American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology: 2017 Residents/Fellows in Radiation Oncology Research Seed Grant

The American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accepting applications to support residents or fellows planning a career that focuses primarily on basic science or clinical research in radiation oncology. Any area of research related to radiation oncology is eligible the seed grant. Award amount is up to $25,000 for one year. The application deadline is March 31, 2017.

American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology: 2017 Residents/Fellows in Radiation Oncology Research
http://www.astro.org

The American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accepting applications to support residents or fellows planning a career that focuses primarily on basic science or clinical research in radiation oncology. Any area of research related to radiation oncology is eligible the seed grant. Specific areas may include, but are not limited to:

  • Basic and clinical research in the radiation therapy sciences.
  • Projects in which innovative techniques, new methods or special equipment leading to better patient care are developed.
  • Aspects of health care planning and delivery, including outcome evaluation studies (i.e., health services research-related activities).
  • Development of programs in health education relevant to the radiation therapy sciences.

Applicant must be in a US residency or fellowship program at the time of the application and must name a primary mentor or co-mentor who, together with the applicant, will be responsible for planning, direction and execution of the program. Applicants must not have served as a PI or co-PI on grants totaling more than $50,000 in a single calendar year. At least 75 percent of the applicant’s effort must be devoted to the goals of this award. The remainder may be devoted to clinical or other research pursuits consistent with the objectives of the award. The award will be made to the institution, not the individual. The award will not pay for institutional indirect or overhead cost.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2017. The grant start date will be July 1, 2017. Application Guidelines for the award:  https://www.astro.org/Patient-Care/Research/Funding-Opportunities/Seed-Grants/

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is available to provide assistance in pursuing privately funded opportunities. If you have any questions about this funding opportunity, please email cfr@unc.edu or phone 919.962.2867.

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