The Pilot Grant Program is made possible through a joint collaboration between The University of Iowa, University at Buffalo, and Menoufia University. It is funded by the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the Fogarty Institute (R01 ES022163). The program provides financial support to post-graduate students and faculty at Menoufia University to develop and conduct research with a focus on environmental and occupational health. Post-graduate students and faculty in the Faculty of Medicine and Liver Institute at Menoufia University are eligible to apply.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Diane Rohlman (University of Iowa) at or Dr. Gaafar Abdel-Rasoul (Menoufia University) at

For eligibility guidelines, application instructions, and a sample pilot grant application, please refer to the following resources:
Office presentation iconEGAD Pilot Grant Program Presentation.ppt
FileEGAD Pilot Grant Program Information and Application Materials.docx
PDF iconSample Pilot Grant Application.pdf