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Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer Early Career Funding Opportunities


Young Investigator Grant

  • Deadline - December 15, 2017 (tentative)
  • Who is eligible to apply?
    • Applicants must have their M.D., Ph.D. or dual M.D., Ph.D. and must not have achieved an appointment higher than Instructor (Assistant Professor level faculty, including Adjuncts at this level, will not be considered).
      • Applicants from accredited clinical fellowship programs are automatically eligible for the duration of their training and during their first three years at the Instructor level.
      • All other applicants must be within five years from the granting of the last doctoral degree.
  • What is the duration and budget?
    • $150,000 over 3 years (maximum of $50,000 per year may be requested)
    • Funds from ALSF may not be used for indirect costs.
  • Additional Notes:
    • Only one resubmission of a previously reviewed Young Investigator proposal is permitted.
    • The applicant must not currently hold an NIH independent (R or P Award) or individual training (F or K Award) grant. Institutional training grants (K12, T32) are permitted.
    • The Young Investigator Grants are designed to support scientists during their fellowship training or early in their research careers.