Funding and Award Opportunities for Cancer Research

Award Name: Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research Program
Funding Sponsor: Pew Charitable Trusts
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Award Amount:

The award provides $300,000 in flexible support—$75,000 per year for a four-year period. 

Award Deadline:

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a biography and 1-2 page project summary of the proposed work to Rita Spiroff ([email protected]) by FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2019


Award Description:

 The Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research Program supports assistant professors of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of a cure for cancer.

Information And Eligibilty Criteria:
  • Nominees must have been awarded a doctorate in a field related to biomedical sciences or medicine.
  • As of Oct. 10, 2019, nominees must hold full-time appointments at the rank of assistant professor or the equivalent. (Appointments such as Research Assistant Professor, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor Research Track, Visiting Professor or Instructor are not eligible.)
  • On June 14, 2019, candidates must have been in such an appointment for less than three years (not appointed before June 14, 2016), whether or not such an appointment was on a tenure track.
  • Candidates may be nominated by their institution only twice. ALL applicants must be nominated by their institution and must complete the 2020 online application.
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Category: Limited Opportunity
Target Awardee: --- - Junior faculty