Prostate Cancer Foundation: 2018 Young Investigator Awards

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is accepting applications from early-career basic scientists, medical oncologists, pathologists, urologists, radiologists, radiation oncologists, public health experts, bioinformaticians, bioengineers or professionals from any other field that could contribute to the end of prostate cancer. Award amount up to $75,000 per year for up to three (3) years. The application deadline is March 19, 2018 at 3:00pm EDT.

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations has identified the following private funding opportunity:

Prostate Cancer Foundation: 2018 Young Investigator Awards
http://www.pcf.org

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is accepting applications from early-career basic scientists, medical oncologists, pathologists, urologists, radiologists, radiation oncologists, public health experts, bioinformaticians, bioengineers or professionals from any other field that could contribute to the end of prostate cancer.  Applicants may be working in basic, translational, or clinical research and need not be trained specifically in prostate cancer research. However, successful applicants should be working in a research environment capable of supporting transformational prostate cancer research. Access to and interaction with a clinical environment and translational prostate cancer physician-scientists is highly desired. Eligible applicants should be within six-years following completion of a professional degree (MD, DO, PhD, MD-PhD, DSc, ScD, DDM, DDS, MBBS or equivalent). Applicant must hold title of Postdoctoral Fellow, Instructor, Research Associate, Assistant Professor or equivalent. Applicant should have received no more than $200,000 in current direct research funding from all sources including institutional funds during the three-year term of this award.

Application portal will open on or after February 1, 2018. 

Application Deadline: March 19, 2018 at 3:00pm EDT. Guidelines: https://www.pcf.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/RFA_2018_YI_Awards_1.9.18.pdf

If you have any questions about this funding opportunity, please contact Kavita Hall, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, at Kavita.hall@unc.edu or (919) 962-2013. The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is available to assist UNC personnel pursuing privately funded opportunities.

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