Funding Opportunities

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

Click here for a list of 2015 Pilot Grant Recipients.

Click here for a list of 2016 Pilot Grant Recipients.


Young Supporters Board Faculty Development Award in Cancer Research


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


Application Deadline:  May 27, 2016


  • Eligibility criteria: Junior faculty members (Assistant Professors and Instructors) who have held a faculty position for three years or less and 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: $40,000 for a 12-month period. Two awards
  • Electronic applications should be submitted to by May 27, 2016.


Click on the links below to download the following:

Application form

Eligibility and instructions

CCC pilot grant policies

CONTACT for questions about preparation and submission of applications:

Susan Ruppert


Phone: 975-0359



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