Patient Care and Research

Frequently Asked Questions

I am a board certified medical physicist. Am I eligible to apply for ASTRO supported grants or can only physicians apply?
Are residents from Canadian Universities eligible to apply for the Residents/Fellows in Radiation Oncology Research Seed Grant?
Do references for the detailed research plan count towards the page limit?
Do figures for the detailed research plan count towards the page limit?
Is there a minimum PI effort required?
Does the mentor’s biosketch need to be included in the application?
Who is considered an institutional representative for whom I need my third letter of recommendation?
Does the research project I want to fund have to be preapproved by the IRB in order to be considered for the grant?
I am currently being funded by another grant, but it supports less than 25 percent of my efforts, am I still eligible to apply to ASTRO’s grants?
I would like to obtain past recipient’s research proposals; can ASTRO send that information to me?
For the Residents/Fellows in Radiation Oncology Research Training Seed Grant are 6-month proposals also eligible? If so, would this be for the full amount, or for a $12,500 award?
Can indirect costs be budgeted?
Can a mentor continue the primary investigator's research if the PI leaves the institution?
Can the ASTRO grant be used to support the salary of the primary investigator?

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