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 2019 application cycle is closed and awardees have been announced. A list of 2019 awardees can be found here. The 2020 application cycle will open in January 2020. You may review the 2019 RFP for reference here, with the understanding the updates may be made to the 2020 RFP. Please contact vpr_grants@harvard.edu with questions.