The Wisconsin Partnership Program invites eligible faculty and staff to submit a preliminary application for a Collaborative Health Sciences Program grant.

Through this grant program, the Partnership Program supports novel ideas and new approaches to research or education benefitting the health of Wisconsin’s residents with a focus on interdisciplinary collaboration. Preliminary applications are due April 18, 2018.

The Partnership Program’s Partnership Education and Research Committee (PERC) plans to fund up to three projects for $600,000 each over three years.

Collaborative teams are made up of a principal investigator and one or two co-principal investigators along with any number of collaborators. The principal investigator must be a professor, associate professor, senior scientist or distinguished scientist at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Co-principal investigators and collaborators may have appointments at any UW System campus, Aurora Health Care, Marshfield Clinic, Gundersen Health System, the Medical College of Wisconsin, state and local government agencies or community organizations.

Teams must include at least two of the following disciplines: basic, clinical, social/behavioral and/or population sciences. Teams with a history of collaboration must explore a new direction.

Preliminary applications will be considered by the PERC for further development as full applications. PERC members will interview finalists October 8, 2018.

For more information and to review the Request for Proposals, visit the Partnership Program website. If you have questions, contact Tonya Mathison, Administrative Manager, at 608-265-6688 or