Research Management Group (RMG)

Cancer Funding Funding Opportunities



Index of cancer-related funding opportunities

 

 




limited Submission programs



Limited submission program:
if a sponsor limits the number of applications permitted from an institution for a funding opportunity, a universty-wide internal selection process is required.

To view all upcoming limited submission programs-see this webpage.

 

 

 

Foundation and association-upcoming RFPs

 

 

 

American Cancer Society

 

Award Mechanisms:

 

The following ACS RFPs are also posted on the ACS proposal central webpage >>
ACS introductory webpage >>

Citizenship: applicants for Clinician Scientist Development Grant and Postdoctoral Fellowships must at the time of application be United States citizens or permanent residents of the United States. There are no U.S. citizenship requirements for all other grants. 


RFPs not offered in the fall of 2018:

  • Institutional Research grants
  • Research Professor Grant
  • Physician Training Award in Cancer Prevention
  • Mission Boost Grant

 



ACS Clinical Research Professor Grant-reminder

 

American Cancer Society
Clinical Research Professor
$80K /yr. for 5 yrs ($400,000 total) - this may be renewed once)
Eligibility:  Applicants who have held the rank of full professor (with PI eligibility) for more than 15 years 
and who have made seminal contributions in the area of cancer control that have changed the direction of clinical, psychosocial, behavioral, health policy or epidemiological cancer research.
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Aug. 1, 2018 via proposal central
If invited to submit full proposal alert your RPM asap:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Oct. 8, 2018
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:  Oct. 15, 2018
Guidelines >>
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>
Institutional representative: you do not need to submit your LOI through your RPM for their approval, you can submit it directly to proposal central.


ACS International Program

American Cancer Society
Audrey Meyer Mars International Fellowships in Clinical Oncology
Amount of funding:  up to US $65,000 for one year.
See page 3-4 of the RFP for applicant eligibility.
This program is limited to non-US citizens and provides support for one year of advanced training in clinical oncology at participating US cancer centers to qualified physicians and surgeons from other countries, particularly countries where advanced training is not readily available.
Note: Sponsoring institutions must submit the AMM application to the American Cancer Society on behalf of the accepted candidate.
Full proposal deadline:  Oct. 15, 2018 via proposal central
Overview webpage >>
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>
(although the PDF file of the RFP displays the Feb. 2018 deadline, the deadline for this RFP is posted on the ACS proposal central webpage as Oct. 15, 2018).

 

ACS Individual Research Grants

American Cancer Society
Clinician Scientist Development Grant
Awards range from 3 to 5 years, for a maximum $135,000 Direct costs, plus 8% allowable indirect costs per year. The mentor(s) receive a maximum of $10,000 per year (regardless of the number of mentors). That amount is included in the $135,000
This RFP fosters the development of clinicians to clinician scientists. Clinician scientists are investigators licensed to provide patient care and trained to conduct research. They pursue research questions across the cancer research continuum of relevance to improving health.
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time (faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) and within the first 6 years of their initial faculty appointment. (See pages 22-23 in the RFP for additional criteria and other funding restrictions)
**Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be independent or faculty-level appointments.
Citizenship: applicants for Clinician Scientist Development Grant and Postdoctoral Fellowships must at the time of application be United States citizens or permanent residents of the United States. There are no U.S. citizenship requirements for all other grants. (See page 8 in the RFP.)
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Oct. 8, 2018
Full proposal: Oct. 15, 2018 via proposal central
Overview webpage >>
Download a PDF file of the guidelines

 

American Cancer Society 
Pilot and Exploratory Projects in the Palliative Care of Cancer Patients and their Families
$60K direct costs per year plus 20% indirect costs for up to 2 years
Supports investigators performing pilot and exploratory research studies that test interventions, develop research methodologies, and explore novel areas of research in palliative care of cancer patients and their families.
See pages 22-25 in the RFP.
Eligibility:  independent investigators-Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) at any level may apply. Applicants must have a full-time faculty position*. 
*Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be independent or faculty-level appointments.
(Submit via the Pilot and Exploratory grant mechanism)
No citizenship restriction (see page 8 in the guidelines)
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Oct. 8, 2018
Full proposal: Oct. 15, 2018 via proposal central
Overview webpage >>
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>

 

Research Scholar Grants (3 types)

 

American Cancer Society
Research Scholar Grants 
RSG in Basic, Pre-clinical Clinical, Epidemiology, Psychosocial and Behavioral Research and Research in Palliative Care and Symptom Management 
(see the RSG chart on page 23 and the overview on pages 21-27 of the guidelines)
Amount of funding: $165K direct costs plus 20% indirects per year for up to 4 yrs. 
Eligibility: Assist. prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. prof. (with an approved PI waiver) who are independent investigators within the first 6 years of independent career, within a total of 12 years from the awarding of the terminal degree, and with no more than 1 current R01[-like] grant. Eligibility is extended to 8 years for clinician scientists who remain active in clinical care.
*Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be independent or faculty-level appointments.
No citizenship restriction (see page 8 in the guidelines)
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Oct. 8, 2018
Full proposal: Oct. 15, 2018 via proposal central
Overview webpage >>
PDF file of the guidelines >>

 

American Cancer Society
Research Scholar Grant
RSG in Cancer Control: Health Policy and Health Services Research 
(see the RSG chart on page 23 and the overview on pages 21-27 of the guidelines)
Amount of funding: $165K direct costs plus 20% indirects per year for up to 4 yrs. 
Eligibility:   Independent* investigators at any stage of their career with any level of funding-Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be independent or faculty-level appointments.
No citizenship restriction (see page 8 in the guidelines)
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Oct. 8, 2018
Full proposal: Oct. 15, 2018 via proposal central
Overview webpage >>
PDF file of the guidelines >>

 

American Cancer Society
Research Scholar Grant
RSG in Priority Program of Cancer Control: Health Disparities Research
(see the RSG chart on page 23 and the overview on pages 21-27 of the guidelines)
Amount of funding: $165K direct costs plus 20% indirects per year for up to 4 yrs: Exception: $400K per year for up to 5 years-- only if study is population based and focused on achieving health equity  (see description below the chart on page 23)
Eligibility:  Independent* investigators at any stage of their career with any level of prior funding.  Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
*Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be independent or faculty-level appointments.
No citizenship restriction (see page 8 in the guidelines)
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Oct. 8, 2018
Full proposal: Oct. 15, 2018 via proposal central
Overview webpage >>
PDF file of the guidelines >>

 

Postdoctoral fellowship

American Cancer Society
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Individuals may apply for one, two- or three-year fellowships.
Awards may be for up to three years with progressive stipends of $48,000, $50,000, and $52,000 per year, plus a $4,000 per year fellowship allowance.
Eligibility*:  individuals who have held a Ph.D. or M.D. for more than 4 years at the time of the application are generally not eligible for a Fellowship (*see pages 22-24 of the RFP).  See the exceptions re: exempt training and leave of absence.
Citizenship requirement:  applicants for Postdoctoral Fellowships and the Clinician Scientist Development Grant must at the time of application be United States citizens or permanent residents of the United States. There are no U.S. citizenship requirements for all other grants.
Institutional representative (RMG Fellowship Office*) deadline:  Oct. 8, 2018
Full proposal: Oct. 15, 2018 via proposal central
Guidelines >>
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>
*Institutional representative: RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist on this webpage >>

 

 

 

Brain cancer

 

 

Defeat DIPG CHADTOUHGH
New Investigator Grant
Amount of funding:
$250,000 over 2 years
The Defeat DIPG ChadTough New Investigator Grant provides two years of funding to a new DIPG investigator for hypothesis-driven research projects. The Defeat DIPG ChadTough grants are intended to incentivize novel approaches and spark innovation to find a cure for the deadliest pediatric brain cancer, diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG)
Eligibility: New Investigator:
- funding newly independent DIPG researchers in establishing new DIPG research labs (Stanford Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility or CE Assist. Prof. with an approved PI waiver)-
- OR
- funding established faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved PI waiver)(who have not previously conducted brain tumor research) to encourage them to start DIPG research.
Applicant must be employed by an academic institution, non-profit research institution, or laboratory in North America.
Applicant need not be an U.S. citizen.
Not eligible: Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic Staff (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent or faculty level positions.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Sept. 10, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Sept. 17, 2018
Overview webpage: https://www.defeatdipg.org/grant-awards/
Download guidelines and application forms: https://www.defeatdipg.org/grants/
Download PDF file of the RFP (see pages 16-17 for new investigator grant guidelines)

 

 

Defeat DIPG CHADTOUHGH
Research Grants
Amount of funding:
$200,000 per year over 3 years ($600,000 total)
To support the work of existing DIPG researchers.
The Defeat DIPG ChadTough grants are intended to incentivize novel approaches and spark innovation to find a cure for the deadliest pediatric brain cancer, diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG)
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)(who have not previously conducted brain tumor research) to encourage them to start DIPG research.
Applicant must be employed by an academic institution, non-profit research institution, or laboratory in North America.
Applicant need not be an U.S. citizen.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Sept. 10, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Sept. 17, 2018
Overview webpage: https://www.defeatdipg.org/grant-awards/
Download guidelines and application forms: https://www.defeatdipg.org/grants/
Download PDF file of the RFP (see pages 18 & 19 for research grant guidelines)


Defeat DIPG CHADTOUHGH
Fellowship Grant
Amount of funding: $150,000 over 2 years (maximum of $75K per year)
The Defeat DIPG ChadTough Fellowship Grant is intended to attract and support promising scientists embarking on careers involving DIPG research. By providing funding to outstanding postdoctoral fellows under the guidance of a mentor, we seek to assist in the development of the next generation of leaders in the field of DIPG research.
Eligibility:
Applicant must be no more than 5 years post-completion of his/her last degree.
Applicant must not have received more than one prior fellowship.
Applicant must commit at least 75% of full-time effort to research.
Applicant must identify a mentor who will provide supervision, facilities, and research support.
Applicant must hold an M.D. and/or Ph.D. by the application deadline.
Applicant must be employed by an academic institution, non-profit research institution, or laboratory in North America.
Applicant need not be an U.S. citizen.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Sept. 10, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Sept. 17, 2018
Overview webpage: https://www.defeatdipg.org/grant-awards/
Download guidelines and application forms: https://www.defeatdipg.org/grants/
Download PDF file of the RFP (see pages 14-15 for fellowship guidelines)
Institutional representative for all PIs: Please alert your Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG) about your plans to submit a proposal so they can begin to generate your budget, etc.

 

Pediatric Low Grade Astrocytoma Foundation (PLGA)
Brain Tumor Research Grants
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE Faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
No citizenship restriction 
Award funding is based on size, impact and complexity of projects. All grants are awarded with the understanding of 0 percent overhead. Funding can be awarded over one, two, or three years. 
The grant cycle is an ongoing process throughout the year. Investigators from all over the world are invited to submit a letter of intent. 
If invited to submit a full proposal-please alert your RPM asap.
http://akidsbraintumorcure.org/medical-research-on-childhood-brain-tumors/apply-for-a-plga-sponsored-grant/

 

 

 

Breast cancer

 

 

 

Susan G. Komen
Career Catalyst Research Grant

Amount of funding: $450,000 combined direct and indirect costs; ($150,000 per year for up to 3 years)
The focus area for the FY19 Career Catalyst Research Award is Conquering Metastatic Breast Cancer. The goal of this focus area is to support outstanding translational research into the understanding, detection, and treatment of metastatic breast cancer which will lead to a reduction in breast cancer deaths by 2026.
These awards seek to bridge the funding gap faced by faculty as they start their careers in breast cancer research. Grants funded by Komen provide the preparation necessary to compete for independent funding as an established and successful breast cancer researcher.
Eligibility:
-Must have a doctoral degree, including M.D., Ph.D., Dr.P.H., D.O., or equivalent.
-Must currently hold a full-time faculty appointment or have a formal offer letter from the Institution that confirms position and start date by the Application due date (October 17, 2018), documented by the Applicant/PI Biosketch and Letter of Institutional Support.
-Stanford eligibility clarification: Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved PI waiver obtained through their RPM at least 1-2 weeks prior to the LOI submission) who have not held any faculty appointment for more than a total of 5 years by the application due date (October 17, 2018),
-Other funding restriction: Must not currently be or have been a Principal Investigator on an existing NIH R01 grant or their equivalent as of the date of Award Notification (April 15, 2019).
No citizenship requirement
Not eligible: Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider these positions to be independent or faculty level positions.
Timeline:
Letter of intent (required) deadline: Aug. 1, 2018, 1 p.m. EST via proposal central
If invited to submit a full proposal:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Oct. 10, 2018
Full proposal by invitation only: Oct. 17, 2018 via proposal central
To display the RFP, click on the “pink” RFP title block on this webpage:
https://ww5.komen.org/ResearchGrants/FundingOpportunities.html
Download a PDF file of the RFP

 

 

 

 

 

 

cancer - general topics

 

 

 

 

 

Conquer Cancer (The ASCO Foundation)
Young Investigator Award

Amount of funding:  $50,000 for 1 year
The Young Investigator Award (YIA) provides funding to promising investigators to encourage and promote quality research in clinical oncology. The purpose of this grant is to fund physicians during the transition from a fellowship program to a faculty appointment.
Eligibility:
-Be a physician (MD, DO, or international equivalent) working in any country and currently in the last two years of his/her final subspecialty training at an academic medical institution and within 10 years of obtaining his/her medical degree at the time of grant submission. Examples of subspecialty training include, but are not limited to, a hematology-oncology fellowship, a surgical oncology fellowship, or a radiation oncology residency. 
-An MD, PhD is eligible if both degrees are completed prior to the start of the grant period.
-Be planning an investigative career in clinical oncology.
-Have a valid, active medical license in the country where the research will be conducted at the time of application.
-An institutional commitment for a faculty appointment at the time of grant submission is not required, but the applicant should be working in an oncology laboratory or clinical research setting.
-Have a mentor in the proposed research field from the sponsoring institution. If the mentor is not an ASCO member, a supporting letter from an ASCO member from the sponsoring institution must be included.
-Be an ASCO member or have submitted a membership application with the grant application. To apply for new membership, or to renew an existing membership, go to http://www.asco.org/membership.
-Be able to commit at least 60% of full- time effort in research (applies to total research, not just the proposed project) during the award period.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:   Sept. 18, 2018
Full proposal deadline: Sept 25, 2018
https://www.conquer.org/young-investigator-award
Download a PDF file of the RFP
Institutional representative for all PIs: Please alert your Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG) about your plans to submit a proposal so they can begin to generate your budget, etc.

 

Conquer Cancer (The ASCO Foundation)
Career Development Award
Amount of funding:
$200,000 over 3 yrs
The Career Development Award (CDA) provides research funding to clinical investigators, who have received their initial faculty appointment, as they work to establish an independent clinical cancer research program. This research must have a patient-oriented focus, including a clinical research study and/or translational research involving human subjects. Proposals with a predominant focus on in vitro or animal studies (even if clinically relevant) are not allowed.
Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
-Be a physician (MD, DO of international equivalent) working in any country.
-Be in the first to third year of a full-time primary faculty appointment in a clinical department at an academic medical institution at the time of grant submission.   Stanford Eligibility clarification: Stanford Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. Prof. (with an approved PI waiver)
Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent or faculty-level appointments. 
-Have a valid, active medical license in the country where the research will be conducted at the time of application.|Have completed productive postdoctoral research and demonstrated the ability to undertake independent investigator-initiated clinical research.
-Be an ASCO Member or have submitted a membership application with the grant application. To apply for membership, or to renew your existing membership, please visit http://www.asco.org/membership.
-Be able to commit more than 50% of full-time effort in research (applies to total research, not just the proposed project) during the award period.
-Have a mentor from the sponsoring institution who must provide a letter of support. If the mentor is not an ASCO Member, a supporting letter from an ASCO Member from the sponsoring institution must be included.
-See the guidelines for other funding restrictions
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:   Sept. 18, 2018
Full proposal deadline: Sept 25, 2018
https://www.conquer.org/career-development-award
Download a PDF file of the guidelines

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Childhood cancer

 

 

The Pablove Foundation
Opsoconus Myoclonus Sydrome (OMS) Research Seed Grants
$100,000 over two years
Purpose: 
The Pablove Foundation is interested in principal investigators who will join us in taking risks, pushing for new solutions, and harnessing the transformative power of science in their research. We are looking for hypothesis driven ideas that will further ourunderstanding of OMS, it’s treatment, and outcomes.
Eligibility:
 Senior postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty (Stanford Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved PI waiver obtained at least 1-2 weeks prior to the LOI submission) who hold M.D.s or Ph.D.s are eligible for this career development award. 
In addition, established scientists (faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved PI waiver) who are re-directing their research are also eligible to apply for seed funding. 
No citizenship requirement.
Timeline:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Aug. 10, 2018 
Full proposal deadline:  August 17, 2018  via proposal central
Guidelines:
To download a PDF file of the guidelines, go to this proposal central webpage and double-click on the document icon at the end of the RFP title:
https://proposalcentral.altum.com/GrantOpportunities.asp?GMID=139
Institutional representative for all PIs:  please alert your Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG) about your plans to submit a proposal so they can begin to build your budget.

 

 

The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation
Childhood Cancer Research Grant
 
Amount of funding: up to $75,000 over 2 years ($150K total)
The B+ Foundation funds grants that support basic, translational or clinical research, which may lead towards cures and better treatments for childhood cancers. 
Eligibility:  Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver
Applicants must have a M.D., D.O., Ph.D, or PharmD degree 
No citizenship requirement
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: Sept. 7, 2018
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline: Sept. 14, 2018 via proposal central
To download the RFP, go to this proposal central webpage and click on the document icon at the end of the RFP title:
https://proposalcentral.altum.com/GrantOpportunities.asp?GMID=162



Pediatric Low Grade Astrocytoma Foundation (PLGA)
Brain Tumor Research Grants
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE Faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
No citizenship restriction 
Award funding is based on size, impact and complexity of projects. All grants are awarded with the understanding of 0 percent overhead. Funding can be awarded over one, two, or three years. 
The grant cycle is an ongoing process throughout the year. Investigators from all over the world are invited to submit a letter of intent. 
If invited to submit a full proposal-please alert your RPM asap.
http://akidsbraintumorcure.org/medical-research-on-childhood-brain-tumors/apply-for-a-plga-sponsored-grant/

 

 

 

Gastroesophageal cancer

 

 

Degregorio Foundation Award for Cancers of the Esophagus and Stomach
Amount of funding: $250,000 over 2 yrs
Eligibility:  faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
No citizenship restriction
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Oct. 25, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Nov. 1, 2018
http://www.degregorio.org/wp/annual-degregorio-foundation-award/grant-application/
Download a PDF file of the guidelines

 

 

 



Global health

 

 

 

Conquer Cancer Foundation
(of the American Society of Clinical Oncology)
Global Oncology Young Investigator Award
Total awards: $25K-$50K for one year (5-10 to be awarded)
This is intended for:
(1) researchers in low resource settings on scientific questions specific to those settings
(2) research by investigators in high resource settings on issues in resource-limited settings
(3) collaborative research [high and low resource investigators on question of shared concern
Eligibility: Applicants must:
-be in the last year of training or during the first two years of a faculty/staff appointment (if in academic institution) or first two years of employment (if in a non-academic institution) at the time of grant submission.
-should demonstrate an interest in oncology or a related branch of science and be working in an oncology setting, but are not required to have oncology-specific training
-be an ASCO member or have submitted a membership application with the grant application. To apply for new membership, or to renew an existing membership, go to http://www.asco.org/membership
-must have a contractual obligation with the sponsoring organization (see section for Eligible Organizations).
Mentors-The applicant is required to apply in conjunction with a Mentor (who is an ASCO member), Mentors, or a Mentoring Team to provide scientific guidance and support in developing the grant application. Mentors can be from outside of the applicant’s institution.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:  Sept. 18, 2018
Full proposal Deadline: Sept. 25, 2018
Guidelines:
https://www.conquer.org/global-oncology-young-investigator-award
Download a PDF file of the RFP
Institutional representative for all PIs: Please alert your Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG) about your plans to submit a proposal so they can begin to generate your budget, etc.

 

 

Lung cancer

 

 

American Lung Association
Lung Cancer Discovery Award
$100,000 per year for up to 2 years
To fund independent investigators conducting clinical, laboratory, epidemiological or any groundbreaking project.
Eligibility:  faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
No citizenship restriction
Letter of intent (required) deadline: Oct. 3, 2018 via proposal central
If invited to submit a full proposal:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: Dec. 6, 2018
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:  Dec. 13, 2018 via proposal central
http://www.lung.org/finding-cures/grant-opportunities/
Download a PDF file of the RFP >>

 

 

Lymphoma

 

 

Lymphoma Research Foundation
Clinical Investigator Career Development Award

Amount of funding: total of $225,000 over 3 years
Eligibility:
Stanford Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility, CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved PI waiver), and advanced fellows
Applicants must be licensed physicians at a clinical research institution in the United States or Canada for the duration of the LRF grant, and intending to pursue a career in lymphoma clinical research.
Applicants for this award should be clinical physicians in one of the ACGME accredited specialties (e.g., hematology/oncology, pediatrics, pathology, dermatology, radiation oncology). 
The applicant must be an advanced fellow or junior faculty member with at least 2 years (24 months) of fellowship or postdoctoral training and no greater than 5 years of experience beyond completion of his/her fellowship or post doctoral training (the five year limit may be non-sequential) at the start of the award period (March 1, 2019).  
See other criteria and other funding restrictions.
No citizenship restriction
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Aug. 30, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Sept. 6, 2018
https://www.lymphoma.org/researchers/grants/
Institutional representative for all PIs: this is a mentored career development grant. Please alert your department’s Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG) re: your plans to submit a proposal so he/she can begin to generate your budget, etc.

 

 

Lymphoma Research Foundation
Lymphoma Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant
Amount of funding: a total of $105,000 to grantees over two years 
The LRF Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant is designed to support investigators at the level of advanced fellow or postdoctoral researcher in laboratory or clinic based research with results and conclusions that must be clearly relevant to the treatment, diagnosis or prevention of Hodgkin and/or non-Hodgkin lymphoma, including chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Eligibility:
Applicants must hold an MD, PhD, or equivalent degree. MD Applicants must have completed at least two years (24 months) of their fellowship work at the start of the award period (March 1, 2019). All applicants should not have completed more than five years (60 months) of their fellowship or postdoctoral work at the start of their award period. Individuals holding faculty positions prior to March 1, 2019 are not eligible to apply; awarded applicants may move into faculty positions during the award period.  See the guidelines for other criteria.
No citizenship requirement
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG)  deadline:  Aug. 30, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Sept. 6, 2018
https://www.lymphoma.org/researchers/grants/
Institutional representative-postdocs: this is a mentored career development grant. Please alert your department’s Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG) re: your plans to submit a proposal so he/she can begin to generate your budget, etc.

 


Lymphoma Research Foundation
Lymphoma Clinical Research Mentoring Program

The LRF Scientific Advisory Board will select up to 8 applicants to become LRF Scholars and participate in the Lymphoma Clinical Research Mentoring Program. LRF Scholars attend an initial LCRMP workshop which is four days in length. This year’s workshop will take place March 5-9, 2019 in Scottsdale, AZ. 
This is an education and mentoring program for fellows and junior faculty with a focus in clinical research in the field of non-Hodgkin and Hodgkin lymphoma, including chronic lymphocytic leukemia. The program is two years in length and offers a broad education on clinical research and career development as well as managing career and quality of life issues.
Eligibility: Stanford Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. with an approved PI waiver) within the first 4 years of a faculty position or trainees who are at least in their second year of the one of the ACGME accredited sub-specialty fellows programs: Hematology/oncology, Hematology, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, or Hematopathology.
Applicants should not be more than four years beyond completion if their fellowship or more than twelve years beyond completion of their MD or equivalent degree. 
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Aug. 30, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Sept. 6, 2018
https://www.lymphoma.org/researchers/grants/
Institutional representative for all PIs: this is a mentored career development grant. Please alert your department’s Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG) re: your plans to submit a proposal so he/she can begin to generate your budget, etc.

 

 

 

MElanoma

 


Applicants may only serve as PI on one MRA proposal

 

Melanoma Research Alliance
Established Investigator Award

Amount of funding: Up to $125,000 per year for three years (up to $375,000 total)
To support senior investigators with an established record of scientific productivity and accomplishment.
 Eligibility: independent, full-time established Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver).
Applicants must be a senior investigator, past the initial four years of their first academic faculty appointment.
No citizenship requirement
Timeline:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: Oct. 26, 2018
Full proposal deadline: Nov. 2, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.curemelanoma.org/research/request-for-proposals/
PDF file of the RFP: https://www.curemelanoma.org/assets/Uploads/MRA-2018-2019-RFP-FINAL.pdf

 

Melanoma Research Alliance
Pilot Award

Amount of funding: Up to $50,000 per year for two years (up to $100,000 total)
Pilot Awards support senior investigators who propose potentially transformative ideas that do not have extensive preliminary data but articulate a clear hypothesis and translational goals.
Eligibility: independent, full-time Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver).
Applicants must be a senior investigator, past the initial four years of their first academic faculty appointment
No citizenship requirement.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: Oct. 26, 2018
Full proposal deadline: Nov. 2, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.curemelanoma.org/research/request-for-proposals/
PDF file of the RFP: https://www.curemelanoma.org/assets/Uploads/MRA-2018-2019-RFP-FINAL.pdf

 

Melanoma Research Alliance
Young Investigator Award

Amount of funding: Up to $75,000 per year for three years (up to $225,000 total) for 3 years
Eligibility: independent, full-time Stanford Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof.  (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) who are within the first 4 years of their first faculty appointment.
A mentorship commitment from a senior investigator is required.
No citizenship requirement.
Timeline:
All Young Investigator applicants must complete and return the Applicant Eligibility Checklist by October 19, 2018*
* Please email the completed checklist to MRA Scientific Program Manager Tasheema Prince at tprince@curemelanoma.org.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: Oct. 26, 2018
Full proposal deadline: Nov. 2, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.curemelanoma.org/research/request-for-proposals/
PDF file of the RFP: https://www.curemelanoma.org/assets/Uploads/MRA-2018-2019-RFP-FINAL.pdf
www.curemelanoma.org/assets/assets/RFP/Applicant-Eligibility-Checklist-FINAL.docx

 

MRA Special Opportunities

 

Artificial Intelligence Applied to Melanoma


Melanoma Research Alliance
MRA Young Investigator Award for Artificial Intelligence Applied to Melanoma (1 award to be made)
See the instructions for the above MRA Young Investigator Award: eligibility, amount of funding and how to apply via proposal central
Timeline:
All Young Investigator applicants must complete and return the Applicant Eligibility Checklist by October 19, 2018*
* Please email the completed checklist to MRA Scientific Program Manager Tasheema Prince at tprince@curemelanoma.org.
Timeline:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: Oct. 26, 2018
Full proposal deadline: Nov. 2, 2018 via proposal central


MRA Established Investigator Award for Artificial Intelligence Applied to Melanom
a (2 awards to be made)
See the above instructions for the MRA Established InvestigatorAward: eligibility, amount of funding and how to apply via proposal central
Timeline:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: Oct. 26, 2018
Full proposal deadline: Nov. 2, 2018 via proposal central

 

Dermatology


Melanoma Research Alliance

MRA Young Investigator Award in Dermatology (1 award to be made)
Eligible applicants must hold an appointment in a department or division of dermatology. Research proposals can focus on prevention, diagnosis, and/or treatment of melanoma, and may include research related to dermatology, dermatopathology, and/or dermatologic surgery.
See the instructions for the above MRA Young Investigator Award: eligibility, amount of funding, and how to apply via proposal central
Timeline:
All Young Investigator applicants must complete and return the Applicant Eligibility Checklist by October 19, 2018*
*Please email the completed checklist to MRA Scientific Program Manager Tasheema Prince at tprince@curemelanoma.org.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: Oct. 26, 2018
Full proposal deadline: Nov. 2, 2018 via proposal central


MRA Established Investigator Award in Dermatology (1 award to be made)
Applicants must be Dermatology faculty
Eligible applicants must hold an appointment in a department or division of dermatology. Research proposals can focus on prevention, diagnosis, and/or treatment of melanoma, and may include research related to dermatology, dermatopathology, and/or dermatologic surgery.
See the instructions for the above MRA Established InvestigatorAward: eligibility, amount of funding and how to apply via proposal central
Timeline:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: Oct. 26, 2018
Full proposal deadline: Nov. 2, 2018 via proposal central


Immunotherapy


Bristol-Meyers Squibb-MRA Young Investigator Awards in Immunotherapy
Through the generous support of Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS), MRA is offering two awards for Young Investigators to conduct projects supported by preliminary data and focused on advancing immunotherapies in melanoma.
See the instructions for the above MRA Young Investigator Award: eligibility, amount of funding and how to apply via proposal central
Timeline:
All Young Investigator applicants must complete and return the Applicant Eligibility Checklist by October 19, 2018*
* Please email the completed checklist to MRA Scientific Program Manager Tasheema Prince at tprince@curemelanoma.org.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: Oct. 26, 2018
Full proposal deadline: Nov. 2, 2018 via proposal central

 

Radiation oncology:

Melanoma Research Alliance
ASTRO-MRA Early Investigator Award in Radiation Oncology

Amount of funding : Up to $67,000 per year for three years (up to $200,000 total) for up to 3 years.
The award also requires a match of $100,000 from the Awardee’s institution, either in matching funds or in-kind contribution. This could include facilities and administration costs (F&A), dedicated research time, or other costs covered by the institution. The matching funds can be supplied over the full timeframe of the grant.
Eligibility: independent, full-time Stanford Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) who are within the first 5 years of their first faculty appointment. Applicants must have a designated mentor who is an established faculty member.
Early career radiation oncologists, radiation or cancer biologists, or a physicists are encouraged to submit radiation oncology Research Proposals that include at least 50% effort on melanoma
Applicants must be members in good standing of ASTRO.
No citizenship requirement. This is restricted to U.S. applicants only.
Timeline:
All applicants must complete and return the ASTRO-MRA Early Career Investigator Applicant Eligibility Checklist by October 29, 2018*.
* Please email the completed checklist to MRA Scientific Program Manager Tasheema Prince at tprince@curemelanoma.org.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: Nov. 2, 2018
Full proposal deadline: Nov. 9, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.curemelanoma.org/research/request-for-proposals/
PDF file of the RFP: https://www.curemelanoma.org/assets/Uploads/MRA-2018-2019-RFP-FINAL.pdf

 

 

 

Mesothelioma

 

 

Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
Mesothelioma Research Grant
Amount of funding: up to $50,000 per year x 2 yrs
For benchwork, translational, or clinical research
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver). No citizenship requirement.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline:  August 3, 2018
Full proposals deadline:  August 10, 2018 via proposal
To download the PDF file of the guidelines, go to this proposal central webpage and click on the document icon at the end of the RFP title:
https://proposalcentral.altum.com/GrantOpportunities.asp?GMID=94

 

Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
Peritoneal Mesothelioma Research Grant
Amount of funding: up to $50,000 per year x 2 yrs
For benchwork, translational, or clinical research
One grant will got to Peritoneal research.
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver). No citizenship requirement.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline:  August 3, 2018
Full proposals deadline:  August 10, 2018
To download a Word document of the guidelines, go to this proposal central webpage and click on the document icon at the end of the RFP title:
https://proposalcentral.altum.com/GrantOpportunities.asp?GMID=94

 

 

 

Myeloma

 

 

International Myeloma Foundation
Brian D. Novis Research Award
Senior grant 
$80K 
Eligibility: Established faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: July 25, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Aug. 1, 2018
https://www.myeloma.org/apply-imf-research-grant

 

International Myeloma Foundation
Brian D. Novis Research Award
Junior grant 
$50K 
Eligibility: Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Assist Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: July 25, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Aug. 1, 2018
https://www.myeloma.org/apply-imf-research-grant

 

 

 

 

Ovarian cancer

 

 

Foundation for Women’s Cancer
2018-2019 grants
Important:
 Per the “application” website below, faculty need to submit only one application which will be considered for all of the following grants and will be assigned by their review committee to the most relevant RFP.  See the  overview webpage for descriptions of the RFPs.
-St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness Research Grant - $50,000 

-Laura Crandall Brown Foundation Ovarian Cancer Early Detection Research Grant - $50,000
-Ovarian Cancer Research Grant in Honor of Liza Chance - $50,000
-Caring Together, NY, Ovarian Cancer Research Grant - $25,000
-Wilma Williams Education and Clinical Research Award for Endometrial Cancer - $xx
-Endometrial Cancer Research Grant in Honor of Lynne Bovee Olson - $25,000
-ME STRONG Cervical Cancer Research Grant - $25,000 
-Bruce Patsner Research Grant for Innovative Research and Technology - $10,000
Eligibility:  Stanford Instructors, Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver obtained at least 1-2 weeks prior to the sponsor’s abstract deadline). 
Society of Gynecological Oncology (SGOmembers (Full, Candidate, and Associate) who apply should be junior investigators, generally Assistant Professor and below. Priority will be given to junior investigators. The Foundation will fund the best project applications, with priority given to young investigators. Young investigators are defined as those individuals who have not been previously funded by the Department of Defense, American Cancer Society or the National Cancer Institute in this area.
Non-members of the SGO may apply with a co-investigator who is an SGO member. The goal of such collaborative applications is to foster collaboration and and mentorship of an investigator new to the field. [Per the FAQs**, non-physician PhDs may apply provided they have a co-sponsor who is a board certified gynecologic oncologist who is an SGO member.]
Only one application per person per year is permitted.
No citizenship requirement but research must be done in the U.S..
Timeline: 
Abstract* deadline:  Aug. 27, 2018 submit online
If invited in October to submit a full proposal, please alert your RPM in RMG asap:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Nov. 15, 2018 (due to the Thanksgiving holiday)
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:  Nov. 26, 2018
Overview:  https://fwc.secure-platform.com/a/page/prizes-copy2018
Guidelines: https://fwc.secure-platform.com/a/page/prizes-copy2018/guidelines
Application:  https://fwc.secure-platform.com/a/page/submitnow
**FAQs: https://fwc.secure-platform.com/a/page/faq


Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer
Bridge Funding Awards
$30,000 for 6 months
Eligibility:  for faculty who have submitted an R01 or R21 proposal to the NIH or an original proposal to the DoD pertaining to ovarian cancer and who have not received, but were close to a fundable score.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline:  Oct. 7, 2018
Full proposal deadlines:  Oct. 15, 2018 via proposal central 
Guidelines:
https://www.rivkin.org/research/apply/

 

 

Skin cancer

 

 

Skin Cancer Foundation
Research Grants

$25K-$50K for 1 year
For support of pilot research projects related to skin cancer. Researchers are invited to submit applications for one-year projects to be conducted within the dermatology departments of medical institutions in the United States and Canada.
Eligibility:  Research must be conducted by dermatology residents, fellows, or junior investigatorsInstructors, Clinical Instructors, Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. Prof. (with an approved PI waiver) who are 5-10 years post first academic appointment--from institutions within the United States and Canada. 
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Oct. 25, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Nov. 1, 2018
https://www.skincancer.org/for-medical-professionals/research-grants

 

 




archived cancer related email announcements

 

 

 

 

 

 

NIH Cancer funding opportunities

 

 

 

 

  • NIH Search Tool webpage (for current funding opportunities)

    It’s best if you search using the drop down menu: “issuing” organization (i.e., by institute: NCI) because the search result will include a table of numerous (over 160+) current NCI FOAs:
    http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/search_guide.htm


  • 2019 High Risk, High Reward Programs for all disease topics (see this webpage >>)
    • NIH Director’s New Innovator Award Program $1.5M (DP2-Clinical Trial Optional) RFA-RM-18-008 (Sept. 10)
    • NIH Director's Pioneer Award $3.5M (DP1-Clinical Trial Optional) (RFA-RM-18-007) (Sept. 14)
    • NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award (R01-Clinical Trial Optional) RFA-RM-18-009 (Sept. 21)

     

  • NIH investigator-initiated funding opportunities (highlights)

    Eligiblity: unless otherwise stated, Stanford faculty with PI eligiblity (those with UTL, MCL, NTLR faculty appointments) and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request).


    • National Cancer Institute Program Project Applications (P01 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-18-290
      Purpose: the proposed Program may address any of the broad areas of cancer research, including (but not limited to) cancer biology, cancer prevention, cancer diagnosis, cancer treatment, and cancer control. Basic, translational, clinical, and/or population-based studies in all of these research areas are appropriate. Each application submitted in response to this FOA must consist of at least three research projects and an Administrative Core. The projects must share a common central theme, focus, and/or overall objective.
      Standard P award deadlines:  Jan. 25, May 25, Sept. 25
      Standard AIDS-related deadlines:  May 7, Sept. 7, Jan. 7”
      Expiration date:  Jan. 8, 2020
      https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-290.html

    • NCI Clinical and Translational Exploratory/Developmental Studies (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-18-020
      Purpose: supports the development of new exploratory research in cancer diagnosis, treatment, imaging, symptom/toxicity, and prevention clinical trials; correlative studies associated with clinical trials; novel cancer therapeutic, symptom/toxicity, and preventive agent development, radiotherapy development activities, and mechanism-driven combinations; and innovative preclinical studies--including the use of new clinically-relevant models and imaging technologies--which could lead to first-in-human clinical trials.
      Deadlines: July 19, 2018; November 22, 2018; March 22, 2019,
      https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-020.html

       

    • NCI Small Grants Program for Cancer Research (NCI Omnibus R03 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-18-021
      Purpose: supports small research projects on cancer that can be carried out in a short period of time with limited resources. The R03 grant mechanism supports different types of projects including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology.  
      Deadlines: June 29, 2018; October 26, 2018; February 26, 2019; June 28, 2019; October 25, 2019
      https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-021.html NCI Basic Research in Cancer Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) PAR-18-654
      encourages grant applications from investigators interested in conducting basic, mechanistic research into the biological/genetic causes of cancer health disparities.
      Deadlines: June 19, 2018; November 19, 2018; June 18, 2019; November 19, 2019; June 18, 2020; November 19, 2020
      https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-654.html

       

    • NCI Basic Research in Cancer Health Disparities (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-18-655
      R21-exploratory/development award mechanism
      Purpose: encourages grant applications from investigators interested in conducting basic research studies into the biological/genetic causes and mechanisms of cancer health disparities.
      Deadlines: June 19 2018; November 19, 2018; June 18, 2019; November 19, 2019; June 18, 2020; November 19, 2020
      https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-655.html

    • NCI Basic Research in Cancer Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-18-654
      Purpose: encourages grant applications from investigators interested in conducting basic research studies into the biological/genetic causes and mechanisms of cancer health disparities.
      Deadlines: June 19 2018; November 19, 2018; June 18, 2019; November 19, 2019; June 18, 2020; November 19, 2020
      https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-654.html




 

NIH national Cancer institute (NCI) K Career development awards

 


Steps to take

See the K award resource webpage >> for steps to take.
All postdoctoral fellows are also required to sign up for one 3-hour computer lab session offered prior to each standard deadline. Those lab sessions will be posted on the above webpage.

Citizenship:
By the time of award, all K award applicants must be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence (i.e., possess a currently valid Permanent Resident Card USCIS Form I-551, or other legal verification of such status).


Citizenship Exception: NIH K99/R00 award only : U.S. citizenship or permanent residency is required for all K awards except for the K99/R00 postdoc-to-faculty transition award>>

Visa Information. The K99/00 allows for an applicant to be on a visa that allows them to remain in the country long enough to complete the research project. If you have questions on your visa or status, have your department administrator contact the Bechtel International Center >>. You can also check the Visas for Postdoctoral Scholars Office of Postdoctoral Affairs webpage >> or the DoResearch website Research Policy Handbook RPH 10.3 >> on Postdoctoral Scholars for more information.

 

NCI K01 Research Scientist awards

  • NCI Mentored Research Scientist Development Award to Promote Diversity (K01-Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-18-364
    National Cancer Institute
    The intent of this K01 program is to support cancer research scientists in their early career stages. Candidates must have completed at least two, but usually not more than five years of postdoctoral training at the time of submitting a K01 application. However, factors such as family care responsibilities, illness, change of scientific discipline, and active duty military service that may have affected one’s scientific advancement or productivity could be considered for determination of eligibility for the candidates with more than the five year maximum.
    Note: this FOA  is designed specifically for applicants proposing research that does not involve leading an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or an ancillary study to a clinical trial. Applicants to this FOA are permitted to propose research experience in a clinical trial led by a mentor or co-mentor.
    Citizenship: The individual must be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States or permanent resident.
    Standard K award deadlines: Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12
    Expiration date: Jan. 8, 2021
    Program announcement:
    http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-364.html

 

  • NCI Mentored Research Scientist Development Award to Promote Diversity (K01-Clinical Trial Required) PAR-18-365
    National Cancer Institute
    The intent of this K01 program is to support cancer research scientists in their early career stages. Candidates must have completed at least two, but usually not more than five years of postdoctoral training at the time of submitting a K01 application. However, factors such as family care responsibilities, illness, change of scientific discipline, and active duty military service that may have affected one’s scientific advancement or productivity could be considered for determination of eligibility for the candidates with more than the five year maximum.
    Note: this FOA is designed specifically for applicants proposing to serve as the lead investigator of an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or a separate ancillary study to an existing trial, as part of their research and career development.
    Citizenship: The individual must be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States or permanent resident.
    Standard K award deadlines: Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12
    Expiration date: Jan. 8, 2021
    Program announcement:
    https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-365.html

 

NCI K08 Clinical Scientist RFPs

 

  • NCI Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K08 - Clinical Trials Required) (PAR-18-336)
    National Cancer Institute
    This FOA for investigators with clinical doctoral degrees from backgrounds nationally underrepresented in the biomedical, clinical, behavioral, and social sciences (see eligibility for additional information).
    Note: this FOA is designed specifically for applicants proposing to serve as the lead investigator of an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or a separate ancillary study to an existing trial, as part of their research and career development.
    Citizenship: The individual must be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States or permanent resident.
    Standard K award deadlines: Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12
    K award resource webpage (which includes 3-hour computer lab sessions offered in Dec. & Jan.)
    http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-336.html

 

  • NCI Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K08 - No Independent Clinical Trials) (PAR-18-337)
    National Cancer Institute
    This FOA for investigators with clinical doctoral degrees from backgrounds nationally underrepresented in the biomedical, clinical, behavioral, and social sciences (see eligibility for additional information).
    Citizenship: The individual must be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States or permanent resident.
    Note: this FOA is designed specifically for applicants proposing research that does not involve leading an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or an ancillary study to a clinical trial. Applicants to this FOA are permitted to propose research experience in a clinical trial led by a mentor or co-mentor.
    Standard K award deadlines: Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12
    http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-337.html

 

 

NCI K22-career transition (postdoc-to faculty) awards

 

  • The NCI Transition Career Development Award (K22 Independent Clinical Trial Required) (PAR-18-466)
    National Cancer Institute
    This provides protected time through salary and research support for the initial 3 years of the first independent tenure-track faculty position, or its equivalent, beginning at the time when the candidate starts a tenure-track faculty position.
    This FOA is designed specifically for applicants proposing to serve as the lead investigator of an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or a separate ancillary study to an existing trial, as part of their research and career development
    Standard K award Deadlines: Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12
    Expiration: March 13, 2021
    Program announcement:
    https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-466.html

 

  • The NCI Transition Career Development Award (K22 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (PAR-18-467)
    National Cancer Institute
    This provides protected time through salary and research support for the initial 3 years of the first independent tenure-track faculty position, or its equivalent, beginning at the time when the candidate starts a tenure-track faculty position.
    This is designed specifically for applicants proposing research that does not involve leading an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or an ancillary study to a clinical trial.
    Standard K award Deadlines: Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12
    Expiration: March 13, 2021
    Program announcement:
    https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-467.html

 



NCI K22-career transition (postdoc-to-faculty) awards to promote diversity

 

  • NCI Transition Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K22- No Clinical Trials) PAR-18-366
    National Cancer Institute
    To assist a postdoctoral fellow's transition to positions of assistant professor or equivalent and initiate a successful biomedical career as an independent research scientist. This FOA invites applications from research scientists in postdoctoral positions or equivalent who are from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical, behavioral, clinical, and/or social sciences.
    Note: this FOA is designed specifically for applicants proposing research that does not involve leading an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or an ancillary study to a clinical trial. Applicants to this FOA are permitted to propose research experience in a clinical trial led by another investigator.
    Standard K award Deadlines: Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12
    Expiration date: Jan. 8, 2021
    Guidelines:
    http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-366.html

 

  •  NCI Transition Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K22-Clinical Trial Required) PAR-18-367
    National Cancer Institute
    To assist a postdoctoral fellow's transition to positions of assistant professor or equivalent and initiate a successful biomedical career as an independent research scientist. This FOA invites applications from research scientists in postdoctoral positions or equivalent who are from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical, behavioral, clinical, and/or social sciences.
    Note: this FOA is designed specifically for applicants proposing to serve as the lead investigator of an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or a separate ancillary study to an existing trial, as part of their research and career development.
    Standard K award Deadlines: Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12
    Expiration date: Jan. 8, 2021
    Guidelines:
    http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-367.html

 

 

*Parent K99/R00 awards*

  • NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00-Clinical Trial Required) PA-18-397
    NCI is one of the multiple participating institutes
    This program is designed to facilitate a timely transition of outstanding postdoctoral researchers with a research and/or clinical doctorate degree from mentored, postdoctoral research positions to independent, tenure-track or equivalent faculty positions. The program will provide independent NIH research support during this transition in order to help awardees to launch competitive, independent research careers.
    Individuals who need a longer period of mentored career development before they are prepared to begin the transition to research
    independence should consider the K08 or K23 program
    Citizenship- There is no citizenship requirement. An applicant may be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States, have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence (i.e., possess a currently valid Permanent Resident Card USCIS Form I-551, or other legal verification of such status), or be a non-U.S. citizen. (See the comments below >>).
    Standard K award deadline: Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12
    Standard K award resubmission deadlines: March 12, July 12, Nov. 12
    Standard AIDS-related deadlines: May 7, 2018, Sept. 7, 2018, Jan. 7, 2019, etc.
    Expiration date (extended):   Jan. 8, 2021
    Program announcement:
    https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-397.html
    Questions about your eligibility? Contact the relevant NIH institute contact person per the webpage:
    https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/contacts/parent-K99-CT-required.html
    Institutional representatives-postdocs: Please alert your Research Process Manager (RPMs in RMG >> asap about your plans to submit a proposal so he/she can help build your budget, etc.


  • NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PA-18-398
    NCI is one of the multiple participating institutes
    This program is designed to facilitate a timely transition of outstanding postdoctoral researchers with a research and/or clinical doctorate degree from mentored, postdoctoral research positions to independent, tenure-track or equivalent faculty positions. The program will provide independent NIH research support during this transition in order to help awardees to launch competitive, independent research careers.
    Individuals who need a longer period of mentored career development before they are prepared to begin the transition to research
    independence should consider the K08 or K23 program
    Citizenship- There is no citizenship requirement. An applicant may be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States, have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence (i.e., possess a currently valid Permanent Resident Card USCIS Form I-551, or other legal verification of such status), or be a non-U.S. citizen. (See the comments below >>).
    Standard K award deadline: Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12
    Standard K award resubmission deadlines: March 12, July 12, Nov. 12
    Standard AIDS-related deadlines: May 7, 2018, Sept. 7, 2018, Jan. 7, 2019, etc.
    Expiration date (extended):   Jan. 8, 2021
    Program announcement:
    https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-398.html
    Questions about your eligibility? Contact the relevant NIH institute contact person per the webpage:
    https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/contacts/parent-K99-CT-not-allowed.html
    Institutional representatives-postdocs: Please alert your Research Process Manager (RPMs in RMG >> asap about your plans to submit a proposal so he/she can help build your budget, etc.

 

 


 


Prizes (not sponsored projects)


Institutional representatives (RMG & OSR):  not applicable. Because these are prizes and not external sponsored projects you can submit your nominations directly to each program.


American Association for Cancer Research

2019 Team Science Award
Amount of the prize:  $50,000
Purpose: to recognize an outstanding interdisciplinary research team for its innovative and meritorious science that has advanced or likely will advance our fundamental knowledge of cancer or a team that has applied existing knowledge to advance the detection, diagnosis, prevention or treatment of cancer.
Eligibility: independent faculty-level cancer researchers providing complementary interdisciplinary expertise (see the guidelines for more information)
Nomination deadline:  Aug. 1, 2018
http://www.aacr.org/Research/Awards/Pages/Awards-Detail.aspx?ItemId=8#.WxcDboplBp9


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