The William F. Milton Fund

The William F. Milton Fund, established in 1924, is one of the oldest bequests made to Harvard University. Funding research projects in the fields of medicine, geography, history and science, the winning projects must either promote the physical and material welfare and prosperity of the human race, or investigate and determine the value and importance of any discovery or invention, or assist in the discovery and perfecting of any special means of alleviating or curing human disease.

Applications for the 2021 award cycle are open as of January 20, 2021, and will close on April 1, 2021, with awards made in July of 2021. Please review the Request for Proposals to determine eligibility and understand the funding priorities. A direct link to the application in the Harvard Univesity Funding Portal can be found here.  A list of 2020 awardees can be found here. Please contact vpr_grants@harvard.edu with questions.