Faculty Scholar Program

LETTER OF INTENT DEADLINE: Monday, March 11, 2019 - 5:00 p.m.

The Stanford Maternal and Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI) Faculty Scholar program support mid- to late- Assistant, or early Associate Professors appointed as Non-Tenure Line, Research (NTLR), University Tenure Line (UTL) or Medical Center Line (MCL) Faculty as follows: 

  • $100,000 per year for up to 5 years
  • Use the resources first for their remuneration and benefits and second to support research costs such that there shall be demonstrable, significant and meritorious scholarship/research activities related to innovation in maternal or child health

Forms for Applicants


Letter of Intent deadline (required): March 11, 2019 - 5:00 p.m.

Applicants notified to proceed with full proposals: April 1, 2019

Full proposal deadline (by invitation): June 1, 2019 - 5:00 p.m.

Notification of selected proposals: July 2019

Funding Amount

$100,000 per year for up to 5 years


To be eligible for the award, the applicant must meet these criteria:

  • Hold a NTLR, UTL or MCL faculty appointment within the School of Medicine
  • Be a member of MCHRI. Visit here to apply for MCHRI Membership.
  • Have a track record of focusing the majority of their research on maternal or child health

Funding Rates

YEAR # of Applications # of Awards Fudning Rate Total Awarded
FY19 14 5 36% $2,500,000
FY18 24 5 21% $2,500,000
FY17 22 2 9% $800,000
FY16 17
24% $2,000,000
 FY15 - - - -
FY14 11 6 55% $3,000,000
FY13 7
29% $1,000,000
FY12 11
27% $1,300,000

Faculty Scholar Program Co-Chairs

Deborah E. Addicott - John A. Kriewall and Elizabeth A. Haehl Family Professor in Pediatrics
The Harold K. Faber Professor of Pediatrics, Senior Associate Dean, Maternal and Child Health and Professor, by courtesy, of Obstetrics and Gynecology


Please contact MCHRI Administration or 650-724-0279 with any questions.