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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 application site will open Wednesday, January 27, 2016 and will close Friday, March 25, 2016. 

When Does the Grant Begin?

The start date for the 2016 awards will be July 1. For any questions please email ASTRO's Research Department

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