Children’s Tumor Foundation Young Investigator Award
Children’s Tumor Foundation Young Investigator Award We MUST RECEIVE completed Pre-Applications by 5:00 p.m. ET January 19, 2015 Pre-Applications received after this date will NOT be reviewed. Applicant Eligibility 1. Applicant must be one of the following: a. A postdoctoral fellow (MD, Ph.D. or equivalent) but no more than 7 years past the completion of their first doctoral degree, OR b. A graduate student pursuing their MD, Ph.D. or equivalent NOTE: Applications from individuals holding a faculty position will NOT be accepted. 2 . Applicant must be affiliated with the laboratory of a senior researcher who is the applicant’s research sponsor. The sponsor must offer a training environment that is conducive for the growth and education of an early NF career researcher. As part of the application, the mentor is asked to describe the intended training plan. 3. In a given year, more than one member of a laboratory can apply for a YIA, but only one application per laboratory per year will be funded. 4. There are no citizenship requirements for this program. The Foundation seeks and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals worldwide. Award Amount Awards are for two years and rates are commensurate with experience.