Funding and Award Opportunities for Cancer Research

Award Name: V Scholar Award
Funding Sponsor: V Foundation for Cancer Research
Funding Sponsor Link:
Award Amount:

 $200,000 given in 2 yearly installments. 



Award Deadline:

Internal LOI Deadline:  March 16, 2018

Agency Application Deadline:  May 1, 2018

Award Description:

The V Scholar Award supports young tenure-track faculty to begin their cancer research career in projects that are either laboratory-based fundamental research or translational research. Cancer Center Directors will nominate the applicant to apply from their institution. Each invited cancer center director may nominate ONE applicant for the V Scholar program.   

Information And Eligibilty Criteria:

 See RFA for eligibility details

More Info:

If you are interested in applying for this funding opportunity, please submit the following to Pat Geiger ( for institutional review:

- A brief description of the proposed research including the aims, the significance of the research goals, the name of the proposed mentor, and a timeline of the project (limited to 1 page).

- A copy of the applicant's CV including education and training, research and professional experience, a biography of the candidate, and a statement of broad eligibility.

For more information on this funding opportunity (if you are selected to apply), click HERE.





Category: Limited Opportunity
Target Awardee: --- - Not specified