PURPOSE OF AWARD: The V Scholar Award supports young tenure-track faculty early in their cancer research career by funding projects that are either laboratory-based fundamental research or translational research.
SPECIAL FOCUS AREA: This RFA is specifically for adult cancer research that is focused on laboratory research. This year, we have special interest and funding for therapeutic resistance and welcome research projects in this area. Please note that research areas not included in this scope are epidemiology, behavioral science, and health services research. We also strongly encourage applications from underrepresented minorities in cancer research including Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos (non-European), American Indians or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders who may be eligible for funding through the Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund.
GRANT SPECIFICS: The total amount of the grant is $600,000, paid in three annual installments of $200,000. Only direct costs of the research are supported by this award.
WHO MAY APPLY? Each invited institution may submit one nominee to apply for this call.