Awards Outside of ACOG

The National Vulvodynia Association (NVA) is seeking research proposals that will shed light on the underlying pathophysiological mechanisms that cause or maintain vulvodynia and treatment studies that include women over 45.   

If you are interested in applying, please send an email to Phyllis Mate ( by Monday, February 26, 2018 that includes a brief (1-2 paragraph) summary of your proposed study's design and objectives. Once we have received this information from you, we will email you a full application to complete and submit by Wednesday, April 18, 2018. 
The maximum grant amount is between $25,000 and $30,000 and we require confirmation that all funds will be applied to direct research costs, not institutional costs. If you've previously applied and/or received grant support from the NVA, you are still eligible to apply. Summaries of studies that NVA has funded to date can be viewed on NVA's web site.
We welcome correspondence about potential projects. To discuss your proposal, please contact Phyllis Mate via email (



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