ASTRO Residents/Fellows in Radiation Oncology Research Seed Grant
What is the Goal of the ASTRO Seed Grant?
This grant is designed to support residents or fellows who are planning a career focusing primarily on basic science or clinical research. It is designed for the exceptional trainee and implies dedication to a career in research.
Am I Eligible?
You are eligible if:
- You show a commitment to a career that focuses primarily on radiation oncology sciences.
- Your institution has a well-established research and clinical career development program and qualified faculty in radiation oncology sciences to serve as mentors.
- You have identified a mentor with extensive research experience to support your project. Both the mentor and co-mentor should be an ASTRO member.
What are the Terms of the Grant?
Three grants of up to $25,000 each will be awarded for one-year projects. The recipients are expected to devote 75 percent of their professional effort toward the goals of this award.
How Do I Apply?
Complete the application online. Paper applications will no longer be accepted. The grant requirements and obligations can be found below:
Award Requirements and Obligations
When is the Application Deadline?
The 2015 application cycle has closed. Applications for the 2016 awards will be available January 2016.
When Does the Grant Begin?
The start date for the 2015 awards will be July 1. For any questions please email ASTRO's Research Department.