Evaluations to Improve Prevention Interventions Under the Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

Funding Agency:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

PEPFAR is committed to reducing new HIV infections worldwide by implementing evidence-based interventions that address risk at the individual, relationship, and community level. Adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) ages 15 to 24 years in sub-Saharan Africa are unique with respect to both their high burden of HIV disease and their extensive array of potential risk factors at the biological, behavioral, interpersonal, social, and structural levels. The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to determine which factor or combination of factors most strongly predicts risk of HIV acquisition among AGYW in a high HIV burden community. Future studies may target other at risk populations in high burden communities or AGYW in other communities. 

Only one application per institution is allowed.


  • Duke Internal Deadline: November 1, 2016
  • Letter of Intent: Nov. 14, 2016
  • Application: Dec. 14, 2016

Agency Website



Amount Description

Award Ceiling: $1,500,000 Per Budget Period 

Award Floor: $0 Per Budget Period 

Total Project Period Length: 5 year(s) 

Funding Type





International Opportunities
Medical - Clinical Science
Social Sciences

Internal Nomination

Owing to the sponsor's restriction on the number of applications that may be submitted from Duke, anyone wishing to pursue nomination should submit the following materials as one PDF.

* A letter of support from dean or chair - 1 to 1.5 pages
* Project summary - 2 to 4 pages
* CV or Biosketch of project leader

Applicants will need to submit internal materials through My Research Proposal.(Code ILN) https://www.grantinterface.com/Common/LogOn.aspx?eqs=ApVvmgXCk2Uj7AzWyDEJKQ2

Instructions for setting up your account and uploading internal applications can be found here: https://ors.duke.edu/sites/default/files/Applicant Instructions_FINAL.pdf

Internal Deadline

November 1, 2016

External Deadline

December 14, 2016