is restricted to Research Fellows, Clinical Fellows and Instructors appointed within the Harvard Faculty of Medicine system with research in pre- or peri-natal medicine. Faculty at the Assistant Professor level or higher are excluded.
Submit: Guidelines and Application

The income from this Fund will be given annually to a member of the Faculty of Medicine to support his/her research in the area of pre- and perinatal medicine, on factors important for the prevention of neuromotor disabilities, and on the fundamental neurobiological mechanisms that underlie health and disease during the process of development.

Among other uses, funds may be used to supplement support for ongoing research from other sources.
Preference are given to junior and/or new investigators.

All recipients of the Hearst funds must provide a brief summary of scientific accomplishment to the Dean and the Hearst Fund Committee at the end of the award year.

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