Research funding for new principal investigators

Are you starting your own independent research group? Congratulations, exciting times ahead! We have a curated list of research funding opportunities that support you on this new journey, including research grants that support new principal investigators, travel grants to help with your networking and more.

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

Lustgarten Foundation-AACR Career Development Award (minority pancreatic cancer researchers)

Application due: January 24, 2023

European Hematology Association (EHA)

EHA Advanced Research Grant (Europe-based hematologists)

Application due: December 15, 2022

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

Lustgarten Foundation-AACR Career Development Award (female pancreatic cancer researchers worldwide)

Application due: January 24, 2023

The Marfan Foundation

Career Development Award (Marfan syndrome worldwide)

Application due: October 26, 2022

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF)

2023 RUNX1 Early Career Investigator Grant (pediatric leukemia USA | Canada)

Application due: December 21, 2022

American Mathematical Society

AMS Centennial Fellowship 2023-2024 (mathematicians in USA | Canada)

Application due: December 1, 2022

Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA)

ASTRO-MRA Young Investigator Award in Radiation Oncology (melanoma USA)

Application due: November 2, 2022

Kidney Research UK

Paediatric Research Grant (UK nephrology)

Application due: November 29, 2022

American Epilepsy Society (AES)

Research & Training Fellowships for Clinicians (USA epilepsy)

Funding type: Fellowship, Start-up Grant

Application due: January 12, 2023

Conquer Cancer (The ASCO Foundation)

Career Development Award (clinical cancer research worldwide)

Application due: October 20, 2022