MRA Request for Proposals

Funding Agency:
Melanoma Research Alliance

MRA is the largest non-profit funder of melanoma research. MRA’s investment in the field has been critical in catalyzing transformative, strategic, and collaborative investments in scientific discovery and translation.

Each year, MRA selects new research awards to address critical unmet needs in melanoma detection, prognostication, and treatment

Proposals currently being accepted for Team Science, Academic-Industry Partnership (for Team Science), Young Investigator, Pilot, and Dermatology Career Development Awards.



  • September 20, 2023: Letters of Intent (LOI) for Team Science Awards due
  • October 20, 2023: Eligibility Checklist for Young Investigator & Dermatology Career Development Award applicants due
  • November 3, 2023: Proposals for individual investigator awards due
  • January 4, 2024: Invited Team Science Award full proposals due


Junior Faculty
Post Doctoral Fellows
Women and minorities encouraged


Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

September 20, 2023