The 2023-2024 HPTN Scholars Program will run from 01 June 2023 through 30 November 2024.

Please read the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FoA) for the 2023-2024 HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) Scholars Program Solicitation.

How To Apply:

NOTE: The application process for the HPTN Scholars Program is a two-step process. All candidates applying for the program must complete Steps 1 and 2 below for full consideration.

1. Submit a Draft Proposal

Deadline: 02 December 2022

Submit a draft project proposal to the Scholars Program Management Team ( The draft proposal will then undergo reviews by HPTN Scholars Program Leadership, the HPTN study team in which the project proposal is based, and other supportive bodies as appropriate (the Laboratory Center (LC) and the Statistical and Data Management Center (SDMC)). 

All candidates are expected to work on Step 2 while the draft project proposal is being reviewed by the HPTN.

2. Submit a Full Application Package

Deadline: 20 January 2023

Once the draft proposal is submitted for review as outlined in Step 1, all candidates should begin working on the full application package. Documents required to be submitted as part of the full HPTN Scholars Program application package are listed below:

  • Documentation/copy of current good clinical practice (GCP) training certificate 

  • Current available financial audit from your institution  

  • Letters of support from primary mentor, current supervisor, and another professional recommender 


If you have questions, please contact the Scholars Program Management Team (


Scholars 2023-2024 Key Dates