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Stand Up To Cancer-Cancer Research UK Translational Research Fellowships

Grant Amount $315,000 USD
Grant Term4 Years
Start of Grant Term02/27/2015
Application Deadline07/28/2014 12:00 AM (AST)
Decision Date10/31/2014 11:55:00 PM
Description

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), on behalf of Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and Cancer Research UK, is accepting applications for SU2C-Cancer Research UK Translational Research Fellowships that will offer up to $315,000 each in research funding.

The grants provides four years of research fellowship support to the most talented and promising early-career investigators in the United States and the United Kingdom who have completed their Ph.D. or clinical training and demonstrate clear potential to become leaders in their fields. Research projects must be translational in nature and address critical problems in cancers with the potential to deliver patient benefit. Up to four fellows will be funded by this grant oppportunity.

Fellows funded through this initiative will gain translational research training in top U.S. and U.K. research institutions, allowing them to develop their own ideas and preparing them to establish and lead their own research groups, towards becoming outstanding leaders in their own fields. Proposals must include plans to promote new significant transatlantic collaborations and active exchange of knowledge and expertise between the United States and the United Kingdom.

APPLICATION DEADLINE
July 28, 2014, at 12 p.m. (noon) ET
Applications must be submitted online using the proposalCENTRAL website

START OF GRANT TERM
Feb. 1, 2015

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
The fellowship will be open to U.S.- and U.K.-based individuals who hold a Ph.D. and/or a medical degree. Individuals who hold a Ph.D. and/or a U.S. medical degree (M.D., D.O.) may apply. Individuals who hold both a U.K. medical degree and a Ph.D. may apply. By the start of the grant term, applicants must have completed their Ph.D. and/or medical degree and have less than a total of two years of postdoctoral or clinical research experience. Applicants must identify one qualified U.S. host laboratory and mentor and one qualified U.K. host laboratory and mentor. The work must be performed in two phases, one in the United States and one in the United Kingdom. Mentors should be established leaders in cancer research with a track record of success in mentoring postdoctoral or clinical research fellows.

Complete Program Guidelines and Submission Instructions are available below and on the proposalCENTRAL website.

Program Guidelines (Adobe Acrobat Reader is required)

Program Guidelines

Program Guidelines

Eligibility Criteria

The fellowship will be open to U.S.- and U.K.-based individuals who hold a Ph.D. and/or a medical degree. Individuals who hold a Ph.D. and/or a U.S. medical degree (M.D., D.O.) may apply. Individuals who hold both a U.K. medical degree and a Ph.D. may apply. By the start of the grant term, applicants must have completed their Ph.D. and/or medical degree and have less than a total of two years of postdoctoral or clinical research experience. Applicants must identify one qualified U.S. host laboratory and mentor and one qualified U.K. host laboratory and mentor. The work must be performed in two phases, one in the United States and one in the United Kingdom. Mentors should be established leaders in cancer research with a track record of success in mentoring postdoctoral or clinical research fellows.

Citizenship Requirements

None

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted online using the proposalCENTRAL website