Funding Opportunities

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

2014  Pilot Grant Program Schedule

Grant Title Eligibility Announcement Date Grant Deadline Funding Start Date
1. Faculty Development Grant All UAB Faculty November 2013 Jan 17, 2014 April 2014
2. Pilot Program Project Grant 3 or more investigators at any rank; at least one CCC member March 5, 2014 June 1, 2014 August 2014
3. Multi-Investigator Grant 2 or more investigators at any rank May 5, 2014 June 27, 2014 September 2014
4. Young Investigator Grants Assistant Professor or Instructor; less than 3  yrs. in current position; no major extramural funding July 7, 2014 August 25, 2014 October 2014
5. ACS-Junior Faculty Development Grant US Citizen; Assistant Professor or Instructor; 8 yrs. or less in current position; no major extramural funding August 15, 2014 October 15, 2014 January 2015



Request for Applications


American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grants


DEADLINE: 5:00 PM October 15, 2014


  • Applicants must be US citizens or legal permanent residents with a current junior faculty (Assistant Professor or Instructor) appointment
  • The purpose of this grant is to provide “seed” money for the initiation of a promising new cancer-related project to obtain preliminary results that facilitate successful competition for a national research grant.
  • $40,000, for a 12 month period beginning December 1, 2014.


Click here to download the guidelines and instructions.

Click here to download the application.


CONTACT for questions about preparation and submission of applications:


Susan Ruppert


Phone: 975-0359 


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