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Center on Health, Aging, And Disability

Supporting Interdisciplinary Research in the College of Applied Health Sciences


For more information or guidance on identifying and applying for optimal funding opportunities for your project contact the Center on Health, Aging, and Disability.

CHAD Pilot Grants

The goal of the Center on Health, Aging, and Disability’s Pilot Grant Program is to support innovative, groundbreaking interdisciplinary research aimed at advancing our understanding of health and wellness, aging, disability and the maintenance of a high quality of life.  This annual call is issued in the spring semester and is limited to tenured and tenure-track faculty with in the College of Applied Health Sciences.  Support is limited to $30,000 and 18-month projects.

Pilot Grant Application Guidelines can be found here.

Please use this page to submit your application.

For more information, please contact Wendy Bartlo at wbartlo@illinois.edu

Get In Touch

  • 1206 S. Fourth Street
  • 1008 Khan Annex, Huff Hall
  • Phone: 217-333-4965
  • Fax: 217-265-0358
  • chad@ahs.illinois.edu