Opening 1 August: TEP grant applications

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  • 07 Juni. 2023
2023_TEP grant applications open 1 August

Opening 1 August 2023: Trainee Expansion Program (TEP) grant applications for early career academics in the field of human milk and lactation.

TEP grants are merit-based scholarships offering up to USD 250,000 per year for research projects. They are for academics who wish to launch or advance a career in human milk and lactation. TEP grants are a partnership project of the International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation (ISRHML) and the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation (FLRF).


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Two types of merit based TEP grants are available

Trainee Bridge Fund (TBF) grants provide up to USD $100,000 over approximately 12 months to support a research project that will bridge into an independent position.

Trainee Travel Fund (TTF) grants provide up to USD $10,000 over a period between two weeks and up to three months, enabling recipients to gain new skills or acquire experience in a different setting and enjoy collaboration and networking opportunities.


Download and print the TEP flyer


Who is eligible for a TEP grant?

ISRHML members who are graduate students, recently graduated students, postdoctoral fellows, early career scientists and clinicians, or those who have recently completed professional training.

Applicants from low-resource settings and those with ideas for public health or translational research and projects with a clear trajectory toward sustainable social impact are strongly encouraged to apply.


Helpful information

Application forms and FAQs 

Meet the 2022 TEP grant recipients

Read a Q&A with 2022 TBF grant recipient, Dr. Adwoa Gyamfi, University of Ghana

Read a Q&A with 2016 TBF grant recipient, Dr. Alecia-Jane Twigger, University of Cambridge

Visit the TEP Hall of Fame

Stay tuned for mentorship opportunities from the TEP alumni network …


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