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Graduate Funding Opportunities

CRHCD provides graduate students from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds with interests in research opportunities to gain experience in cancer and cancer health disparities research.

Research Project Grant Supplements

  • PA-12-149 - Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research

    These research supplements aim to improve the diversity of the research workforce by supporting and recruiting students, post-doctorates, and eligible investigators from groups that have been shown to be underrepresented in cancer and cancer health disparities research. Candidates include individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.

    Program Contact: email Dr. Alison Lin, phone: (240) 276-6170
    Applications Accepted: October 1 - December 1 and March 1 - May 1
    Eligible Candidates: High School, Undergraduates, Graduates, Post-Baccalaureates, Post-Master's, Postdoctorals, Junior Investigators

CURE Supplements

  • Supplements to the NCI Cancer Education and Career Development Program (R25T)

    The R25T CURE supplement supports the development and implementation of curriculum-dependent program to train pre-doctoral and postdoctoral scholars from underrepresented populations in cancer research settings that are highlight interdisciplinary and collaborative. The R25T program is particularly applicable to cancer prevention and control, epidemiology, nutrition, and the behavioral and population sciences. The R25T CURE supplement provides for up to five years of funding for pre-doctoral candidates and three years of funding for postdoctoral candidates.

    Program Contact: email Dr. Alison Lin, phone: (240) 276-6170
    Applications Accepted: October 1 - December 1 and February 1 - March 30
    Eligible Candidates: Pre-doctoral students, Post-doctoral fellows
  • National Research Service Award Institutional Training Grants (T32S)

    The T32S CURE supplement provides funding to increase the number of predoctoral and postdoctoral scholars from underrepresented populations who are interested and motivated in pursuing a long-term career in cancer research.

    Program Contact: email Dr. Alison Lin, phone: (240) 276-6170
    Applications Accepted: October 1 - December 1 and February 1 - March 30
    Eligible Candidates: Pre-doctoral students, Post-doctoral fellows

National Research Service Awards

  • PA-11-112 - Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral Fellowships (F31) to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research

    The F31 initiative provides up to five years of support for research training leading to the Ph.D. or equivalent research degree, the combined M.D./Ph.D. degree, or another formally combined professional degree and research doctoral degree in biomedical, behavioral, health services, or clinical sciences. The overall goal of this program is to increase the number of scientists from diverse population groups who are prepared to pursue careers in biomedical, behavioral, social, clinical, or health services research.

    Program Contact: email Dr. Anil Wali, phone: (240) 276-6170
    Application Deadline: April 13th, August 13th, and December 13th
    Eligible Candidates: Graduate students pursuing a doctoral degree
Updated: 12/04/14