TREND Grants will be awarded to a single Principal Investigator (PI) or a PI and Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI) to support a minimum of 3 Graduate Students/Trainees per year (those in a masters and/or doctoral program). Additional participants in the program may include and postdoctoral fellows or early career faculty seeking a better understanding of disparities research (Trainees). The PI or Co-PI must serve as the primary mentor for the Trainees, but additional mentors may be specified in the application.
Applicants/PIs, Co-PIs • Must have a doctoral degree, including M.D., Ph.D., Dr.P.H., D.O., or equivalent. • Must currently hold a full-time faculty appointment with an accredited institution. • Must currently conduct breast cancer disparities research. • Must make a specific time commitment (the level of effort cannot be 0%) to supervise the education and advancement of Trainee(s). Note: Level of effort committed to the proposed project does not determine salary level. Salary levels are determined by the Applicant’s institutional policies. • Cannot be the Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI) on more than one Komen TREND grant at a time; if such a grant (TREND) is currently held, the grant term must expire or be relinquished before the start of the new TREND grant, if funded. • Must ensure that all past and current Komen-funded grants are up to date and in compliance with all Komen requirements; e.g., progress report submissions, IRB approvals, etc. at or by the time of Application submission, October 17, 2019. • Are not required to be U.S. citizens or residents.
$405,000 direct costs only; $135,000 per year for up to 3 years