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 2019 application cycle is open as of January 8, 2019 and will close on April 1, 2019. Award decisions will be announced in July, 2019. Please review the 2019 RFP here. A list of 2018 awardees can be found here. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.