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.

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

 

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Request for Applications

 

The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center invites applications for the Richard A. Elkus, M.D., Eminent Scholars Program in GI Oncology Research pilot grant.

Richard A. Elkus, M.D., lost his battle with pancreatic cancer in 2005. In his honor, the Elkus family established the Richard A. Elkus, M.D., Eminent Scholars Program in GI Oncology Research at UAB.

Click here to download the grant application.

Click here to download the grant guidelines and instructions.

 

  • Applicants: The Richard A. Elkus, M.D., Eminent Scholars Program in GI Oncology Research pilot project grant program is open to persons holding a faculty position at any rank (Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor) and leading an independent research program.

 

  • Purpose: To support highly meritorious scientific research in gastrointestinal cancer from the point of energy source entry to the point of waste product exit. All areas of research, from basic mechanisms to translational projects, to clinical therapeutic intervention to public health and epidemiology, are encouraged. This award is intended to “seed” nascent GI cancer projects that will become competitive for extramural funding with the data generated as result of receiving pilot funds.

 

  • Funding: This award is limited to a maximum of $75,000 for a 12-month period beginning May 1, 2015.  One application will be funded.

 

 

  • Please email a PDF of your application to Susan Ruppert (sruppert@uab.edu) by 5 p.m. on Monday, March 9, 2015.

 

  • Contact Susan Ruppert for questions about preparation and submission of applications.

 

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