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Limited Submission Opportunities

(Applications through LSO office)
  • Internal deadline: July 24
    Rita Allen Scholars

    Purpose: To funds basic biomedical research in the fields of cancer, immunology and neuroscience
  • Internal deadline: July 25
    NSF Research Traineeship Program (NRT) 
    Purpose: (1) to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially
    transformative models for STEM graduate education training; (2) t
    o explore ways for graduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree 
    programs to develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers

Intramural Funding Opportunities

Foundations/Other Sources

  • Deadline: July 25
    Astellas Oncology C3 Prize Innovation Challenge
    Astellas is inviting patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals and concerned citizens who want to improve cancer care to propose ideas that address specific challenges encountered in low- and middle-income countries within the following three categories: support tools, educational tools and technology.
  • Deadline: July 31
    The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research ASPIRE Awards

    The ASPIRE Awards are designed to enable innovative approaches to solving high-impact problems in cancer research that tend to fall outside the scope of other funding opportunities.  These awards will be used to support high-risk, high-reward projects with research plans designed to answer key feasibility and proof-of-concept in an accelerated timeframe, typically one year.
  • Deadline: August 6
    Beckman Young Investigator Program

    Provides research support to the most promising young faculty members in the early stages of their academic careers in the chemical and life sciences, particularly to foster the invention of methods, instruments and materials that will open up new avenues of research in science.
  • Preliminary submission deadline: September 6
    CRUK Brain Tumour Awards

    Supports multidisciplinary approaches to tackle key basic and translational questions in brain tumour research. We’re providing up to up to £10m per award over five years to support the boldest and most innovative projects to drive impact for patients.

NIH Announcements

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