Research Award for Researchers in the field of Clinical Oncology funded by Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO at USA -2012
Study Subject(s):Clinical Oncology
Scholarship Provider: The Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
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-Be a physician (MD, DO, or international equivalent) working in any country who is currently in the last two years of his/her final subspecialty training at an academic medical institution at the time of grant submission.
– An institutional commitment for a faculty appointment at the time of grant submission is not required, but the applicant should be working in an oncology laboratory or clinical research setting.
– Have a mentor in the proposed research field from the sponsoring institution who must provide an letter of support. The mentor must assume responsibility and provide guidance for the research. If the mentor is not a Full ASCO member, a supporting letter from a Full ASCO member from the sponsoring institution must be included.
– Be planning an investigative career in clinical oncology.
Scholarship Open for International Students:Yes
Scholarship Description: The Conquer Cancer Foundation is working to create a world free from the fear of cancer by funding breakthrough research, by sharing knowledge with physicians and patients worldwide, and by supporting initiatives to ensure that all people have access to high-quality cancer care. Working in close collaboration with a global network of top scientists and clinicians, as well as leading advocacy and research organizations, the Foundation draws on the passion and expertise of over 30,000 oncology professionals who are members of its affiliate organization, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO.) The Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Young Investigator Award (YIA) provides funding to promising investigators to encourage and promote quality research in clinical oncology. The purpose of this award is to fund physicians during the transition from a fellowship program to a faculty appointment. The Conquer Cancer Foundation welcomes application submissions in all oncology subspecialties.
How to Apply: Online
Scholarship Application Deadline: September 28, 2011