This award is made to support primary care physicians with a rank of instructor to assistant professor who are pursuing an academic career with an emphasis on cancer control. Awards are for three years and for up to $100,000 per year. A maximum of $10,000 per year for the mentor(s) may be included in the budget. Grant applications must be made electronically via proposal CENTRAL.

Application Deadline: October 15

On August 4, 2015, a webinar was held for prospective applicants for the Cancer Control Career Development Awards for Primary Care Physicians. The program director and other ACS staff described program requirements and how to use proposalCENTRAL to create and submit an application. If you would like a copy of the webinar, please contact Shannon Pair at

Instructions and Policies (PDF)

CCCDA Sample Application (PDF)

Access Electronic Grant application process at proposalCENTRAL

Note: Grant application materials become available July 1.