B*CURED Research Grant

Application Due Date
Brief Description

This award is presented annually by B*CURED to a clinical doctor or research scientist whose primary focus is brain cancer research. Clinical projects are encouraged, as well as translational projects with significant clinical promise. Projects for adult and pediatric brain cancer research will be considered.

Important Dates: Application Deadline: March 1, 2024

Award Announcement: May 1, 2024

Funding Available: upon contract completion

TERMS: The term of the grant is one year. The award will be for $50,000 and will be given in two installments. The first installment of $25,000 will be paid to the winner on or about June 1, 2024. The second installment of $25,000 will be paid six months after the start of the project, only after a satisfactory progress report (approximately three pages plus a budget review) is submitted, reviewed, and approved by the B*CURED Medical Advisory Board. This progress report will be due six months from the initial funding date. A Final Report (approximately three pages plus a budget summary) is required one year and 30 days from the date of funding.

The research project must be directly related to the field of brain cancer. The award will be given to the applicant exclusively for the purpose of conducting the proposed research. All proposed research must have appropriate Institutional Review Board approval for clinical projects before funding is granted. The winner’s name, institution, title of the research project, and a brief description of the project in layman’s terms will be posted on the B*CURED website. Any publication associated with the research must recognize B*CURED as a sponsor.