Patient Care and Research

ASTRO-AAPM Physics Resident/Post-Doctoral Fellow Seed Grant

Applications for the 2018 ASTRO-AAPM Physics Seed Grant are now closed. Application submissions for the 2019 grant cycle will open on October 15, 2018.

Applications must be submitted through Proposal Central.
Applications will be due on February 15, 2019.


What is the goal of the Physics Seed Grant?

The ASTRO-AAPM Physics Resident/Post-Doctoral Fellow Seed Grant is a joint effort to advance the field of radiation oncology in novel ways through the support of talented early-career scientists performing physics and radiation oncology-related research. The aim of the Physics Seed grant is to support the next generation of researchers.

Am I Eligible?

You are eligible if:

  • You show a commitment to a career that focuses on physics-related research with a radiation oncology component.
  • Your institution has a well-established research and clinical career development program and qualified faculty in physics and radiation oncology sciences to serve as mentors.
  • If you are a physics resident, your institution is willing to commit 75 percent of your time to research for at least one year.

What are the Terms of the Grant?

One grant of up to $25,000 will be awarded. The recipient is expected to devote 75 percent of their professional effort toward the goals of this award.

How Do I Apply?

The applications will be accepted through ProposalCentral's online submission service. Paper applications are not accepted. Applications for the 2019 funding cycle will open on October 15, 2018. Check back here for the submission link after that date.

When is the Application Deadline?

Applications will be due on Febuary 15, 2019.

When does the Grant Begin?

The start date for 2019 awards is July 1, 2019. For any questions please email the Scientific Affairs Department

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