Research Management Group (RMG)

St. Baldrick's Foundation-Pediatric Cancer
2018 Fellowship Award

*Limited award-only ONE applicant is permitted. This award is for two years of fellowship training, with a possible additional year of funding based upon the demonstration of need and significant accomplishment. (See eligibility below for details.) These awards are granted for 3rd and 4th or 4th and 5th years of pediatric oncology research, with an opportunity for one (1) additional year of funding based upon need, significant accomplishment, and approved application.

St. Baldrick’s Foundation funds biomedical research in order to better understand the causes of pediatric cancers and to advance its prevention, treatment, and cure. The main output of this research is new knowledge.



The 2017 internal deadline has passed. This webpage is for your reference only.

 


# of applicants:
ONE applicant (see internal submission guidelines)




Timeline:
Internal Cancer Institute deadline: June 15, 2017, 5 p.m.  (see the internal submission guidelines)
Applicant selected notified by SCI: June 23, 2017
For applicant selected:
Institutional representative deadline-prior to the LOI submission (RPM/RMG): June 29, 2017**
**the Letter of intent (LOI) equires a signature page which must be signed by the applicant's RPM in RMG.
Letter of intent (for applicant selected in each category): July 7, 2017 via proposal central
If invited to submit a full proposal (contact your RPM asap):
Institutional representative deadline (RPM/RMG): Aug. 24, 2017**
Full application:   August 31, 2017, via proposal central
Notification date: March 1, 2018


Guidelines
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>
For applicant selected: PDF file of the Proposal central Letter of intent instructions >>



Purpose:
The Foundation funds years 3-5 of a pediatric oncology research fellowship, with an opportunity for one additional year of funding. This mechanism is designed to support a Fellow’s salary & benefits only. The foundation encourages applications from institutions with fellowship programs which have not previously received St. Baldrick’s funding for this grant mechanism.

Eligibility:
St. Baldrick’s Fellowships are granted for 3rd and 4th or 4th and 5th years of pediatric oncology research, with an opportunity for one (1) additional year of funding based upon need, significant accomplishment, and approved application.

St. Baldrick’s funds may not be used for human embryonic stem cell research


Funding Priorities

Current funding priorities, in a number of grant types, are divided into four categories:

Focus Areas:
In addition to research to understand the biology of childhood cancers and discover leads to more effective treatments, topics of interest include, but are not limited to:


Terms and Conditions
See the guidelines for details



INTERNAL SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

By June 15, 2017, 5 p.m. please send one PDF file (file name: Last Name_St. Baldricks_Fellowship_2018.pdf) containing the following (in the order listed below) to:

Denise Baughman
Project Manager, Stanford Cancer Institute
deniseb@stanford.edu

Institutional representative: you do not have to submit your internal proposal to your RPM in RMG for his or her approval, you can submit it directly to Denise per these instructions.

1) Title page
Title of this RFA: St. Baldrick's Foundation Fellowship Award
Project title
Area of focus: childhood cancer type or other research focus
Name of the PI (fellow), title, department, contact information, address, email, phone #
Faculty sponsor/mentor: name, title, department

2) Brief research proposal (one page) based on the sponsor's LOI guidelines
PI Name:
Project title:
Relevance of the proposed research project to the mission of St. Baldrick’s, to cure childhood cancers
Brief rationale for the proposed research project.
Brief timeline of the progression of research

3) PI's (fellow's) Biosketch

4) PI's Other funding (this must include your current or pending other support: name of sponsor, term, amount of funding)

 

Selection process
Your proposals will be reviewed by the Stanford Cancer Institute review committee. Denise Baughman will notify the applicant selected by June 23rd so he/she can submit the Letter of intent to his/her RPM to sign by June 29th.

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