Research Management Group (RMG)

Cancer Funding Funding Opportunities



Index of cancer-related funding opportunities


 

 

 

 

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)

 

Unlimited #s of applications are permitted

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
NCCN Research Oncology Research Program (ORP)- Taiho Oncology, Inc.
NCCN Request for Proposals (RFP): Phase I/II Clinical Trials and Correlative Trials of trifluridine/tipiracil for Gastrointestinal and other Solid Tumors 

Eligibility:
  Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Amount of funding:  See page 10-11 of the attached PDF file of the RFP for details. For this funding opportunity, Stanford has agreed to waiver the indirect costs to 25% for the clinical trial and the on-campus correlative studies funded by the NCCN. Note:  NCCN requires that we apply the NIH salary cap.  Therefore, the departments would manage the NCCN study similar to an NIH-funded study and use the appropriate expenditure code for any salary amounts above the cap.
Purpose: 
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) is pleased to announce that it is collaborating with Taiho Oncology, Inc. to offer a new opportunity for the design and performance of clinical and correlative studies of trifluridine/tipiracil, in the treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies and other solid tumors. See the attached PDF file of the RFP for complete details.
Timeline:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG*) deadline: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 9 a.m.
(this deadline is due to the two-week holiday closure period Dec. 24-Jan. 7) 
Sponsor deadline:  Monday, January 7, 2019, 11:59 p.m. EST
Download the PDF file of the RFP PDF file

 

 

 

 

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

 



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 >>

 

 

 

American Cancer Society 2019

 

 

American Cancer Society
Mission Boost Grant
Primary Mission Boost 
– A maximum $100,000 Direct plus 20% Indirect costs per year may be requested for up to 2 years (Total: $240,000).
Secondary Mission Boost – A maximum of $300,000 Direct plus 20% Indirect costs (Total: $360,000) may be requested for up to 18 months.
Mission Boost Grants (MBG) are opportunities for ACS grantees to seek additional, or “boost,” resources for innovative, high-risk/high-reward projects.
MBGs offer 2 stages of funding: The Primary Boost, the Secondary Boost.  See the RFP for amount of funding.
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) who:
-have held or currently hold one of these grants (or previous versions of such awards): Research Scholarship Grant (RSG), Mentored Research Scholar Grant (MRSG), Cancer Control Career Development Awards (CCCDA), or Pilot and Exploratory Projects in Palliative Care (PEP) award.
-have held one of the above ACS grants for a minimum of 1 year. 
Note: For current ACS grantees, we recommend delaying submission of letter of intent (LOI) until the last year of the grant since part of the LOI review may include consideration of discoveries made under ACS support.
-and who are currently independent, full-time faculty at a not-for-profit, US-based research institution that has facilities and support to enable preclinical and clinical studies.
Not eligible: people who have had only grants for ACS Postdoctoral Fellows or ACS Professors, without also having one of the grant types listed above.
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  March 1, 2019  via proposal central
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG*) deadline: July 8, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:  July 15, 2019  via proposal central
Guidelines >>
https://www.cancer.org/research/we-fund-cancer-research/apply-research-grant/grant-types/mission-boost-grants.html

 

 

 

California Breast cancer research program

 

 

Dates and deadlines-updated- overview webpage >>
Download a PDF file of the 2018-2019 Call for Applications >>

Note: the Translational Awards will not be offered for the 2018-2019 cycle.

 

 

California Breast Cancer Research Program
Global Challenge to Prevent Breast Cancer (PRIZE)
Two $5,000 grant prizes will be awarded: (1) one grand prize will be reserved for the most compelling idea presented by an advocate, patient, consumer, activist, layperson, or anyone else who is not a researcher or scientist. (2) Another grand prize will go to the strongest idea presented by a researcher. The most promising ideas will frame CBCRP's future funding strategy and will be further developed in California with $15 million in grant funding from the program.
Institutional representatives (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR): not applicable because this is a prize and not a sponsored project.
Sponsor deadline:  Monday, January 7, 2019, 11:59 p.m. EST
https://topreventbreastcancer.ideascale.com/
Awards:  https://topreventbreastcancer.ideascale.com/a/pages/awards
FAQs: https://topreventbreastcancer.ideascale.com/a/pages/faq
How to apply webpage>>


New

 

California Breast Cancer Research Program
Examining Hormone Concentrations of Interest to Breast Cancer Risk in California’s Beef
Amount of funding
: $220,000 total direct costs for up to 2 yrs
1 pilot project to be funded
Eligibility:  faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
See the RFP for the two hypotheses to be tested
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Jan. 10, 2019
Application receipt deadline:  January 17, 2019, 12 p.m. PST via proposal central
Guidelines:
http://cbcrp.org/funding-opportunities/sri/hormones-beef-rfp.html


California Breast Cancer Research Program
Non-Targeted Testing of Chemicals in Drinking Water in California
Amount of funding: $600,000 total project costs for up to 5 years
CBCRP intends to fund 1 project related to identifying carcinogenic chemicals in drinking water.
Eligibility:  faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Jan. 10, 2019
Application receipt deadline:  January 17, 2019, 12 p.m. PST via proposal central
Guidelines:
http://cbcrp.org/funding-opportunities/sri/drinking-water-rfp.html

 

Reminders

 

California Breast Cancer Research Program
Community Research Collaboration (CRC) Awards
CRC Pilot (up to $150K direct costs for 18 months)
CRC Full  (up to $600K direct costs for 3 years)
Eligibility: Co-PI: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility in collaboration with a Co-PI from a Community Organization
Timeline:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Feb. 28, 2019
Full proposals deadline:  March 7, 2019  via proposal central
CRC Award webpage:
http://cbcrp.org/funding-opportunities/crc/index.html

 

 

Brain cancer

 

 

 

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/

 

 

American Brain Tumor Association
ABTA Research Collaboration Grant
$200K over 2 years
For multi-investigator and multi-institutional brain tumor collaborative research projects.
Research projects must be conducted by a team of at least two co-principal investigators (Co-PI’s) from different institutions. The research project should be multidisciplinary, incorporating multiple components such as basic, translational, clinical, and epidemiological research. We seek projects focused on all brain tumor types, benign or malignant, primary or secondary (metastatic). 
Eligibility: lead PI must have held a full-time faculty appt. for no more than 10 years (i.e., cannot have had a full-time faculty appt. before Aug. 15, 2009). No citizenship requirement.
Co-PIs: full-time faculty with PI eligibility in another institution)
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Nov. 14, 2018  via proposal central
If invited to submit a full proposal:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: March 6, 2019
Full proposal deadline:   March 13, 2019  via proposal central
https://www.abta.org/research/for-researchers/

 

 

American Brain Tumor Association
Discovery Grant
$50K for 1 yr
For high risk, high impact research with the potential to change current diagnostic or treatment models. We seek projects focused on all brain tumor types, benign or malignant, primary or secondary (metastatic). 
Eligibility: lead PI must have held a full-time faculty appt. (faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty with an approved PI waiver) for no more than 10 years (i.e., cannot have had a full-time faculty appt. before Aug. 15, 2009).
Note: a lead mentor is required if the PI is an assist. prof. with PI eligibility or a CE assist. prof. (with an approved PI waiver) who are within the first 5 years of their first faculty appointment.
No citizenship requirement.
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Nov. 14, 2018  via proposal central
If invited to submit a full proposal:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: March 6, 2019
Full proposal deadline:   March 13, 2019  via proposal central
https://www.abta.org/research/for-researchers/

 

 


IRONMATT Matthew Larson Foundation for Pediatric Brain Tumor Research
Grant

$75K direct costs for 1 yr
To fund translational and clinical projects in Pediatric Brain Tumor Research
Eligibility:  Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved PI waiver). 
Investigators at higher ranks are excluded.
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Nov. 16, 2018
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  5-working days prior to the sponsor’s deadline
Full proposal (by invitation only): TBA
https://www.ironmatt.org/research

 

 

 

 

Breast cancer

 

 

 

AACR-American Association for Cancer Research
Breast Cancer Research Foundation-AACR Career Development Awards for Translational Breast Cancer Research
$150K over 2 yrs
Stanford eligibility clarification: is limited to junior faculty* [faculty with PI eligibility or CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)] who, at the start of the grant term, will have completed their most recent doctoral degree or medical residency within the past 11 years (degree cannot be conferred before July 1, 2018). No citizenship requirement.  AACR membership is required.
*Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those to be faculty-level or independent positions.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Dec. 5, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 12, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=60

 

 

Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test
$40K for 1-3 years
Eligibility: Faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
On a rolling basis, we are accepting applications for pilot projects that focus on new methods to improve detection of early breast cancer and are especially interested in the development of new techniques in the areas of biological or immunologic methods of early detection
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Dec. 8, 2018
Deadline:  Dec. 15, 2018
http://www.earlier.org/prospective

 

 

 

 

 

cancer - general topics

 

 

 

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
SU2C Catalyst Research Grants Genentech-Supported Projects
Amount of funding:  $3 million over 3 years
The SU2C Catalyst establishes a mechanism through which industry and academic scientists in the cancer community will conduct SU2C collaborative research projects that will deliver significant benefits for patients and society, accelerating the development of new treatments and, where appropriate, combination therapies.
The SU2C Catalyst takes a structured and prioritized approach to early-phase clinical studies and translational research in order to accelerate the time to get new treatments to patients and bring together all the key players in a collaborative and strategic manner.
See the guidelines for research project criteria/thematic areas of research.
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Research must be carried out within the United States. There are no citizenship or residency status restrictions.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Oct. 15, 2018
Deadline:  Oct. 22, 2018
Program guidelines:
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=79

 


 

 

 

 

Childhood cancer

 



A Collaborative Pediatric Cancer Research Awards Program-Rally Foundation

 

A Collaborative Pediatric Cancer Research Awards Program-Rally Foundation
Consortium Grant

$100,000 per year for 1 to 2 yrs
3 or more institutions collaborating on a grant-supported research project
Letter of intent (required) deadline: Oct. 11, 2018 via proposal
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Dec. 17, 2018
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline: Jan. 11, 2019 via proposal
https://rallyfoundation.org/research/become-a-rally-funded-researcher/

 

A Collaborative Pediatric Cancer Research Awards Program--Rally Foundation
Independent Investigator

$50K for 1-2 yrs
Eligibility: Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) who are more than 5 years
post fellowship.
Young Investigator Grants
$50K for 1-2 yrs
Eligibility: Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) no more than 5 years post fellowship.
Letter of intent (required) deadline: Oct. 11, 2018 via proposal
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Dec. 17, 2018
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline: Jan. 11, 2019 via proposal
https://rallyfoundation.org/research/become-a-rally-funded-researcher/


A Collaborative Pediatric Cancer Research Awards Program--Rally Foundation
Postdoctoral and Clinical Research Fellow Grant

$50K per year for 1-2 years
Eligibility: Clinical fellows in a pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship and/or post-doctoral research fellows conducting pediatric cancer research.
No citizenship requirement.
Letter of intent (required) deadline: Oct. 11, 2018 via proposal
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Dec. 17, 2018
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline: Jan. 11, 2019 via proposal
https://rallyfoundation.org/research/become-a-rally-funded-researcher/

 

 

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer RFPs

 

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer
Innovation Grants

Up to $125K direct costs per year for 2 year
Innovation Grants are designed as seed funding for researchers with a novel approach to pediatric oncology scientific investigation. 
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver). Applicants must have a track record of publication and funding productivity in the last 5 years must demonstrate that the project can be accomplished by the investigator(s). 
No citizenship requirement but applications must be made from U.S. or Canadian institutions.
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Nov. 1, 2018
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR):  April 1, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:  April 8, 2019
https://www.alexslemonade.org/researchers-reviewers/applicants
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>

 

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer
Young Investigator Award

$150K over 3 yrs
To support scientists during their fellowship training or early in their research careers. Demonstration of outstanding mentorship and demonstration of a career plan that shows commitment to pediatric cancer investigation are critical components of a successful application. 
Eligibility: Instructors, Research Associates (academic staff-research), and Postdoctoral and Medical fellows are eligible.
Applicants from accredited clinical fellowship programs are automatically eligible for the duration of their training and during their first three years at the Instructor level. All other applicants must be within five years from the granting of the last doctoral degree. 
A research mentor(s) must be identified and have a track record in pediatric oncology. 
Assistant professors are not eligible for this RFP.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR):  Dec. 10, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 17, 2018
https://www.alexslemonade.org/researchers-reviewers/applicants
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>

 

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer
Epidemiology Grant

Up to $100,000 direct costs/yr for 2 yrs
Funding allows investigators to pursue research studies in human populations, using epidemiological approaches, in order to significantly contribute to the understanding of childhood cancers. Hypothesis-driven research may focus on risk factors, early detection, prevention, effectiveness and treatment outcomes. 
Eligibility:  faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
No citizenship restriction but applicants must be in a U.S. or Canadian not for profit institution.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR):  Dec. 10, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 17, 2018
https://www.alexslemonade.org/researchers-reviewers/applicants
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>


Other RFPs

 

The Pablove Foundation (childhood cancer)
Research Seed Grants

$50,000
To conduct innovative, cutting edge investigations, with preferences going toward less common childhood cancers. In addition, projects that focus on Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome (OMS) will be considered
Eligibility: Senior postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty [Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. (with a CE faculty PI waiver)] 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 a CE faculty PI waiver) who are re-directing their research are also eligible to apply for seed funding. Non-US Citizens and international institutions are eligible to apply.
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Oct. 30, 2018 via proposal central
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: March 16, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:  March 23, 2019 via proposal central
https://www.pablove.org/grants/apply-for-a-seed-grant/

 

 

CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
Young Investigator Award in Pediatric Oncology Drug Development
$75K per year for up to 3 years ($225K total)
Eligibility:  Instructors or Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility or CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved PI waiver)
Applicants must be no more than 6 years beyond completion of post-doctoral training.
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Nov. 16, 2018 via proposal central
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Jan. 25, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:  Feb. 1, 2019 via proposal central
Download a PDF file of the RFP >>

 

CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
Acceleration Initiative Award in Pediatric Cancer
$500K-$1 million for up to 3 years  (1-3 to be awarded)
Eligibility: independent researchers- faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver).  PI must commit 10% effort if requesting $500K or greater.  Collaborations are encouraged.
No citizenship restrictions.
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Nov. 16, 2018 via proposal central
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Jan. 25, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:  Feb. 1, 2019 via proposal central
Download a PDF file of the RFP >>

 


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/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

 

 

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Damon Runyon Physician-Scientist Training Award
# applicants: Only one fellowship application will be accepted from a Mentor per review session; however, there is no limit to the number of applications from an institution.
Amount of funding: Year 1 - $100,000; Year 2 - $110,000; Year 3 - $120,000; Year 4 - $130,000 (Total $460,000)*
Debt repayment: Damon Runyon will also retire up to $100,000 of any qualifying medical school debt still owed by the awardee. (See the guidelines for details.)
Purpose/eligibility: physician-scientist (MDs only) who have completed their residencies and clinical training, and be U.S. Specialty Board eligible prior to the award start date, and be able to devote at least 80% of their time and effort to Damon-Runyon-supported research. Postdoctoral, clinical fellows, Clinical Instructors, and Instructors (with M.D.’s only) are eligible to apply (see the guidelines for additional criteria).
The candidate may not have had more than three years of postdoctoral laboratory research experience. See the guidelines for other funding restrictions.
M.D./Ph.Ds
are not eligible to apply.
A
ssistant professors are not eligible for this announcement (there will be a separate RFP for assist. prof.)
Timeline:
SoM PIs-
must submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG*) deadline: Nov. 26, 2018
Application deadline: Dec. 3, 2018
Program Overview:
https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/physician-scientist
Application guidelines:
https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/physician-scientist/forms
*Institutional representatives:  Research Process Manager in the Research Management Group (RPM assignment webpage>>)

 

 

 

Desmoid tumors

 

 

The Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation
New Investigator

$30K/yr for a minimum of 1 year
For young investigators
Eligibility:  Instructor, Assistant and Associate Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. & Assoc. Prof. with an approved CE faculty PI waiver
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: March 25, 2019
Deadline:  April 1, 2019
https://dtrf.org/apply-for-a-grant/

 

The Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation
General request for proposals
$65K/yr for a minimum of 1 year
Eligibility:  Faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: March 25, 2019
Deadline:  April 1, 2019
https://dtrf.org/apply-for-a-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

 

 

American Gastroenterology Association
AGA-Bern Schwartz Family Fund Research Scholar Award in Pancreatic Cancer
$300K ($100K/yr x 3 yrs) (1 award)
For young gastroenterologists
Candidates for this award must hold an MD, PhD or equivalent degree (e.g. MB, ChB, MBBS, DO) and a full-time faculty position at a North American institution by the start date of this award.
Eligibility: faculthy with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
MD (or equivalent): no more than seven years shall have elapsed following the completion of clinical training (GI fellowship or its equivalent) and the start date of this award. PhD (or equivalent): no more than seven years shall have elapsed following the awarding of the PhD degree and the start date of this award.  Candidates must be an AGA member in good standing at the time of application submission. 
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Dec. 7, 2018
Full proposal deadline: Dec. 14, 2018
https://www.gastro.org/research-and-awards/research-awards/apply-for-awards/award/aga-bern-schwartz-family-fund-research-scholar-award-in-pancreatic-cancer

 

 

 

Leukemia

 

 

Leukemia Research Foundation
Hollis Brownstein Research Grant Program-New Investigators

$100K x 1 yr
Eligibility: Assist. prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Letter of intent (required): Feb. 1, 2019
If invited to submit a full proposal:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  March 11, 2019
Full proposal by invitation only: March 18, 2019
https://www.allbloodcancers.org/hollis-brownstein-research-grants

 

 

 

 

Immumo-oncology

 

 

AACR-American Association for Cancer Research
AACR-Bristol Myers Squibb Mid-Career Female Investigator Grant
$225K over 3 years
This grant represents a joint effort to encourage and support mid-career female physician-scientists to conduct immuno-oncology research and to foster their career advancement toward becoming a senior investigator. Research projects may be translational and/or clinical in nature with a focus on immuno-oncology.
Eligibility:  mid-career female physician-scientists [faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)]
?Applicants must have a doctoral degree (including PhD, MD, DO, DC, ND, DDS, DVM, ScD, DNS, PharmD, or equivalent doctoral degree) in a related field
Applicants must also  have received their first NIH R01 (or equivalent) award within the past 10 years. (i.e., grant cannot have been awarded before July 1, 2009).  No citizenship requirement.  AACR membership required.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Dec. 12, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 19, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=84

 

 

 

 

 

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


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/

 

Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer
Pilot Study

$75K for 1 year
Eligibility:  Faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Nov. 26, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 3, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.rivkin.org/research/apply/
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>

 

Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer
Scientific Scholar

$120,000 ($60K/yr x 2 years)
To assist promising laboratory and clinical scientists in pursuing a career as an independent investigator in ovarian cancer research.
Eligibility (REVISED): Potential candidates will have an MD, PhD, or equivalent degree with career goals focused on ovarian cancer. Clinicians will have completed their residency. Candidates should be at the postdoctoral/clinical fellow, Instructor, Academic staff-research, or Assist. prof. level with PI eligibility or CE assist. prof. with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Established, outstanding investigators (faculty PI eligibility) without prior focus in ovarian cancer but looking to focus in this disease area are also eligible.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Nov. 26, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 3, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.rivkin.org/research/apply/
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>
Institutional representative for All PIs: Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG).

 

 



 

Pancreatic cancer

 

 

 

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Catalyst Grant

$500,000 over 3 yrs
Supports junior faculty to conduct pancreatic cancer research and establish successful career paths in the field. Proposed research may be basic, translational, clinical or epidemiological in nature and must have direct applicability and relevance to pancreatic cancer
Eligibility:  Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility. Must have independent laboratory space. See the other eligibility criteria and other funding restrictions.
No citizenship requirement
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Nov. 30, 2018
Full proposal deadline:   Dec. 7, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.pancan.org/research/grants-program/apply-for-a-pancreatic-cancer-research-grant/

 

 

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Translational Research Grant

$500,000 over 2 yrs
Supports an independent investigator conducting high priority pancreatic cancer research that is poised for important translational next steps to help move scientific discovery to application in patients.
PI & Co-PI Eligibility:  Faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver).  One Co-PI can be named.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Dec. 14, 2018
Full proposal deadline:   Dec. 21, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.pancan.org/research/grants-program/apply-for-a-pancreatic-cancer-research-grant/

 

 

 

 

Radiation oncology

 

 

Radiation Oncology Institute
Personalized Radiation Therapy
A typical budget is limited to $50K over 2 year. However larger budgets of up to $150K over 2 years may be considered.
Eligibility:  faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with approved CE faculty PI waivers).  Applicants in residency* or postdoctoral fellowships* require a mentor.
No citizenship restriction
Letter of intent (required) deadline: Dec. 14, 2018 via proposal central
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:   Feb. 22, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:  March 1, 2019 via proposal central
http://www.roinstitute.org/Research---Education/Grants---Awards/Funding-Opportunities/
Download a PDF file of the RFP >>
*Institutional representatives for all PIs:  Research Process Manager (RPM Dept. assignment webpage >>)

 

 

 

 

Skin cancer foundation

 

 

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

 

 

Sarcoma Foundation of America
Research Grant
Up to $50K for 1 year
Eligibility:  faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with approved CE faculty PI waivers). No citizenship restriction.
See the webpage for focus areas
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:   Jan. 24, 2019
Full proposal deadline:   Jan. 31, 2019 via proposal central
https://www.curesarcoma.org/research/apply-for-a-grant/

 

 




Postdoctoral funding opportunities

 

 

 

Programs which include multiiple positions (including postdoctoral and clinical fellows)

 

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Damon Runyon Physician-Scientist Training Award
# applicants: Only one fellowship application will be accepted from a Mentor per review session; however, there is no limit to the number of applications from an institution.
Amount of funding: Year 1 - $100,000; Year 2 - $110,000; Year 3 - $120,000; Year 4 - $130,000 (Total $460,000)*
Debt repaymentDamon Runyon will also retire up to $100,000 of any qualifying medical school debt still owed by the awardee. (See the guidelines for details.)
Purpose/eligibility: 
Physician-scientist (MDs only) who have completed their residencies and clinical training, and be U.S. Specialty Board eligible prior to the award start date, and be able to devote at least 80% of their time and effort to Damon-Runyon-supported research. Postdoctoral, clinical fellows, Clinical Instructors, and Instructors (with M.D.’s only) are eligible to apply (see the guidelines for additional criteria).
The candidate may not have had more than three years of postdoctoral laboratory research experience. See the guidelines for other funding restrictions.
M.D./Ph.Ds 
are not eligible to apply. Assistant professors are not eligible for this announcement (there will be a separate RFP for assist. prof.)
Timeline:
SoM PIs-
must submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG*) deadline: Nov. 26, 2018
Application deadline: Dec. 3, 2018
Program Overview:
https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/physician-scientist
Application guidelines:
https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/physician-scientist/forms
*Institutional representatives:  Research Process Manager in the Research Management Group (RPM assignment webpage>>)

 

 

Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer
Scientific Scholar

$120,000 over 2 years
To assist promising laboratory and clinical scientists in pursuing a career as an independent investigator in ovarian cancer research.
Eligibility (revised)
Potential candidates will have an MD, PhD, or equivalent degree with career goals focused on ovarian cancer. Clinicians will have completed their residency.  Candidates should be at the post-doc/fellow, Instructor, Clinical Instructor, Academic staff-research or be an Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) with mentors with no more than 3-4 years in any of these positions. Established, outstanding investigators (faculty PI eligibility) without prior focus in ovarian cancer but looking to focus in this disease area are also eligible.
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Nov. 26, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 3, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.rivkin.org/research/apply/
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>
*Institutional representatives:  Research Process Manager in the Research Management Group (RPM assignment webpage>>)

 

 

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer 
Young Investigator Award 

$150K over 3 yrs 
To support scientists during their fellowship training or early in their research careers. Demonstration of outstanding mentorship and demonstration of a career plan that shows commitment to pediatric cancer investigation are critical components of a successful application. 
Eligibility: Instructors, Research Associates (academic staff-research), and Postdoctoral and Medical fellows are eligible.
Applicants from accredited clinical fellowship programs are automatically eligible for the duration of their training and during their first three years at the Instructor level. All other applicants must be within five years from the granting of the last doctoral degree. 
A research mentor(s) must be identified and have a track record in pediatric oncology. 
Assistant professors are not eligible for this RFP.
Reminder- SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR):  Dec. 10, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 17, 2018
https://www.alexslemonade.org/researchers-reviewers/applicants
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>

 

 

AACR research fellowships

 

AACR-American Association for Cancer Research
Genentech Cancer Health Disparities Research Fellowships
$110K over 2 years
The research proposed for funding may be basic, translational, clinical, or epidemiological in nature and must have direct applicability and relevance to cancer health disparities.
See eligibility in the guidelines.  No citizenship restriction. AACR membership is required.
Institutional representative (RMG fellowship office*) deadline:  Nov. 8, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Nov. 15, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=80
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >> 

 

 

AACR-American Association for Cancer Research
AACR Breast Cancer Research Fellowships
$120K over 2 years
See eligibility in the guidelines.  No citizenship restriction. AACR membership is required.
Institutional representative (RMG fellowship office*) deadline:  Nov. 23, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Nov. 30, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=82
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >> 

 

 

AACR-American Association for Cancer Research
AACR Immuno-oncology Research Fellowships
$120K over 2 years
See eligibility in the guidelines.  No citizenship restriction. AACR membership is required.
Institutional representative (RMG fellowship office*) deadline:  Nov. 29, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 6, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=54
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >> 

 

 

AACR-American Association for Cancer Research
AACR Lung Cancer Research Fellowships
$120K over 2 years
The research proposed for funding may be basic, translational, clinical, or epidemiological in nature and must have direct applicability and relevance to the impact of driver mutations on lung cancer development and progression.
See eligibility in the guidelines.  No citizenship restriction. AACR membership is required.
Institutional representative (RMG fellowship office*) deadline:  Nov. 29, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 6, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=64
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >> 

 

 

 

AACR-American Association for Cancer Research
AACR Myeloma Research Fellowships
$120K over 2 years
The research proposed for funding may be basic, translational, clinical, or epidemiological in nature and must have direct applicability and relevance to myeloma.
See eligibility in the guidelines.  No citizenship restriction. AACR membership is required.
Institutional representative (RMG fellowship office*) deadline:  Dec. 4, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 11, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=20
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >>

 

 

AACR-American Association for Cancer Research
AACR John and Elizabeth Leonard Family Foundation Basic Cancer Research Fellowships
$120K over 2 years
The research proposed for funding may be in any area of basic cancer research.
See eligibility in the guidelines.  No citizenship restriction. AACR membership is required.
Institutional representative (RMG fellowship office*) deadline:  Dec. 5, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 12, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=6
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >>

 

 

AACR-American Association for Cancer Research
AACR-Astra Zeneca Immuno-oncology Research Fellowships (non-small cell lung cancer)
$120K over 2 years
Must have relevance to the role of the immune system in the development and progression of  early-stage and/or locally-advanced (non-metastatic) non-small cell lung cancer
See eligibility in the guidelines.  No citizenship restriction. AACR membership is required.
Institutional representative (RMG fellowship office*) deadline:  Dec. 12, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 19, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=83
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >>

 

 

Other postdoctoral fellowships

 

American Brain Tumor Association
Basic Research Fellowship
$100K over 2 years
supporting postdoctoral fellows who are conducting laboratory or field-based research projects that focus on brain tumors. We seek projects focused on all brain tumor types, benign or malignant, primary or secondary (metastatic). 
See the guidelines for eligibility requirements. No citizenship requirement
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Nov. 14, 2018  via proposal central
If invited to submit a full proposal:
Institutional representative (RMG fellowship office*) deadline: March 6, 2019
Full proposal deadline:   March 13, 2019  via proposal central
https://www.abta.org/research/for-researchers/
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >>

 

 

Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical 
Research Fellowship Award (cancer research)
Postdoctoral applicants should have no more than one year of postdoctoral research experience at the time of the deadline for submitting applications (February 1) (see the guidelines for other criteria) 
Institutional representative (RMG fellowship office*) deadline: Jan. 25, 2019
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2019
http://www.jccfund.org/fellowship-information/
*Institutional representative: please submit your fully approved and completed PDRF forms and application materials proposals to the RMG Fellowship office per the proposal checklist on this webpage >>

 

 


Tobacco-related Disease Research Program of California

Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
$60K/yr x 3 yrs 
Support postdoctoral research training under a designated mentor to conduct high impact research within one or more stated research priorities. 
One of the required research priority topics: cancer prevention, treatment and biology
Eligibility: The candidate must be recognized by the applicant institution as a postdoc no later than the award start date.
A minimum of 75% time commitment is required.  The application must be prepared exclusively by the fellow and must outline an original research project (separate from the project of the mentor).No citizenship requirement
Timeline:
Letters of intent (required) deadline: Feb. 7, 2019 via SmartSimple
Institutional representative (RMG Fellowship*):  March 7, 2019
Full application (by invitation only): March 14, 2019 via SmartSimple
Guidelines:
http://www.trdrp.org/funding-opportunities/index.html
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >> 

 

 


Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

Fellowship Award
See the guidelines for eligibility criteria
No citizenship restriction
NOTE: applicants can only apply to ONE, but not to both: Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award fellowship award or the Damon Runyon Fellowship award
Institutional representative deadlines (RMG Fellowship Office*): March 8, 2019
Deadlines: March 15, 2019
Eligibility guidelines:
http://www.damonrunyon.org/for_scientists/more/fellowship_award_overview
Fellowship application guidelines:
https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/fellowship/forms
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >> 

 

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award
See the guidelines for eligibility
No citizenship restriction
NOTE: applicants can only apply to ONE, but not to both: Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award fellowship award or the Damon Runyon Fellowship award
Institutional representative deadlines (RMG Fellowship Office*): March 8, 2019
Deadlines: March 15, 2019
Overview and eligibility guidelines:
https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/sohn
Application guidelines:
https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/sohn/forms
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >> 

 

 

 

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




     

NIH investigator-initiated funding opportunities that NCI participates in (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).


NIH Research Project Grant (Parent R01-Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PA-19-056
Multiple participating institutes (NCI participates in this FOA.)
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Standard R01 deadlines: Feb. 5, June 5, Oct. 5
Standard AIDS-related deadlines:   May 7, Sept. 7, Jan. 7
Expiration date:  Jan. 8, 2022
Program announcement:
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-19-056.html
Table of Institute/Center Program Officer contacts (the webpage reflects the previous FOA#):
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/contacts/parent_R01.html

NIH Research Project Grant (Parent R01 Clinical Trial Required) PA-19-055 
Note: NCI does not participate in this separate Parent R01 that requires a clinical trial.
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-19-055.html

NCI does not participate in the Parent R03, Parent R21 grants. See below for the NCI investigator-initiated FOAs.

 

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.
(REVISED) remaining deadline:  Feb. 20, 2019
(REVISED) AIDS-related deadline:  March 22, 2019
Expiration date:  March 23, 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.  
Remaining Deadlines: 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.
Remaining Deadlines: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.
Remaining Deadlines: 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.
Remaining 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.

 

 


 

 

 









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