Funding Opportunities: Notice of Grants, Awards & Scholarships Duke University
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This information is compiled and published solely as an informational service to Duke researchers, scholars, and staff.

Prevent Cancer Foundation - Grants and Fellowships

Synopsis:
Proposals for research grants and fellowships in the area of cancer prevention and early detection are currently being accepted. For this cycle, the Prevent Cancer Foundation expects to grant a total of 3 awards, including both grants and fellowships. The award amount is $40,000 per year for two years, totaling $80,000.

The Foundation supports research that demonstrates potential for impact on cancer prevention. The Foundation defines cancer prevention as the “reduction of cancer incidence through research, education and early detection.

Before approaching the funder or submitting an application:

·         Prospective applicants from Duke University – contact Kristin Anderson in the Office of Foundation Relations, University Development at 919-681-1967 or kristin.anderson@dev.duke.edu.

·         Prospective applicants from Duke Medicine – contact Anita Shirley in Foundation Relations and Corporate Giving, Duke Medicine Development and Alumni Affairs at 919-385-3117 or anita.shirley@duke.edu.

Deadline: Aug. 21, 2013

The official announcement and description of this opportunity may be found on the funding agency's website:
http://preventcancer.org/what-we-do/research/application-information/

Disciplinary Category:
Medical - Basic Science; Social Sciences; Medical - Clinical Science; Medical - Translational.

Applicant Type:

Who Can Apply for Grants:

  • Researchers at the instructor or assistant professor level.
  • More senior researchers who have shifted their area of interest toward primary and secondary cancer prevention.
  • Researchers at any academic level who need seed funding to test an innovative hypothesis.
  • Researchers from non-profit institutions (including academic institutions) are eligible to apply. Researchers from for-profit institutions will not be considered.

Who Can Apply for Fellowships

  • Awards are limited to postdoctoral level applicants ONLY. Therefore, only graduate students who will have their doctoral degree before the project start date are eligible to apply.
  • Researchers from non-profit institutions (including academic institutions) are eligible to apply.
  • Researchers from for-profit institutions will not be considered.

Award Amount:
Grants will be awarded for two years at $40,000 per year, for a total of $80,000. A satisfactory progress report must be submitted at the end of the first year in order to receive the second year of funding. The goal of the Foundation‟s research program is to provide funding for innovative projects expected to lead to future funding from other peer-reviewed sources. Therefore, grants are generally non-renewable.
Numerical value: $80,000

Deadlines:
External Deadline: 8/21/2013

Note: For Duke researchers, scholars, and staff.
Duke University is served by two pre-award offices. The Office of Research Support assists Campus Schools and Centers. The Office of Research Administration supports the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing in Duke University Medical Center.
The Office of Research Administration -
For School of Medicine and School of Nursing
The Office of Research Support -
For Campus Schools and Centers
The Office of Research Administration must review all Duke University Medical Center applications for the School of Medicine and School of Nursing prior to submission to the sponsor. Business proposals are due at the ORA offices seven (7) business days in advance of the sponsor deadline. The Office of Research Support must review all Duke University applications for Campus Schools and Centers prior to submission to the sponsor. Business proposals are due at the ORS offices five (5) business days in advance of sponsor the deadline.
The Office of Research Administration
Duke University Medical Center
Suite 802, Erwin Square
2200 West Main Street
Durham, NC 27705
Telephone: 919.684.5175
Web: research.som.duke.edu
Email: gcmail@mc.duke.edu
The Office of Research Support
Duke University
Suite 710 Erwin Square
2200 West. Main Street
Durham, NC 27705
Telephone: 919.684.3030
Web: www.ors.duke.edu
Email: fundopps@duke.edu

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Last updated 7/18/2013