Research in radiation oncology has led to advancements in technology and therapy that have improved patient outcomes and care. ASTRO is pleased to partner with the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) to offer a special opportunity to support research in radiation oncology to improve treatment options for melanoma patients. Early career radiation oncologists, radiation or cancer biologists, or physicists are encouraged to submit radiation oncology research proposals that include at least 50 percent effort on melanoma.
The award will provide up to $75,000 per year for three years (up to $225,000 total). Neither ASTRO nor MRA will pay indirect costs as part of this award.
You are eligible if:
Your institutions's responsibilities:
The applications will be accepted through proposalCentral's online submission service. Paper applications are not accepted. Before you can submit the application, the Young Investigator Applicant Eligibility Checklist must be completed and returned to the MRA Scientific Program Manager, Tasheema Prince at firstname.lastname@example.org by November 4, 2019. You can then apply for the grant using ProposalCentral. Applications are due on November 18, 2019.
This Award is offered in partnership with the Melanoma Research Alliance.