Funding Agency: Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
The ‘A’ Award is a four-year grant designed for the early independent career scientist who wants to establish a career in pediatric oncology research. The ideal applicant has an original project that is not currently being funded. Demonstration of a future commitment to pediatric cancer investigation as well as institutional support for the career development of the investigator are critical components of a successful application.
Funding Amount: $800,000 total
- The ‘A’ Award is a 4-year grant, with the possibility of a 5th year of funding.
- The Award amount is now a maximum of $200,000 per year.
Application Deadline: May 22, 2017
Eligibility: Junior faculty
Applicants must have an M.D., Ph.D. or dual M.D., Ph.D. (D.O., MBBS or equivalent) and be within 5 years of their first faculty appointment as an Assistant Professor. Associate and Full Professors are ineligible. If still at the Instructor level, the applicant must have a commitment from the Department Chair/Division Chief at the time of grant submission for an Assistant Professor position within one year of receiving the award.
For more information: https://www.alexslemonade.org/grants/guidelines