Research Scholar Grants support investigator-initiated projects across the cancer research continuum. Awards are for up to four years and for up to $165,000 per year (direct costs), plus 20% allowable indirect costs. Independent investigators in the first six years of an independent research career or faculty appointment are eligible to apply.

Exceptions: 1) RSG applicants to the Cancer Control and Prevention Research Program ONLY may be at any career stage provided the focus of their project is either: a) health policy/health services research or b) cancer disparity reduction; 2) Psychosocial or behavioral studies that are population based (5 years of funding are permitted) where a budget of $400,000 per year (direct costs), plus 20% allowable indirect costs is permitted.

Policies and Instructions

Access Electronic Grant Application Process at proposalCENTRAL

Application Deadlines: April 1 and October 15

Note: Grant application materials become available July 1.