Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Funding Opportunities

Sylvester NIH Funding Program

The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is implementing the Sylvester NIH Funding Program to help support cancer related research. The program will provide supplemental funding to principal investigators who have scored within the fundable range of the NIH Scoring System described below.

Types of Funding Requests

NCI Supplemental Funding

  • NCI R01 Continuation (Type II A0): Applications with a percentile of 30 and lower receive funding of $120,000
  • NCI R01 New (Type I A0): Applications with a percentile of 25 and lower receive funding of $100,000
  • Multiple PI NCI Applications: Will receive up to twice the amount of funding from the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

NIH Cancer-Related Supplemental Funding

  • NIH R01 Continuation, cancer-related (Type II A0): Applications with a percentile of 25 and lower receive funding of $100,000
  • NIH R01 New, cancer-related (Type I A0): Applications with a percentile of 20 and lower receive $80,000
  • Multiple PI NIH, cancer-related applications/awards: Will receive up to twice the amount of funding from the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Eligibility:

  • Only Cancer Center members may apply
  • Application must be cancer-related
  • Only 2 projects can be funded within a four year period

Deadline : Ongoing

To apply, please visit the Sylvester NIH Funding Program application page.

*For assistance with application, guidelines, or infoready information please contact:

Pete Hague
Manger, Sylvester Intramurals
305.243.4108

Sylvester K Award Funding Program

The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is pleased to announce the support of the Sylvester K Award Funding Program. The purpose of this program is to provide supplemental funding to be shared between the principal investigator and mentor for newly awarded NIH K grants.

Types of Funding Requests

NIH-NCI Supplemental Funding

  • * Newly awarded grants will receive supplemental funding of $75,000 to be shared between the principal investigator and mentor.

Other NIH Cancer Related Supplemental Funding

  • * Newly awarded grants will receive supplemental funding of $50,000 to be shared between the principal investigator and mentor.

Eligibility:

  • Only Cancer Center members may apply
  • Application must be cancer-related
  • Only 2 projects can be funded within a four year period
  • PI salary will not be covered

Deadline : Ongoing

To apply, please visit the Sylvester NIH K Funding Program application page.

*For assistance with application, guidelines, or infoready information please contact:

Pete Hague
Manger, Sylvester Intramurals
305.243.4108

Sylvester Travel Awards to attend AACR Annual Meeting

The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is pleased to announce the availability of Travel Awards to attend the 2018 AACR Annual Meeting. These awards are provided to offset a portion of the registration, travel and subsistence expenses incurred in attending the 2018 Meeting. Awards are available for Cancer Center Members, Post-Doctoral Trainees and Cancer Biology Graduate Program Trainees. The purpose of these awards are to increase the Sylvester presence at the Meeting, provide opportunities to develop external collaborations, and enhance the education and training of Cancer Center Trainees.

Award Terms
Sylvester will reimburse up to $2,000 for expenses such as meeting registration, travel, accommodations, and meals (in accordance with UM travel policy).

Cancer Center Members Travel Award Eligibility
• Abstract submission and acceptance are required, and the applicant must be the first abstract author or the presenter. Only one application may be submitted, per abstract.
• Cancer Center Members do not need to be a member of the AACR to apply for this award.
• Only Cancer Center Members may apply.

Cancer Center Trainee Award Eligibility
• All graduate students, postdoctoral fellows who submit abstracts and are listed as the presenter of the abstract may be considered for a Travel Award.
• The trainee must be recommended by his or her mentor to be considered for the award.
• Only Cancer Center trainees may apply (Cancer Biology Graduate Program and Post-Doctoral)
• All Applicants must Include an NIH formatted Biosketch

Please apply at: SCCC 2018 AACR Travel Award

For more information, please contact:
Pete Hague
Manager, Sylvester Intramurals
(305) 243-4108
E-mail: pph19@med.miami.edu

Funding Newsletter

The monthly Funding Newsletter compiles information on local and national awards/grants for doctors and researchers. Included are NIH notices, foundation and other sources, program announcements, and requests for applications.

Download the October 2017 Funding Newsletter

Download the October 2017 NIH-NCI Newsletter

Download the October 2017 Funding Newsletter for Trainees

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