Patient Care and Research

Funding Opportunities

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

The funding opportunity for the 2021 ASTRO-MRA Young Investigator Award (YIA) is OPEN.     
Key deadlines and more details are below. 
October 21, 2020: YIA Eligibility Checklist due 5:00 p.m. Eastern time
November 4, 2020: Full Proposals due 5:00 p.m. Eastern time

All other ASTRO funding opportunities will open on October 25, 2020. 
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.

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

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