The Young Investigator Award (YIA) provides funding to promising investigators to encourage and promote quality research in clinical oncology. The purpose of this research grant is to fund physicians during the transition from a fellowship program to a faculty appointment.
The Young Investigator Award (YIA) is a one-year research grant totaling $50,000, paid in two increments to the awardee’s institution. The applicant must be a physician (MD, DO, or international equivalent) who is currently within the last two years of his/her final subspecialty training at an academic medical institution at the time of grant submission. Applicants should be planning an investigative career in clinical oncology.
The 2016 YIA online application opens on July 1, 2015 and applications are due by 11:59 pm ET on September 24, 2015. Please read the 2016 Request for Proposals (RFP) for additional information about the YIA program and application instructions. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, breast cancer, cholangiocarcinoma, fibrolamellar cancer, kidney cancer, pediatrics, sarcoma, supportive care, cancer prevention, and health disparities.
To initiate an application through the online grants management system, please go to https://grants.conquercancerfoundation.org.
2015 YIA Supporters:*
*This list reflects commitments as of March 27, 2015.
ENDOWMENT FUND DONORS
Evelyn H. Lauder
|The Sally Gordon |
Young Investigator Award
The John R. Durant, MD
This grant receives support that may result in a report to the CMS Open Payments website under the Physician Payments Sunshine Act. The supporting companies are required to report the amount of the grant, the names of physicians who are awarded this grant, and the names of their institutions. This information may appear on the Open Payments website. More information about the Sunshine Act and CMS Open Payments program can be found here.