Patient Care and Research

Funding Opportunities

Research Grant Opportunities

ASTRO funds research in radiation biology, cancer biology and radiation physics for junior faculty, residents, fellows and postdoctoral fellows.

For further details and deadlines see below.

Applications for the ASTRO-MRA Young Investigator Award in Radiation Oncology were due on November 4, 2020, 5:00 p.m. ET.

All other ASTRO grant applications are due on February 26, 2021, 11:59 p.m. ET.

ASTRO-Industry Radiation Oncology Research Training Fellowship Opportunities

The following fellowships are being offered:

Fellowship applications were due on January 8, 2021, 11:59 p.m. ET
ASTRO-MRA Young Investigator Award in Radiation Oncology This award provides funding of up to $225,000 over a three-year period to fund a project with at least 50 percent effort on melanoma by an early-career radiation oncologist, radiation or cancer biologist, or physicist.
ASTRO-BCRF Career Development Award This award provides $100,000 annually for two years to help develop the careers of promising junior faculty by allowing them dedicated time to work on research relevant to radiation oncology and the treatment and cure of breast cancer.
ASTRO-PCF Career Development Award This award provides $75,000 annually for three years to further the careers of junior faculty and fund radiation oncology research projects to improve outcomes and quality of life of prostate cancer patients.
ASTRO-AAPM Physics Residents/Postdoctoral Fellow Seed Grant (Physics Seed) The Physics Seed Grant is a joint effort to advance the field of radiation oncology in novel ways through the support of early-career scientists performing physics and radiation oncology-related research.
ASTRO Residents/Fellows in Radiation Oncology Seed Grants Seed Grants support novel projects and offer up to $25,000 for residents and fellows to develop their careers in basic, translational or clinical research.

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If you have questions, please email the Department of Scientific Affairs.

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