High School Funding Opportunities
CRCHD provides high school students from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds with interests in science 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 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) 276-6170Applications Accepted: October 1 - December 1 and March 1 - May 1Eligible Candidates: High School, Undergraduates, Graduates, Post-Baccalaureates, Post-Master's, Postdoctorals, Junior Investigators
- Supplements to the NCI Cancer Center Support Grant (P30)
The purpose of the P30 CURE supplement is to engage the scientific curiosity and promote the potential cancer research careers of promising young high school and undergraduate students and to take full advantage of the community outreach and research capabilities of NCI-supported Cancer Centers. The goal of this supplement initiative is to expose promising high school students from underrepresented populations to the excitement of state-of-the-art biomedical research in the basic, clinical and population sciences, and to actively promote careers of such individuals in cancer research through the opportunities available in the CURE program.
Program Contact: email Dr. Alison Lin, phone: (240) 276-6170Applications Accepted: October 1 - December 1 and February 1 - March 30Eligible Candidates: High School, UndergraduatesApplication Instructions & Forms: Guidelines for NCI Cancer Center Supplements for High School Student Research Experiences (P30S)