Funding Opportunities

Unless otherwise noted, all questions regarding these or any other funding opportunities should be directed to Susan Ruppert, (205) 975-0359 or sruppert@uab.edu.

2015  Pilot Grant Schedule
Funding Mechanism Eligibility Announcement Date Grant Deadline Amount
1. Richard A. Elkus Eminent Scholars Program in GI Oncology Research UAB Cancer Center Members holding a faculty position at any rank and leading an independent research program 01/06/2015 03/09/2015 $75,000 (one award)
2. Pilot Grant in Pediatric Cancer 2 or more investigators at any rank; at least one from Pediatrics 04/07/2015 05/22/2015 $100,000 (one award)
3. UAB National Clinical Trial Network LAPS Program UAB investigatorsPreference will be given to collaborations involving basic and clinical faculty 05/01/2015 07/01/2015 $10,000-$20,000(5-10 awards)
4. Young Supporters Board of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer CenterNew Faculty Development Award in Cancer Research Assistant Prof. or Instructor; less than 3  yrs. in current position; no major extramural funding 06/04/2015 07/24/2015 $40,000 (two awards)

Click here for a list of 2014 Pilot Grant Recipients.

Click here for a list of 2015 Pilot Grant Recipients.

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Request for Applications: Young Supporters Board of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center – New Faculty Development Award in Cancer Research

Application deadline:  5:00 p.m., July 24, 2015

The Young Supporters Board of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center is soliciting grant applications for the New Faculty Development Award in Cancer Research.

  • Qualified applicants:  Junior faculty members (Assistant Professors and Instructors) who have held any faculty position for three years or less and who have not received funding from a major national funding agency (except training awards).
  • Purpose of award:  To provide “seed” money for the initiation of a promising new cancer-related project by a junior faculty member to obtain preliminary results that facilitate successful competition for a national research grant.
  • Funding amount:  Limited to a maximum of $40,000 for a 12-month period beginning September 1, 2015 and ending August 31, 2016.  Two meritorious applications will be funded.
  • Electronic applications should be submitted to sruppert@uab.edu no later than 5:00 p.m., July 24, 2015.

Click here to download the complete guidelines and instructions.

Click here to download the grant application.

 

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