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. The Office of the Vice Provost for Research administers the Milton Fund. The 2020 application cycle is open as of January 17 and will close on April 1, 2020. Please carefully review the 2020 RFP. You must apply using the Harvard University Funding Portal. A list of 2019 awardees can be found here. Please contact vpr_grants@harvard.edu with questions.