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Instructions & Forms


Cycle 2023 Key Dates

  • March 22, 2023: Letters of intent due to (required); iPHD application submission portal opens
  • April 26, 2023: Full applications due; iPHD application submission portal closes
  • November 2023: Award announcements


Request for Applications

Download and review the Request for Applications (RFA) for instructions as well as eligibility for pilot funding or fee waiver. 

Follow the instructions in the RFA, and use the forms and templates below to prepare your application.

Please note: Though not binding, a letter of intent (LOI) is required for an application to be accepted. See RFA for instructions and submit via email to by March 22, 2023.

Applications submitted without prior LOI will not be reviewed.


Application Forms & Templates


Application & Data Request Form

Download and complete the Application & Data Request Form (in fillable MS Word).


Abstract, Research Narrative & Budget Justification Template

Please download the template (in MS Word) and follow the instructions within to prepare your abstract and research narrative, and (if you are requesting pilot funding) to provide budget justification. You may delete the instructions portions when the content is ready for submission.


Budget Template

Use this template (in MS Excel) to delineate your budget. (Provide budget justification in the designated section in the Abstract, Research Narrative & Budget Justification Template.)


Data Use & Transfer Agreement Template

Please download and review the sample template.

Although not required at the time of application, the Data Use Agreement provides details on data security and privacy requirements for all applications approved by the iPHD Governing Board.

The Data Use Agreement, along with IRB documentations, will be required upon approval of project application and prior to data transfer.

Submission Portal

When you have completed all required materials, come back to this page and click below to upload them and submit your application. The submission portal is open till April 26, 2023.