Call for Abstracts: American Cancer Society IRG Awards

LETTER OF INTENT DEADLINE: Friday, August 3, 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, August 17, 2018

Pilot funding for CANCER-RELATED research with a basic, clinical, prevention & control, behavioral, health services, or epidemiological focus.
Up to $30,000 award.
Applications accepted for general cancer-related projects and for special interest projects in adolescent-and-young-adult cancer research.

IRG pilot project grants are intended to support independent, self-directed investigators early in their careers (usually assistant professor or equivalent). Applicants for the pilot project grants should be within 6 years of their first independent research or faculty appointment and eligible to apply for an independent national competitive research grant, but do not currently hold such a cancer-related grant.

Recipients of IRG pilot project grants must be, at the time of the application, citizens or noncitizen nationals of the United States or its possessions and territories, or must have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence at the time of application.