The Career Development Awards from the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) provide research funding for early-career researchers working on melanoma and based at US research institutions. US citizenship is not required but the applicant must have the legal right to work in the USA for the duration of the Award. Applicants may be postdocs with less than 5 years of postdoctoral experience or new independent investigators. The Awards provide 50,000 USD/year for 2 years and does not cover institutional indirect costs. Applications close on March 1, 2022.