American Society for Therapeutic Radiology & Oncology: 2016 Residents/Fellows in Radiation Oncology Research Seed Grant

ASTRO has is accepting proposals to support residents or fellows planning a career in basic science or clinical research in radiation oncology. Award amount is up to $25,000 for one year. Application deadline is March 25 by midnight.

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

American Society for Therapeutic Radiology & Oncology: ASTRO 2016 Residents/Fellows in Radiation Oncology Research Seed Grant
http://www.astro.org

The grant aims 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 for 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, directing and executing 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.

Application Deadline: March 25, 2016 by midnight. Application Guideline for the award. 

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is available to provide assistance in pursuing privately funded opportunities. Email cfr@unc.edu or phone (919) 962-3423. 

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