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. The Office of the Vice Provost for Research administers the Milton Fund. The 2018 application cycle closed on April 4, 2018. Award decisions have been announced as of June 29, 2018. A list of 2018 awardees can be found here. The 2019 application will open in January 2019. You may review the 2018 RFP for reference here, although changes may be made in advance of the 2019 award cycle. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.