The Sontag Foundation: Distinguished Scientist Award for Outstanding Early Career Brain Tumor Researchers
The Sontag Foundation is accepting applications to provide career and research support to early career scientists who demonstrate outstanding promise for making scientific and medical breakthroughs in the field of brain cancer research. Eligible applicants must hold a doctoral degree in a discipline which can be brought to bear on brain cancer. At the time of application, applicants must hold their first independent full-time faculty appointment at the level of assistant professor, independent researcher or equivalent and the appointment must have been made no earlier than March 1, 2014. For UNC, the qualifying appointment must on the tenure track. More than one individual from the same institution may apply for this award. Reapplications in subsequent years of eligibility will be accepted by invitation only. The Foundation allows up to 15% overhead on this award. Applications will be reviewed by an independent Scientific Advisory Board of established scientists.
Application Deadline: March 15, 2017. Awards will be announced in mid-October 2017 with a funding period on or about October 15, 2017 to September 30, 2021. Application Guidelines for the award: http://sontagfoundation.org/all-grants/brain-cancer/dsa-application-info-requirements/.
If you have any questions about this funding opportunity, please contact Brooke Church, Senior Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations for Health Affairs, at Brooke_Church@unc.edu or (919) 962-0024 . The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is available to provide assistance in pursuing privately funded opportunities.