Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount: UP TO $250,000 OVER TWO YRS.
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Feb 26, 2016
Sponsor's: Mar 04, 2016

Subject Areas: Pediatric Cancer

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation is committed to creating opportunities for new and innovative research into treatments and cures for childhood cancers. Innovation grants are designed as seed funding for mid-career researchers with a novel approach to pediatric cancer scientific investigation.ALSF will grant Innovation Awards supporting research proposals to be carried out by investigators who are already established, have a track record of peer-reviewed publications and evidence of successfully competing for substantial extramural funding in other areas.

Critical to these applications is innovation with potential for major scientific impact. Preliminary data are not required but the application must demonstrate feasibility.

Application Details: Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must be at the late Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. Applicant may be M.D., D.O., Ph.D, or M.D./Ph.D. Applicants must have at least one prior NIH R-award or equivalent (such as a Program Project Grant, SCOR, American Cancer Society Award, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Award, or other large 3+ year grant). The project submitted should not overlap with previous award(s). Applicants must have a demonstrated track record of research publication productivity.In order to submit an Innovation Grant application, a 2016 Letter of Intent (LOI) must have been approved. A second stage online application form is automatically generated for approved LOIs and partially filled in with data from the LOI. Please go to to access the forms.
NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Kilianski,Louise
Hancock,Jennifer Anne

Sponsor Contacts:

333 E. Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, United States
610 649-3034