Psychosocial Grants

Funding Agency:
Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) is committed to addressing the psychosocial and behavioral health outcomes for children diagnosed with cancer and their families. Our Psychosocial Launch Grant fills a direct need for research funding by supporting studies that aim to explain and/or improve psychosocial outcomes of those affected by childhood cancer. This grant is designed to fund researchers who have novel approaches to understanding the psychosocial aspects of pediatric cancer and whose proposals will have clinically significant impact. 

The Psychosocial: Launch Grants are designed for early career researchers within 7 years of receiving their terminal degree/completing formal training. Funding will support studies that aim to explain and/or improve psychosocial outcomes of those affected by childhood cancer. Demonstration of outstanding mentorship and a career plan that shows commitment to pediatric cancer investigation are important components of a successful application. Maximum $50,000 per year for two 2 years will be awarded to applicants.

Letter of Intent Deadline: June 17, 2019

Eligibility

Junior Faculty

Category

Medical
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Social Sciences

External Deadline

June 17, 2019