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

Grant Amount: UP TO $150K PA FOR 3YRS
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: May 16, 2014
Sponsor's: May 23, 2014

Subject Areas: Pediatric Cancer

The `A' Award is a three-year grant designed for the early career scientist who wants to establish their career in pediatric oncology research. The ideal applicant has an original project that is not currently being funded. Demonstration of outstanding mentorship and a future commitment to pediatric cancer investigation are critical components of a successful application. Institutional commitment to the career of the applicant is also expected.

Eligibility Details: Applicants must have an M.D., Ph.D. or dual M.D., Ph.D. (D.O., MBBS or equivalent) and must not have achieved an appointment higher than assistant professor. In addition, M.D. or M.D., Ph.D. applicants must be no more than 6 years after finishing 3-year fellowship at the time the award would start (i.e. fellowship ended in 2008 or later) and be no more than 12 years since receiving the most recent professional degree (Ph.D, M.D., D.O., MBBS or equivalent) at the time the award would start. Preference will be given to applicants no more than 12 years since receiving the first professional degree. M.D. candidates who did not have a 3-year fellowship must have 3 years of research experience after M.D. was awarded and be no more than 12 years since receiving the M.D. at the time the award would start. Ph.D. applicants must be no more than 6 years since being awarded Ph.D. (i.e., if Ph.D. is awarded in 2008 or later, applicant is eligible for 2014 'A' Award). Please see sponsor website for full details.

Application Details: All applications must be submitted using ALSF's two part online submission process (see page 6). Applicants must first complete the online form then upload the application in one PDF (maximum of 10 MB). Applicants can request a password and start an application by visiting the website: COSTS ARE NOT ALLOWABLE EXPENSES.
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: Halbersma,Joseph David

Sponsor Contacts:

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