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



Young Investigator Grants


Application deadline:  5:00 p.m., August 25, 2014


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).  Cancer Center membership is not a requirement.
  • 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 October 1, 2014 and ending September 30, 2015.
  • Electronic applications should be submitted to no later than 5:00 p.m., August 25, 2014.


Click here to download the Grant Application.

Click here to download the Grant Application Guidelines and Instructions.


For additional information, please contact Susan Ruppert,


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