Scholar (Career Development) Awards (US childhood cancers)

The Scholar (Career Development) Awards from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation provide funding for US-based early-career researchers working on childhood cancers. Applicants must hold a Ph.D., M.D., or D.O. degree in the research discipline of the application, have a full-time faculty appointment for not more than 7 years at the time of the initiation of the Award. The host institution must be in the USA; applicants must have the legal right to work in the USA but do not necessarily have to be US citizens or permanent residents. The Award provides 110,000 USD/year for the first 2 years; the Award may be renewed for up to 3 years at 115,000 USD/year to cover the applicant´s salary and other costs. Letter of Intent are due on December 3, 2021 and applications are due on February 18, 2022.


Letter of inquiry (LOI) closing date: 

December 3, 2021

Full-application closing date: 

February 18, 2022

Grant duration:

Up to 5 years

Grant amount:

Starting at 110,000 USD/year

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