DoD Gulf War Illness, New Investigator Award
The FY21 GWIRP New Investigator Award supports investigators new to the field of GWI research at different stages of career development. This award enables such investigators to compete for funding separately from investigators with established programs of GWI research. The New Investigator Award aligns to the Discovery or Qualification phase as outlined in Section II.A.2. Previous experience in GWI research is allowed, but not required. However, applications naming a Principal Investigator (PI) with limited background in GWI research are strongly encouraged to include collaboration with investigators who are experienced in GWI research and/or possess other relevant expertise to strengthen the application. The application should describe how the collaboration(s) will augment the PI’s ability to address the research question.PIs must meet specific eligibility criteria under one of the following categories, as described in Section II.C, Eligibility Information.• Transitioning Postdoct...