Funding Opportunities

Limited Submission Opportunities

(Applications through LSO office)

Intramural Funding Opportunities

  • Extended Deadline: Nov 30
    Laboratory Research Related to Social Determinants of Health

    The Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is accepting applications for laboratory (basic) research projects that address underlying mechanisms of social determinants of health. For details and examples of qualifying projects, view the RFA.
  • Deadline: Dec 3
    HDFCCC K12 Physician Scholar Program in Clinical Oncology (PSPCO)

    The goal of PSPCO is to foster the development of the next generation of clinical scientists to be effective partners with discovery scientists and conduct high impact and innovative patient-centered cancer research. PSPCO will support up to 4 cancer-focused physicians each year, giving them 75% protected research time for up to 2 years. Scholars will also receive specific training related to patient-facing clinical research and career development skills. The first scholars will begin in July 2022. The program is led by Emily Bergsland, MD and Trever Bivona, MD/PhD. More information coming soon. Email Jennifer Seuferer with questions. Open to junior faculty.

Foundations/Other Sources

  • Deadline: Nov 30
    AACR Clinical Oncology Research (CORE) Training Fellowships Program

    This program is designed to provide an effective industry-academic clinical practicum with a unique training opportunity to develop academic clinicians in drug development. Each fellowship provides $100,000 over one year for the fellow to work on site at the facility of one of the AACR’s pharmaceutical industry partners.
  • Deadline: Dec 1
    Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation: Physician-Scientist Training Award

    In an effort to confront the crisis arising from a growing dearth of physician-scientists, Damon Runyon encourages more physicians to pursue research careers through a program designed to recruit outstanding physicians (MDs only) into cancer research careers by providing them with the opportunity for a protected research training experience under the mentorship of a highly qualified and gifted mentor after they have completed all of their cancer clinical training.
    • Please email [email protected] to announce your intention to apply, then follow application instructions in RFP, conferring with your Research Services Coordinator as needed.
  • Deadline: Jan 10, 2022
    Sebastian Strong Foundation Discovery Science Award

    SebastianStrong’s Discovery Science Award 2022 will be awarded to an individual or team of researchers whose proposal is focused primarily on pediatric cancers in general, or a specific pediatric cancer without a high survival rate or one with a low survival rate upon relapse.

NIH Announcements

If you are a Cancer Center member who is interested in applying and receiving grant writing support, please contact Erin Bank.

To view NCI funding opportunities, search here