Cancer Research grant opportunity

The Conquer Cancer Foundation awards and deadlines are summarized in this table.  More details are provided below, and on the Conquer Cancer Foundation website.



Application Opens

Application Closes

International Development & Education Award (IDEA)

October 1, 2011

January 11, 2012

Long-term International Fellowship (LIFe)

October 21, 2011

December 19, 2011

 Please note:

·                 Applications from outside the United States are encouraged.

·                 Applicants must be an ASCO member or must submit a membership application with the grant application.

·                 Applications must be in English.

·                 Applications must be submitted online.

Potential applicants may wish to view grant writing resources on the Conquer Cancer Foundation website. A video recording of the Conquer Cancer Foundation Grant Writing Workshop is available for viewing at no cost.

 Please forward this invitation to young members or colleagues who would benefit from this support. The Conquer Cancer Foundation welcomes application submissions in all oncology subspecialties. However, since some awards are supported with restricted grants from outside organizations, we are particularly interested in identifying young researchers working in the following subspecialties and emerging disciplines:

·                 Breast Cancer

·                 Cancer Prevention

·                 Cholangiocarcinoma

·                 Health Disparities

·                 Kidney Cancer

·                 Pancreatic Cancer

·                 Sarcoma

·                 Survivorship

·                 Young Adult Cancer

 The International Development and Education Award (IDEA) will open October 1, 2011. This award specifically targets early-career oncologists from low- and middle-income countries, and offers the opportunity to attend the ASCO Annual Meeting, be paired with a mentor from the U.S. or Canada, and spend several days at the mentor’€™s institution. Information will soon be available at The deadline to apply for IDEA is January 11, 2012. Please forward this invitation to colleagues who would benefit from this award. Questions can be emailed to

Thank you for your support of the Conquer Cancer Foundation mission.


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