Emerging Scientist Award
The Children’s Cancer Research Fund Emerging Scientist Award is designed to develop the independent research of highly qualified individuals still early in their careers. An Emerging Scientist Award is $100,000 for a one-year period.
Applicants should hold a post-graduate doctoral degree in a field of medicine or scientific research specialty and be a faculty member at an accredited university. Applicants must be within the first 7 years of their initial independent full faculty appointment at the time the award begins. Please review the complete eligibility and award information before submitting an application.
Applications must be submitted through proposalCENTRAL. Please review the complete eligibility and award information before submitting an application.
Each application is reviewed by a panel of pediatric oncology research experts who will make funding recommendations to the CCRF Board of Directors.
- Applications are due November 30, 2017 in proposalCENTRAL.
- Funding decisions will be made by February 28, 2018.
- Awards are for a one-year period, beginning March 1, 2018.
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