The program is designed to support basic and clinical research in the field of HIV, in North America and globally. Areas of research may include, but are not limited to:
- Basic, clinical, behavioral, epidemiological, implementation science and community-based participatory research
- Management of complications, comorbidities and/or co-infections e.g. HIV and aging
- HIV Prevention
- Health economics outcomes research
Awards granted under the program may not be duplicative of funding from institutional or hospital, other governmental, non-governmental, or industry sources. Applicants seeking an award for research projects that are currently receiving or may receive partial funding from other sources are required to submit appropriate evidence, including budget information related to the other sources, to demonstrate that there is no direct overlap in funding.
Proposals utilizing Gilead product(s) are not eligible for funding through the Research Scholars Program. Proposals involving Gilead product(s) should be submitted for review under the Investigator-Sponsored Research Grant Program through the ISR online portal.
Proposals are reviewed by an independent Scientific Review Committee, (no Commercial involvement in review or selection, i.e., Marketing, Sales, and Commercial Strategy), and are reviewed based upon the criteria outlined on this website.