Prostate Cancer Program Pilot Research Funding Awards


Submit a PDF of all application materials by March 26, 2021 to:  [email protected]


The UCSF Prostate Cancer Program seeks to fund pilot projects in prostate cancer research. All areas of prostate cancer research at UCSF, including computational, laboratory, translational, clinical, and population science, are eligible. Proposals focusing on vulnerable populations are particularly encouraged.

Award Amount

$30,000-$50,000 total, direct costs only

Important Dates

  • Application deadline:  March 26, 2021
  • Award term: July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022

Eligible Applicants

  • UCSF Faculty, including Instructors and Adjunct Professors, as of July 2021
  • UCSF Learners/Trainees (e.g., Students, Residents, Fellows, Postdocs) and other non-Faculty (e.g., Specialists), mentored by UCSF Faculty. Learner/Trainee applications must be accompanied by a mentor's letter of support.

While all eligible investigators, as specified above, are encouraged to apply, support for Early Career Investigators (trainee through Assistant Professor appointments) will be a high priority. Joint proposals by co-investigators/co-applicants are welcome.

Award Selection

All applications will be reviewed by UCSF’s Prostate Cancer Program Leadership Committee in the selection of three to five proposals for funding. 

For more details, please download the full RFA.