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Grants & Fellowships

The Prevent Cancer Foundation supports research grants & fellowships for cancer prevention and early detection. The application process is competitive, and proposals are assessed through an external peer review.


Research Grants & Fellowships

For over 30 years, the Prevent Cancer Foundation has been funding grants and fellowships that demonstrates potential for impact on cancer prevention/early detection. The goal of the Research Program is to provide funding for innovative projects expected to lead to future funding from other peer-reviewed sources. The grants and fellowships selection process utilizes a research proposal review system similar to that of the National Institutes of Health. The grants and fellowships selection process utilizes a research proposal review system similar to that of the National Institutes of Health.

Research proposals are reviewed by members of a distinguished Scientific Review Panel. Members of the panel are drawn from outstanding institutions such as:

  • National Cancer Institute
  • Lombardi Cancer Center
  • M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Fox Chase Cancer Center
  • Johns Hopkins University

The Foundation supports research that demonstrates potential for impact on cancer prevention. The Foundation defines cancer prevention as the “reduction of cancer incidence through research, education and early detection.”

Our 2019 grants and fellowships cycle is now open! Please see our guidelines and FAQs for more information on how to apply.

Guidelines and FAQ

Grant Guidelines 

Fellowship Guidelines

FAQ

 

Applicants must submit proposals electronically through proposalCENTRAL, an electronic grant submission system provided by Altum, Inc.

  1. Access proposalCENTRAL at: https://proposalcentral.com/.
  2. After you log in, complete your Professional Profile (second tab from the left) before starting an application.
  3. To start an application, select the ‘Grant Opportunities’ tab (gray tab furthest to the right). A list of applications will display. Find the Prevent Cancer Foundation program that you wish to apply for and click the ‘Apply Now’ link (second to last column) to ‘create’ your application.

If you have any difficulties registering, logging in, or creating your application, contact proposalCENTRAL Customer Support immediately: phone: 1-800-875-2562 or 703-964-5840, and/or e-mail: pcsupport@altum.com.

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