University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Funding Opportunities

[ LSOs | Intramural Awards | Foundations/Other | NIH Announcements ]

Limited Submission Opportunities

(Applications through LSO office)

Intramural Funding Opportunities

  • Deadline: May 31
    2019 UC-National Lab In-Residence Graduate Fellowship Opportunity

    UC Research Initiatives is pleased to announce the release of the Request for Proposals (RFP) for The 2019 UC-National Laboratory In-Residence Graduate Fellowship (UC NLGF), a funding opportunity for UC graduate students in any field of study that aligns with the missions of Los Alamos and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories. 
  • Deadline: July 6
    Target Validation Initiative RFA

    The aim of this initiative, which is in partnership with ShangPharma Innovation South San Francisco, leveraging the support of their affiliated CRO ChemPartner, is to identify and support the translation of UCSF’s world-class research into novel treatments for specific cancers.

Foundations/Other Sources

  • LOI due: June 4
    The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research - Emerging Leader Awards
    These signature three-year academic grants totaling $750,000 will provide support to early career investigators conducting high-risk, high-impact cancer research. Eligible applicants must be within 3 - 8 years from the start of their independent research appointment.
  • Deadline: June 11
    The Vilcek Foundation will award three prizes of $50,000 each to young foreign-born biomedical scientists who demonstrate outstanding early achievement. Eligible work may be in basic, applied, and/or translational biomedical science. 
    • Marcus Program Seeding Bold Ideas Award (MP-SBI)
      - Up to $75,000 for one year
      - SBI awards enable initial exploration of untested concepts or hypotheses with great potential impact
      - Up to four awards granted
    • Marcus Program Transformative Integrated Research Award (MP-TIR)
      - Up to $300,000 for one year
      - TIR awards support new directions for established basic science-driven translational studies
      - Up to three awards granted
    • Marcus Program Transformative Integrated Research Award Supplement (Marcus Award Supplement)
      - Up to $100,000 Supplement for one year (for eligible MP-TIR awards)
      - To encourage inclusion of social/behavioral, implementation or population science, as well as novel computational science
  • Preliminary submission deadline: July 2
    SU2C-CRUK Pediatric Brain Cancer Dream Team

    We're calling for applications from incredible scientific minds from across disciplines, institutions and countries to tackle critical translational research questions in pediatric brain cancer. The SU2C-CRUK Pediatric Brain Cancer Dream Team research grant provides up to $10m over four years.
  • 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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