Research Scholar Grants (early-career independent cancer researchers)
American Cancer Society´s Research Scholar Grants provide funding for early-career independent researchers (within the first 8 years of independent research career) to support research on cancer. There are no citizenship restrictions; applicants must be based at a US institution. The Grants provide up to 165,000 USD/year for up to 4 years. Applications must be within the 6 research priority areas of the Society:
- Etiology (Causes of Cancer)
- Obesity/Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL)
- Screening and Diagnosis
- Health Equity Across the Cancer Control Continuum
There are two assessment rounds per year, with closing dates on April 1 and October 15.